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  • 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
  • Local brothers part of modern air refueling, aviation revolution birth

    With over 1,200 officers and Airmen, the 186th Air Refueling Wing in Meridian, Mississippi, is made of mostly traditional guardsmen who live and work throughout Mississippi and surrounding states. The 186th’s unique story began with two brothers from Meridian, Mississippi, in the midst of the great depression, who set out to achieve what aviation
  • AF evolves policies to access more talent, maintain high standards

    The Air Force announced new policies on dress and appearance with regard to tattoos, as well as changes to service medical accession policy Jan. 9.
  • FY 17 NDAA impact on Airmen

    The approval of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 provides a number of changes for Airmen, retirees, and families, to include stabilizing readiness and end strength, improving pilot retention, modernizing compensation and benefits and enhancing transparency in the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
  • Bomb Wing vice charges newest graduates

    Col. Brandon Parker, Vice Commander, 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, visited Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-03’s graduation at Kaye Auditorium Dec. 16, 2016. Parker assists the 2nd BW Commander in providing for the health and welfare of more than 9,100 military and
  • Purchasing, installing, managing software licenses

    Compliance with software licensing requirements is mandatory by United States Code, Department of Defense, and Air Force instructions. To ensure that Columbus Air Force Base and all subordinate units comply with these requirements, strict controls have been put in place. Procedures on how to acquire, install, track, and inventory software are just
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