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  • Columbus AFB Airmen compete, place at 2019 USA Powerlifting Military Nationals in Texas

    Powerlifting is a sport in which an individual performs a single repetition over numerous sets of the squat, bench press and deadlift to the best of their ability; and during competition the individual with the highest combined weight, in their respective category, is the winner.
  • Widow uses tragedy to educate Team BLAZE

    Ashley Schafer stood in front of familiar faces March 11 in the Mullinax Auditorium on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi; some were pilots she had known for almost a decade.
  • IFF: Where fighter pilots begin their careers

    Before pilots step into fighter aircraft, they must go through Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals.
  • PTN innovations move to undergraduate pilot training

    Beginning May 31, 2019, flying training wings across Air Education and Training Command will formally begin integrating innovations from Pilot Training Next into the undergraduate pilot training curriculum, 19th Air Force officials announced at the PTN Technology Expo held March 12-13.
  • Paving operations to affect parking in BX, Commissary areas starting March 18

    Beginning March 18, the parking lots for the Base Exchange and Commissary on Columbus Air Force Base will undergo a three-phase repaving plan. It's being completed in three phases in order to accommodate continued access for shoppers. The estimated completion date is projected to be the end of July or early August. The images reflect the order in which repaving will be done.
  • Hub of the Kortiz Clinic: The 14th MDSS pharmacy

    Each year 109,000 prescriptions are written for over 18,000 beneficiaries, and each week roughly 1,500 patients seen by the 14th Medical Support Squadrons pharmacy technicians.
  • Team BLAZE connects with students during MSU’s Engineering Day

    Several members from Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, showcased new innovative technology, the 14th Flying Training Wing is using to revolutionize pilot training, to high school students March 4 at Mississippi State University’s Engineering Day.
  • AETC Command Chaplain delivers final military sermon at Columbus AFB

    Chaplain (Col.) Doug Slater, Air Education and Training Command chaplain, from Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, delivered his final sermon of his Air Force career Feb. 24 to attendees at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
  • Weatherington visits CAFB

    Maj. Gen. Mark Weatherington, deputy commander of Air Education and Training Command at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, spoke to Airmen from across Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 20, 2019, about wing, group, squadron, and individual unit performance and some of their hurdles.
  • Day or night: Weather flight keeps Airmen safe

    Mississippi weather is known to have spontaneous or seemingly odd weather patterns that gives the 14th Operations Support Squadron Weather Flight challenges to overcome.