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  • Galaxy wraps upgrades to become C-5M Super Galaxy

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- The first flight of the Lockheed Martin C-5 Galaxy Transport aircraft took place on June 30, 1968, with an audience which included President Lyndon Johnson. It’s now 50 years later, and the Super Galaxy is still going strong.Today, the Air Force and Lockheed Martin have finished upgrades in Marietta, Georgia, to the
  • Civilian Health Promotion Services schedule for August

    Preventive care is designed to help you stay healthy.  It may help catch health problems early - before any signs of illness.  Often, that's when they're easier to treat.   Preventive care includes: Screening tests.  These help detect conditions such as diabetes and certain types of cancer - and give important information about your heart health. 
  • Robins begins JSTARS depot maintenance

    The Air Force initiated its own depot maintenance here for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft July 17, 2018, to deliver more aircraft faster, leading to increased readiness for warfighters.Officials with the JSTARS program office at Robins AFB want to increase the number of aircraft available for operations and training
  • Robins Community Cleanup

    Robins will host its initial first-Friday monthly base cleanup effort Aug. 3.The Robins Community Cleanup, an Installation-wide effort encouraged by the 78th Air Base Wing commander, will bring all mission partners outdoors each first Friday of the month to remove natural debris, discarded trash, clean signs, monuments, empty trash receptacles, and
  • FEDVIP is Coming: Get to Know Dental and Vision Plans Today

    The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) ends on Dec. 31, 2018. Beginning in 2019, dental and vision plans will be available through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). Now is a good time to become familiar with FEDVIP options. FEDVIP 2019 plans and rates will be online in the fall. But you can look at 2018 plans
  • Military members with school-age children school transfer announcement

    2018-2019 Public School transfer request open until Aug. 20.The Houston County School System has published their House Bill 224 school transfer announcement.  HB 224 gives a military service member who lives on base or in off-base privatized housing the option to request a school transfer for their child. Application window is open now until August
  • Changes at Robins Post Office

    Some of Robins’ storefront mailing service conveniences will soon end, at least for now.The Contracted Postal Unit, which has provided a service to purchase stamps, money orders, or to mail out letters, flats or parcels, in addition to providing 100 rental mail boxes, or P.O. Boxes, will end its contract on June 29. David Curley, former 78th Force
  • “Can you hear me Now?!?”

    Airmen with the 51st Combat Communications Squadron trained with a number of air expeditionary wings during a total force network integrated exercise at Robins Air Force Base.“The intent of the exercise is to emphasis the modernization of our efforts so we can scale up or down based on mission requirements,” said Maj. Christopher Dauer, 51st Combat
  • Fill ’er up!

    Col. Lyle Drew, 78th Air Base Wing commander, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony June 14, for the completion of a $16.3 million upgrade, administered by the Army Corps of Engineers-Savannah District, to the Fuel Hydrant System refueling structure at Pumphouse II on Robins Air Force Base.Some of the milestones achieved during the project: 136 tons
  • The Navy has landed

    The first Department of the Navy C-130, flown by the Marines, has arrived at Robins Air Force Base as part of a new workload for base personnel.During a press conference in February, Brig. Gen. John Kubinec, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex commander, said that within the next five years all of the C-130s in the DOD will be worked on at Robins.