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  • Robins library earns 5-Star award for superior service

    You won't find any of the Base Library's nine staff members sitting around reading a book in its two-story facility. They're too busy tracking down professional periodicals, providing research material and heading programs that make reading and learning how to use research tools fun. It's that kind of hard work and dedication to providing excellent
  • 116th ACW under new command

    Brig. Gen. Thomas Moore assumed command of the Nation's only blended Total Force wing in a ceremony held here, March 23. General Moore has held various positions with the 116th Air Control Wing prior to this assignment including wing vice commander and deputy operations group commander. He comes to the 116th ACW from the 165th Airlift Wing,
  • Robins Fitness Center earns award for putting health first

    Keeping Robins' people healthy is keeping the Fitness Center staff on the go. With about 453,000 active-duty military, military retirees, reservists, Department of Defense civilians and their family members getting fit at the Fitness Center and Fitness Annex combined so far this fiscal year, the center's 19-person staff is staying pretty busy to
  • NASCAR visits Robins

    Team Robins was visited by an elite Air Force team March 15; the Air Force sponsored Wood Brothers Racing Nextel Cup No. 21 pit crew. The race team, usually with a show car and occasionally the driver, visit several different Air Force bases and local events near NASCAR races supporting Air Force recruiting and retention efforts. "This year we are
  • Tattoo 2007 Heritage to Horizons: Commemorating 60 years of Air and Space Power

    The Robins 2007 Tattoo Ceremony may have taken on a different format than in past years, but the solemn ceremony still hit its mark recognizing and celebrating military tradition past and present - and with record-breaking attendance. Orchestrated by a mixture of Robins military and civilians and with static displays of Robins aircraft presently
  • Leadership panel gives Robins women road map to success

    Female employees came together at Robins Base Theater Wednesday to celebrate women's rise to the top. A senior leadership panel composed of four Robins female senior leaders and sponsored by the Women's History Observance Month Committee, gave its audience a chance to learn how to reach their personal and professional goals during a two-hour lunch
  • Journey of a lifetime: Robins Lt. Colonel meets goal of visiting all airfields in Georgia

    In many cases using an airplane to conquer a mountain could be considered cheating. But if your mountain is landing at all 106 air fields in Georgia, an airplane is the only way to fly. Lt. Col. Jeff Thetford conquered his mountain Nov. 5, 2006, when he landed at the Hartsfield Jackson airport in Atlanta. The 330th Combat Training Squadron director
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Sexual assault response coordinator, victim and victim advocates talk about sexual assault, importance of reporting

    As Sexual Assault Awareness Month approaches, Robins is bringing the often taboo subject into the spotlight. The April observance month will kick off here with a sexual assault awareness luncheon, 'Stand Up Against Sexual Assault...Make a Difference,' on April 5 at 11 a.m. in the Officers' Club ballroom. Dr. Mark Lafferty, a locally-based
  • AF Aid Society, Airman and Family Readiness Center help Air Force spouses succeed

    The Air Force Aid Society and the Airmen and Family Readiness Center are joining together to empower Air Force active-duty spouses to pursue a career as a certified nursing assistant. The partnership, which was renewed recently, will allow a fourth class of 15 Robins spouses to complete the program and use the training to secure a job in the
  • Robins NCO earns AFA award for top performance in physical medicine

    Tech. Sgt. Crystal Gomez has helped injured Airmen get back in the mountainous terrain of Afghanistan to fight terrorists and worked closely with her medical counterparts to set up a satellite physical medicine clinic so Airmen wouldn't have to travel far for treatment. Now, the Physical Medicine craftsman in the 78th Medical Group's Physical