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  • Robins volunteer receives IRS Community Service Certificate of Appreciation

    Most people dread tax season, but not Karin Winward.Winward, a retired Air Force senior master sergeant who has volunteered as the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Site coordinator at Robins since 2005, teaches the IRS certification course and assures all volunteers are certified in tax law and use of the IRS tax program. Winward certified that
  • Robins to celebrate Women’s Equality Day Aug. 22

    Women from all over the U.S cast their ballots in recent primary elections, a voting right granted them by the 19th Amendment to the U.S Constitution.Women’s Equality Day celebrates women’s voting right.The observance of Women’s Equality Day not only commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment which was ratified on August 18, 1920, to the U.S.
  • Robins shares road rules of motorcycle safety

    Even the most experienced motorcyclists can use a reminder or two about motorcycle safety ins and outs. Robins Air Force Base recently offered its Motorcycle Safety course, a class required for all new active-duty military motorcyclists, which reminds riders of the requirements of wearing personal protective equipment, having the proper licensing,
  • Robins’ Trap and Skeet Range

    Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a world-class competitor, Robins Trap and Skeet Range has all you need to enjoy the sport.Robins Trap and Skeet Club, located at the south end of the base near the south end of Scout Lake, offers all equipment on-site for individuals and families to enjoy clay target shooting.  Shotgun rentals are $5.  Ammunition
  • Robins’ airman earns spot on 2018 Women’s All-Armed Forces Soccer Team

    Alison Skidmore fell in love with soccer at the tender age of 5.Skidmore, now chief of Customer Support in the 78th Force Support Squadron at Robins, pursued her passion in college, playing Division 1 soccer at the U.S Air Force Academy before commissioning as a second lieutenant in 2017.“After finishing my last season in college, I knew I wasn’t
  • Too hot to handle: heat stress and ways to avoid its danger

    Temperatures are already heating up in Middle Georgia.As the mercury rises, the potential for heat stress incidents does too. “Simply put, heat stress is the point when the body has absorbed too much heat, which can also be increased by the clothing worn, workload and the actual individual,” said Marcus Bowens, an industrial hygienist in the 78th
  • Don't feed the gators

    In the southeastern United States, the growing number of people living near water and taking part in water related recreation has led to a steady rise in the number of alligator sightings and reports to local officials.  The majority of reports relate to alligators being where they simply are not wanted. At Robins Air Force Base, Airmen are
  • Heart Link

    Getting adjusted to married life takes time.Adjusting to married life with a military spouse is made easier with Heart Link, a program designed to help new spouses get acclimated to the Air Force way of life.Dell Steplight, Personal and Work Life Program manager at the Airman & Family Readiness Center, said the bi-annual orientation program gives
  • Child Care Support

    The deployment cycle is often difficult on military families.Finding time to shoulder the logistics of life while caring for children in the temporary absence of a military spouse can seem impossible, but a recent change to the Air Force’s Family Childcare Support program will help.The program formerly provided 48 hours of child care for pre,
  • Personal and Work Life Programs

    Striking life’s balance isn’t always an easy feat. Airman & Family Readiness Center’s personal and work life programs can help airmen with the juggle.Personal and Work Life program services assists airmen and their families regarding topics including, but not limited to:             Communication              Marriage/romantic/platonic