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Full Force Friday
As part of Georgia's Zero Tolerance campaign, the Warner Robins Police will be out in full force today in an effort to deter and reduce the number of impaired drivers.

The police will have several safety checkpoints set up in town, as well as officers stationed around each check point. 

Those efforts are in connection with the Governor's Office of Highway Safety's push to make the streets safer this holiday season.

Museum of Aviation to host Wellston Winds Concert Sunday 
The Museum of Aviation will host the Wellston Winds "Music of the Season" Concert in the Century of Flight Hangar on Sunday at 3 p.m. The free concert is open to the public.  The Wellston Winds, under the direction of conductor C. Lloyd McDonald, will perform classic holiday music. 

The program will include selections by the Macon Harmony Barbershop Quartet, Macon/Mercer Youth Symphony Flute Choir, ballerinas from Peacock's Performing Arts Center, vocalist EZ Cleghorn, and the Houston County Clarinet All-Stars. 

The Wellston Winds is a community musical ensemble consisting of local band directors, music teachers, retired Air Force bandsmen, and other musicians from the Warner Robins area.  The group aims to bring engaging and entertaining performances to the community.  

Since 2011, the 40-piece Wellston Winds have given numerous free concerts in the local area, including programs for the International City Festival, Warner Robins Community Concert Association, and annual holiday and patriotic concerts.
For more information, call the Museum of Aviation at (478) 926-6870. 

January paving project to close street for three weeks

Beginning in January, a milling and paving project will take place on Milledgeville Street from Richard Ray Boulevard to Third Street. The street will be partially or fully closed for three weeks as work is phased to minimize impact to the base populace.

During Phase 1, an access/egress gate to the vehicle maintenance lot will be installed by Dec. 31. Phase 2a will close affected portions of Milledgeville Street, tentatively scheduled for Jan. 5 to Jan. 8. Phase 2b will involve removing the pavement, removing and replacing the base material and putting down the first layer of asphalt.

Phase 3 and 4 will close entire sections of the street beginning Jan. 18, and striping of the new asphalt Jan. 24. Inclement weather and unforeseen conditions can delay the project. Drivers are urged to exercise caution during this time.

Another project calls for the parking lot on the northwest side of Bldg. 228 to be closed until Oct. 5, 2016. That's due to a Defense Information Systems Agency construction project that will repair and upgrade its uninterruptable power system and electrical systems.  

During Phase 1, a portion of the parking lot - about 90 spaces - to the west of the building will be closed and fenced for up to two years.   

Three existing handicapped parking spots will be relocated; two beside Bldg. 228 and a third on the west side of the staging area. Construction fencing will be erected to secure the area. Additionally, the parking lot on the north side of Bldg. 700, about 60 spaces, and a portion of the parking lot on the south side of Bldg. 700 near the Airman dormitories, roughly 64 spaces, will be closed for about two years. 

Another project calls for a portion of the parking lot between Milledgeville Road and Bldg. 359, about 40 spaces, closed Oct. 24 and it will be fenced for up to four years to provide long-term staging for a construction project on the flight line. 

When the project is complete the fence will be removed from the site.

BAH recertification deadline approaches
Airmen who receive with-dependent rate Basic Allowances for Housing are required to complete a new AF Form 594 and provide a copy of their supporting documentation such as marriage certificate, birth certificate or approved dependency application. 

Members may come by the 78th Comptroller Squadron Finance Office, Bldg. 301, East Wing, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or the Bldg. 905 lobby on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.