COLUMBUS AFB NEWS

  • Celebrating Juneteenth at Columbus Air Force Base

    On June 15, 2024, Senior Master Sgt. Giavonia Fields, 43rd Flying Training Squadron, senior enlisted leader, helped host the second annual Juneteenth Celebration on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Fields’ favorite ways to celebrate Juneteenth include being with friends and family, enjoying

  • UPT Class 24-10 Graduation

    Twenty-one Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 student pilots of Class 24-10, graduated on June 14, 2024, at the Kaye Auditorium on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The UPT 2.5 graduation ceremony officially marks the completion of initial flight training in the T-6 Texan II as students earn their

  • 14th Mission Support Group Change of Command

    The 14th Mission Support Group MSG Change of Command ceremony was held June 7, 2024, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Col. Pedro Matos, 14th Mission Support Group commander relinquished command to Col. Scott Ryder, the new MSG commander.

  • Department of the Air Force launches NIPRGPT

    Department of the Air Force chief information officer and the Air Force Research Laboratory is accelerating initiatives to provide the Air Force and Space Force with the ability to responsibly experiment with Generative AI.

  • UPT Class 24-09 Graduation

    Fourteen Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 student pilots of Class 24-09, graduated on May 31, 2024, at the Kaye Auditorium on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The UPT 2.5 graduation ceremony officially marks the completion of initial flight training in the T-6 Texan II as students earn their

  • Beyond Training: A Legacy

    The journey to becoming a pilot has always been demanding, requiring not only technical proficiency but also a strong foundation in decision-making and in-flight judgment.

  • Columbus Inspires Tomorrow’s Aviators

    Airmen from Columbus Air Force Base recently helped a group of aspiring aviators' glimpse into the world of aviation, now they just have to graduate from high school.

  • A Friend in Need

    The temperature rose steadily as the regulating system of the cooler started to malfunction. The situation would only continue to worsen as the transplants began to die, caretakers from the Tombigbee National Forest, United States Forestry Service, needed to act quickly to save over six thousand new

  • UPT CLASS 24-08 Graduation

    Eighteen Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 student pilots of Class 24-08, graduated on May 3, 2024, at the Kaye Auditorium on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. The UPT 2.5 graduation ceremony officially marks the completion of initial flight training in the T-6 Texan II as students earn their wings and