COLUMBUS AFB NEWS

  • Outstanding Airmen Recognized

    Team Columbus celebrated its superior performers at the first 14th Flying Training Wing combined Annual Awards and Dining Out ceremony Feb. 12, 2022.

  • From Then to Now: A History of Airshows

    The “Wings Over Columbus” Air Show and STEM Expo is quickly approaching. There are several world-class performers, aircraft displays, and educational activities to take in during the event weekend on 26-27 March 2022. This year, the United States Air Force celebrates 75 years of breaking barriers,

  • Achievement unlocked; SUPT class 22-05 graduates

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 22-05 has joined its predecessors in earning their wings. Each student has flown nearly 200 hours over a 54-week training period in the T-6A Texan II and T-1A Jayhawk or T-38C Talon, depending on which type of aircraft they have been selected to fly.

  • Class 22-04 graduates, earns their wings

    Twenty-four officers prevailed after a year of training, earning the right to become Air Force pilots. Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 22-04 earned their wings at their graduation ceremony on January 18 at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.

  • Kirklin assumes command of the 41st Buzzsaws

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Russell Kirklin gained command of the 41st Flying Training Squadron during a change of command ceremony held at the Walker Center, Dec 16, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • WAPS adjusts for 22E6, 22E5 testing cycles

    Starting with the 22E6 and E5 promotion testing cycles, the Air Force will begin using Situational Judgment Test questions as part of the Promotion Fitness Examination.

  • Columbus AFB: A Heritage of Training

    For nearly 80 years, training pilots has been a cornerstone of Columbus Air Force Base’s rich history and a large part of Air Education and Training Command’s initiative and tradition to recruit, train and educate Airmen to deliver airpower for America.

  • Junior enlisted grill up a plate-full

    Columbus Air Force Base’s First Four organization, comprised of Airmen E4 and below, have recently been working with residences on the base to teach junior Airman in the dorms how to cook and grill various food.