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  • Web site links military with resources needed for moves

    The Department of Defense is using the information super highway to put military members and their families in touch with resources designed to make life better. is an official DOD Web site that links military members and their families to resources for permanent change of

  • Sisters share love for track

    Whether it's basketball, track and field or any number of other sports, athletic competition runs in the Bailey blood. John Bailey, a program manager for the C-17 Product Directorate here, played basketball at the University of Wisconsin. He has stayed involved in sports, both as a player and a

  • 116th MXS overcomes early deficit to repeat as intramural softball champs

    The 116th Maintenance Squadron battled back from a 10-0 deficit to capture its second straight intramural softball tournament, defeating the 5th Combat Communications Squadron, 18-16, on July 22. The championship game got off to a great start for the 5th CCG.. The team opened the game with five

  • Mercer students get field experience with base archaeologist

    Three Mercer University students learned the validity of the old adage "patience is a virtue" after spending weeks working side-by-side with Robins archeologist, Stephen Hammack. The students joined Mr. Hammack digging holes throughout the Robins floodplain hoping to discover a little piece of

  • Robins test ground for alternative energy pilot project

    Energy challenges including a growing dependence on energy imports in the U.S. are leading forward thinkers to look for alternative sources to serve the nation's needs, and some of those forward thinkers call Robins home. The Defense Logistics Agency kicked off its fuel cell forklift pilot project

  • New frequency improves ability to locate distress signals

    A simple change of frequency for transmitting distress signals could mean the difference between being rescued or lost at sea for pilots and captains around the world. "This isn't just a military project; this is a world-wide civilian, commercial and military requirement for all aircraft in the sky

  • AFROTC cadets go to Mob School

    For many college sophomores surviving college is a challenge, but for 20 Air Force ROTC students college classes seem like a cakewalk after spending three days in Mob School. The students braved a mud pit and even ate worms as part of their training with the 5th Combat Communication Group's Mobility

  • Morning Stretch and Flex routine warms up workforce

    Each morning a break area in the F-15 Wing Repair Flight transforms into an exercise haven for maintainers from the 572nd Commodities Maintenance Squadron. Some of the maintainers don T-shirts stating their early morning mission to "Stretch and Flex." The 15-minute routine allows members of the

  • Volunteer coach devotes time, money teaching ice hockey to local youth

    Many things come to mind when you think of youth sports and Middle Georgia including football, basketball and baseball. But with its hot summers and mild winters, there's one sport many see as truly out of left field - ice hockey. Chief Master Sgt. Kit Frey, an enlisted adviser for the Air National