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Default Air Force Logo Dental Clinic keeps airmen ready for deployments
Tooth pain can be a minor nuisance, or it could be enough to cause an airman to be medically evacuated from a war zone.The 78th Dental Clinic here has the unique mission of ensuring those small aches and potential emergencies are dealt with before troops deploy.Lt. Col. Joanna McPherson, the clinic flight commander, and her staff work with unit
0 10/02
2015
Default Air Force Logo Stopping Abuse Is Everyone's Business
Every couple experiences relationship challenges.No matter how tough times get, commit to living by core values and working through problems in a healthy way. Don't let individual or family stress escalate into domestic abuse.It starts with respect.Domestic violence is never OK. It goes against all relationship core values.No one deserves abuse,
0 9/28
2015
Default Air Force Logo Prostate Cancer: Be Informed and Get Care
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among American men.Most prostate cancers grow slowly but once the cancer is discovered, other tests must be done to determine if it has spread. This Prostate Cancer Awareness Week, take time to decide if you should be tested.There are three risk factors that increase a man's chance of developing prostate
0 9/28
2015
Default Air Force Logo Fall Bash is coming!
Team Robins will host its annual Fall Bash Oct. 3, from 1 to 5 p.m.The family-friendly event, slated to take place at Robins Park across from the Heritage Club, is a yearly tradition that allows the Robins' community to take a break and have some fun.  The free event - which will include rides, face painting, games, live music, a craft fair and
0 9/22
2015
Default Air Force Logo National campaign urges use of bedroom smoke detectors
This year's Fire Prevention week theme is "Hear the Beep Where You Sleep: Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm."This theme stresses the importance of having working smoke detectors in the bedrooms of our homes - they protect our families.Along with firefighters and safety advocates nationwide, Robins Air Force Base Fire Emergency Services is
0 9/22
2015
William Thames, whose name is pronounced like the river in England, joined the Navy in 1944. His unit, the 37th Special Construction Battalion, was sent to California by train. For what seemed like an eternity, Thames outfitted ships with white pine board. Thames, now 88, married Doris Youngblood and the pair have been married for 63 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Angela Woolen) Behind-the-scenes in WWII: Two men recall their experiences outside of the front lines
Although he never saw combat in World War II, Arthur Lee Adams Jr., affectionately known as Red, saw the result.Adams was in school at the University of Georgia when his father bought him two mules and gave him a small piece of land in Webster County, Georgia so he wouldn't be eligible to be drafted. After a year of farming, Adams decided he was
0 9/18
2015
Chapel staff members hand out burritos to members of the 78th Medical Group. The Base Chapel staff visited various units Aug. 25 to pass out breakfast burritos. The project was a way to not only reach out to units across base but also to boost morale. The workers began making 400 burritos at 5 a.m.(U.S. Air Force photo by Ed Aspera) Keeping the Faith: Base Chapel helps airmen meet spiritual needs, ensures mission readiness
Spiritual health is just as important as physical fitness when it comes to an airman's mission readiness.And the Robins Air Force Base Chapel's staff and programs aim to ensure the spiritual aspect of the Comprehensive Airman Fitness model is met for each airman.Chaplain (Maj.) Gabriel Rios, deputy wing chaplain, said CAF's targeted programs and
0 9/16
2015
Default Air Force Logo 78th Med Group gets new MedSafe
Medications play a critical role in treating health conditions. When those medications are no longer needed, it's important to properly dispose of them to reduce accidental exposure or intentional misuse.The Team Robins Pharmacy has unveiled a MedSafe drug disposal box. This MedSafe collection box is located in the pharmacy lobby and is available
0 9/15
2015
Default Air Force Logo Modern technology: Chapel, mental health clinic provide input on impact on relationships
It's happened to most people at one time or another.You're having lunch with a friend and your conversation is interrupted by the repeated sound signaling your friend has received a text message. Suddenly, your interaction has been lost to a text messaging marathon.Staff Sgt. Jeff Rybold, Robins Air Force Base chaplain's assistant, said he thinks
0 9/15
2015
Bernard “Curtis” Brown II, was killed on American Airlines Flight 77 – the flight that hit the Pentagon where his father usually worked. He was one of nearly 3,000 people killed that day. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Tommie Horton) Gone way too soon
A few weeks ago a couple of ID bracelets came in the mail. Those bracelets took me back instantly to 9/11. My 9/11 started out like most other Americans. But during that day my family had gone from worry to hope to relief.At day's end, however, there was only despair.It started with a phone call from my mom. She told my wife, Cathy, that my cousin,
0 9/11
2015
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