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  • Patty Wagstaff to join Thunder Over Georgia

    The Robins air show lineup just keeps getting bigger. World renowned superstar Patty Wagstaff has signed on to perform her breathtaking aerial demonstration at the Thunder Over Georgia Air Show       Oct. 1 and 2 here. Don’t miss the chance to see this three-time U.S. National Aerobatic Champion, the first woman to ever achieve this title, perform
  • Black Daggers to perform at Thunder Over Georgia Air Show

    Plummeting from the sky at 12,500 feet, traveling nearly 120 miles per hour, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command Parachute Demonstration Team, known as the Black Daggers, will be touching down at Robins Air Force Base during the Thunder Over Georgia Air Show Oct. 1 and 2. “We are very fortunate to have a special operations team with such an
  • Between the lines: Exercising email etiquette can save embarrassment, other problems

    Sometimes it’s not what you say, but how you say it that can make the difference between a good or bad response from others.  Just as the spoken word can’t be unsaid, an opened email can’t be unread. Once a message is sent, the fate of it is out of the sender’s control, but its impact is still the sender’s responsibility.  “So, using the “If/Then”
  • 75 years strong: Tuskegee Airmen celebrate anniversary

    During World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen were fighting a battle against the Germans as well as on the home front. Before the Civil Rights Movement ever came into existence, the men and women who trained and fought in the 1940s struggled to answer their country’s call to arms. “Think about what happened 25, 30, 40, 50 years ago in this country and
  • Randi the Wonder Dog finds her way to Robins

    Armed with a quick instinct and undeniable street smarts, Randi had been on the loose for almost two months. It seemed the young German shepherd had been looking for some exercise and freedom, yet with that freedom came a price. After being on the run since early June, her canine adventures would end inside a drainage pipe a short drive from the
  • Tips for preparing students, parents for the journey back to school

    You’re just about done shopping for school supplies, fall clothes, gym uniforms and getting ideas for lunchtime foods and snacks. So now it’s time to help your kid start and continue the new school year in good health and to make the experience rich and rewarding for them. Whether it’s their first day in kindergarten or even if they are off to
  • Best-selling author, motivational speaker visits Robins

    Dan Clark has made quotes his life’s work although that doesn’t define who he is. At one of several speeches at Robins Air Force Base, the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” author spoke about what moves him. “I love stories. I love life,” Clark told the audience. Some of the stories he shared centered on his service to the military. His first overseas
  • Disc Golf lands at Robins

    Just before exiting the Russell Parkway gate, glance to your right and you might see small flying discs sailing around.Funded by the Single Airmen Initiative, the Gator Park Disc Golf Course was built last fall by Eagle Scout Braden Phillips.Disc golf is played much like regular golf, with throws counted toward strokes. A player throws a disc
  • Mandatory motorcycle safety class gets riders ready for the road

    Traveling around on two wheels requires more than coordination. At Robins, a mandatory safety class is required for active duty military to operate a motorcycle.Each month, there is a training class at Pave Paws Parking Lot near Bldg. 1400.There are three separate courses, one for beginners, one for experienced riders and an advanced course.The
  • Heart Link program offers hope, stability

    Being a new military spouse isn't easy. It's even harder when the military member deploys, and the spouse is expecting the couple's first child.That's why Fay Sotelo chose to attend a Heart Link class while she was at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia."The people I met became my family away from my family," she said.She experienced her first