Columbus AFB
Columbus, MS 39710, USA


Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide


Welcome to Columbus

Welcome to Columbus Air Force Base, home of the 14th Flying Training Wing of the 19th Air Force, Air Education and Training Command. As you familiarize yourself with the base, you’ll learn more about pivotal role we play in training Air Force pilots and keeping the Air Force ready to

Checking In

Welcome! We are pleased you will be joining our outstanding team of 1,200 active-duty and 1,200 civilian Airmen who make up the Columbus Air Force Base team. The check-in process outlined in the following pages has been compiled for your convenience and is designed to ensure your introduction to the

Settling In

Getting settled and getting around — two things any newcomer is eager to do! It’s easy at Columbus, and there are plenty of people to ensure you’re well taken care of. WHERE TO LIVE You should report to the housing office within three days of arrival. The housing staff

Serving the Family

SCHOOLS Columbus Air Force Base has a full-time school liaison office (SLO) to provide K-12 education information to all personnel assigned to the installation. Contact the SLO at 662-434-2792 or via email at with questions. Children of families living on base have a choice to attend Columbus Municipal


Columbus offers a wide variety of recreational activities. The base can accommodate almost any interest with professional instruction and top-notch facilities and equipment. Combine this with an unlimited number of local points of interest, attractions and outdoor fun just a short drive away, and you’ve got everything it takes to


The mission of the 14th Flying Training Wing is to produce pilots, advance airmen and feed the fight. The wing accomplishes this via specialized undergraduate pilot training in T-6A, T-38C and T-1A trainer aircraft. Each day the wing flies an average of 300 sorties using three parallel runways. The


When you arrive at Columbus Air Force Base, you’ll join a team with a proud heritage. From our earliest days as an Army Air Corps pilot training base to the Cold War when our runways trembled under the roar of the mighty B-52s, to our reputation today as one of

Welcome to Mississippi

Welcome to Columbus, Mississippi, and the South’s warmest welcome! The hospitality state aims to fill your senses and create for you a home like no other. A warm, friendly place that just makes you feel good – that’s what Mississippi is all about! You’ll see it in smiling faces of
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