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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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Local Employment Workshop 1:00 pm
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Jul 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
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.  
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Wing Newcomers Orientation 8:00 am
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Jul 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
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. Conducted approximately every 3 weeks for military and DoD civilian newcomers to the base. Call … Continue reading
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Federal USAJobs Workshop 9:00 am
Federal USAJobs Workshop @ A&FRC
Jul 8 @ 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 434-2790.
Local Employment Workshop 1:00 pm
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Jul 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
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.  
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Key Spouse Training (Virtual) 9:00 am
Key Spouse Training (Virtual) @ A&FRC
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Key Spouse Training (Virtual) @ A&FRC
Initial Key Spouse Training.  Call 434-2790 or 434-2839 for details.
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Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop @ AFRC
Jul 13 – Jul 15 all-day
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop @ AFRC
0730-1600 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 ( Resiliency, MOC Crosswalk, Financial Readiness) Tuesday; VA B&S Wednesday; DoL 1 Day … Continue reading
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Local Employment Workshop 1:00 pm
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
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.  
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Department of Labor Employment Track
Department of Labor Employment Track @ AFRC
Jul 16 – Jul 17 all-day
Department of Labor Employment Track @ AFRC
0730-1600 Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop held at A&FRC is mandatory for all personnel separating or retiring, 2 Day Track for Department of Labor To register call (662) 434-2631.
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(Virtual) Financial Fitness 11:30 am
(Virtual) Financial Fitness
Jul 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
(Virtual) Financial Fitness
Please Call 434-2790 to register.
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Smooth Move @ AFRC 10:00 am
Smooth Move @ AFRC @ A&FRC
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Smooth Move @ AFRC @ 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.  
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Wing Newcomers Orientation 8:00 am
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
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. Conducted approximately every 3 weeks for military and DoD civilian newcomers to the base. Call … Continue reading
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CAFB Job/Career Fair 9:00 am
CAFB Job/Career Fair @ Columbus Event Center
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
CAFB Job/Career Fair @ Columbus Event Center
Venders invited to attend on base job fair for military, spouses. retirees, and personnel with base access. Call 662-434-2631
Key Spouse Mentor Training 9:30 am
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC
Jul 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC
If you need to complete Key Spouse Mentor training, Please call 434-2839/2790 for more information.  
Local Employment Workshop 1:00 pm
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
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.  
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Heart Link/Spouse Welcome @ Airman & Family Readiness Center 8:30 am
Heart Link/Spouse Welcome @ Airman & Family Readiness Center @ A&FRC
Jul 23 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Heart Link/Spouse Welcome @ Airman & Family Readiness Center @ A&FRC
This spouse orientation program is designed for spouses new to the military or new to Columbus AFB. This is a great opportunity to increase knowledge of the Air Force mission, customs, traditions, protocols and available programs and services in a … Continue reading
Key Spouse Continuing Education 2:00 pm
Key Spouse Continuing Education
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Key Spouse Continuing Education
Key Spouse Continuing Education Training.  For all Current Key Spouses. Call 434-2839 or 434-2790 for details and to RSVP.
Hearts Apart Social 5:00 pm
Hearts Apart Social
Jul 23 @ 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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DoL Vocational Track 8:00 am
DoL Vocational Track @ A&FRC
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 28 @ 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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Local Employment Workshop 1:00 pm
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Local Employment Workshop @ AFRC
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.  
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