• Hometown Missourians form bond in Mississippi

    Sometimes Airmen forget how small and connected the Air Force actually is. Nearly every Airman is connected to another Airman from relationships made at prior assignments or training.Although the Air Force is one giant network of people, it’s not common for two members from the same hometown to end

  • AETC tests new, innovative way of helicopter pilot training

    Two 23rd Flying Training Squadron TH-1H Hueys stationed at Fort Rucker, Alabama, and fourteen personnel, traveled to Columbus Air Force base for training as part of the Undergraduate Helicopter Training Next (UHTN) program. Columbus AFB answered a support request to provide physiology training for

  • Retired major general virtually congratulates SUPT Class 20-12/13 graduates

    Retired Maj. Gen. Brian Bishop, former commander of Carl A. Spaatz Center for Officer Education, and commandant of Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, virtually spoke to Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 20-12/13 during their graduation ceremony April 24 at Columbus AFB,

  • 14th FTW continues to advance force development during COVID-19 outbreak

    Amid the COVID-19 pandemic that is sweeping the globe, the 14th Flying Training Wing’s mission of creating pilots remains essential and vital to the nation’s defense.The 14th FTW at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, has continued creating pilots all while following the Department of Defense’s

  • Instructor pilots: Creating world-class aviators

    In the U.S., an Air Force instructor pilot’s job is to nurture the transition of a casual officer into becoming a world-class aviator; instructor pilots feed the fight directly and have a significant role, not only in the Air Force, but the Department of Defense as a whole.