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  • Come check out Youth Center Sponsorship Program

    Moving can be difficult for some people.  It can be tough to be the new kid in town, but it is also a time to meet new friends, find new hangout spots, get involved in new fun things, and go on trips to interesting places.  The Youth Sponsorship Program at Columbus was created by and just for youth. The Youth Center can help whether you are
  • Team BLAZE pilot contributes in CHAMPS panel

    Lt. Col. Jayant Mahajan, Director of Operations for the 49th Fighter Training Squadron, spoke at the Creating High Achievement in Mathematics and Problem Solving panel along with Dr. Monica Riley, Mississippi University for Women Director of Graduate Studies in Education; Allison Alexander, East Mississippi Community College Mathematics and
  • St. Valentines Day lunch held at base chapel

    Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Steven Richardson, 14th Flying Training Wing, explains a relationship exercise Feb. 14, 2017, at the St. Valentine’s Day Lunch on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The lunch event included free food, a short comedy skit and a group relationship exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Day)
  • Military Auxiliary Bishop visits Team BLAZE

    The Most Reverend Neil Buckon, Bishop for the Archdiocese for the Military Services (center), Reverend Antony Chakkalakkal, Pastor, St. Francis of Assisi parish, Aberdeen, Mississippi (left), and Reverend Paul Stewart, Pastor, Prince of Peace parish, Columbus, Mississippi (right), celebrate catholic Mass Feb. 14, 2017, at the Chapel on Columbus Air
  • Harencak ties CAFB mission to recruiting

    Maj. Gen. Garrett Harencak, Commander, Air Force Recruiting Service, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, visited Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, as the guest speaker for the Annual Awards Banquet Feb. 9, 2017, at the Columbus Club.Harencak spent the first few moments of his speech thanking the nominees for doing all they do for the
  • Williams reminds 17-05 graduates of importance of what they do

    Maj. Gen. Brett Williams, U.S. Air Force retired, visited Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-05’s graduation were he delivered the keynote address at Kaye Auditorium Feb. 10, 2017.Before retiring in 2014, Williams was the Director of Operations, J-3, for United States Cyber Command, Fort
  • How to save, conserve energy throughout year

    If bills are starting to get pricey and you need to look for ways to cut back, there are several ways to accomplish this every day. First, adjust the thermostat based on season and occupancy. At Columbus Air Force Base, all occupied buildings are kept at a 68-degree set point in the winter and a 76-degree set point in the summer. These points are
  • Cash back option returns to Columbus Air Force Base Exchange

    Columbus Air Force Base Exchange shoppers can once again take advantage of the cash back option at Exchange checkout counters. Shoppers can receive cash back in amounts up to $50 at the Columbus main store and amounts up to $20 at the Express store.  “Following a worldwide system update, the cash back option at Army & Air Force Exchange Service
  • 14th MDOS celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month

    National Children’s Dental Health Month is a national observance held annually in February. During this time, many educators and professionals such as dentists, hygienists, dental technicians, and other healthcare specialists promote oral health and proper dental hygiene for children.  This year’s NCDHM campaign slogan, by the American Dental
  • SUPT students learn about F-16 aircraft during visit

    Maj. David Jones, F-16 Fighting Falcon Pilot Nellis Air Force Base, Texas, speaks to Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training students about the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft Feb. 3, 2017, at Columbus AFB, Mississippi. The aircraft was here during the Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals dedication to garner interest for the aircraft. (U.S. Air