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Angela Woolen, Robins Rev-Up staff writer, shows how tight the quarters were for the B-17 ball turret gunner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ray Crayton) Museum opens Bomb Gunner Exhibit for media day
Hanging below an aircraft traveling over enemy territory was hardly a job for the faint of heart. But, inside a B-17 ball turret, with legs at a 90-degree angle - sometimes for six to seven hours - is exactly where gunners spent the entire ride.During a media day at the Museum of Aviation, the restoration team for the B-17 let local media members
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2016
Just a quick walk around the plane shows the subtle differences like the rocket mounts on either side of the fuselage. Inside, there are many more heavily strengthened structural modifications that were made to withstand the hard takeoffs and landings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ray Crayton) Iranian Hostage Crisis – part of ’80s history sits at Robins
At first glance, the C-130 looks just like any other. Upon closer inspection though, this plane is a whole lot different. In fact, it's one of a kind."This aircraft was built for one mission and one mission only," said Larry Layfield Air Force Life Cycle Management Center support contractor.The Iran hostage crisis was a diplomatic crisis between
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Getting to know you: Armando Diaz (U.S. Air Force illustration by Claude Lazzara) Getting to know you: Armando Diaz
This week our Getting to Know You feature highlights Armando Diaz, 573rd Commodities Maintenance Squadron, Composite/Plastic Shop work leader.Time in service: 11 yearsHometown: Warner Robins, Ga.What does your work involve at Robins? "I work closely with technicians performing programmed depot maintenance on C-130, F-15, C-5 and C-17 radomes; C-130
0 6/10
2016
Default Air Force Logo Robins to focus on men’s health awareness throughout June
Robins is encouraging men to take better care of themselves as part of National Men's Health Month.  "It's a perfect opportunity to encourage the men and boys in our lives to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury," said Stuart Bapties, Health and Wellness Center Flight chief.According to the Centers for Disease
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2016
Default Air Force Logo AADD aims to prevent DUIs with a simple phone call
Here at Robins, bad decisions don't have to lead to severe consequences.Airmen Against Drunk Driving is available 24/7 to help when civilians or airmen need a lift."Our main goal is to prevent DUIs, but we don't turn anyone away," said Master Sgt. Anthony Weiger, 78th Security Forces Squadron unit training manager.On average, about three people
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Getting to know you: Teresa Crumpton (U.S. Air Force illustration by Claude Lazzara) Getting to know you: Teresa Crumpton
This week our Getting to Know You feature highlights Teresa Crumpton, 402nd Electronics Maintenance Group, financial management specialist.Time in service: 31 yearsHometown: Warner Robins, Ga.What does your work involve at Robins? "I perform various financial management and budget functions such as the development of sales prices for over 98 repair
0 6/03
2016
Patrick Stone, 78th Air Base Wing recreation assistant, raises the black flag indicating outdoor heat conditions at Robins. White, green, yellow, red and black flags are used to alert those outside of the current heat index. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton) Safety First: How the body physiologically responds to heat, heat illness
Georgia summers are brutal. Between the high temperatures and humidity it can seem almost unbearable.That's why it's so important for those who live and work here to understand how the body responds to hot weather. When the body's thermoregulatory center senses a rising core temperature, certain functions begin to take place. As body temperatures
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2016
Getting to know you: Charlene Parks (U.S. Air Force illustration by Claude Lazzara) Getting to know you: Charlene Parks
This week our Getting to Know You feature highlights Charlene Parks, 562nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron industrial engineer tech planner.Time in service: 27 yearsHometown: Molena, GeorgiaWhat does your work involve at Robins? "My work involves doing work control documents, forecasting and other duties to try and help support mechanics; meeting
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2016
Moniquca Mangham (right) and Zeniah Holder, Daughtry Elementary School 5th graders, play Tessellations to match the repeating patterns without overlapping at MathAlive!, 
May 19. Fifth graders from Daughtry Elementary School, Jackson, Georgia, were the first ones to visit the Museum of Aviation’s newest exhibit.. (U.S. Air Force photo by Misuzu Allen) New interactive math exhibit brings subject to life
When it comes to math, not many school-aged children think of snowboarding, music or video games. That is exactly how the MathAlive! exhibit brings the concept of how math shapes nearly everything people touch every day."Our goal is to get kids excited about science, technology, engineering and math, through these interactive exhibits," said
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Injury prevention for active retired service members
In 2014, the United States Census reported a total population of 318.9 million people, and less than 10 percent of these have served or are serving in the military. The breakdown for this is as follows: The Department of Veterans Affairs estimated that there are about 22 million military veterans in the U.S. Add this figure to active duty service
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