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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.

Want to let us know how we’re doing? Please use the Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) program to leave us feedback. Customer service is our number one priority, and we want to ensure we are doing the very best that we can to serve you!

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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Fall Color Run 8:30 am
Fall Color Run @ Youth Center
Nov 2 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Fall Color Run @ Youth Center
Get ready for the event of the season! The Youth Center is hosting the Fall Color Run on November 2! Check-in starts at 8:30am and the race will kick off at 9am. All ages welcome!
Casino Trip 3:00 pm
Casino Trip @ ITT
Nov 2 @ 3:00 pm – 12:00 am
Casino Trip @ ITT
Join ITT for a fun-filled Casino Trip open to ages 21+! $30 a person includes transportation to and from Philadelphia, MS and $20 in Bonus Bucks. Must sign up by October 29!
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Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop @ AFRC
Nov 4 – Nov 8 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. Seminars on: Transition, Military Occupational Code Crosswalk, Financial Planning, Health Benefits, MS Dept of Employment Security, Dept … Continue reading
Last day to register for Vicksburg National Military Park tour 9:00 am
Last day to register for Vicksburg National Military Park tour @ Outdoor Recreation
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Last day to register for Vicksburg National Military Park tour @ Outdoor Recreation
Last chance to join ODR for a bus trip to the historic Vicksburg National Military Park on November 9th! Bus leaves from ODR at 7:00am with a projected return time of 5:00pm. Just $20 a person! Today is the last … Continue reading
Medical Terminology/Coding Workshop 6:00 pm
Medical Terminology/Coding Workshop @ A&FRC
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Medical Terminology/Coding Workshop @ A&FRC
MedCodingCAFB FLYER 2
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Thankfulness Craft 3:00 pm
Thankfulness Craft @ Arts & Crafts
Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thankfulness Craft @ Arts & Crafts
Join Arts & Crafts for a fun night of creativity! Participants will be making painted turkeys and incorporating things they are thankful for. Make sure to sign up EARLY, our last Arts & Crafts event sold out almost a month … Continue reading
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Vicksburg National Military Park Tour 7:00 am
Vicksburg National Military Park Tour
Nov 9 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Vicksburg National Military Park Tour
Join ODR for a bus trip to the historic Vicksburg National Military Park on November 9th! Bus leaves from ODR at 7:00am with a projected return time of 5:00pm. Just $20 a person! Call 662-434-2507 for more details.
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Disney on Ice Registration 8:00 am
Disney on Ice Registration
Nov 12 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
 ITT is selling tickets to Disney on Ice in Tupelo for December 7 at 11am and December 8 at 2pm! Call 434-7861 or stop by the ITT counter at the Blaze Commons to purchase tickets for just $25 each! ($15 … Continue reading
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Federal USAJobs Workshop 9:00 am
Federal USAJobs Workshop @ A&FRC
Nov 13 @ 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. For more information or to register call 434-2790.
World Kindness Day 1:00 pm
World Kindness Day @ Library
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
World Kindness Day @ Library
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Career Exploration & Planning Track 8:00 am
Career Exploration & Planning Track @ A&FRC
Nov 14 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Career Exploration & Planning Track @ A&FRC
Conducted by CALIBRE, private company contracted by DVA. Must register 10 days prior, company requires 10 days notifiaction and must have minimum of 8 participates to make.  Call 434-2790 to register.  
Adoption Information Session 12:00 pm
Adoption Information Session @ Library
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm
Adoption Information Session @ Library
Come join us at the Library on November 14 at 12:00 p.m. to learn about adopting and fostering a child. For more details contact the Library 662-434-2934.  
Bundles for Babies 1:00 pm
Bundles for Babies @ A&FRC
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bundles for Babies @ A&FRC
For Active Duty families assigned to Columbus AFB who are expecting or have a child up to 4 months of age. An Air Force Aid Society program with presentations about topics such as TriCare, Child Care, Breastfeeding, Car Seat Safety, … Continue reading
Hearts Apart Social 5:00 pm
Hearts Apart Social @ TBD
Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hearts Apart Social @ TBD | Aliceville | Alabama | United States
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 … Continue reading
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Career Exploration & Planning Track 8:00 am
Career Exploration & Planning Track @ A&FRC
Nov 15 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Career Exploration & Planning Track @ A&FRC
Conducted by CALIBRE, private company contracted by DVA. Must register 10 days prior, company requires 10 days notifiaction and must have minimum of 8 participates to make.  Call 434-2790 to register.  
Financial Fitness 11:00 am
Financial Fitness
Nov 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Financial Fitness
Explain budget, spending plans, expenses, etc. Please Call 434-2790 to register.
Financial Fitness 3:30 pm
Financial Fitness
Nov 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Financial Fitness
Explain budget, spending plans, expenses, etc. Please Call 434-2790 to register.
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Key Spouse Training 9:00 am
Key Spouse Training @ A&FRC
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Key Spouse Training @ A&FRC
Initial Key Spouse Training.  Call 434-2790 for details.
Mickey Mouse’s Birthday Party 2:00 pm
Mickey Mouse’s Birthday Party @ Library
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mickey Mouse's Birthday Party @ Library
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Key Spouse Continuing Education 9:00 am
Key Spouse Continuing Education
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
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.
Smooth Move @ AFRC 10:00 am
Smooth Move @ AFRC @ A&FRC
Nov 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.  
EFMP (Exceptional Family Member Program) Orientation 1:00 pm
EFMP (Exceptional Family Member Program) Orientation @ A&FRC
Nov 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
EFMP (Exceptional Family Member Program) Orientation @ A&FRC
EFMP Orientation  Overview: The orientation will discuss the integrated process of EFMP, component missions: Assignments (A), Medical (M), and Family Support (FS), who we are, roles and responsibilities and resources and services.  Participants will also have an opportunity for questions … Continue reading
Book Tasting 5:00 pm
Book Tasting @ Library
Nov 20 @ 5:00 pm
Book Tasting @ Library
Join the library for a delightful evening filled with delicious literary delicacies! For more details contact the library at 434-2934.
Short Story Contest 5:00 pm
Short Story Contest @ Library
Nov 20 @ 5:00 pm
Short Story Contest @ Library
Join us with the Library as we celebrate National Novel Writing Month with a short story contest! 
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CAPSTONE 8:00 am
CAPSTONE @ A&FRC
Nov 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
CAPSTONE @ A&FRC
The Capstone is required for ALL separating/retiring personnel and should occur no later than 90 days prior to anticipated separation/retirement; however, if a member has less than 90 days left in the military, the member should attend as soon as … Continue reading
Heart Link/Spouse Welcome @ Airman & Family Readiness Center 8:30 am
Heart Link/Spouse Welcome @ Airman & Family Readiness Center @ A&FRC
Nov 21 @ 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 5:00 pm
Key Spouse Continuing Education
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 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.
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Turkey Trot 5K Run 7:00 am
Turkey Trot 5K Run @ Fitness Center
Nov 22 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Turkey Trot 5K Run @ Fitness Center
Join us at the Fitness Center for the annual CAFB Turkey Trot 5K! FREE to participate, and prizes will be given…see you there!
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Single Airman Escape Room 9:00 am
Single Airman Escape Room @ Tupelo,MS
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Single Airman Escape Room @ Tupelo,MS
You love a good challenge? Join us for single airman event from 0900 to 1300 in Tuple,ms. The last day to register for it is November 22. May the best airmen win? For more details call 662-434-1408.
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Key Spouse Mentor Training 9:30 am
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC
Nov 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC
Key Spouse Mentor Training.  Call 434-2790 for details.
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