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  • Robins exceeds 2008 CFC goal

    Despite the struggling economy, Team Robins members dug deep to help those less fortunate, exceeding the goal for the Combined Federal Campaign. Campaign chairman Brian Vassey announced at a luncheon Dec. 2 that the base raised $1,480,495, which benefits many charities. The goal for the base was

  • AS-9100 certification could mean workload increase for Robins

    For those who don't work in aircraft maintenance, the term "AS-9100 certification" might sound like just another bureaucratic designation. But for those who know what it means, AS-9100 is a significant step toward securing jobs at Robins, enhancing our industrial capabilities and possibly bringing

  • Robins chief earns Bronze Star Medal

    In his latest deployment Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Perry took on an assignment that gave him a good overview of combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. It also earned him a Bronze Star, the nation's fourth highest combat medal. Chief Perry, a member of the 53rd Combat Communications Squadron in

  • Officials announce base school closing

    For 45 years Robins Elementary School has educated the children of Airmen stationed here, but that will come to an end after the current school year. Col. Warren Berry, commander of the 78th Air Base Wing, announced the closing of the school in a press conference held at the school Dec. 3. He said

  • General Peyer: Thanksgiving a time to reflect on life's blessings

    In the autumn of 1621, the pilgrims of Plymouth Colony celebrated the first Thanksgiving. It was a time for the settlers of this newly discovered land to rejoice in all they had accomplished after a year of particularly cruel hardship. The founders of our nation set aside three entire days to

  • Smoking cessation class helps Team Robins kick butts

    Maj. Sherry Moore didn't know when she set the date to teach her first smoking cessation class that it was an important day for smokers wanting to quit. She learned after scheduling the class that it fell on Nov. 20, which was the Great American Smokeout. It's the second biggest day of the year,