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  • Student pilot showcases paintings in Columbus’s Art Walk

    Second Lt. Morgan Eckert, 14th Student Squadron student pilot, showcased some of her paintings during the Art Walk Sept. 27 in downtown Columbus, Mississippi.
  • 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.
  • Weeks shares aviation experiences, lessons at SUPT 18-13 graduation

    Col. Samantha Weeks, 14th Flying Training Wing commander, spoke at Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-13 graduation Aug. 17 on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, and shared experiences throughout her career. She stated to SUPT Class 18-13 those decisions and experiences were guided by the lessons learned throughout her time at pilot training.
  • 14th FTW and Civil Air Patrol work together to make future pilots

    The 14th Flying Training Wing produces hundreds of pilots every year for the U.S. Air Force through a selective and difficult training program, Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training (SUPT).
  • AF Academy superintendent challenges SUPT 18-11 during graduation

    Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria, U.S. Air Force Academy superintendent, spoke during Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-11’s graduation June 29 on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
  • Tuck welcomes new class of Air Force aviators

    Lt. Gen. GI Tuck, 18th Air Force commander, spoke to Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-09 during their graduation May 18 on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
  • Assignment night: Where dreams come true

    Two weeks before student pilots at Columbus Air Force Base graduate Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training, they find out their first assignment and aircraft during a casual, long standing tradition known as assignment night.
  • RSUs: A critical role in air traffic control, pilot production

    On most days, aircraft on Columbus Air Force Base fly from dusk ‘til dawn, making the airspace full of moving pieces that Airmen on the ground must direct and communicate with to ensure pilots are landing, taking off and navigating the skies safely.
  • Harencak to graduates: ‘It’s just the end of the beginning’

    Maj. Gen. Garrett Harencak, Air Force Recruiting Service commander, congratulated and addressed the Air Force’s and partner nations’ newest aviators during the Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-15’s graduation ceremony, Sept. 29 at the Kaye Auditorium here.
  • 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.