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  • AFRC is one-stop shop for Team BLAZE benefits

    Mark Horning, Airman and Family Readiness Center Director, speaks to Patricia Cole, U.S. Navy retired captain, before the Marketing Yourself for a Second Career brief Jan. 17, 2017, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The AFRC should be the first stop for information on the surrounding area such as child care vouchers and employment
  • UEI members arrive at Columbus AFB

    Air Education and Training Command Inspector General members for the Unit Effectiveness Inspection arrive Jan. 23, 2017, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. During their visit they assessed the four Major Graded Areas of how the 14th Flying Training Wing executes the mission, manages resources, improves the unit, and leads people. (U.S. Air
  • Plescha outlines three pieces of advice

    Col. Franz Plescha, U.S. Air Force retired, visited Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, as the guest speaker for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-04’s graduation ceremony Jan. 20, 2017, at Kaye Auditorium.  Plescha currently works for Booz Allen Hamilton and resides in Orlando, Florida. He received his commission from the U.S.
  • AETC’s 75th Anniversary and the birth of a professional Air Force

    On Jan. 23, 2017, Air Education and Training Command celebrates its 75th anniversary — a date much more important in our nation’s heritage than a simple mark in time. Jan. 23, 1942, proved to be the birth of a professional Air Force – men and women precisely selected and trained to fly, fight and win our nation’s wars. That watershed moment begat
  • Columbus AFB Fitness Center home to bodybuilding Airmen

    Being fit to fight is not only a requirement for Airmen, but is also an important part of maintaining a healthy body.  Some Airmen at Columbus Air Force Base like to take their fitness to the next level. A select few of Team BLAZE recently competed at various bodybuilding competitions in different categories. Among the competitors were Senior
  • Columbus community gathers for Day of Giving

    Members from all over the Columbus community came together Jan. 16 to host the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast and Day of Giving at the Trotter Convention Center. The event began at 8 a.m. and featured keynote speaker Judge Carlton Reeves of the Southern District of Mississippi. Members from Columbus Air Force Base, the City of Columbus, the
  • Natural gas public awareness program

    Everyone in our community should be familiar with natural gas, but some may not realize natural gas utilities receive from natural gas pipeline systems. The purpose for these underground energy portals is to safely transport this vital fuel to heat homes and power businesses and service institutions. The transportation of natural gas through these
  • Wing launches information-sharing BLAZE Bulletin

    Want to have a better way of knowing what’s going on around base than having a bunch of individual emails filling up your inbox? The 14th Flying Training Wing is set to unveil a new information sharing tool, the BLAZE Bulletin.The BLAZE Bulletin is a tool Team BLAZE will use to disseminate relevant information with wing-level impact to all base
  • Trusted Care is AFMS focus on ‘Zero Harm’ patient outcome

    The 14th Medical Group has rolled out the Air Force Medical Service’s Trusted Care concept.   Trusted Care is based upon healthcare organizations functioning as High Reliability Organizations.   HROs were conceived from the nuclear power and aviation industries, who consistently achieve better-than-expected outcomes in complex and high-risk
  • 14 FTW Commander Hosts New Year Community Reception

    Col. Douglas Gosney, 14th Flying Training Wing Commander, kicked 2017 off with a community reception for his Wingman, Honorary Commanders, Military Affairs Committee members and key government and civic leaders Jan. 7 at the Columbus Club. In addition, he invited all the 14th FTW group and squadron commanders to the reception."Thank you for the
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