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  • Excessive alcohol use can cause various physiological effects

    The medical consequences of chronic alcohol abuse and dependence have been well documented in adults. They include liver disease, lung disease, endocrine disorders and brain changes. For the casual drinker, one should have a clear understanding of the disparities of the impact of alcohol on the body

  • Coming together: F-100 Super Sabre gets its wings

    When retired Maj. Gen. Rick Goddard left Vietnam, he made a final stop to say goodbye to his "titanium mistress.""I patted her on the side and thanked her for bringing me home," Goddard reminisced.Not in his wildest dreams did he realize he would be in charge of restoring his F-100D Super Sabre many

  • HAWC offers classes, healthy eating tips

    March is National Nutrition Month, a perfect time to cut back on sodium and look at new ways to flavor your food. Most Americans consume a high-sodium diet without even realizing it because sodium is prevalent in many foods, including packaged and restaurant foods. Even if you don't reach for the

  • Youth Center caters to teens, school-aged children

    Upgrades to the Robins Youth Center will provide teenagers a place to hang out that they can call their own.The second floor is being converted to a teen center while martial arts and dance classes are being moved to the downstairs gymnasium."We're dusting off our shelves for the teen program," said

  • Youth to ‘Kick Butts’ Wednesday

    A tobacco habit can be hard to break.For more than 10 years, the Robins Youth Center has hosted 'Kick Butts,' a national campaign aimed at educating people about the dangers of tobacco.Kravis Lane, youth center school-age lead program assistant, said the 2016 project will be a wall collage

  • Teen Health and Fitness Workshop March 26

    Robins Air Force Base's Teen Council and multiple base helping agencies are working together to teach teens how to live healthier.The base's Teen Council will host a Teen Health and Fitness Workshop at the Robins Youth Center in Bldg. 1021 on March 26, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Marvin Hawkins, 78th

  • ID card process made easier through Lean event

    When DEERS, the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System, went down last summer, wait times to get a Common Access Card were several hours long."We recognized that our customers were frustrated, and we needed to make improvements," said 1st Lt. Somer Lopez, 78th Force Support Squadron

  • Getting to Know You: Cindy Perfetto

    This week our Getting to Know You feature highlights Cindy Perfetto, 410th Supply Chain Management Squadron management assistant.Time in service: 15 yearsHometown: Montgomery, Ala.What does your work involve at Robins? "Supporting my office staff and support staff with all kinds of tasks and

  • Concussions: A Form of Traumatic Brain Injury to be taken seriously

    Some of us old-timers can remember the phrase "A mind is a terrible thing to waste."That slogan can also be applicable to the most common brain injury - a concussion, a mild traumatic brain injury.Concussions are triggered by a bump, blow or jolt to the head, which causes the brain to bounce rapidly

  • It’s Not Worth The Risk - Preventing Distracted Driving

    Driving requires your full attention. Although most distractions are avoidable, some distractions are impossible to completely prevent and therefore must be managed. You can take charge of eliminating distractions to focus on the road ahead.Here are AAA's top 10 tips to avoid