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George Pacheco, 78th Operations Support Squadron, Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems (ATCALS) maintenance technician tells how his team came to make emergency repairs on the ailing Doppler radar in time to provide critical storm tracking during the Jan. 21 – 22 storms that hit Middle Georgia. Robins ATCALS team maintains this Doppler radar located near Jeffersonville, Ga. 
(U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Leach) Base technicians keep a weather radar ready to track a storm
The Air Force uses long range detection systems to track enemy forces, but what if the enemy is a severe storm? Well there is a high–tech radar that serves as an early warning system to tell everyone to take cover when a dangerous storm is coming. What looks like a golf ball for the Jolly Green giant is actually a National Weather Service Doppler
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2017
Maj. Gen. Eugene Haase, AFSOC vice commander, speaks to Team Robins maintenance professionals during a special visit to the base to laud the accelerated programmed depot maintenance work being done on AFSOC aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ed Aspera) AFSOC general returns to thank Robins maintainers; provides gunship tour
 As promised by the Air Force Special Operations Command vice commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex C-130 sustainment workers were treated to a Feb. 9 tour inside an AC-130W gunship fully loaded with the latest modifications.  Maj. Gen. Eugene Haase, AFSOC vice commander, and his crew brought the AC-130W from Hurlburt Field, Fla., to the
0 2/16
2017
(Shutterstock image) Stormwater Straight Talk: Keep pesticides out of the water
Pesticides are useful in controlling weeds and insects, but they can be dangerous if stored or used improperly. They can contribute to contamination of lakes, streams, and rivers through stormwater runoff. Since all pesticides have some level of toxicity, they can pose a threat to aquatic life when they get into waterbodies.Further, pesticides in
0 2/14
2017
(Shutterstock image) Supervisory Refresher Course Changes announced
The Supervisory Refresher Course was launched three years ago, and it’s time to complete the requirement again.  The course meets a directive requiring supervisors to be complete refresher training at least once every three years. To make it easier for those needing the training, the format of the five-week course has changed. Employees now have
0 2/14
2017
Maj. Gen. Eugene Haase, AFSOC vice commander, speaks to Team Robins maintenance professionals during a special visit to the base to laud the accelerated programmed depot maintenance work being done on AFSOC aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton) Success Here = Success There! AFSOC lauds Team Robins for expedited AC-130 work
Maj. Gen. Eugene Haase, AFSOC vice commander, speaks to Team Robins maintenance professionals during a special visit to the base to laud the accelerated programmed depot maintenance work being done on AFSOC aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton)
0 2/14
2017
(U.S. Air Force graphic) AF releases new guidance on civilian hiring freeze
The Air Force has released additional guidance in regard to the federal civilian hiring freeze implemented Jan. 23.
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2017
(U.S. Air Force graphic) Air Force releases Civilian Hiring Freeze FAQs
The Air Force has released a list of frequently asked questions concerning the current civilian hiring freeze. They are:Q. What impact will the freeze have on the force? A. The impact of this freeze will likely be felt over time as personnel retire and separate from the Air Force. However, the Secretary of Defense has delegated limited authority to
0 2/13
2017
(Shutterstock image) Tax Center open for business
The Robins Air Force Base Tax Center is open for the 2016 filing season through April 18, 2017.  The Tax Center will be located in the Education Office of  Bldg. 905, and Individuals can access the center through the door across from Room 120. The Tax Center provides free tax preparation and electronic filing services to active duty, reserve and
0 2/10
2017
Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, presents Jeffrey Allen, AFSC executive director, with a letter from Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander, congratulating him on being a recipient of the 2016 Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive. The award will be presented by the President of the United States in a formal ceremony later this year. (Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel) AFSC Director awarded Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive
Jeffrey Allen, executive director of the Air Force Sustainment Center receives a letter from Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command from Lt. Gen. Lee Levy II, commander AFSC on Mr. Allen’s award for the 2016 Presidential Rank award of Meritorious Executive. The letter was sent in recognition of the official award that will
0 2/06
2017
(U.S. Air Force graphic by Geoff Janes) Base economic impact grows 4 percent, a $2.86 billion boon to Peach State!
Robins Air Force Base contributed $2.86 billion to the Georgia economy in fiscal year 2016, according to the installation’s latest economic impact statement. That represents a 4 percent increase over fiscal 2015, which was 2 percent greater than fiscal 2014.
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2017
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