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  • Why should you donate blood?

    There is no substitute for human blood, nor can human blood be manufactured.  Blood products cannot be stored indefinitely, therefore a constant need for donations is necessary.  Columbus Air Force Base schedules blood drives once a quarter. Average donations are at least 40 units per drive. Also, for every five units of whole blood collected,
  • Sexual Assault Prevention and Response reconstruction

    The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response is under new management and has come in with some new ideals to make the SAPR program more interesting rather than the same old brief which we are sure everyone knows by memory due to its repetitiveness. The SAPR Team is looking for highly motivated Airmen, E-4 and above; and civilians, GS-12 and above, to
  • Biomedical Sciences Corps celebrates 52nd anniversary

    United in the Mission, our multi-disciplinary corps brings together expertise from more than 15 different specialties to deliver world-class patient care and customer service which increases our productivity, force performance, and quality of care to our beneficiaries. This year, Columbus Air Force Base and the Air Force celebrated Biomedical
  • Unit Effectiveness Inspection - We are ready

    Team BLAZE, as you are all aware, our Unit Effectiveness Inspection Capstone event begins next week from Jan. 23-30. I am grateful for the opportunity to host our Major Command Inspector General during this week so they can see what I see each and every day. The 14th Flying Training Wing has an outstanding team of Airmen, consisting of active duty,
  • 2016: A Year in Review

    Once again, a 12-month period has come and gone as Team BLAZE members briefly pause to recount the 14th Flying Training Wing’s numerous accomplishments experienced throughout 2016.  During the course of the year, the base not only gained new wing, group and squadron level senior leadership, resulting from changes of command, but Columbus lost