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  • Robins couple bids farewell to base after combined 78 years civil service

    After a long and illustrious civil service career that spanned nearly 80 years combined, Walter and Jane Floyd will retire this month. Although the jobs that originally brought them to Robins may be long gone, the couple says after working at Robins for nearly four decades each, they know that people have pretty much remained the same. "People want
  • First Support Services is a 'star' example of VPP in action

    Robins has an on-site example of what it takes to truly have an employee-involved voluntary protection program. "It took several years to get to this point," said Eddie Poole, First Support Services project manager for Robins. "Our overall goal is safety for all employees." An on-site pre-approval evaluation was conducted by the Occupational Safety
  • WINGING IT: 653rd CLSS helps FTD course gain ability to offer hands-on training

    Getting your hands dirty is exactly what the Field Training Detachment had in mind for its fuel tank repair course. The FTD program has been working to attain a C-130 wing on which instructors could demonstrate fuel systems repairs and allow the trainees to attempt repair procedures. "We wanted to be able to train them on what they actually work
  • Robins engineers work to get F-15s flying again

    An F-15 C located at Warrior Air Base made the ultimate sacrifice Dec. 6, as it underwent surgery for the greater good of the Air Force's F-15 Eagle A-D model fleet. It was part of a major effort by the 830th Aircraft Sustainment Group to help the fleet find its way back to the clouds. "Our role is to determine what should be done in the field to
  • 78th MDG continuously improves processes with AFSO21

    Ensuring patients receive the best possible care in the most timely manner is a priority for the 78th Medical Group at Robins. The group's commander, Col. Jim McClain, said the concept of process improvement is an important part of the reason the group can efficiently and effectively accomplish its mission. "In the medical business we, like any
  • Contracting workers help families through annual Salvation Army project

    For the past 20 years, Robins' Contracting Directorate workforce has helped make Christmas morning a little merrier for hundreds of less fortunate families in Middle Georgia through its participation in the annual Salvation Army Christmas project. This year the collaborative effort, which allows contracting to test its creativity by decorating
  • 'A second chance' 3-D training helps workers learn

    Seeing the impact of bad decisions was just the prescription needed to help members of Team Robins remedy their careless actions and make safer choices. Many Robins workers had the opportunity to learn about the consequences of bad choices during the "A Second Chance" 3-D Safety Training Program held Nov. 26-30 and Dec. 3 through today. During the
  • 78th Security Forces Squadron captain earns Bronze Star Medal

    The love of family and great team members are what Capt. Jason Hamman said kept him focused on the mission during his recent deployment, which led to him being awarded the Bronze Star Medal Dec. 3. "It's a huge honor," said Captain Hamman, a 78th Security Forces Squadron member. "I'll look at it every day and be able reflect back on the time I
  • GLSC to provide better warfighter support for supply chain management issues

    The Global Logistics Support Center will provide a single face to the warfighter for supply chain management issues, where the warfighter will always know where to turn with any supply chain needs. The GLSC will focus on approaching supply chain management through an enterprise view rather than having multiple competing agencies within the Air
  • VDATS becomes family tester for Air Force, DOD

    When Team Robins members began working to create a common-core tester as a solution for testing problems here at the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, few members of the team would have guessed the tester would become a member of both the Air Force and Department of Defense family of testers. The Air Force has never had a tester named to the DOD