McColumn grew up in Macon, Georgia. He has attended US Army War College, Webster University, and Elmira College where he earned his Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies, Education, and Business Administration. He served in the U.S. Army for 35 years, serving multiple positions including strategic leadership in logistics and acquisition. While serving in the military, he co-founded the Good Shepherd Church of God in Christ in Tokyo
McColumn believes in securing the borders, and continuing to build the wall that is being built on the Mexico-United States Border. He supports more strict enforcement of existing immigration legislation. McColumn also wants to fund electronic means to observe and secure borders.
McColumn believes in lowering taxes for all Georgians and limiting government spending. He wants to eliminate taxes for retired veterans living in Georgia.
McColumn believes in the power of the state government, and would work to retain state autonomy.
McColumn is pro-life.