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  • Public Affairs helps tell stories behind Robins' missions

    When it comes to base knowledge few people can boast they know something about almost every mission on base. However, for members of the Robins Public Affairs office knowing something about everything is a way of life. "A good public affairs specialist has to know just a little bit about everything.

  • AFMC aims to reduce obesity risk, decrease average BMI

    Robins nutrition and health professionals are helping Airmen downsize. In early December 2007, Air Force Materiel Command vice commander Lt. Gen. Terry Gabreski directed all AFMC base commanders to cut their units' obesity rates by 10 percent in the first half of 2008 and reduce the rate by another

  • Intervening, acting can help prevent sexual assaults

    People can do more to prevent sexual assault than they may think. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the theme is "Prevent Sexual Assault: Ask, Act, and Intervene." Cindy Graver, sexual assault response coordinator at Robins, said she hopes this year's campaign raises awareness, because

  • AFAF helps NCO's family in midst of crisis

    Sometimes help comes just in time. That certainly was the case for Master Sgt. Mark Brady, a communications and navigation systems instructor in the 373rd Training Squadron Detachment 6, Air Education and Training Command. A serious vehicle accident after Thanksgiving 2007 was the first link in a

  • Exercise gives Airmen closer look at disaster response

    Communications can greatly impact a disaster's outcome. That point was made when members from the 5th Combat Communications Group joined hundreds from more than 35 agencies at Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va., in late March to provide communications for the Department of Defense Interoperability

  • Avionics and Instrument Flight helps resurrect targeting devices

    In the world of Air Force weapons systems, few technologies are sent to the morgue and later revived. But a second chance at life is just what the Pave Penny pods receive when returned to Robins and the Pave Penny pod shop, in silver boxes known as caskets. Members of the shop, which is part of the

  • Team Robins is ready for inspection

    By the time you read this, many of the Headquarters AFMC Operational Readiness Inspection team inspectors will have arrived at Robins, with the remainder coming in this weekend. They're already getting a taste for the dedication and professionalism our 20,000-plus American patriots show everyday. It

  • High deployment demands force intense preparations for members of 5th CCG

    For members of the 5th Combat Communications Group, training and deploying is a job description they do not take lightly. Because of the high deployment demands on the group, the group constantly strives to prepare all of its Airmen for any tasking. About 35 Airmen from the group were being trained

  • 78th CEG fixes water flow, saves AF $70,000+

    Workers from the 78th Civil Engineer Group's Industrial Utilities and Heavy Horizontal shops came together to help things flow better at Robins Air Force Base. The crew recently wrapped up a three-month project to correct water flow problems on the 116th Air Control Wing's north end of the base.