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  • AFSOC workload progressing right along

     A year ago this month, plans were in the works to take on an ambitious workload that would cement an exciting partnership between Air Force Special Operations Command and the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex.  The plan: In fiscal 2016 perform programmed depot maintenance on six aircraft – three AC-130U gunships and three MC-130H Combat Talons –
  • Out-of-box effort aids another country

    When there's space available on a military cargo aircraft, there's an opportunity to airlift humanitarian goods to destinations across the globe. One such operation took place in February at Robins by the 78th Logistics Readiness Squadron's Deployment and Distribution Flight, involving the transport of a fire truck and fire rescue supplies on a
  • Inspection team to arrive at Robins

    A team of AFMC inspectors from around the country will be given free reign of Robins Monday, as a week of base-wide assessments kick off. The Air Force Materiel Command Inspector General's Office analyzes the computerized systems of the 78th IGO, and will be here to conduct spot checks to validate and verify - Val/Ver - that the data it has
  • Making the mold: New machine to save time, money

    The 573rd Commodities Maintenance Squadron now possesses a brand new plastic thermo forming machine in Bldg. 670 that will enhance the composites shop's future capabilities. The $28,500 machine arrived at Robins several weeks ago. While the machine is still being prepared for use, F-15 glare shield samples have already been produced, highlighting
  • Liquid propane may fuel savings

    Robins got an opportunity in early April to purchase thousands of gallons of liquid propane from Fort Gillem and Fort McPherson. The propane was acquired to assist Robins in limiting the amount of natural gas used during periods of curtailment that historically occur during the winter months, according to Eddie Arrington, 78th CES mechanical
  • Great ideas can bring monetary rewards through IDEA program

    Earning some extra cash could be as easy as coming up with a great idea - just ask Charles Dagley and Kevin Reid. The two Team Robins members were recently awarded $5,000 each for their idea to use the removed pylons from C-5Bs undergoing Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program modifications at Lockheed-Martin in Marrietta. The change saved
  • Now that’s a good idea

    Good ideas are set to become greater ones at Robins as Air Force officials have announced a new program aimed to corral Airmen's innovations and suggestions. The Airmen Powered by Innovation - an endeavor initiated last June - is set to launch and will serve to replace three existing "Good Idea" programs: the Innovative Development through Employee
  • Transportation incentives keep moving along

    For the past few years, some Robins employees have found getting to and from work less of a challenge thanks to mass transit - but the wheels of progress are still rolling. Currently in the works, a new feature proposed by the Macon-Bibb County Transit Authority known as Park and Ride, would consist of a designated area located off base at Ferguson
  • Robins C-17 Combined Program Office provides project oversight

    Currently there are efforts to convert existing paper technical manuals for the C-17 weapon system that will not only save money but reduce man hours, creating further efficiencies across the Air Force. The C-17 Combined Program Office at Robins, in partnership with Boeing, is working to implement the first ever (complete maintenance set) C-17
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