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  • Becoming a Pilot for a Day

    The 56th Fighter Wing welcomed Isaac “Axe-Man” Salinas from Make-A-Wish Arizona to become a pilot for a day, Oct. 13, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The Pilot for a Day program aims to provide children from Make-A-Wish with an uplifting experience and a break from their daily challenges.

  • Team BLAZE welcomes newest ‘pilot’ during fun-filled day

    Pilots, pink gifts and attention, according to Aubrey Armstrong, there’s not much more a child could ask for. Aubrey had a chance to spend time with pilots at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, June 25, during her Pilot for a Day opportunity.

  • 5-year-old experiences pilot life for a day at Columbus AFB

    Tobias Taylor, a 5-year-old boy who suffers from cystic fibrosis, never lets any of his disadvantages slow him down and with the help of the Pilot for a Day program, Tobias got to experience something new Dec. 6, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.