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  • Fallen Airmen remembered at retreat ceremony

    The sound of "The Star-Spangled Banner" filled the air Wednesday at the POW/MIA retreat ceremony. This was a special retreat ceremony, with most of the 14th Flying Training Wing in attendance, tribute was paid to those who were considered a prisoner of war or missing in action while in combat. This retreat was also the first of many events that
  • New vice commander blazes into CAFB

    "A successful Air Force career is a marathon, not a sprint." These are a few of the guiding words from Col. Jefferson S. Dunn, the 14th Flying Training Wing's newest vice wing commander. Colonel Dunn's military journey started in 1982 at Birmingham-Southern College when he joined the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps as a way to pay for
  • Instuctor Pilot has experience of a lifetime in Honduras

    Soto Cano AB lies in the Comayagua Valley and is surrounded by 8,000 foot mountain peaks. Located 50 miles from the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa, the base is home to the Honduran Air Force and Naval Academy, but provides an outpost for U.S. military assets protecting our southern border. The US Air Force maintains a 12,000 foot runway at this
  • CAFB hosts Career Day

    Columbus AFB officials hosted their biannual Career Day event Saturday at the Strategic Air Command facility. The event was open to all BLAZE Team members, but its primary mission is to expose up and coming student pilots to a variety of aircraft in the Air Force arsenal. The day started off with briefings at the graduation center for all student
  • Columbus AFB's 2030 plan moves forward

    Construction is underway for a new Consolidated Mission Support Group complex located on Harpe Boulevard. This project will put many of the 14th Mission Support Group functions in a common building as a part of the CAFB 2030 Plan. The CAFB 2030 Plan articulates the long-term vision for capital improvement efforts at Columbus AFB. Although CAFB 2030