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  • 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.
  • New, improved Freedom Park now open

    Freedom Park opened back up to children and families July 19 on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, after being under construction since Feb. 6.
  • Memorial Day ceremony honors Medal of Honor recipient, pilot graduate

    Members of the 14th Flying Training Wing gathered in front of the Richard “Gene” Smith Plaza here during a Memorial Day ceremony May 28, paying tribute to Master Sgt. John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient, and 1st Lt. David Albandoz, a former student pilot here.
  • Team BLAZE celebrates chief master sergeant select during ceremony

    Senior Master Sgt. Wade Steinback, 14th Flying Training Wing Maintenance Authority superintendent, was selected to promote to chief master sergeant in December of 2018 and was recognized during a chief recognition ceremony April 12 at the club.
  • Vietnam veterans recognized during pinning ceremony

    James Hardy, retired Army sergeant first class, cuts a cake during the 50th Vietnam Memorial Pinning Ceremony March 29, 2019, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. The ceremony, hosted by the Columbus AFB Base Exchange and Commissary, was in honor of the veterans and the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux
  • Columbus AFB, city host parade, ceremony to celebrate veterans

    Organizations from Lowndes County, the city of Columbus and Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, participated in a parade down Main Street and attended a wreath laying ceremony at the Lowndes County Courthouse in Columbus Nov. 10 to honor America’s veterans past and present.
  • 43rd FTS finds their new home

    The 43rd Flying Training Squadron finally found a home of their own and held a dedication ceremony with fellow Team BLAZE and squadron members Sept. 28 on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
  • BLAZE Chapel re-opens, receives warm welcome from Columbus AFB

    Members of Team BLAZE and 14th Flying Training Wing leadership gathered at the newly renovated chapel on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., Sept. 25, as they celebrated the re-opening and dedication.
  • Airmen, city of Columbus celebrate Veterans Day

    Airmen from Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, participated with the city of Columbus in a Veterans Day parade and ceremony Nov. 11.