• IP completes 4,000th flying hour in T-38 Talon

    Working on a gloomy Wednesday morning can be difficult for many, but for Lt. Col. David “Beau” Easterling Jr., 43rd Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, this day was special.Easterling completed his 4,000th flying hour in the T-38 Talon on September 23, 2020, at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • September: a time for a pause

    September is suicide prevention month, but the year of 2020 has been filled with pandemics, natural disasters and civil unrest. Since the last official count in 2017, done by, suicide has taken the lives of nearly 150,000 lives and is 10th leading cause of death in the United States.

  • AETC tests new, innovative way of helicopter pilot training

    Two 23rd Flying Training Squadron TH-1H Hueys stationed at Fort Rucker, Alabama, and fourteen personnel, traveled to Columbus Air Force base for training as part of the Undergraduate Helicopter Training Next (UHTN) program. Columbus AFB answered a support request to provide physiology training for

  • SLOs: Helping any, every school issue

    School liaison officers (SLO) have the job of making sure Airmen and their families have the best experience possible when dealing with their child’s education.The SLOs have various responsibilities including school transition support, deployment support, home school support, community connections,

  • Spears welcomed to 14th OG as new commander

    Col. Justin Spears, 14th Operations Group commander, took command of the 14th OG at a change of command ceremony on July 24, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.

  • Columbus AFB safely celebrates 4th of July during BLAZE Fest Fireworks show

    Fireworks light up the night sky over Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. during the BLAZE Fest Fireworks show, July 3, 2020. The 20-minute fireworks show was livestreamed on Facebook live to allow as much participation in the Independence Day holiday while practicing safe social distancing procedures.

  • Johnson takes command of 14th CES

    Lt. Col. Tyler Johnson took command of the 14th Civil Engineer Squadron during a change of command ceremony June 3, 2020, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.