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  • 'Mission Complete' 19th Air Refueling Group mission ends at Robins

    When it comes to stories, few units can beat the arsenal of tales associated with the 19th Air Refueling Group. The group's legacy provides an endless supply of sagas as the unit has recorded each chapter in its 80 year history. On May 28, the Black Knights recorded the end to its many chapters of

  • AF looks at hydrogen as potential fuel source

    Few of us would ever think of pouring water down the gas tank. However, as the Air Force continues initiatives to redefine the Air Force's energy culture, more Airmen might picture water as an energy source. No one is going to be pouring water down our gas tanks anytime soon, but there is a

  • 19th ARG members gather for final celebration

    Family and friends of the 19th Air Refueling Group were treated to some fun in the air followed by some fun on the ground May 22. The fun-filled day was a final celebration for the group as they prepared for their closing ceremonies May 28. The day started with members of the Black Knight family

  • Retired officer reflects on wartime career

    A retired Air Force nurse shared her experience as a specialty care section chief at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, with more than 100 people from the community at the Museum of Aviation's Hangar One on May 21. Marie Berry, wife of Col. Warren Berry, 78th Air Base Wing commander,

  • Joint exercise helps firefighters gain experience

    Base and community firefighters joined together for two days, swapping knowledge and experiences to ensure in the event of an emergency, they are prepared to answer the call. The Macon Bibb County Fire Department joined the Robins Fire Department for a joint live-fire exercise May 8 and 9 at the

  • Museum’s Mission Quest gives JROTC cadets a taste of flying

    "Don't forget to put you landing gear down," echoed through the corridors of the Mission Quest lab as Northside High School students took a few F-15 Eagles and a C-17 Globemaster III for a spin. The 60 students, cadets in the high school's Air Force Junior ROTC program, were all thrilled to get in

  • Robins bids farewell to NCO Academy

    The Robins NCO Academy's long history came to a close May 20, with the graduation of its last class, Class 08-4, and inactivation of the school. The historical event unfolded at the Robins Heritage Club. Col. Thomas Klincar, commander of the College for Enlisted Professional Military Education at

  • Robins Elementary will be open for 2008-09 school year

    Department of Defense school officials said Robins Elementary School will remain at the base despite rumors circulating about the school's eminent closure. School principal Bill Rose said closure rumors, which first surfaced during the 2007-08 school year, are simply not true. Mr. Rose said they