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  • C-130 mechanics beat repair deadline for gunship

    When Aircraft 89-0512, an AC-130U Gunship, arrived at Robins for Program Depot Maintenance with it was given an accelerated schedule of only 150 days to complete, 31 days less than the standard 181 days for such an aircraft. Many wondered if the 560th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron could complete the

  • Robins unit receives recognition from Japan

    Supporting the warfighter is a way of life for Team Robins members. However, for some team members, supporting the warfighter goes beyond the American military. For the C-130 Technical Coordination Group, supporting C-130s used by countries around the world is their job, which means their

  • Robins prepared for winter weather

    Though cold weather has been a rarity this winter, Robins officials have seen the wrath of Mother Nature's freezing temperatures twice. "We have had two events this year where we had freezes that could have cost the government a lot of money," said Paul Kelley, 78th Civil Engineer Squadron

  • Parent’s sacrifices provide opportunities for daughter

    Raising children generally requires many sacrifices by the parents. For one Team Robins family, the financial sacrifice and time commitment in helping their daughter achieve her dreams was often great, but the parents said they wouldn't trade it for the world. Master Sgt. Ken Kozak, the NCOIC for

  • Driving under the influence: A first-hand look at the consequences

    Take $10,000, put it into a grocery bag, light it on fire and watch it burn. Doing this would be insane, but when you drink and drive, you might as well strike the match. According to an article, a typical drunk driving charge costs about $10,000 by the time you pay bail, fines, fees and

  • Robins set to discontinue vehicle decals in February

    Starting Feb. 5, Robins employees will say goodbye to vehicle registration decals. In September 2001, the Air Force implemented 100 percent identification card checks to access installations. After a comprehensive discussion of the local threat, the risk and the capabilities, Robins leadership

  • Museum of Aviation's marathon attracts record crowd

    A total of 684 runners and walkers participated in the Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon Saturday, making it the largest running event ever held at the Museum. The event hosted runners from 26 different U.S. states and Canada, including participants from Hawaii, California, Washington and New

  • Trio of maintenance workers earn Leo Marquez Award

    The 402nd Maintenance Wing and the 653rd Combat Logistics Support Squadron have the tools to get their jobs done right. Three individuals from the organizations were named as winners of Air Force Materiel Command's 2006 Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez Award. Brent Inman, director of the 568th Elec-tronics