COLUMBUS AFB NEWS

  • UPT 2.5; a new generation begins

    Class 22-12 were the first pilots to graduate from the new Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 curriculum July 22, 2022, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.

  • First civilian from Columbus AFB graduates ALS

    On March 31, 2022, 14 members from the 14th Flying Training Wing graduated from Airman Leadership School at a ceremony on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.Of the 14 members, one stood out from the rest. Mr. David Ross, 14th Medical Group optometry technician, was the first civilian from Columbus AFB to

  • Achievement unlocked; SUPT class 22-05 graduates

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 22-05 has joined its predecessors in earning their wings. Each student has flown nearly 200 hours over a 54-week training period in the T-6A Texan II and T-1A Jayhawk or T-38C Talon, depending on which type of aircraft they have been selected to fly.

  • Class 22-04 graduates, earns their wings

    Twenty-four officers prevailed after a year of training, earning the right to become Air Force pilots. Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 22-04 earned their wings at their graduation ceremony on January 18 at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.

  • Air University commander visits SUPT graduation

    Lt. Gen. James Hecker, Air University Commander and President, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, stopped in for the graduation ceremony of Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 21-15, Sept. 10, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • SUPT class 21-10 graduates rejoice, break silverwings

    Twenty-one student pilots have successfully navigated through the challenges of Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training taught at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, earning the aeronautical rating of pilot.

  • Teaching patience; Simmons speaks to SUPT graduates

    After 52 weeks of pilot training, eighteen graduates from Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 21-09 attained the aeronautical rating of pilot and will now move on to their new assignments to begin the next phase of training in their designated aircraft.