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  • 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,

  • 78th AMD's Public Health Flight ensures food safety

    With the holidays upon us, food is likely to be abound in the work areas and at festivities around the base. Before people at Robins can serve up their favorite homemade or even store-bought edible goodies, they are advised to contact the food safety experts in the 78th Aerospace Medicine

  • DOD program turns troops into teachers

    After 27 years in the Air Force, it might seem like a difficult adjustment to go from leading Airmen to leading eighth graders, but for Chris Shumway, the same principles apply. "It's really a lot like dealing with Airmen," Mr. Shumway said in describing his job teaching math at Feagin Mill Middle

  • Riders participate in basic safety course

    The temperatures are dropping and so is the price of gas, but the numbers of people wanting to ride motorcycles to work at Robins continues to rise. In bitingly cold weather, the Basic Rider Safety Course was held this week in a location considerably more visible than normal. Due to work being done

  • Limited, no notice inspections ahead for Robins AFMC units

    Air Force Materiel Command units at Robins could be inspected with limited or no notice beginning January 2009. Limited notice will vary from three to 14 days, and no notice is considered zero to two days advance notification. This will apply to unit compliance, operational readiness and logistics

  • Provisional comptroller, contracting squadron stand up

    As Lt. Col. Christopher Rogers listened to President-elect Barack Obama's acceptance speech on election night, he couldn't help but think of his own challenge ahead as commander of a new squadron at Robins. Colonel Rogers decided to borrow Mr. Obama's themes of "hope and change" for the newly

  • Requirements Symposium helps Center, industry meet needs

    Hundreds of company representatives from around the country were in Perry this week for the 6th Annual Requirements Symposium. The symposium, held at the Georgia National Fairgrounds Nov. 19-20, began with presentations from top leaders at Robins regarding the future needs of the base. The purpose