COLUMBUS AFB

Ohio National Guard Counterdrug Task Force marches with Ohio youth to celebrate drug-free lifestyle

Story by SSG Michael Carden on 04/23/2018 Fifteen members of the Ohio National Guard Counterdrug Task Force joined more than 2,000 youth from across Ohio who marched through downtown Columbus, Ohio, as part of the "We Are The Majority" rally on April 19, 2018, to show their commitment to living
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Halter named Nashville District Employee of the Month for February 2018

Story by Mark Rankin on 04/20/2018 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April. 20, 2017) Karen Halter, accountant at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Resource Management Division, is the District Employee of the Month for February 2018. Halter is recognized for her history of going above the call of duty to
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Associates recycle 7 tons at DSCC

Story by Dana Thornbury on 04/20/2018 Installation Operations Environmental Division hosted its annual Shred Day event April 18 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Associates recycled 14,040 pounds of paper. The spring 2018 event improved last years Shred Day recycled pounds by 2,340.
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Lowndes Young Leaders visit Columbus AFB

Story by A1C Beaux Hebert on 04/16/2018 The Lowndes Young Leaders program visited Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 10 for a base tour. Lowndes Young Leaders is a 12-month leadership program for high school sophomores that live in and attend high school or are homeschooled in Lowndes County, Mississippi.
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43rd FTS instructor pilot dedicates 20 plus years of training to CAFB

Story by A1C Keith Holcomb on 04/16/2018 Lt. Col. Brent Green, 43rd FTS assistant director of operations, was a captain and active-duty instructor pilot when he joined the 43rd FTS as one of the first T-37 Tweet instructors. "It was just time for our family, had three young kids, it
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Parker speaks about Air Force wings' during 18-07 graduation

Story by A1C Keith Holcomb on 04/16/2018 Col. Brandon D. Parker, 7th Bomb Wing commander at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, spoke to the Air Force's newest pilots at Columbus Air Force Base about earning their coveted wings after completing over a year of training. "I speak on behalf of
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NRD Ohio Sailor and Future Sailor save a life at local YMCA

Story by PO1 Vernishia Vaughn on 04/13/2018 Utilitiesman 1st Class Kevin Yaksich Hubbard Ohio native and Future Sailor Quenten Cipra, Berea, Ohio native, answered the call from YMCA staff requesting CPR assistance after an elderly man was found on a treadmill unresponsive. "I was finishing up usual paperwork when the
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Serving on behalf of a grateful nation

Story by Capt. Paul Stennett on 04/12/2018 MANSFIELD, Ohio The Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) Honor Guard graduated 10 new members from the Ohio Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve March 23, 2018 at the 200th RED HORSE Squadron, Camp Perry, Ohio. Attending the graduation was Col. Alliso
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Land and Maritime's Avenger program a model of interagency cooperation

Story by Craig Rader on 04/09/2018 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An array of military air defense platforms sitting dormant for years have been refurbished and are once again supporting Warfighters around the world. A March 14 ceremony at Letterkenny Army Depot (LEAD) unveiled the latest group of newly restored Avenger Air
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Women celebrated at DSCC leadership summit

Story by Craig Rader on 04/09/2018 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A March 28 leadership summit at the Defense Supply Center Columbus honored contributions of women in central Ohio and highlighted their journeys of persistence and resiliency. The Equal Employment Opportunity office's Federal Women's Program hosted leading women from the fields of
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MSU students tour Columbus AFB propulsion lab

Story by A1C Beaux Hebert on 04/06/2018 On average, an aerospace engineering student will spend over 1,000 hours in their classroom learning the components of aircraft. The Mississippi State University Aircraft Propulsion Class visited Columbus Air Force Base's propulsion lab April 3. The class started their tour with the 14th
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