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  • Nano Quest challenge allows teams to explore the world of robotics programming

    Building robots with Legos may seem like child's play, but for Middle Georgia students participating in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Regional Lego League Robotics competition building robots is all about nanotechnology. The competition held at the Museum of Aviation combined the ability of robots to complete
  • Reservist shares center stage with country music star

    Senior Master Sgt. Wendell Peacock is used to working behind the scenes. But his recent tour with the United Services Organization's Operation Season's Greetings landed him in the spotlight. Sergeant Peacock, chief of installation security in the Air Force Reserve Command's A7 Security Operations and an Air Force reservist at Robins for eight
  • 116th ACW receives Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    The 116th Air Control Wing has been awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award. The wing distinguished itself through exceptionally meritorious service from Aug. 31, 2004 to May 31, 2006. This is the thirteenth Outstanding Unit Award the 116th has won, the second since the wing became the first total force wing, blending active duty and Air
  • Savannah River team arrives for VPP inspection, analysis

    A team of safety and health experts from the Savannah River nuclear power plant arrived Monday to begin a week of inspection and analysis here at Robins. The seven-member team, led by health and safety manager Philip Coretti, will tour facilities of the 402nd Maintenance Wing. The objective is to determine the gap between existing safety and health
  • Military working dogs train with local law enforcement

    For many who visited the Robins lemon lot Dec. 20, their curiosity was aroused as members of both the 78th Security Forces Squadron and the Warner Robins Police Department joined forces to test the noses of their K-9 officers. The training on the resale lot consisted of hiding different types of drugs such as marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamines
  • Senior NCO serves 25 years with 653rd CLSS

    Most enlisted Airmen call a base home for a mere four or five years. Master Sgt. John Ferrara isn't like most enlisted Airmen. Sergeant Ferrara, an aircraft structural maintenance craftsman and an F-15 production supervisor in the 653rd Combat Logistics Support Squadron at Robins, has served his unit's Air Force mission for 25 years. In 1981,
  • 742nd Combat Sustainment Group grants Christmas wish of Team Robins family

    Each year during the holiday season, members of Team Robins give back to the community as part of their celebration of the season. On Dec. 15, members of the 742nd Combat Sustainment Group were able to spread a little Christmas cheer to a family in need. As Shawn Williams, who helps his brother Kory run a snack bar in Bay F of Bldg. 300, walked
  • Budget cuts affect base custodial services

    As the Air Force continues to strive to be Lean, Robins personnel may find themselves pitching in on more than extra work assignments. Robins personnel will soon be taking out their own trash and helping to keep Robins beautiful by picking up litter and keeping their own work areas tidy. "We need the base personnel and residents to help us keep
  • Traumatic Stress Response team

    Coping with the emotional aftermath of a traumatic event can be hard. But people at Robins don't have to face it alone. The Traumatic Stress Response team, formerly known as the Critical Incident Stress Management team, is a group of 18 to 20 representatives from the Life Skills Support Center, the Airman and Family Readiness Center and the Base
  • 78th SFS officer earns Bronze Star

    The Bronze Star Medal was presented Wednesday to a 78th Security Forces Squadron member for exceptionally meritorious service in Afghanistan. Capt. Marco Tassone received the Bronze Star Medal in the squadron's guard mount room from Col. Theresa Carter, 78th Air Base Wing commander. "What a great way to start the New Year," said Colonel Carter. "To
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