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  • HAWC shares ways people can improve their heart health

    Having a family history of heart disease places a person at higher risk, but it doesn't mean all hope for a healthy heart is lost.Heart disease has traditionally been associated with men, but the disease kills more women than all forms of cancer combined.  People can cut their heart disease risk by making some lifestyle changes.Stuart Bapties,
  • Program offers parents time off for good behavior

    Active duty Air Force families can get some relief with a program called Give Parents a Break.Funded by the Air Force Aid Society, this option is available through a referral from a commander, the chapel, a doctor, the Airman and Family Readiness Center, the Child Development Center or Family Advocacy personnel. Robins plans to offer the free
  • Nurse Advice Line

    The 78th Medical Group is committed to providing the safest and highest quality care to Team Robins. From February through June, the 78th MDG will experience a severe shortage of providers. That shortage may impact your care if you are currently assigned to a provider in the Family Health clinic. To mitigate staffing shortages, the group has
  • Robins celebrates Biomedical Sciences Corps Appreciation Week

    Next week, the 78th Medical Group is officially recognizing the crucial work of the Biomedical Sciences Corps with BSC Appreciation Week. Robins BSC members have distinguished themselves during the past year by being selected by Air Force Materiel Command as the Air Force Medical Service Biomedical Specialist Category I of the Year. They also
  • Team Robins raises nearly $800K for CFC

    The Robins 2015 Combined Federal Campaign successfully pledged $798,191. "I would like to thank everyone for their support and participation during this year's campaign," said Bobby Munda, Robins CFC chair. This year's annual campaign, with the theme "You can change a life," included an active three-week solicitation period and ended Dec. 31. Base
  • Home away from home: Pine Oaks Lodge undergoes upgrades

    Pine Oaks Lodge has rooms for families, for distinguished visitors and even for those who have pets. It also can house civilians.Called lodging on base and a hotel outside the gates, Pine Oaks has the same standards that a regular hotel would have as well as Department of Defense standards.Manager Ron Jones explained that his staff goes through
  • Right Start orientation sets newcomers up for success at Robins

    Newcomers don't have to go far to learn their way around Robins Air Force Base.The Airman & Family Readiness Center's Right Start program is an in-depth three-and-a-half hour orientation, usually offered every third Wednesday in A&FRC'S Bldg. 794 at 725 Ninth St. The program is designed to make the integration into the Robins Air Force Base
  • Robins officer talks history, MLK Jr.

    Dr. Martin Luther King is a national treasure and one of my personal heroes. He did more for civil rights, sparking the demise of an oppressive chapter in our nation's history; but, he didn't just do this for African-Americans. His efforts delivered dark-skinned people from oppression everywhere - people who would come to our country from all
  • Restoring a legend

    Sometimes, things happen so ironically that it sounds like a movie script. Take for example, a 24-year-old Air Force pilot who flies an F-100 on 180 missions during the Vietnam War. The same plane, with tail No. 995, was built in California but flew its first test flight to Robins Air Force Base.The pilot, many years later, becomes the installation
  • NBA dad headlines MLK event

    Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about peace and equality.In a service Wednesday at the base chapel, that ideal was showcased in the MLK Volunteer Choir which had members of differing races, ages and genders, from all different walks of life. They came together to sing about both the spiritual, physical and emotional journey of the nation.Guest speaker