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Default Air Force Logo 78th SFS bids farewell to military working dog Tosca
To the military working dog handlers of the 78th Security Forces Squadron, Tosca, a 13-year-old Belgian Malinois, is valued as much as any other family member. The military working dog, with brand number X004, was born on July 8, 1993. She entered military service on Nov. 15, 1994, and began sniffing out drugs and apprehending bad guys. Tosca died
0 6/01
2007
Allan Widener, driver and mechanic, opens the panels of the war wagon to reveal the equipment and supplies it holds. U. S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp   Robins ‘War Wagons’ bring maintenance to warfighters
When the Department of Defense has an aircraft in need of repair and the situation requires a traveling repairman, it looks to Robins Air Force Base and the 402nd Commodities Maintenance Group to come to the rescue. The group maintains a one-of-a-kind resource, two War Wagons, which deploy around the world in support of the warfighter. The 37-foot
0 5/25
2007
2nd Lt. Kimberly Grisson boards a KC-135 for a 19th ARG deployment to Qatar. U. S. Air Force file photo by Sue Sapp  19th Air Refueling Group reflects on mission as deactivation date nears
When it comes to heritage, the 19th Air Refueling Group is always willing to celebrate the legacy of Black Knights past and present. The realization today's Black Knights may be the last to carry the torch of the group can be disheartening. However, members of the group are choosing to celebrate the rich history and culture of the group, rather
0 5/24
2007
Do not approach or feed any alligator on base. U. S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp Alligator inhabits Duck Lake, caution advised
Monday afternoon Bob Sargent was surprised to find a five-foot alligator, wading in Duck Lake. Mr. Sargent, the natural resources manager for the Environmental Management Division at Robins, had visited the lake several times during the last few weeks hoping to spot the alligator, which had been reported by a Lakeside housing resident, Army Maj.
0 5/24
2007
TALLIL AIR BASE, Iraq -- A Predator from the 46th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron here lands Jan. 20.  The Predator is a remotely piloted vehicle that provides real-time surveillance imagery supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Suzanne M. Jenkins) Center lands supporting role in Predator, Reaper programs
Air Force Materiel Command recently announced the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center would be designated as the System Support Manager for the MQ-1 Predator and the MQ-9 Reaper programs. The management responsibilities will be given to a four-person team from the 560th Aircraft Sustainment Group. "It's a big deal to be recognized as the SSM for the
0 5/24
2007
Default Air Force Logo Robins exceeds goal in 2007 AFAF campaign
The generosity of members of Team Robins in the 2007 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign is proof that its people have no problem helping out. The base raised $100,296 in this year's campaign, which brought the base well above its goal of $89,569. Capt. Shannon Morris, workforce development manager and program management functional actions officer
0 5/24
2007
Default Air Force Logo Robins to reduce long distance calling capabilities
The 78th Communications Squadron did a data call several months ago during which Robins units verified the phone numbers needing direct dial long distance service. Starting June 1, the 78th CS will turn off direct dial long distance capabilities from all phone numbers that were not identified by units as needing the service. First Lt. Rory Tibbals,
0 5/24
2007
Default Air Force Logo Bird feeding prohibited at base lakes
For many, the beginning of spring signals the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. And members of the Robins community have always enjoyed the season with a trip to Scout Lake with a loaf of bread in hand to feed the birds. However, this year those who headed to the lake were met by a new sign prohibiting the practice. The new base-wide policy
0 5/17
2007
Espie Rozell seals a sample to be sent to a laboratory for testing  in full view of the person being tested.  U.S. Air Force photo by SUE SAPP Random tests help deter drug use
Military members and civilians at Robins who think they can do drugs and get away with it need to think again. Amphetamines, cocaine and marijuana are only a few of the drugs the base's Drug Demand Reduction Program randomly tests military and civilians for. On any given day, a Department of Defense mandated computer software program could pick a
0 5/17
2007
MSgt Gary P. Chellette was awarded the Bronze Star Medal by Brig. Gen. Andy Busch, commander of the 402nd Maintenance Wing, in the ceremony Monday. He distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding achievement in Iraq.  He was tasked with building the new Iraqi Air Force from September 2006 to March 2007, and was exposed to enemy fire on many occasions. U. S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp Two from Robins earn Bronze Star Medals
Master Sgt Gary Chelette and Bryan Braud received the Bronze Star Medal on Monday for their actions in Iraq. Sergeant Chelette, a crew chief with the 653rd Combat Logistics Support Squadron, distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding achievement in Iraq. He was tasked with building the new Iraqi Air
0 5/17
2007
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