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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!

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Air Force Art Contest 12:00 am
Air Force Art Contest @ ColumbusAFBLiving.com/ArtContest
Mar 1 @ 12:00 am – Mar 31 @ 11:59 pm
Air Force Art Contest @ ColumbusAFBLiving.com/ArtContest
Go to columbusafbliving.com/artcontest to learn about the Air Force Art Contest 2021, brought to you by the AFSVC! Submit your 2D artwork for a chance to win! Monetary prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each … Continue reading
Youth Art Month 2:00 pm
Youth Art Month @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm – Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm
March is Youth Art Month! Email photos of you wonderful or strange creations to the library at 14fss.fsdl.library@us.af.mil, and we’ll share them on our Facebook page (@columbusairforcebaselibrary)!
DOD Transition Day (In Seat) 8:00 am
DOD Transition Day (In Seat) @ AFRC
Mar 1 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
DOD Transition Day (In Seat) @ AFRC
0800-1600 Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop held at A&FRC is mandatory for all personnel separating or retiring, Pre-separation counseling is required before attending.   Monday; DoD Training Day(Managing MY Transition, Military Occupational Code Crosswalk, & Financial Planning for MY Transition). … Continue reading
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DOD Transition Day (In Seat) 8:00 am
DOD Transition Day (In Seat) @ AFRC
Mar 2 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
DOD Transition Day (In Seat) @ AFRC
0800-1600 Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop held at A&FRC is mandatory for all personnel separating or retiring, Pre-separation counseling is required before attending.   Monday; DoD Training Day(Managing MY Transition, Military Occupational Code Crosswalk, & Financial Planning for MY Transition). … Continue reading
Women’s History Month Celebration 10:00 am
Women’s History Month Celebration @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am
In celebration of women’s history month, the librarians will be highlighting a female historical figure every Tuesday in a Facebook post (@columbusairforcebaselibrary)! Do you have a favorite woman who has accomplished incredible things in the past or present? Email us … Continue reading
Out with the Old 1:00 pm
Out with the Old @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm
The Librarians will post tips and tricks on Facebook (@columbusairforcebaselibrary) for organizing and sorting through new items with Spring Cleaning in mind!
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DOD Transition Day (In Seat) 8:00 am
DOD Transition Day (In Seat) @ AFRC
Mar 3 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
DOD Transition Day (In Seat) @ AFRC
0800-1600 Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop held at A&FRC is mandatory for all personnel separating or retiring, Pre-separation counseling is required before attending.   Monday; DoD Training Day(Managing MY Transition, Military Occupational Code Crosswalk, & Financial Planning for MY Transition). … Continue reading
Virtual Story Time 1:00 pm
Virtual Story Time @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm
Tune in the the Library’s Facebook page (@columbusairforcebaselibrary) every Wednesday in March at 1300 for a short, virtual storybook read! Have a favorite book you would like us to read for Virtual Story Time? Email your request to 14fss.fsdl.library@us.af.mil!
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Department of Labor Employment Workshop 8:00 am
Department of Labor Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Mar 4 @ 8:00 am – Mar 5 @ 4:00 pm
Department of Labor Employment Workshop @ AFRC
0800-1600 Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop held at A&FRC is mandatory for all personnel separating or retiring, Pre-separation counseling is required before attending.   Thru-Fri; Department of Labor Employment Workshop. To register call (662) 434-2631.  
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National Day of Unplugging
National Day of Unplugging
Mar 5 all-day
To acknowledge the National Day of Unplugging, we will withhold posting on our Facebook page and we encourage our patrons to take 24 hours away from electronics and social media.
Neon Bowling 7:00 pm
Neon Bowling @ Bowling Center
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Neon Bowling @ Bowling Center
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Women’s History Month Celebration 10:00 am
Women’s History Month Celebration @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am
In celebration of women’s history month, the librarians will be highlighting a female historical figure every Tuesday in a Facebook post (@columbusairforcebaselibrary)! Do you have a favorite woman who has accomplished incredible things in the past or present? Email us … Continue reading
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Irish Heritage Day
Irish Heritage Day @ Youth Center
Mar 10 all-day
Irish Heritage Day @ Youth Center
Federal USAJobs Workshop 9:00 am
Federal USAJobs Workshop @ A&FRC
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Federal USAJobs Workshop @ A&FRC
Workshop on writing resumes, applications, and job search. Learn how to maneuver the federal job website and prepare a federal resume. Class size limited to 10, Masks are required. Must sign up in advance–call 434-2631 or 434-2790.
Wellness Wednesday 11:00 am
Wellness Wednesday @ A&FRC
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wellness Wednesday @ A&FRC
Wellness Wednesday is designed to utilize lectures, discussions, and experiential learning activities to increase awareness and knowledge about the selected topic  
Lunch/Learn Information Session on Fostering/Adoption Zoom 11:30 am
Lunch/Learn Information Session on Fostering/Adoption Zoom
Mar 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Lunch/Learn Information Session on Fostering/Adoption Zoom
Lunch & Learn Informational Session about Fostering and Adopting children via Zoom for CAFB families w/ DCPS representative and a spouse who has gone through the process, available to answer questions. Please call 662-434-2839/2790 for information. https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1606818281?pwd=TmZ6d2Q2TzE0Y0t5VDUxRUU2ZDNtUT09
Virtual Story Time 1:00 pm
Virtual Story Time @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm
Tune in the the Library’s Facebook page (@columbusairforcebaselibrary) every Wednesday in March at 1300 for a short, virtual storybook read! Have a favorite book you would like us to read for Virtual Story Time? Email your request to 14fss.fsdl.library@us.af.mil!
National Mario Day 2:30 pm
National Mario Day @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 10 @ 2:30 pm
For National Mario Day, we’re going to talk about our favorite games with the little plumber in it, from Super Mario Bros to Donkey Kong! Coloring sheets of Mario and his friends will be available for download on our Facebook … Continue reading
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Key Spouse Initial Training via Zoom 9:00 am
Key Spouse Initial Training via Zoom @ A&FRC
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Key Spouse Initial Training via Zoom @ A&FRC
<>Initial Key Spouse Training.  Call 662-434-2839 or 662-434-2790 for details. <https://www.columbusafbliving.com/airmen-family-readiness-center/key-spouse-program/
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Neon Bowling 7:00 pm
Neon Bowling @ Bowling Center
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Neon Bowling @ Bowling Center
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Lucky Charm 5K 10:00 am
Lucky Charm 5K @ Fitness Center
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am
Lucky Charm 5K @ Fitness Center
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DoL Vocational Track 8:00 am
DoL Vocational Track @ A&FRC
Mar 15 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
DoL Vocational Track @ A&FRC
Conducted by GBX Consultants, private company contracted by DVA. Must register 10 days prior, company requires 10 days notification and must have minimum of 8 participates to make. Call 434-2790 to register.    
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DoL Vocational Track 8:00 am
DoL Vocational Track @ A&FRC
Mar 16 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
DoL Vocational Track @ A&FRC
Conducted by GBX Consultants, private company contracted by DVA. Must register 10 days prior, company requires 10 days notification and must have minimum of 8 participates to make. Call 434-2790 to register.    
Women’s History Month Celebration 10:00 am
Women’s History Month Celebration @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am
In celebration of women’s history month, the librarians will be highlighting a female historical figure every Tuesday in a Facebook post (@columbusairforcebaselibrary)! Do you have a favorite woman who has accomplished incredible things in the past or present? Email us … Continue reading
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Key Spouse Mentor Training (via Zoom) 9:30 am
Key Spouse Mentor Training (via Zoom) @ A&FRC
Mar 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Key Spouse Mentor Training (via Zoom) @ A&FRC
If you need to complete Key Spouse Mentor training, Please call 434-2839/2790 for more information.  
Virtual Story Time 1:00 pm
Virtual Story Time @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm
Tune in the the Library’s Facebook page (@columbusairforcebaselibrary) every Wednesday in March at 1300 for a short, virtual storybook read! Have a favorite book you would like us to read for Virtual Story Time? Email your request to 14fss.fsdl.library@us.af.mil!
St. Patrick’s Day 2:30 pm
St. Patrick’s Day @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 17 @ 2:30 pm
Find the Leprechaun that’s been hidden somewhere on base! To celebrate this holiday, we’re wearing green and we want to know if you’ve found a lucky 4-leaf clover. Along with the scavenger hunt, coloring sheets will be available for download … Continue reading
Blaze Book Club 4:00 pm
Blaze Book Club @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm
The Library’s Blaze Book Club read this month is “Weather” by Jenny Offil. Follow the discussions in our book club page on Facebook (@columbusairforcebaselibrary)!
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Neon Bowling 7:00 pm
Neon Bowling @ Bowling Center
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Neon Bowling @ Bowling Center
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Wing Newcomers Orientation 8:00 am
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Mar 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
  A workshop introducing arriving personnel and their family members to the key personnel and services located on the base. Mandatory voting assistance information is provided. Normally conducted once a month for military and civilian newcomers to the base. . … Continue reading
Women’s History Month Celebration 10:00 am
Women’s History Month Celebration @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am
In celebration of women’s history month, the librarians will be highlighting a female historical figure every Tuesday in a Facebook post (@columbusairforcebaselibrary)! Do you have a favorite woman who has accomplished incredible things in the past or present? Email us … Continue reading
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Virtual Story Time 1:00 pm
Virtual Story Time @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm
Tune in the the Library’s Facebook page (@columbusairforcebaselibrary) every Wednesday in March at 1300 for a short, virtual storybook read! Have a favorite book you would like us to read for Virtual Story Time? Email your request to 14fss.fsdl.library@us.af.mil!
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Plan My Move- Smooth Move 10:00 am
Plan My Move- Smooth Move @ A&FRC
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Plan My Move- Smooth Move @ A&FRC
Updated information about relocating held at AFRC. TMO, Housing, Military Pay, Billeting, Tri-Care, Medical Records, and A&FRC, spouses are encourage attend call (662) 434-2701 or 662-434-2790 to register.  
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Neon Bowling 7:00 pm
Neon Bowling @ Bowling Center
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Neon Bowling @ Bowling Center
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Women’s History Month Celebration 10:00 am
Women’s History Month Celebration @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am
In celebration of women’s history month, the librarians will be highlighting a female historical figure every Tuesday in a Facebook post (@columbusairforcebaselibrary)! Do you have a favorite woman who has accomplished incredible things in the past or present? Email us … Continue reading
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Virtual Story Time 1:00 pm
Virtual Story Time @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Mar 31 @ 1:00 pm
Tune in the the Library’s Facebook page (@columbusairforcebaselibrary) every Wednesday in March at 1300 for a short, virtual storybook read! Have a favorite book you would like us to read for Virtual Story Time? Email your request to 14fss.fsdl.library@us.af.mil!