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  • Getting to know you: Richard Colquitt

    This week our Getting to Know You feature highlights Richard Colquitt, 78th Force Support Squadron chief of Career Development.Time in service: 33yearsHometown: Livingston, TexasWhat does your work involve at Robins? "Providing personnel support at Robins, specifically officer promotions."What do you enjoy most about your work? "Helping our troops.
  • Robins gives back during Earth Day-related activities

    Robins has long been a steward of the environment encouraging conservation through annual cleanups, recycling drives and various educational activities.One of the base's environmental claims to fame is its designation as a Tree City USA for the past 23 years.Looking around the parade field, trees of all sizes attest to the dedication of that
  • Robins program analyst near weight loss goal thanks to HAWC class

    Like most people, Timothy Keister doesn't like to admit he made a New Year's resolution.But, this year is different.The self-described Air Force brat who is a program analyst in the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, committed to losing 25 pounds by year's end, and not even halfway through 2016, he's only 9 pounds from his goal.What's his
  • Alcohol use in women: Is it time to rethink having a drink?

    The repeal of alcohol prohibition on Dec. 5, 1933 ended almost a decade and a half of failure by the temperance movement to end America's "1920's drunkenness problem."Despite years of effort to curb alcohol use in America, the National Institutes of Health confirm only 35 percent of Americans don't drink alcohol.While no amount of alcohol is safe,
  • Getting to know you: Tyler Siebenmorgan

    This week our Getting to Know You feature highlights Tyler Siebenmorgan, 560th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft electrician.Time in service: 9 yearsHometown: Warner Robins, GeorgiaWhat does your work involve at Robins? "Working on electrical wiring systems and components on the C-130 aircraft."What do you enjoy most about your work? "The
  • Where it all began: Museum of Aviation’s Hangar One celebrates a quarter century

    What was once used to store paint at Robins now houses Vietnam-era aircraft. Hangar One was acquired in 1991 from the base and celebrated its 25th anniversary at the Museum of Aviation this month."We got lucky," said Bill Paul, collections manager. "There was an old warehouse at Robins and our volunteers disassembled it and brought it here." Built
  • This is really airmen helping airmen

    At the time she had the full-time responsibilities of not only being a new mother to her first-born child, but also the challenges of running a household and paying the bills - all the joys of starting out in life as a young family.It was then she learned of the Bundles for Babies program, an Air Force Aid Society community program also offered at
  • Tips for springing back into physical activity without risking heat Illness

    As everyone can tell, the weather is starting to heat up, and more people are getting outside to enjoy physical activities. That means it won't be long before the hot and humid summer temperatures of Middle Georgia arrive. With the heat and humidity experienced locally, people become especially susceptible to heat-related illness such as
  • BE WELL program helps airmen reach fitness goals

    The path to living an unhealthy, sedentary life is a slippery slope.It starts with missing a workout once or twice a week. Next, your healthy eating habits fall by the wayside. Before you know it, you've lost that fit feeling ... and its look too.Robins' Health and Wellness Center offers a source of redemption for those who backslide into an
  • Robins educates community on Child Abuse Prevention throughout April

    There's no excuse for child abuse.According to the Centers for Disease Control, self-reported data consistently shows that more than one in 10 children and youth experienced at least one form of child maltreatment in the past year. And, from 2005 to 2014, there were 39 child deaths Air Force wide, according to the Air Force Family Advocacy Program