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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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A Very Crafty Christmas 9:00 am
A Very Crafty Christmas @ Curbside at Arts and Crafts
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm
A Very Crafty Christmas @ Curbside at Arts and Crafts
You must call Arts and Crafts (434-7836) and arrange to pick up supplies. 
Letters to Santa Claus 11:00 am
Letters to Santa Claus @ Columbus Air Force Base Library
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm
The holiday season is here, and your Columbus AFB Library wants to help you get your letters to Santa out. Bring your letters by the Library from December 1-21st and we will deliver them to the post office for you!
Winter Celebrations Around the World 11:00 am
Winter Celebrations Around the World @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – Dec 31 @ 4:00 pm
Weekly, the Library will post about different winter celebrations and traditions around the globe.
Read a New Book Month 2:30 pm
Read a New Book Month @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Dec 1 @ 2:30 pm – Dec 31 @ 2:30 pm
Throughout the month of December, the Librarians upload video talks of their favorite 2020 titles for recommendations! Be on the lookout for short, 5 minute videos of many 2020 titles.
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Resumes and Cover Letters for Results 9:00 am
Resumes and Cover Letters for Results @ A&FRC
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Resumes and Cover Letters for Results @ A&FRC
Workshop developing resumes and cover letters that will bring results.  Please call 662-434-2790 to register.
Wellness Wednesday 11:00 am
Wellness Wednesday
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wellness Wednesday
Wellness Wednesday is designed to utilize lectures, discussions, and experiential learning activities to increase awareness and knowledge about the selected topic  
Wellness Wednesday 11:00 am
Wellness Wednesday
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wellness Wednesday
Wellness Wednesday is designed to utilize lectures, discussions, and experiential learning activities to increase awareness and knowledge about the selected topic  
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“Planning for the Collection” – Social Security Tax Deferral Information 8:00 am
“Planning for the Collection” – Social Security Tax Deferral Information @ Kaye Auditorium
Dec 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
"Planning for the Collection" - Social Security Tax Deferral Information @ Kaye Auditorium
A breakdown on the changes in the social security taxes for all military personnel. Plus, an overview of the Personal Financial Counselor’s duties and benefits for you.
Fiber Arts With Megan 2:30 pm
Fiber Arts With Megan @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Dec 3 @ 2:30 pm
Megan will be continuing her Fiber Arts demonstrations via Facebook! Join us on the first three Thursdays in the month of December– we’ll be learning how to make scarves and hats to stay warm!
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Live Games with 14FSS 12:00 pm
Live Games with 14FSS @ Columbus AFB Living Facebook Page
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm
Live Games with 14FSS @ Columbus AFB Living Facebook Page
Fiber Arts With Megan 2:30 pm
Fiber Arts With Megan @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Dec 10 @ 2:30 pm
Megan will be continuing her Fiber Arts demonstrations via Facebook! Join us on the first three Thursdays in the month of December– we’ll be learning how to make scarves and hats to stay warm!
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Wing Newcomers Orientation 8:00 am
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Kaye Auditorium
Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Kaye Auditorium
The next Wing Newcomers Orientation will be held from 8-9:15 a.m. in the Kaye Auditorium. This event is mandatory for all newly arrived military and DoD civilian personnel. The event’s foundation is the base’s mobile App, so if you are … Continue reading
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Wellness Wednesday 11:00 am
Wellness Wednesday
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wellness Wednesday
Wellness Wednesday is designed to utilize lectures, discussions, and experiential learning activities to increase awareness and knowledge about the selected topic  
Wellness Wednesday 11:00 am
Wellness Wednesday
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wellness Wednesday
Wellness Wednesday is designed to utilize lectures, discussions, and experiential learning activities to increase awareness and knowledge about the selected topic  
EFMP (STEM) Kits 12:00 pm
EFMP (STEM) Kits @ AFRC
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
EFMP (STEM) Kits @ AFRC
  This Event is for EFMP Families. Jurassic Earth STEM kit. Limited supply, must call 662-434-3323 or email: jamey.coleman.1@us.af.mil to register.    
Youth Book Club 4:00 pm
Youth Book Club @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Youth Book Club will discuss Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan on December 16, 2020 via the “Blaze Youth Book Club Discussion” group housed on the Library’s Facebook page. The book can be obtained … Continue reading
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A Christmas Carol Craft 9:00 am
A Christmas Carol Craft @ Columbus Air Force Base Library
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
While supplies last, pick up a Christmas craft curbside at the Library in honor of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, published December 17, 1843
Fiber Arts With Megan 2:30 pm
Fiber Arts With Megan @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Dec 17 @ 2:30 pm
Megan will be continuing her Fiber Arts demonstrations via Facebook! Join us on the first three Thursdays in the month of December– we’ll be learning how to make scarves and hats to stay warm!
Blaze Book Club 5:00 pm
Blaze Book Club @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Blaze Book Club will discuss Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury on December 17, 2020 via the “Blaze Book Club Discussion” group housed on the Library’s Facebook page. The book can be obtained via digital means through RB Digital. Free access … Continue reading
Hearts Apart Social 5:00 pm
Hearts Apart Social
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hearts Apart Social
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. Please call 662-434-2790 … Continue reading
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National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day 11:00 am
National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Dec 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Library will provide print outs of Christmas Sweaters, for children and adults alike, to decorate and color. Post your wonderful, cooky creations on our Facebook page so that everyone can admire your work.
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Plan My Move- Smooth Move 10:00 am
Plan My Move- Smooth Move @ A&FRC
Dec 22 @ 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) 434-2790 to register.  
Holiday Sprite Search 11:00 am
Holiday Sprite Search @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Holiday Sprite Search is a scavenger hunt similar to the seasonal Elf on a Shelf hunt. Participants are encouraged to walk around the base community in search of sprites (elves/fairies). For each sprite that is recovered, the finder can … Continue reading
Live Games with 14FSS 12:00 pm
Live Games with 14FSS @ Columbus AFB Living Facebook Page
Dec 22 @ 12:00 pm
Live Games with 14FSS @ Columbus AFB Living Facebook Page
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Recycling Contest: Snowman Sculptures 2:00 pm
Recycling Contest: Snowman Sculptures @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Dec 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Library will host a Snowman Sculpture themed Recycled Art Contest. Participants are encouraged to create snowman sculptures out of materials that have been recycled. These materials can be old soup cans, newspapers, foliage, etc. Patrons are asked to post … Continue reading
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Tick-Tock Day 2:30 pm
Tick-Tock Day @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Dec 29 @ 2:30 pm
With two days left to complete your 2020 New Years’ resolutions, which ones will you be able to accomplish? Email the Library (14fss.fsdl.library@us.af.mil) a photo or short video of you accomplishing one of your resolutions, and we’ll post it to … Continue reading
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