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  • 80th OSS controller at ENJJPT earns prestigious aviation safety award

    A quick decision by David Bowles, an 80th Operations Support Squadron Radar Approach Control civilian, prevented a potential mid-air collision of two Air Force aircraft on Aug. 1, 2019, becoming the first controller in Sheppard AFB history to earn the Lt. Gen. Gordon A. Blake Aircraft Assist Award for aviation safety.
  • Best in the Air Force: Columbus AFB Airfield Ops hard work recognized

    The 14th Operations Support Squadron’s Airfield Operations Flight at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, was selected as the best in the Air Force for 2019 following their accomplishments and support of the base’s mission to Cultivate Airmen, Create Pilots and Connect.
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  • I’ll have what she’s having

    One of the challenges Airmen can expect to face when entering the World’s greatest Air Force is the tremendous possibility of being separated from your family. At times, the separation takes place across state lines or country borders. The same cannot be said for two sisters from a military family with the same Air Force Specialty Code. Although years apart, they are both stationed at Columbus Air Force Base.
  • The eyes of the sky: RAPCON key to training mobility Airmen

    When thinking of airspace, one might assume that the chances of two aircraft colliding while in the air is pretty low. In reality, there are tens of thousands of planes in the air at any given point. Additionally, variables such as bad weather and low visibility make flying a feat that can’t be accomplished with aircrew alone. This is where the 97th Operational Support Squadron Radar Approach Control Flight comes in.
  • 80th OSS controller at ENJJPT earns prestigious aviation safety award

    A quick decision by David Bowles, an 80th Operations Support Squadron Radar Approach Control civilian, prevented a potential mid-air collision of two Air Force aircraft on Aug. 1, 2019, becoming the first controller in Sheppard AFB history to earn the Lt. Gen. Gordon A. Blake Aircraft Assist Award for aviation safety.
  • Best in the Air Force: Columbus AFB Airfield Ops hard work recognized

    The 14th Operations Support Squadron’s Airfield Operations Flight at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, was selected as the best in the Air Force for 2019 following their accomplishments and support of the base’s mission to Cultivate Airmen, Create Pilots and Connect.
  • Scouts take part in 2-day camporee at Columbus AFB, connect with Team BLAZE

    Over 150 members of Scouts, Boy Scouts of America, visited and toured Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, to learn about various jobs in the military and the 14th Flying Training Wing’s mission March 29-31.
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