Air Education and Training Command News

  • SUPT class 22-01 graduates; new era begins

    Class 22-01, the first fiscal year 2022 Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training class, graduated five aviators, four from allied forces, Oct. 22, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • Trailblazer talks innovation, diversity, recruitment

    The 14th Flying Training Wing hosted U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, Department of the Air Force chief of safety, Headquaters U.S. Air Force Arlington, VA, and the Air Force Safety Center commander, Kirtland Air Force Base, NM., Oct. 13, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., during her

  • That’s a Wrap

    Class 21-16, the final fiscal year 2021 Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training class, graduated thirty-two aviators, Oct. 1, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • Easterling accepts command of Firebirds

    Lt. Col. Jason Barlow relinquished command of the 43rd Flying Training Squadron to Lt. Col. David Easterling Jr., during a change of command ceremony, Aug. 26, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • Aim high Airman

    One Captain, Twenty 1st Lieutenants, and nine 2nd Lieutenants, graduated from SUPT (Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training), becoming the U.S. Air Forces newest aviators, July 30, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • CAFB Airman joins excellence legacy

    The USAF Thunderbirds are an elite aerial performance team known for demonstrating the incredible capabilities of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, a multi-role fighter jet. Columbus Air Force Base’s very own Tech. Sgt. Teddrick Thibodeaux, 14th Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment (AFE)

  • Welcome to Columbus

    The grand opening of the 14th Flying Training Wings first Welcome Center took place July 20, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • 14th STUS lands new commander

    Lt. Col. Joseph McCane turned over command of the 14th Student Squadron to Lt. Col Stanley Courtland, during a change of command ceremony, June 21, 2021 on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • Defenders welcome new commander

    Maj. Cody Elliott handed over the reigns as 14th Security Forces Squadron commander to Maj. Michael Olson, during a change of command ceremony, June 7, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • NextGen Aerospace Professionals

    The Mississippi Civil Air Patrol experienced drastic declines in cadet attendance due to the global COVID-19 pandemic since the beginning of 2019.

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