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Welcome to Columbus Air Force Base, home of Team BLAZE and the 14th Flying Training Wing!   

 


Upon your arrival, get ready to experience southern charm and hospitality, as Columbus, Mississippi is known as “The Friendly City”. Columbus Air Force Base is located in Northeast Mississippi nearby the Tombigbee River. From the bright and sunny summers to moderate winters, everyone can enjoy a wide range of 

BLAZELOGOactivities year-round. This website is newly designed to help you make the most out of your time here. At the top of the page you’ll see drop down menus that can give you all of the information you may need on upcoming events, organizations, as well as the local & surrounding area. 

 

Want to let us know how we’re doing? Please use the Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) program to leave us feedback. Your participation in our online comment program will enter you in a monthly drawing for a chance to win a $25 gift card useable at any FSS facility on base.  Customer service is our number one priority, and we want to ensure we are doing the very best that we can to serve you!

To catch what’s going on at a Glance, check out our Calendar below.  Have a base-wide event you want to post to the calendar or constructive feedback in regards to this website itself, simply send an email to 14FSS.Marketing@us.af.mil.

 

Based on user feedback, we recently updated the calendar view default setting to “Agenda”.  If you enjoyed the monthly calendar view, simply hit the drop down menu on the right and select “Month” or choose a setting that you enjoy.

Apr
24
Wed
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Discussion of employment information and opportunities in the local area for spouses, dependents, veterans, and Government employees.  For additional information or to register call (662) 434-2790.

 

local employment workshop

Apr
25
Thu
Hearts Apart Social @ TBD
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Hearts Apart Social program is a monthly event to provide community bonding, fun and appreciation for the families of active duty personnel who are deployed, remote, or on an extended TDY. Food and activities are provided.

Call 434-2790 to register. 

 

hearts apart

Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pharm Tech Jan 2019Taught by EMCC workforce development. Meets two nights a week Tuesday & Thursday for fifteen weeks. Lecture, quizzes, test, and skills practice. Successful completion will allow student to be eligible to sit for a national certification exam. Call 434-2790 for more information.

Apr
30
Tue
EFMP Educational Workshop for Families @ Health Clininc Education & Training Room 1273B
Apr 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Educational Workshop

Representatives from Disability Rights Mississippi will be the key speaker for an educational workshop. They will highlight all of the programs and services offered. Also, the various aspects of IEP’s, 504 Plans and parent/family advocacy.

This educational workshop applies to all ages infant to adult.

Call 662-434-2972/3323/2115 for more information.

Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pharm Tech Jan 2019Taught by EMCC workforce development. Meets two nights a week Tuesday & Thursday for fifteen weeks. Lecture, quizzes, test, and skills practice. Successful completion will allow student to be eligible to sit for a national certification exam. Call 434-2790 for more information.

May
1
Wed
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Discussion of employment information and opportunities in the local area for spouses, dependents, veterans, and Government employees.  For additional information or to register call (662) 434-2790.

 

local employment workshop

May
2
Thu
Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pharm Tech Jan 2019Taught by EMCC workforce development. Meets two nights a week Tuesday & Thursday for fifteen weeks. Lecture, quizzes, test, and skills practice. Successful completion will allow student to be eligible to sit for a national certification exam. Call 434-2790 for more information.

May
6
Mon
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop @ AFRC
May 6 – May 10 all-day
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop @ AFRC

0730-1600

Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop held at AFRC is mandatory for all personnel separating or retiring, Pre-separation counseling is required before attending. Seminars on: Transition, Military Occupational Code Crosswalk, Financial Planning, Health Benefits, MS Dept of Employment Security, Dept of Veterans Affairs, Disabled TAP, Dept of Labor TAP portion. Preseparation counseling is required before attending. Recommend attendance 8 – 12 months prior to separation/retirement. Spouses are encouraged to attend with their sponsor. To register call (662) 434-2839.

Key Spouse Training @ A&FRC
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Key Spouse Training @ A&FRC

Initial Key Spouse Training.  Call 434-2790 for details.

May
7
Tue
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
May 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club

The Wing Newcomers Orientation is from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. This event is
mandatory for all newly arrived military and DoD civilian personnel, and spouses are
encouraged to attend. This base-wide CONNECTION orientation begins at the Kaye
Auditorium and consists of a guided base tour. To register, please contact your unit CSS, or for more information, please call the A&FRC Relocation Manager at (662) 434-2701/2790.