• Columbus AFB, local community honors MLK

    Members of the local community and Columbus Air Force Base attended a Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Breakfast at the Trotter Convention Center in Columbus, Mississippi, Jan. 21. To kick off the commemoration breakfast the Columbus AFB Honor Guard presented the colors as Capt. Alisha Foster,

  • Mark Horning retires after 53 years of service

    It is not every day we get the opportunity to work with and learn from an employee whose career has spanned more than 50 years (29 years military service and 24 years civil service).

  • Chief mentors Airmen: Their career field doesn’t define them

    “Once upon a time…I was indestructible. I feared no one and nothing. Every challenge was an opportunity to triumph, every roadblock an opportunity to crush and prevail by brute force alone. Every decision I ever made in my military career was exclusively aimed at getting myself closer and closer to

  • Blended Military Retirement System to take effect Jan. 1

    One of the most wide-reaching and significant changes to military pay and benefits over the last 70 years goes into effect Jan. 1, 2018, with the implementation of the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System, known as BRS.

  • Retirees are shown base-wide appreciation

    Members of Columbus Air Force Base community showed retired veterans and their families how much they’re appreciated by dedicating their time and resources Oct. 20 at the Columbus Club.

  • Retired AF pilots welcomed back on active duty

    Retired Air Force pilots holding Air Force Specialty Code 11X are encouraged to apply for the Voluntary Retired Return to Active Duty Program in order to fill rated staff positions to help alleviate the existing manning shortages within the Air Force rated pilot community.