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  • 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, Mississippi.
  • Columbus AFB mechanics go full throttle ahead in light of COVID-19

    Propulsion mechanics at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, responsible for keeping engines designed for the T-38 Talon in pristine condition, are being counted on to ensure the Air Forces’s pilot training pipeline requirements continue in light of the COVID-19 virus.
  • Columbus AFB Fire Department continues to advance Airmen through training during pandemic

    While the nation navigates its way through the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, Columbus Air Force Base Fire and Emergency Services (FES) is focused on maintaining readiness and protecting the members of Columbus AFB in support of the 14th Flying training Wing’s mission.
  • 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 and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hygiene guidelines.
  • How the AF Employee Assistance Program can help during COVID-19

    To help relieve some of the worries people may have as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Air Force Employee Assistance Program’s resources continue to be available for those that need them.
  • CAFB Weather Flight ready for when severe weather strikes

    The 14th Operations Support Squadron’s Weather Flight is Columbus Air Force Base’s first line of defense against continuously changing weather and supports the mission by providing accurate forecasts, generating timely warnings and continuously looks out for severe weather threatening the base.
  • Kennedy to AF’s newest aviators: ‘Seek knowledge about potential adversaries’

    Maj. Gen. Kevin Kennedy, assistant deputy chief information officer, digital transformation and assistant deputy chief of staff for cyber effects operations, was the guest speaker for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 20-08/09’s graduation ceremony Feb. 28 at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
  • Columbus AFB command post is a vital point to keeping the mission moving

    The command post team at Columbus Air Force Base is responsible for alerting, directing and reporting any threat, at all times, for 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The team specifically specializes in alerting the base of potential threats, directing emergency actions and reporting the threats to base leadership.
  • Columbus AFB instructor pilots mentor cadets

    Five 14th Flying Training Wing instructor pilots from Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, visited Marion Military Institute, in Marion, Alabama, Feb. 10 to answer cadets’ questions about Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) and the U.S. Air Force Academy.
  • Columbus AFB provides aerial support for joint, multi-national exercise

    Pilots and student pilots at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, have and will continue to take part in exercise Southern Strike from Feb. 3-13, traveling back and forth to Gulfport, Mississippi. Southern Strike is hosted by the Mississippi National Guard in multiple states across the southeast. The exercise is conducted to increase deployment readiness and included more than 40 units from the Air Force, Army, Navy and international partners.
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