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  • Air Force travelers reminded of flat rate per diem policy (update)

    Some Air Force travelers may not be aware of a flat rate per diem policy established a few years ago that focused on extended temporary duty travel. Congress instituted the flat rate in November 2014. The new policy reduced per diem from 100 percent to 75 percent for TDYs from 31 to 180 days and to 55 percent for TDYs over 180 days. What this means is for a traveler whose TDY runs 31 to 180 days in length, the entire TDY per diem is paid at 75 percent. For a traveler whose TDY runs more than 180 days, the entire TDY per diem is paid at 55 percent.
  • Columbus AFB: UAS guidance for the holiday season

    The holiday season is upon us again, and personal unmanned aircraft systems (drones, quadcopters, model aircraft, etc.) are once again popular gifts.
  • Break the silence

    Since the alleged sexual misconduct allegations surrounding movie producer Harvey Weinstein came to light, there has been an increase in sexual harassment allegations posted on social media and discussed on the news.
  • Stress, depression and the holidays: Tips for coping

    The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests: stress and depression. And it's no wonder. The holidays present a dizzying array of demands; parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, to name just a few.
  • 14 OSS claims CAFB flag football title

    The 14th Operations Support Squadron flag football team defeated the 14th Student Squadron team Dec. 14 here by a score of 20-7 to clench the season title.
  • Airmen, families can expect more changes coming to CAFB

    During 2017, the 14th Mission Support Group worked to update facilities and infrastructure on the 6,013-acre Columbus Air Force Base; and there are more plans in 2018.
  • Columbus AFB shops, wraps presents for local youth

    Team BLAZE members wrapped nearly 400 presents Dec. 14 at the Columbus Club here and sent them to hundreds of children from eight schools in the local area during the annual Happy Fund Shop and Wrap.
  • NAF commander talks commitment

    Lt. Gen. Richard Clark, 3rd Air Force Commander from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, offered words of advice to Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-03 during their graduation ceremony here Dec. 15.
  • Columbus AFB Exchange partnering with DOD for Smart Fueling Initiative

    From food court to flight line, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service is making it easier than ever for Airmen at Columbus Air Force Base to lead a BE FIT lifestyle.
  • Air Force announces change to deployments

    Washington (AFNS) -- The Air Force announced another milestone under the chief of staff’s number two focus area: Strengthening Joint Leaders and Teams.