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  • CAFB Fire Department encourages residents to 'Look. Listen. Learn.'

    Today’s home-fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning and practice.
  • 48th FTS sees squadron’s impact on national level during D.C. visit

    “Coming here is a good reminder of why we do what we do every day,” said Maj. Mary Ortiz, chief of strategic communication for the Air Force Chief of Staff’s Executive Action Group. She stood outside the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial Chapel, surrounded by 24 members of the 48th Flying Training Squadron from Columbus Air Force Base, as one by one, the T-1A Jayhawk instructor pilots filed through the quiet, somber room, reflecting on the 184 lives lost in the attack, and how that day the military, and the world, changed forever.
  • What honor guard means to me

    Imagine being the last image of the Air Force for a grieving widow or widower. Someone whose spouse and themselves have dedicated a large portion of their lives to serve. Being the sole representation of the Air Force and having its reputation in your hands. Even with all this pressure, you have to perform your duties with perfect bearing and grace. That is the task given to Columbus Air Force Base ceremonial guardsman as we perform our duties.
  • ATC: What it takes to be the best

    We are responsible for the safe and expeditious flow of air traffic. Our duty priority is to separate aircraft and issue safety alerts.
  • Who are the Bengal Tigers?

    The 37th Flying Training Squadron, known as the Bengal Tigers, is one of two T-6A Texan II squadrons at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, supporting the Air Force mission through pilot production via the primary phase of pilot training.
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