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Default Air Force Logo Richard Ray Boulevard changing lanes to make room for parking
Richard Ray Boulevard is narrowing down to two lanes to make room for an additional 160 parking spaces on the north side of the thoroughfare. The four-lane road, which runs along the north side of Bldgs. 300 and 301 and formerly accommodated traffic from the original main gate, will undergo its transformation as early as mid-July. Tiffany Evans, a
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Wish Book brings maintainers improved communication, better work environment
Have you ever sat at work and wished for better lighting or even a latch for the restroom door? For those who've pondered what it would be like to have those wishes granted, the D Flight in the 560th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron has the answer. The C-130 maintainers have seen numerous wishes granted since their flight chief, David Griffin, first
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Solutions Summit discusses projected skilled worker shortage
Combating the projected shortage of skilled aerospace workers in Middle Georgia was at the heart of discussion with base and private industry leaders at the 2007 Middle Georgia Work Ready Aerospace Partnership Solutions Summit at the Robins Conference Center Tuesday. "We can expect to hire people that come out of cookie cutter learning
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2007
Students high crawl through the mud during Expeditionary Combat Skills Training. The full training course includes a day and a half of classroom instruction and a day and a half  field training at Warrior Air Base on Robins. (Courtesy photo) Expeditionary Combat Skills Training gives Airmen tools to succeed, survive
Dodging smoke grenades, crawling through muddy ditches and riding in a convoy while being fired upon with blank ammunition - it's not a bad dream. It's just a handful of the things Airmen in Expeditionary Combat Skills Training must endure to be ready to fight in deployed locations. Staff Sgt. Genis Membrila, an instructor in the 78th Security
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Volunteer coach to take local basketball team to nationals
He's not your average volunteer coach. As a matter of fact, he doesn't even have a son on the team. But that doesn't keep Roosevelt Harrison from getting the best out of "his boys," who will be playing at the 2007 Division II Amateur Athletic Union national competition next month in Arkansas. His team, the Warner Robins Express Boys 16 and under
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2007
The first MC-130 H Combat Talon II to receive a new center wing box left Robins Friday to return to Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla. U. S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp WR-ALC completes first of its kind center wing box repair two months ahead of time
An MC-130 H Combat Talon II returned to its mission Friday equipped with a new center wing box 53 days ahead of schedule. "We sent the plane out better than what it is designed. We sent it back better than we bought it," said Joel Lechene, center wing box lead engineer with the 330th Aircraft Sustainment Group. Not only did the aircraft receive the
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2007
Maj. Gen. Tom Owen, center commander, passes the guidon to Col. Mark A. Atkinson at an appointment of command ceremony Tuesday. Col. Atkinson became the 402nd Maintenance Wing commander. He comes from Randolph Air Force Base, Texas where he served as the Director of Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command. U. S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp    402nd gets new commander
The new leader at the helm of the 402nd Maintenance Wing, a self-proclaimed "maintainer at heart," is raring to help continue the organization's award winning legacy. "I want to become a very productive and active member inside a team that's already performing well and doing great things," said Col. Mark Atkinson, newly appointed 402nd MXW
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2007
TSgt. Ramona Delamarter, on right, goes over test material with TSgt. Brenda Myers. U. S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp  Robins NCO Academy set to deactivate in May 2008
Robins NCO Academy is set to deactivate in late summer 2008, just two years after celebrating its 50th birthday. The school is tentatively set to graduate its last class of noncommissioned officers in May 2008 before deactivating in the July or August timeframe. Chief Master Sgt. Roy Lapioli, commandant at the Robins NCO Academy for the past 11
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Robins purchases Green Energy from Georgia Power
Robins signed a Green Energy contract with Georgia Power to purchase three percent of the base's annual kilowatt-hour consumption or 9.9 million kwh. The base contracted to purchase 825,500 kwhs a month for more than $37,000 from Georgia Power. Under the contract, Robins will be the largest participant in Georgia Power's Green Energy program,
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2007
Default Air Force Logo New name, same service: Life Skills changes name to better reflect mission
Robins Life Skills Support Center recently changed its name to Mental Health as part of an Air Force-wide initiative aimed to clarify the clinic's mission. The change took effect immediately at life skills support centers throughout the service branch. After a poll of subject matter experts, first sergeants, command chief master sergeants, and
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2007
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