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A group of seniors participates in a water aerobics class at the Robins Fitness Center, April 27, 2016. According to the Centers For Disease Control, water-based exercise can help people with chronic diseases like arthritis. It improves use of affected joints without worsening symptoms. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton) Water aerobics offers fitness alternative for older community
Today there are more than 40 million adults in the United States ages 65 and older, but just one in four exercise regularly. Common concerns of achy joints, cardiovascular problems, fear of falling, being too out of shape or not being able to keep up with the younger crowd in the gym reduce many individuals to only walking to stay active. While
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2016
Getting to know you: Richard Colquitt  (U.S. Air Force illustration by Claude Lazzara) Getting to know you: Richard Colquitt
This week our Getting to Know You feature highlights Richard Colquitt, 78th Force Support Squadron chief of Career Development.Time in service: 33yearsHometown: Livingston, TexasWhat does your work involve at Robins? "Providing personnel support at Robins, specifically officer promotions."What do you enjoy most about your work? "Helping our troops.
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John Hyde, 78th Civil Engineering Group environmental community planner, and Esther Lee-Altman, Robins Installation Support Team, bag leaves as part of the Bryant Cemetery clean up, April 20, 2016 . (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton)
Robins gives back during Earth Day-related activities
Robins has long been a steward of the environment encouraging conservation through annual cleanups, recycling drives and various educational activities.One of the base's environmental claims to fame is its designation as a Tree City USA for the past 23 years.Looking around the parade field, trees of all sizes attest to the dedication of that
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Timothy Keister, a 448th Supply Chain Management Wing Unit Control Center program analyst, participates in Health and Wellness Center’s “Better Body Better Life” class April 14. He credits the class and what he’s learned with helping him lose 16 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Misuzu Allen) Robins program analyst near weight loss goal thanks to HAWC class
Like most people, Timothy Keister doesn't like to admit he made a New Year's resolution.But, this year is different.The self-described Air Force brat who is a program analyst in the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, committed to losing 25 pounds by year's end, and not even halfway through 2016, he's only 9 pounds from his goal.What's his
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Alcohol use in women: Is it time to rethink having a drink?
The repeal of alcohol prohibition on Dec. 5, 1933 ended almost a decade and a half of failure by the temperance movement to end America's "1920's drunkenness problem."Despite years of effort to curb alcohol use in America, the National Institutes of Health confirm only 35 percent of Americans don't drink alcohol.While no amount of alcohol is safe,
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Getting to know you: Tyler Siebenmorgan (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Claude Lazzara) Getting to know you: Tyler Siebenmorgan
This week our Getting to Know You feature highlights Tyler Siebenmorgan, 560th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft electrician.Time in service: 9 yearsHometown: Warner Robins, GeorgiaWhat does your work involve at Robins? "Working on electrical wiring systems and components on the C-130 aircraft."What do you enjoy most about your work? "The
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2016
Linda Doyle, Museum of Aviation volunteer, shows a picture of Hangar One from  25 years ago. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton)
Where it all began: Museum of Aviation’s Hangar One celebrates a quarter century
What was once used to store paint at Robins now houses Vietnam-era aircraft. Hangar One was acquired in 1991 from the base and celebrated its 25th anniversary at the Museum of Aviation this month."We got lucky," said Bill Paul, collections manager. "There was an old warehouse at Robins and our volunteers disassembled it and brought it here." Built
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First Lt. Somer Lopez, 78th Force Support Squadron Customer Support chief, has benefited from use of the Air Force Assistance Fund’s Bundles for Babies Program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton) This is really airmen helping airmen
At the time she had the full-time responsibilities of not only being a new mother to her first-born child, but also the challenges of running a household and paying the bills - all the joys of starting out in life as a young family.It was then she learned of the Bundles for Babies program, an Air Force Aid Society community program also offered at
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Tips for springing back into physical activity without risking heat Illness
As everyone can tell, the weather is starting to heat up, and more people are getting outside to enjoy physical activities. That means it won't be long before the hot and humid summer temperatures of Middle Georgia arrive. With the heat and humidity experienced locally, people become especially susceptible to heat-related illness such as
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The BE WELL Walk-To-Run program, held each Tuesday and Thursday from   8 to 9 a.m. in Bldg. 827, is open to all base I.D cardholders.

The hands-on beginner or post rehabilitative 10-week program meets twice a week and is designed to safely prep people to progress to intermediate running programs. It is specifically designed to properly build a running base for progression to other higher intensity run training programs that are important for improving run speed and performance.
For more information, call the HAWC at 478-327-8480. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ray Crayton)
BE WELL program helps airmen reach fitness goals
The path to living an unhealthy, sedentary life is a slippery slope.It starts with missing a workout once or twice a week. Next, your healthy eating habits fall by the wayside. Before you know it, you've lost that fit feeling ... and its look too.Robins' Health and Wellness Center offers a source of redemption for those who backslide into an
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