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

Get ready to experience southern charm and hospitality in Columbus, Mississippi, 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, there is a wide range of activities year-round. 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 and surrounding area.

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Our mission is to cultivate Airmen to be innovative leaders, create the world’s most advanced military pilots, and connect to each other, our families, and community. 

Welcome to Team BLAZE!

Apr
1
Thu
National Fine Arts and Photography Contests @ Youth Center
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
National Fine Arts and Photography Contests @ Youth Center

Contact the Youth Center to learn how to participate in this artwork and photography contest for military youth! 662-434-2504

Apr
12
Mon
Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day @ Youth Center
Apr 12 all-day

Youth will make grilled cheese in the kitchen for the younger kids’ snack of the day. Call the Youth Center at 434-2504 for details.

Youth Programs April Activities

Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Senior Workshop @ AFRC
Apr 12 – Apr 16 all-day
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Senior 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.

Apr
13
Tue
Story Time at the Park @ Freedom Park
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am

Join the Library for a socially-distanced story time at Freedom Park, every Tuesday in April at 10am!

Apr
14
Wed
Purple Up Parade @ Through CAFB Housing
Apr 14 all-day

The youth will have a Military Child Month parade through CAFB Housing. Call the Youth Center at 434-2504 for details.

Youth Programs April Activities

T-Ball and Coach Pitch Program Registration @ Youth Center
Apr 14 – Apr 28 all-day

The T-Ball & Coach Pitch Hybrid Program at the Youth Center is for ages 3-8. Registration opens on April 14th and closes on April 28th. The cost to register is $35 for ages 3-4 and $40 for ages 5-8. Save $5 on registration cost if you register on or before April 21st! Register at the Youth Center, and call 434-2504 for more information or assistance.

T-ball registration open

Take a Moment @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Take a moment and laugh a bit. We’re celebrating the International Moment of Laughter on our Facebook page (@columbusairforcebaselibrary) with funny video posts, jokes, stories, and even medical research showing why laughter is so important to your health.

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Apr
15
Thu
World Art Day @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

To celebrate the many forms of art around the world, send a photo or video via email (14fss.fsdl.library@us.af.mil) to be highlighted on the Library’s Facebook page (@columbusairforcebaselibrary). The Librarians will be posting information about art around the world and discussing specific artworks, artists, and new techniques. 

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Apr
16
Fri
National Wear Your PJ’s to Work Day @ Youth Center
Apr 16 all-day

Pajama party at the Youth Center. Call the Youth Center at 434-2504 for details.

Youth Programs April Activities

Hearts Apart Social For Deployed Families @ Freedom Park
Apr 16 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Please come out for some free food, fellowship and family fun at Freedom Park from 4:30-6:30pm on Friday 16 April 2021. If interested, please reply by 9 April 2021 so we know how much food to provide. If you have any questions please contact; MSgt David S. Burns Readiness NCO Airman & Family Readiness Center Columbus Air Force Base, MS 39710-7901 Tele: (662) 434-2794