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  • Solutions Summit discusses projected skilled worker shortage

    Combating the projected shortage of skilled aerospace workers in Middle Georgia was at the heart of discussion with base and private industry leaders at the 2007 Middle Georgia Work Ready Aerospace Partnership Solutions Summit at the Robins Conference Center Tuesday. "We can expect to hire people

  • Expeditionary Combat Skills Training gives Airmen tools to succeed, survive

    Dodging smoke grenades, crawling through muddy ditches and riding in a convoy while being fired upon with blank ammunition - it's not a bad dream. It's just a handful of the things Airmen in Expeditionary Combat Skills Training must endure to be ready to fight in deployed locations. Staff Sgt. Genis

  • Volunteer coach to take local basketball team to nationals

    He's not your average volunteer coach. As a matter of fact, he doesn't even have a son on the team. But that doesn't keep Roosevelt Harrison from getting the best out of "his boys," who will be playing at the 2007 Division II Amateur Athletic Union national competition next month in Arkansas. His

  • 402nd gets new commander

    The new leader at the helm of the 402nd Maintenance Wing, a self-proclaimed "maintainer at heart," is raring to help continue the organization's award winning legacy. "I want to become a very productive and active member inside a team that's already performing well and doing great things," said Col.

  • Robins NCO Academy set to deactivate in May 2008

    Robins NCO Academy is set to deactivate in late summer 2008, just two years after celebrating its 50th birthday. The school is tentatively set to graduate its last class of noncommissioned officers in May 2008 before deactivating in the July or August timeframe. Chief Master Sgt. Roy Lapioli,

  • Robins purchases Green Energy from Georgia Power

    Robins signed a Green Energy contract with Georgia Power to purchase three percent of the base's annual kilowatt-hour consumption or 9.9 million kwh. The base contracted to purchase 825,500 kwhs a month for more than $37,000 from Georgia Power. Under the contract, Robins will be the largest

  • New name, same service: Life Skills changes name to better reflect mission

    Robins Life Skills Support Center recently changed its name to Mental Health as part of an Air Force-wide initiative aimed to clarify the clinic's mission. The change took effect immediately at life skills support centers throughout the service branch. After a poll of subject matter experts, first