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  • 3 new members inducted into Wingman Program in honor of tremendous support

    Col. Samantha Weeks, 14th Flying Training Wing commander, inducted three community members from Columbus, Mississippi, into the Columbus Air Force Base Wingman Program before relinquishing command on May 18.
  • Columbus AFB highlights best of the best during Annual Awards

    Out of 17 categories, only 17 can win an Annual Award trophy; much like any competition, the margins were tight and all nominees, as well as recipients, worked hard year-round to receive recognition for 2019 achievements.
  • 14th FTW inducts newest honorary commanders during ceremony

    The 14th Flying Training Wing hosted an induction ceremony Jan. 21 at the Club on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, to recognize its newest honorary commanders.
  • Columbus AFB Airmen inspire 7,000 8th graders at 2018 Career Expo

    More than 120 Airmen from Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, spent several days showing more than 7,000 eighth-grade students, from 17 northeast Mississippi counties, some of the vast career opportunities the Air Force offers during the Imagine the Possibilities Career Expo Oct. 2-4 at the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo.
  • Cultivate, Create, Connect

    Team BLAZE, as we approach this Labor Day, I wanted to thank each and every one of you for what you do for the 14th Flying Training Wing and the U.S. Air Force. Our nation understands today’s security environment is changing and we need to be ready to meet a near-peer threat on the battlefield and restoring readiness is vital to that strategy.
  • Columbus AFB hosts one-day air show

    The 2018 Wings Over Columbus Open House and Air and Space Show was held April 21, here, providing roughly 21,000 people with hours of aerobatic acts and many static displays from the Air Force’s current inventory.
  • Columbus AFB tells children they are ‘Too Good for Drugs’

    Children from West Lowndes and Columbus High Schools participated in a Too Good for Drugs program Feb. 23 here to promote a healthier lifestyle.
  • CAFB hosts Commander’s New Year Reception

    Col. Douglas Gosney, 14th Flying Training Wing Commander, along with commanders at all levels hosted the Commander’s New Year Reception Jan. 20 at the Columbus Club here.Members of Team BLAZE and the local community were invited to hear the accomplishments the base made during 2017 and a peak of what is to come in 2018.“Events like this bring
  • Base, community emergency management teams build stronger bonds

    Thirty-nine representatives from 21 base functions and 15 community, county, regional and state organizations gathered during the Regional Emergency Planning Committee Icebreaker Event Sept. 26 at the Columbus Event Center here.
  • Supreme Court Justice shares WWII POW story

    Columbus Air Force Base hosts a Base Community Council luncheon Aug. 11 to release its Fiscal Year 2016 Economic Impact Report and to hear a presentation about local World War II prisoners of war by Chief Justice Sharon Lee of the Tennessee Supreme Court.