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  • Air Power at Pearl Harbor

    When Japanese Naval aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, they also attacked U.S. Army Air Forces flying fields and facilities as well.    Only a handful of U.S. pilots got airborne to fight back. The most famous were two young pilots named Welch and Taylor. At Wheeler Field, 2nd Lts. George Welch and Kenneth Taylor were
  • Exercise offers hands-on training for Defenders

    To ensure airman readiness during deployments, the 78th Security Forces Squadron recently tied field training into a dismounted operations exercise at Gator Base here. The training instructors said planned scenarios were designed with realism in mind, and according to those who participated, it was time well spent. The situations featured support
  • Air Force Special Operations medics delivered care and rebuilt infrastructure after Caribbean hurricanes

    In the wake of the devastation left by Hurricane Irma this September, disaster relief efforts mobilized across the Caribbean as soon as the storm returned to sea. Small teams of Air Force Special Operations medics from the 27th Special Operations Wing were among the first disaster relief teams on the ground, executing a mission for which they are uniquely suited.
  • Navigating Disasters

    This year’s natural disasters have been brutal for many in the United States. Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Texas, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico have all been directly affected by hurricanes in 2017.And by the way, California was on fire. A team from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Georgia Emergency
  • Good mental health critical to readiness

    Mental health is a critical part of every Airman’s medical readiness. Although many service members worry that seeking mental health care will negatively effect their career, the opposite is usually true. With early identification and the right treatment by a medical professional, most mental health issues get better quickly without any negative career impact.
  • First Stop Initiative improves access to mental and behavioral health care

    Navigating a complex healthcare system and seeking out a mental health specialist can be overwhelming and time consuming. As a result, many are reluctant to address treatable mental health concerns. To make it easier for patients, the Air Force has implemented a program called First Stop Initiative, making the primary care clinic the first stop for all mental and behavioral health concerns.
  • Air Force pharmacists support deployed missions

    When most people think of pharmacists, they imagine a local drug store or the pharmacy counter at their military treatment facility. Those are common locations to encounter pharmacists, but many people might not know that Air Force pharmacists also provide critical deployed medical support, offering their medication expertise in deployed theaters around the world.
  • Robins, Georgia Tech partner for the future

    Robins Air Force Base and the Georgia Institute of Technology mutually entered into an Educational Partnership Agreement on Sept 29, 2017. Georgia Tech also took the opportunity to welcome Team Robins as members into their Manufacturing Institute Industrial Partners program. Those two trailblazing actions, which are the result of many months of
  • Stamey named new AFSC executive director

    Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II didn’t have to go far to find a successor for his recently retired executive director.Kevin Stamey, who had previously served as the AFSC’s Director of Engineering and Technical Management, physically moved from the second floor of Bldg. 3001 to the first floor to succeed Mr. Jeffrey