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  • Understanding Depression

    The National Institute for Mental Health defines depression as a common but serious mood disorder that negatively affects how you feel, think, and handle daily activities such as sleeping, eating, and working.
  • It's that time of year again

    Staff Sgt. Tam Nguyen, 78th Medical Group Immunization Clinic noncommissioned officer in charge, administers a flu shot to Col. Lyle Drew, 78th Air Base Wing commander. The Influenza vaccine is here and available for all TRICARE beneficiaries. The goal is to have 90 percent of the active duty and Reserve population vaccinated by Dec. 15. Group
  • Robins’ Mental Health Office offers suicide prevention tips

    Friends and family often wrestle with feelings of regret when losing a loved one to suicide. Most are left wondering what they could’ve done to prevent the situation. Robins’ Clinical Psychologist and Installation Suicide Prevention Program Manager, Capt. John Terry, said while suicide has a low base rate of occurrence and there are insufficient
  • Commentary: 'Dear Alcohol ...'

    Dear Alcohol,   I’m sure you’ve been wondering where I’ve been the last few years. And although I know you feel you deserve an explanation, it’s none of your business. Even so, here you go. There’s no denying that you’ve always been there for me. In fact, you’ve been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Regardless whether it was a
  • Prepping for hurricane relief at Robins

    Robins Air Force Base was teeming with activity as Hurricane Irma approached Florida last week. At the FEMA Fuel Staging Area on base, Lee Mahan, from Chatham, Virginia, conducts preventive maintenance service prior to leave for a mission in support of FEMA’s Hurricane relief effort. (U.S. Air Force photo/ED ASPERA)
  • Boil Water Advisory lifted

     Here's the bottom line: the water is safe for consumption in the areas told to boil water yesterday. The 78th Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight is now advising the occupants of Turner Park, the Family Campground area, and Bldgs. 1305, 1307, 1316, 1325, 1325A that they no longer need to boil water prior to consumption or usage. Following an
  • Here we go again ...

    The Robins Air Force Base Fitness Center sponsored a 10-Mile Ruck Run on March 24, 2017. Today's ruck run was one of many military-centric events the Fitness Center offers. Participants wore ruck sacks weighing at least 35 pounds while trying to manage a 10-mile cross country course as fast as possible. (U.S. Air Force photos/RAYMOND CRAYTON, JR.)
  • Team Robins Quest for Zero: Focus on Heat Stress

     The Team Robins Quest for Zero (Q4Z) Heat Stress Focus is simply a reminder that hot temperatures are just around the corner, so the potential for heat-related conditions can easily escalate.  The week is designed to focus on mishap prevention and remember to be proactive about activities accomplished in the hot months ahead. The “Heat Stress
  • This is your year! Make resolutions a reality

    The New Year is upon us, and the time is now to get moving on those resolutions to live a healthier lifestyle.   Whether it’s giving up tobacco, losing weight, increasing fitness or getting a better grip on managing your finances, The Robins Health Promotions Office may have just the resource you need.   As we all know, the year starts out strong
  • Money Matters: Build memories, not debt

    The Holiday season is a wonderful time of celebration, time with family, and time of giving.  Please enjoy this special time of year but be mindful the “giving” part can be done in countless ways. Many Americans find they have overspent and they spend several months of the new year trying to recuperate from the pile of debt. Remember it’s the
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