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  • 37th FTS IPs conduct off-station training, train Notre Dame AFROTC cadets

    Instructor pilots and 22 T-6 Texan IIs from the 37th Flying Training Squadron recently returned from a TDY to South Bend, Indiana, where they conducted instructor continuation training for end of year requirements and were also able to work with cadets from the Notre Dame Air Force ROTC detachment 225. From Sept. 6-10, the 37th FTS accomplished 188 sorties and also increased knowledge and proficiency for all IPs in an off-station training environment.
  • Rothstein shares favorite parts about being an Air Force aviator

    Maj. Gen. Michael D. Rothstein, commander of the Curtis E. LeMay Center and vice commander of Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, spoke at Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Classes 18-14/15 graduation Sept. 7 on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The graduation consisted of all students from SUPT Class 18-14 and the T-38C Talon students from SUPT Class 18-15.
  • AF announces corrective measures for oxygen breathing system in training aircraft

    The Air Force will begin implementing a series of corrective measures, including redesigning the oxygen system and adjusting oxygen control levels in flight, to address persistent problems in training aircraft. In addition, Air Education and Training Command will increase maintenance on the oxygen distribution system known as OBOGS to curb problems identified in T-6 trainer aircraft.
  • The 37th FTS provides quantity, quality

    The mission of “Cultivate Airmen, Create Pilots, Connect” is vital to the future of Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
  • Columbus AFB Airmen remember 9/11, its impact

    On Sept. 11, 2001, four orchestrated terror attacks occurred against the U.S. using passenger planes. This event impacted many Americans, young and old. Even though most of today’s Airmen were not in the Air Force or were children at the time, this event still influenced some of them to take the oath of enlistment and defend their country.
  • 14th Flying Training Wing: history vs. heritage

    The history of every Air Force base is unique, some change missions as the military evolved, some are stood down then reactivated and some change branches or become joint locations.
  • Running for a reason

    The U.S. Air Force Marathon is held every year at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on the 3rd Saturday in September. It began in 1997 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Air Force and has grown into a 13,500 participant event with runners coming from all fifty states and several foreign counties.
  • Operational squadrons key to “Air Force We Need”

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson outlined the way the Air Force will approach its future force structure while speaking at the Defense News annual conference in Arlington, Sept. 5.
  • Cultivate, Create, Connect

    Team BLAZE, as we approach this Labor Day, I wanted to thank each and every one of you for what you do for the 14th Flying Training Wing and the U.S. Air Force. Our nation understands today’s security environment is changing and we need to be ready to meet a near-peer threat on the battlefield and restoring readiness is vital to that strategy.
  • Disabled veterans now eligible for Space-A travel

    The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act was recently signed, which included a measure that will allow fully-disabled veterans the ability to utilize Space-Available travel.