The Columbus Air Force Base generated an economic impact of $315 million in Columbus and the Golden Triangle area in Fiscal Year 2018, according to a report released by the base.
The skies over Golden Triangle Regional Airport will be a little busier over the next six months. More than a dozen T-1 trainers from Columbus Air Force Base will make GTRA their temporary home while one of the CAFB runways undergoes construction work.
The heritage of the Air Force in the Golden Triangle runs deep.
With a month of command of the 14th Flying Training Wing under his belt, Col. Douglas “Gos” Gosney met with the Base Community Council to lay out some goals for his time at Columbus Air Force Base.
It’s been nearly a decade since the latest round of military base realignment and closures (BRAC) resulted in the decommission of nine military bases in the U.S. Now, the Department of Defense is pushing for more base closures beginning in 2017.
Civilian workers at Columbus Air Force Base are back on the job.
On Oct. 1, 230 of CAFB’s 1,277 civilian workers were immediately furloughed when the federal government shut down over a funding impasse.
Out of the 1,277 civilian employees at Columbus Air Force Base, approximately 230 will be furloughed and without a paycheck due to the recent government shutdown.
The longest runway in Mississippi is officially open for business again.
At Columbus Air Force Base on Friday morning, a little more than 100 people stood on one end of the base’s 12,000-foot long center runway to watch a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Organizers of today’s Independence Day celebration, Fireworks on the Water, said they expect this year’s event to be better than ever.
Despite the threat of rain, Columbus Air Force Base Chief Public Affairs Officer Sonic Johnson said they are preparing for maximum crowds for the event, which will be staged on the East Bank of the John C. Stennis Lock and Dam.
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