COLUMBUS AFB NEWS

  • Spears welcomed to 14th OG as new commander

    Col. Justin Spears, 14th Operations Group commander, took command of the 14th OG at a change of command ceremony on July 24, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.

  • Columbus’s new command chief integrates into wing mission

    Chief Master Sergeant Trevor James, 14th Flying Training Wing command chief, began his immersion Jan. 16, 2020, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., by taking a tour through the 14th Operations Group, where he met Airmen and their family members of each squadron.

  • What’s a 1Charlie?

    Student and instructor pilots line the step desk as they organize their first flights for the day; through the window, the Mississippi sun can be seen casting a golden glow on aircraft as maintainers inspect and prepare them for launch.

  • Retired pilot, Columbus native climbs back into T-38 sim one more time

    Retired Lt. Col. James Cole, former T-38 Talon pilot and Columbus, Mississippi, native, was able to climb back into a T-38 simulator one more time during a visit to Columbus Air Force Base Jan. 16. Cole, now 85, met members of the 14th Operations Group and reminisced about his time as a pilot. He

  • RAWS helps Columbus AFB planes roar through the skies

    Flying without a radio is extremely difficult and extremely dangerous just as flying headfirst into a storm can be a risky endeavor, but the 14th Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airfield and Weather Systems (RAWS) Flight knows exactly what it takes to keep pilots aware and communicating