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  • Wing command chief to bid Robins farewell

    Robins Air Force Base will soon be losing a member of its senior leadership team, as the command chief master sergeant will be leaving in April. Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Ludwig, command chief master sergeant of the 78th Air Base Wing, was selected as the superintendent for the 737th Training Group at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, and
  • Question and answer with Chief McKinley

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley recently visited Robins Air Force Base. While here, he took a moment to share some thoughts and goals. Question: What do you hope to accomplish as Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force? Answer: I am not so concerned with a personal legacy. My goal is to go out there everyday and do the best job I
  • Additions to 5th CCG Combat Communications Readiness School helps prepare Airmen for deployment missions

    The 5th Combat Communications Group Combat Communications Readiness School's new training site is taking a down-to-earth approach to educating Airmen. The school, commonly called "Mob School" by its students, began using its new field exercise location, a 200-by-100 yard dirt field scattered with patchy weeds near the area known as PAVE PAWS
  • 5th CCG builds morale, hones skills in newly named Group Challenge Day

    About 400 Airmen in the 5th Combat Communications Group faced off in the group's 5th Group Challenge Day bright and early at the unit's training site Feb. 23. The event, which has been held yearly as the Gator Challenge, included sit-ups, push-ups, pull-ups, a relay race consisting of a litter carry and a field strip and reassembly of an M-16A2.
  • Ready, Willing and Able: Robins Readiness Flight prepares installation for the worst case scenario, mission success

    For many Robins Team members, the Readiness Flight is synonymous with CBRNE training, or chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives training, where more than 4,400 team members were trained last year. But according to members of the flight, there is a lot more to their mission than meets the eye. One of the unusual things
  • Dozens of Robins facilities eligible for historic registry

    Robins Air Force Base may have only opened its doors in the early 1940s, but it still has a story to tell - a story of more recent history, including life during World War II and the Cold War. There are places on base that spell out the fear Americans felt as they fought to win World War II and there are other places that house the technology
  • Verifying records, personal info may affect promotions

    The one constant among all Airmen is the desire to be promoted. There are many things Airmen can do to affect their chances for promotion, but perhaps the most important is ensuring their personal information is correct. Missing or inaccurate enlisted or officer performance reports, decorations, awards and citations can affect promotion scores for
  • Robins to eliminate assigned handicap parking

    Robins is discontinuing its implementation of assigned handicap parking spaces and reviewing the need for other designated parking spaces as many reserved spaces often sit empty on the base. Beginning April 5, the base's 700 handicap parking spaces will be open to all - that is all who have a handicap sticker or handicap placard issued by the
  • Chief Master Sergeant of AF visits Robins Airmen: Chief McKinley gives advice, forecasts future of Air Force

    For more than 45 Robins Airmen, Thursday's lunch menu included the opportunity to rub elbows with Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley. Chief McKinley recognized eight Airmen during the Feb. 22 luncheon for their efforts on behalf of the Air Force. Senior Airmen Jiarzen Chang was stunned when Chief McKinley called her name. "It's a
  • 653rd CLSS maintenance instructors provide aircraft battle damage repair training to Japan Air Self Defense Force

    Some 653rd Combat Logistics Support Squadron training instructors not only have the responsibility of training Robins maintainers, they also have the opportunity to train maintainers from some of the United States' allies. On Feb. 12, five members of the Japan Air Self Defense Force arrived at Robins to attend Aircraft Battle Damage Repair