Air Education and Training Command News

  • Snackin’ on snacks

    Airmen living in Unaccompanied Enlisted Dorms (UED) recently received a Nano market in Montgomery Village, provided by Columbus Air Force Base, in an effort to improve the quality of services provided to dorm residents.

  • Columbus AFB commemorates Tuskegee Airmen

    The Airmen of Columbus Air Force Base make history everyday by providing exceptional pilots to project airpower across the globe but now they have a very special tie to our Air Force legacy.On the 10th of February, the 41st Flying Training Squadron officially opened an innovation flight room and

  • 14th LRS commander recognized; brings home award

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Michael Kennedy, 14th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, was awarded with the Air Education and Training Command’s Outstanding Logistics Readiness Field Grade Officer of the Year award for 2020, on January 25, 2021.

  • Controller commemorated with 40 years of ATC

    Retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Walter Boltwood, assistant Radar Approach Control (RAPCON) controller, celebrated 40 accumulated years of air traffic control with friends and family at the ATC tower on January 7, 2021, at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.

  • Columbus AFB hosts two graduations amidst COVID-19 regulations

    Thirty-two pilots graduated from Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. on Dec. 11, 2020.In order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the larger class was spilt up into two ceremonies, allowing proper social distancing among the graduates and family members

  • 50th FTS commemorates Vietnam POW with painting

    The 50th Flying Training Squadron at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, paid homage to Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard “Gene” Smith, Vietnam prisoner of war and former 50th FTS commander, by placing a symbol of their squadron’s heritage on November 13, 2020.The symbol is a painting of an

  • 14th CES wins dual AETC awards

    The 14th Flying Training Wing’s Civil Engineer Squadron brings home the gold with not one but two Air Education and Training Command 2020 Civil Engineer Awards.

  • Hometown Missourians form bond in Mississippi

    Sometimes Airmen forget how small and connected the Air Force actually is. Nearly every Airman is connected to another Airman from relationships made at prior assignments or training.Although the Air Force is one giant network of people, it’s not common for two members from the same hometown to end

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