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Default Air Force Logo Robins first air logistics center to implement BRAC 2005 decisions
The Warner Robins Air Logistics Center is the first of the Air Force's three air logistics centers and the first of 13 industrial sites across all four military services to implement the Base Realignment and Closure 2005. The BRAC 2005 decision calls for the Department of Defense to reconfigure its industrial supply, storage and distribution
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2007
Crew members work to put in the last piece of concrete on the runway in June, 2004. Similar work is being done to the north side of the flightline, which will be closed May 4-18. Forty concrete slabs and 90,000 linear feet of joint seals will be replaced. The project will cost about $1.5 million. U.S. Air Force file photo by Sue Sapp Mission continues despite flightline closure
The Robins flightline will be shut down for 14 days, May 4-18, for repairs, but Team Robins members are working to ensure the mission impact is minimal. "We look at the runway as a weapon system and any weapon system requires maintenance and this is our preventive maintenance," said 1st Lt. Anthony Hayes, airfield operations flight operations
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Col. Patrick C. Higby salutes Col. Theresa Carter, 78th ABW commander, as he takes command of the 78th MSG, Friday, April 20 as outgoing commander Col. Joel Benefield looks on. Col. Higby comes to Robins from Langley, AFB, Va. where he was the Division Chief of the Network Systems Division, Directorate of Communications & Information, HQ Air Combat Command. U. S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp  New commander takes reins of 78th MSG
Colonel Patrick Higby recently took charge as commander of the 78th Mission Support Group, receiving the group's guidon at a change of command ceremony April 20. Colonel Higby comes to Robins from Langley Air Force Base, Va., where he served as the Network Systems Division chief. He said although he enjoyed working at Headquarters Air Combat
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2007
Shane Jones lowers a secchi disk into Scout Lake to a depth of 18 inches to gauge the phytoplankton in the lake.  U. S. Air Force photo by Sue Sap Bigger Fish to Fry: Environmental Management works to improve fish habitat giving fishers something to reel in
Next time you cast out your fishing rod at Scout Lake you might find yourself reeling in a Christmas tree branch. Such a catch would be the result of efforts at Robins to promote a healthy habitat for fish in the base lakes. The Christmas trees, which are part of the base recycling program, are anchored about 30 feet beyond the pier to provide
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2007
Several children of military members who were stationed at Robins are buried in the Feagin Cemetery. U. S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp  What lies Beneath? Base cemeteries undergo ground penetrating radar search for unmarked graves
Few people put much thought into which way the headstones of a cemetery face. However, it took just moments for Matthew Barner, a senior geophysicist, to notice the orientation in the Feagin Cemetery seemed backwards. He said graves typically were placed where those buried could sit-up and face the eastern sky, however the Feagin Cemetery located
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Outdoor water use restrictions remain in effect
During the summer of 2006, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division declared a "Level One" drought condition throughout the State of Georgia, and this condition is still in effect. Under the State Drought Management Plan, a Level One drought condition calls for a ban on outdoor watering between certain hours every day. Based on these
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2007
SrA Douglas Brown, AADD acting president, hands over the responsibility phone to SrA Bryan Paul. AADD volunteers give military and civilian base ID card holders a free ride home if they have had too much to drink. U. S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp  AADD volunteers provide safe alternative to drinking and driving
Staff Sgt. Justin Cook knows the effect alcohol can have on people. He has seen it firsthand as a volunteer driver with Airmen Against Drunk Driving. Sergeant Cook, NCO in charge of network administration in the 52nd Combat Communications Squadron, has volunteered for the past few months for the organization that provides rides home to base
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2007
2nd Lt. Regina Forstell and Kenyatta Kendrick pose for the camera at the REACH picnic. Kenyatta was especially proud of her patriotic face. U. S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp   Annual REACH picnic offers Team Robins mentors and youth chance to relax, relate
Members of Team Robins are always making a difference in the lives of the community that surrounds the gates of the base. One of the programs is the Raising Education Achievement for Children mentoring program, which allows members of the Robins community to mentor elementary age children from throughout the local community. Jennifer Hall, a
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Three units from Robins earn 2007 CINC awards
Three groups from Robins were recently named winners of the Air Force's 2007 Commander in Chief Installation Excellence Awards' Special Recognition Category. The Civilian Discipline Team in the 78th Air Base Wing Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, the AAR-47 Infrared Integrated Product Team and the 51st Combat Communications Squadron each earned
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2007
Default Air Force Logo VDATS makes avionics equipment testers universal
Robins is making avionics equipment testers universal to all aircraft components to keep the mission flowing. On March 30, the 402nd Electronics Maintenance Group and the 402nd Software Maintenance Group delivered the first three of 10 Versatile Depot Automatic Test Stations to avionics shops here. The test stations will enable technicians to test
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2007
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