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COLUMBUS AFB NEWS

  • Remembrance; A promise kept

    A Remembrance Ceremony for U.S. Air Force Maj. David Brodeur was held at Columbus Air Force Base, on Jan. 5, 2022. During this time of remembrance, the 50th Flying Training Squadron wanted to follow through on a promise made by Brodeur to Tech. Sgt. Joseph Cannada, 14th Flying Training Wing Client

  • Air Force deactivates 81 FS

    After nearly a decade, the 81st Fighter Squadron has closed its doors after a deactivation ceremony here, Dec. 6, 2022. During the ceremony, Lt. Col. Michael Raabe, 81st Fighter Squadron commander, relinquished command of the 81st FS. To signify the deactivation, Raabe, along with Col. Alexander

  • Beating the odds; a T-6 story

    Military aviators step into the cockpits of numerous aircraft throughout their careers, though the odds of those aircraft from their past being together again at the same time and in the same place are low, they are never zero.

  • MHS GENESIS QR code

    QR code provided by the 14th Medical Group is a direct link to the new MHS GENESIS homepage. (Courtesy graphic provided by the 14th Medical Group, Columbus Air Force Base)

  • 2022 Absentee Voting Week 1-8 October

    As Americans, we are fortunate to have many rights. Many of our rights didn’t come easy, thus they must be protected. One of these rights is the right to vote, and as a uniformed service member, you not only enjoy this right, but you protect it… for yourself and all Americans. This year’s

  • CAFB upgrades to MHS GENESIS

    The 14th Flying Training Wing will join nine other military installations scheduled for the launch of the new Military Health System (MHS) GENESIS and electronic health record, beginning in September 2022.

  • Class 22-15 takes off; Lt. Gen. Pleus commends graduates

    After more than a year at Columbus Air Force Base, graduates of Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 22-15 walked across the stage and received their diplomas, September 9, 2022, in front of family and friends.

  • Inaugural aviation training proves a success for Air Force psychologists

    The Air Force has just implemented a new training for Aviation Psychologists that aims to increase the psychologists’ knowledge of USAF aviation training and practices. One of the many aspects of USAF Aviation Psychology is focused on resiliency and readiness of its aircrews’ daily activities by