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  • Local community events to celebrate Independence Day with a bang

    Summer is here and the first official celebration of the season is also the 240th anniversary of our nation's birth. This Fourth of July, as in past years, Americans will celebrate with parades, cookouts and fireworks.The following are a few events organized in the local community.Today is the

  • July is Ultraviolet Safety Month ... love the skin you're in

    Sun, fun and spending time with family is what summer is all about. However, during this season of leisure and warm weather, we need to consider a hidden danger that has the potential to quickly end the fun - sun damage. Promoting July as the official Ultraviolet Safety Month helps remind us all of

  • Robins BiRD program to end in July

    The Robins BiRD program, or Buses into Robins Daily, will offer its last ride July 19."We'd like to thank everyone for their support and participation of the program," said John Pugh, 78th Mission Support Group deputy director. "For the riders who enjoyed BiRD, we hope they were able to see the

  • Museum staff, volunteers make aircraft squeaky clean

    At least two dozen aircraft sit outside the Museum of Aviation. They're exposed to the hot, humid Georgia summers, and get covered in pollen just like everyone's car does. However, one does not simply pull a large airplane into a car wash to make it look great again.That's where the museum staff and

  • EAP offers tips on how to not take relationships for granted

    People sometimes put an extra burden on their relationships by expecting them to live up to romantic love stories seen on television and film. While the reality of relationships can look different, these bonds can still be strong and fulfilling. The Employee Assistance Program can work with you to

  • Fifty years and counting

    Before Pat Deike was hired at Robins, she was rejected three times.The only thing she had to do to get the job the last time was carry a 75-pound box across the room."I would've done it if I had a hernia," Deike said with a laugh. She was hired March 9, 1966 as a sheet metal mechanic making $1.92 an

  • Aircraft technician receives Command Civilian Valor Award

    Sometimes being at the right place at the right time can mean the difference between life and death.On a cold November morning, Trent Miller was on his way to work when he saw a small pickup truck run into the back of a log truck on Ga. Highway 96 in Twiggs County.Miller, a 402nd Aircraft

  • Getting to know you: Sgt Christopher Young

    This week our Getting to Know You feature highlights Sgt Christopher Young, HMLA 773(-), MAG 49, 4th MAW administrative clerk.Time in service: 9 yearsHometown: Alma, Ga.What does your work involve at Robins? "I am the legal chief for the unit. The day typically starts around 7:30 a.m., checking

  • As temperatures soar, protect yourself from sun's UV rays

    The Air Force Safety Center joins the National Safety Council in highlighting June as National Safety Month.According to the NSC, the goal for National Safety Month is to raise awareness of what it takes to stay "SafeForLife," and focus on reducing the leading causes of injury and death at work, on