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  • BX, Commissary parking lot construction project delayed

    Due to a combination of an extremely wet spring, unforeseen conditions of the ground material under the parking lot, and a bad asphalt mix used during the first phase of the project, there will be significant delays to the Base Exchange/Commissary parking lot project completion date.
  • A-BLAZIN’ Race cultivates, connects Airmen across Columbus AFB

    More than 230 participants in teams raced around Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, May 10 during the A-BLAZIN’ Race completing nine obstacles that included, pushing trucks, flipping tires, swimming, singing and so much more.
  • Columbus AFB celebrates A-BLAZIN’ Race winners

    Leadership from the 14th Flying Training Wing stand with the first place winners of the A-BLAZIN’ Race May 10, 2019, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. Nearly 230 Team BLAZE members signed up to participate in the A-BLAZIN’ Race. (U.S. Air Force photo by Melissa Doublin)
  • Columbus AFB celebrates Military Spouse Appreciation Day

    Military spouses participate in various challenges during the Military Spouse Appreciation Day barbeque May 10, 2019, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. Similar to the challenges in the international game show, "Minute to Win It", spouse groups raced against each other in a competition to see who could complete the challenges in the shortest amount
  • Weeks emboldens graduates during MUW ceremony

    Col. Samantha Weeks, 14th Flying Training Wing commander, spoke to graduates May 11 at the Mississippi University for Women’s 134th commencement ceremony in the Rent Auditorium.
  • Voting made easy through Columbus AFB voting assistance office

    Voting is an essential part of society, providing citizens the ability to voice their opinions and choose the leaders of tomorrow. It’s a fundamental right and privilege every citizen has in the U.S.
  • Maintaining the fleet: Aircraft maintenance ensure pilots safety

    With some jets flying three or more training sorties a day, five days a week, it’s no easy task to keep up with fixing minor and occasionally major issues that may come up.
  • Police Week: CAFB to celebrate the ‘Year of the Defender’

    Paint splatters on targets as fully geared Airmen hustle to an objective, a military working dog rushes to a man in a green suit who isn’t complying to the beret wearing Airman, a final salute is raised and lowered as retreat plays over the ‘giant voice’ system across the Air Force installation.
  • The 41st FTS paves the path for T-6 procedures

    When it comes to the mission of Columbus Air Force Base where we Cultivate Airmen, Create pilots and Connect, the priority of the 41st Flying Training Squadron, also known as the Flying Buzzsaws, is to create pilots, but they also contribute by cultivating innovative leaders.
  • CAFB leader inspires HS seniors to work toward something bigger than themselves

    Col. William Denham, 14th Flying Training Wing vice commander, spoke at East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) in Mayhew, Mississippi, during the Lowndes County Senior Breakfast May 1.
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