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  • Lowndes Young Leaders visit Columbus AFB

    The Lowndes Young Leaders program visited Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 10 for a base tour.
  • Parker speaks about Air Force ‘wings’ during 18-07 graduation

    The badge commonly referred to as wings, sits over the heart of all aircrew in the U.S. Air Force.
  • MSU students tour Columbus AFB propulsion lab

    On average, an aerospace engineering student will spend over 1,000 hours in their classroom learning the components of aircraft. The Mississippi State University Aircraft Propulsion Class visited Columbus Air Force Base’s propulsion lab April 3.
  • Sexual assault awareness: “Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission”

    There are a lot of observances that people recognize each year, and April is Sexual Assault Prevention Month on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
  • See something, say something: Eagle Eyes vital to spotting danger

    In an effort to highlight the importance of reporting suspicious behavior, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations and security forces officials across the Air Force are urging all base personnel to remember “If you see something, say something.” Individuals are encouraged if they notice something that shouldn't be there, or someone's
  • Active Duty? Enroll to continue TRICARE coverage after retirement

    Retiring from active duty, whether a medical retirement or a regular retirement, is a significant life event. You should know before you retire which TRICARE programs best suit your and your family’s needs.
  • Air Force officer integrates into naval carrier ops

    Air Force 1st Lt. Sean Duval, 33rd maintenance squadron maintenance operations officer, participated in a maintenance officer exchange program March 16-22 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, USS Abraham Lincoln.
  • Happy Irby Golf Tournament swings success

    The annual Happy Irby Golf Tournament held this year at the Lion Hills Columbus Country Club, Mississippi, took place March 26, raising money through player participation and local sponsors.
  • Goal-getter: Academy grad soccer player displays resiliency

    From start to finish a marathon is 26.2 miles long, a 5k is roughly 3.1 miles long, and the average female step is only 2.2 feet in length. For 1st Lt. Hannah Ferrarini, 14th Force Support Squadron officer in-charge of Career Development here, taking life at 2.2 feet at a time was a necessity after having an intense skiing accident during spring break over five years ago.
  • Fighter pilot takes inspiration to new heights

    “I hear at times in my uniform out and about in daily life, ‘do they let women fly?’” said U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Cheryl Buehn, the only female instructor pilot in the 71st Fighter Training Squadron. “I don’t think they realize they’re asking a female fighter pilot. So I take a breath and I say, ‘absolutely. They let women fly fighters, tankers, RPAs, everything. Both men and women fly a lot of different platforms, and everyone is important to the fight right now.’”