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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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Participants in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Regional Lego League Robotics competition Saturday tweak their robots on a practice table.  U.S. Air Force photo by Sue Sapp. Nano Quest challenge allows teams to explore the world of robotics programming
Building robots with Legos may seem like child's play, but for Middle Georgia students participating in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Regional Lego League Robotics competition building robots is all about nanotechnology. The competition held at the Museum of Aviation combined the ability of robots to complete
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Senior Master Sgt. Wendell Peacock, an Air Force reservist at Robins, takes the stage with country music star Jamie O’Neal at an Operation Season’s Greetings tour event.  Sergeant Peacock will join Ms. O’Neal on stage again Saturday at the Grand Ole Opry.  U.S. Air Force photo
Reservist shares center stage with country music star
Senior Master Sgt. Wendell Peacock is used to working behind the scenes. But his recent tour with the United Services Organization's Operation Season's Greetings landed him in the spotlight. Sergeant Peacock, chief of installation security in the Air Force Reserve Command's A7 Security Operations and an Air Force reservist at Robins for eight
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The 116th ACW is the only Air Force unit operating the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System. 116th ACW receives Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
The 116th Air Control Wing has been awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award. The wing distinguished itself through exceptionally meritorious service from Aug. 31, 2004 to May 31, 2006. This is the thirteenth Outstanding Unit Award the 116th has won, the second since the wing became the first total force wing, blending active duty and Air
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