News Search

  • CDC director retires after serving child development program for 24 years

    Martha Mann, 14th FSS CDC director, is retiring after a total of 24 years in child developmental care and 22 years as director on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. She has been in child development programs within the Air Force since the 1980’s starting at Plattsburgh AFB, New York, helping shape the CDC’s direction from trainer to director internationally.
  • 340th FTG commander meets the Firebirds

    The Air Force Reserve Command’s 340th Flying Training Group commander, Col. Allen Duckworth, visited the 43rd Flying Training Squadron here June 25-26, spoke with the squadron’s leadership and observe daily operations.
  • Columbus Airman named 1 of 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year

    More than 250,000 active-duty Airmen make up the Air Force’s enlisted force and each year only 12 Airmen are selected from this group as the best of the best; Master Sgt. Joshua Matias, 14th Operations Support Squadron air traffic control tower chief controller, was one those Airmen selected as the 2018 Outstanding Airmen of the Year.
  • AETC command chief visits Columbus AFB

    Chief Master Sgt. Juliet Gudgel, command chief of Air Education and Training Command, visitited Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 21-22 to see the 14th Flying Training Wing’s daily operations and talk about what AETC has planned for the future of the command.
  • U.S. Air Force Academy cadets tour Columbus AFB

    Most college students go home in the summer to relax and recuperate after two semesters of challenging classes, but cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy get the most out of that time and get a better understanding of the operational Air Force they’ll be joining.
  • FSS holds Columbus AFB up with many pillars

    From bowling and 5k’s to a 2018 Wings Over Columbus, the 14th Force Support Squadron is responsible for the management of military and civilian employees, education services for base members, professional military education programs and family support programs.Their impact keeps the quality-of-life for Airmen and their families high so together
  • Pacer Classic III mods give T-38 new life

    Located at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, the 575th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron T-38 Talon depot maintenance team has been providing current upgrade modifications known as Pacer Classic III since 2015 and have to date successfully completed them on 40 T-38 Talon aircraft.
  • 14th CS commander shares journey: ‘If you don’t try, you won’t go far’

    Born in a foreign country then enlisting in the U.S. Army Reserves and later commissioning as a U.S. Air Force officer, this Airman has had quite the journey.
  • Total force is vital part of pilot training at Columbus AFB

    The total force concept has been a big part of the Air Force’s mission to fly, fight and win. The 43rd Flying Training Squadron, an Air Force Reserve squadron, has been helping produce pilots here for 28 years.
  • Chief mentors Airmen: Their career field doesn’t define them

    “Once upon a time…I was indestructible. I feared no one and nothing. Every challenge was an opportunity to triumph, every roadblock an opportunity to crush and prevail by brute force alone. Every decision I ever made in my military career was exclusively aimed at getting myself closer and closer to the fight,” – Chief Master Sgt. Bradley Reilly