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  • 37th FTS IPs conduct off-station training, train Notre Dame AFROTC cadets

    Instructor pilots and 22 T-6 Texan IIs from the 37th Flying Training Squadron recently returned from a TDY to South Bend, Indiana, where they conducted instructor continuation training for end of year requirements and were also able to work with cadets from the Notre Dame Air Force ROTC detachment 225. From Sept. 6-10, the 37th FTS accomplished 188 sorties and also increased knowledge and proficiency for all IPs in an off-station training environment.
  • 14th Flying Training Wing: history vs. heritage

    The history of every Air Force base is unique, some change missions as the military evolved, some are stood down then reactivated and some change branches or become joint locations.
  • 19th Air Force commander directs T-6 operational pause

    The 19th Air Force commander has issued an operational pause for all T-6 Texan II operations to ensure aircrew safety after a cluster of unexplained physiological events occurred at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, Vance AFB, Oklahoma, and Sheppard AFB, Texas within the last week.
  • T-1, T-6 instructors visit 14th AS

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- T-1A Jayhawk and T-6A Texan II jet trainer aircraft instructors from Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, travelled here to brief 14th Airlift Squadron pilots on what it takes to become an instructor, Nov. 13, 2017. The visit helped promote the need for instructors due to the training school increasing the number of
  • Airmen showcase AF opportunities to 7,000 students during career expo

    TUPELO, Miss. – More than 110 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. 3-5 at the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo.
  • Columbus AFB goes all out for Fire Prevention Week

    The Columbus Air Force Base Fire Department values the safety of its Airmen and their families, and during Fire Prevention Week Sept. 25-30, they organized 11 events to educate the base and local community on fire prevention and safety.
  • There’s nothing casual about a casual lieutenant

    When walking around Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, it doesn’t take long to realize the high population of lieutenants. They are either in pilot training or waiting until their class starts.
  • Moody AFB evacuated 21 A-10s to Columbus AFB

    In order to avoid possible damage from Hurricane Irma, 21 A-10 Thunderbolt IIs from the 75th Fighter Squadron and a HC-130J Combat King II evacuated from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, and began arriving here Sept. 8; the HC-130J was transporting aircrew.
  • ACC Commander offers encouragement to newest AF aviators

    Gen. Mike Holmes, Commander of Air Combat Command, addressed Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-14 during their graduation ceremony here Sept. 8. Holmes, a former 14th Operations Group Commander, spoke to the Air Force’s 22 newest aviators, one of which was his son, 2nd Lt. Wade Holmes.
  • 3 student pilots continue journey on ‘America’s Got Talent’

    Three members of the 14th Student Squadron here are now in the semifinals of “America’s Got Talent,” a nationally televised talent competition. When the competition started back in March, all 16 members of the a capella group, “In the Stairwell,” were cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. But since then, five members have graduated and are now commissioned second lieutenants.
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