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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!

Jan
17
Sun
Write A Letter Week
Jan 17 – Jan 23 all-day

National Handwriting Day is January 23rd. Write a handwritten letter each day from 17-23 January. These letters can be written to your favorite Airman, barista, your best friends, or loved ones. Whomever you write, make sure the letter is written by hand.

Jan
22
Fri
Show Us Your Shelfie Day @ CAFB Library Facebook Page
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

National Shelfie Day is the appreciation of how book shelves are organized. Books can be organized by spine colors to make an eye catching design or how we do it in our library. Share the pictures of what’s on your shelves and we’ll share ours! Tune in on @columbusairforcebaselibrary on Facebook.

Feb
1
Mon
Board Game Mondays @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am

Board game Mondays are back! Every Monday at 1100, tune in to the Library’s Facebook page, @columbusairforcebaselibrary, to join us in an online board game at Board Game Arena. 

Feb
4
Thu
Thank A Mailman Day @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The members of Team Blaze are encouraged to do that they can to show thanks to their mail carriers. Ways to show thanks can be: writing them a nice letter, getting them a bouquet of envelopes and stamps, or just a verbal ‘thank you.’ Members who would like to share a photo that they snapped with their mail carrier are encouraged to post the photo on Facebook and tag the Library’s Facebook, @columbusairforcebaselibrary, in the photo.

Feb
5
Fri
What A Day! @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

In celebration of National Play Outside Day on 6 February, the Library will post different activities that can be enjoyed outside in rain or shine! This is to encourage everyone to head outside, be active, and have some fun.

Feb
8
Mon
Board Game Mondays @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am

Board game Mondays are back! Every Monday at 1100, tune in to the Library’s Facebook page, @columbusairforcebaselibrary, to join us in an online board game at Board Game Arena. 

Feb
9
Tue
STEM- Sounds of the Heart @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Feb 9 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Since Valentine’s Day is all about hearts, this virtual how-to will focus on making a stethoscope! Join us on our Facebook page, @columbusairforcebaselibrary, for instructions on making a stethoscope out of everyday items, and show us if you make one!

Feb
12
Fri
National Lost Penny Day @ Columbus Air Force Base Community
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

For National Lost Penny Day, participants are encouraged to take a walk around the base community in search of lost pennies. The participant who collects the most pennies will win a special prize.

Feb
16
Tue
Mardi Gras @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wear your mask and some beads because it’s Mardi Gras! If you come check out books you’ll be gifted with these special trinkets from our Librarians. Look to the Facebook page, @columbusairforcebaselibrary, for different traditions from down in New Orleans, over in Mobile, and across the sea in Europe.

DIY Bird Feeders @ Columbus Air Force Base Library Facebook Page
Feb 16 @ 2:30 pm

February is national bird feeding month, so the Library will post some how-to’s on making your very own bird feeder! Share photos to @columbusairforcebaselibrary if you make one.