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The Band of the United States Air Force Reserve reenact the traditional Tattoo during a previous year's ceremony. U.S. Air Force file photo by Sue Sapp Celebrating history: Robins 2007 Military Tattoo brings Air Force past to life
Robins is set to bring aviation history to life at its 2007 Tattoo Ceremony in Hangar 2328 March 21. A morale-boosting event, the Robins Tattoo will feature numerous musical acts and other entertainment. The military tradition of Tattoo stretches back to the 17th century, during the reign of King William III of Great Britain. English soldiers who
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Default Air Force Logo Driving under the influence: A first-hand look at the consequences
Take $10,000, put it into a grocery bag, light it on fire and watch it burn. Doing this would be insane, but when you drink and drive, you might as well strike the match. According to an MSN.com article, a typical drunk driving charge costs about $10,000 by the time you pay bail, fines, fees and insurance, even if you didn't hit anything or hurt
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Default Air Force Logo Robins set to discontinue vehicle decals in February
Starting Feb. 5, Robins employees will say goodbye to vehicle registration decals. In September 2001, the Air Force implemented 100 percent identification card checks to access installations. After a comprehensive discussion of the local threat, the risk and the capabilities, Robins leadership directed this measure accordingly with the base's force
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A total of 684 runners competed in the Museum of Aviation’s annual marathon and other running competitions at Robins Air Force Base.  It was the largest turnout in the event’s 10-year history. (U.S. Air Force photo by Raymond Crayton) Museum of Aviation's marathon attracts record crowd
A total of 684 runners and walkers participated in the Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon Saturday, making it the largest running event ever held at the Museum. The event hosted runners from 26 different U.S. states and Canada, including participants from Hawaii, California, Washington and New York. "The race grows and grows every year and has
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Default Air Force Logo Trio of maintenance workers earn Leo Marquez Award
The 402nd Maintenance Wing and the 653rd Combat Logistics Support Squadron have the tools to get their jobs done right. Three individuals from the organizations were named as winners of Air Force Materiel Command's 2006 Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez Award. Brent Inman, director of the 568th Elec-tronics Main-tenance Squadron, was recently named as the
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Default Air Force Logo Six 78th CPTS members win AFMC-level awards
Six members of the 78th Comptroller Squadron took big honors in the fiscal 2006 AFMC Financial Management and Comptroller Annual Awards. "I am very proud of the great service that these folks as representatives of the squadron have accomplished," said Lt. Col. Kalwant Smagh, 78th CPTS commander. "These folks are very deserving and we are optimistic
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Default Air Force Logo 402nd MXW earns 2006 Maintenance Effectiveness Award
The 402nd Maintenance Wing rounded out 2006 with yet another notch on the organization's award-winning record. The maintenance wing recently earned the 2006 Secretary of Defense Maintenance Effectiveness Award, by providing outstanding mission support to the warfighter with record production levels in all weapon systems for global missions with
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An area on the south end of Robins Air Force Base is designated as a Longleaf pine reforestation site. A skidder drags downed trees to be loaded and picks up debris. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp) Thinning out Robins pines brings brighter future to other resources
Tree crews spent several days thinning out Robins pine stands, which will create revenue to help manage the remaining trees and protect less common resources on base such as the Longleaf Pine Reforestation Site. "It's partly about managing and monitoring the health of the forest here on base and partly about clearing areas for growth and
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Default Air Force Logo 3,000 employees to convert to NSPS
After months of hearing about the National Security Personnel System, about 3,000 non-bargaining Robins employees will return to work Monday under the new system. The NSPS system, a new civilian employee compensation and management system, rewards workers based on their individual performance. The system, which will go into effect Sunday, was
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Staff Sgt. Ramon Gallegos copies imagery maps that E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System flight crews use. Sergeant Gallegos is assisgned to the 116th Computer Systems Squadron. (U. S. Air Force photo/Sue Sapp) Mission Possible: Software maintainers help warfighters achieve mission
While the Joint STARS platform is celebrated for its ability to provide theater, ground and air commanders with real-time ground surveillance in support of attack operations the surveillance giant couldn't complete its mission without the support of the 116th Computer Systems Squadron. "The J-Stars wouldn't exist without CSS," said Staff Sgt.
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