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  • First duty assignment proves fruitful for Robins engineer

    Despite being new to the Air Force, one young lieutenant is already making a name for himself. 1st Lt. Nicholas Battle recently won the Air Force Outstanding Engineer award. He won in the junior military category. "It's a prestigious award and I feel blessed to receive it," Battle said. "The

  • Robins IG receives Defense Medal

    The new inspector general at Robins has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal for work in his previous assignment at U.S. Southern Command. The Defense Superior Service Medal is awarded by the Secretary of Defense to military officers who demonstrate superior meritorious service in a

  • Robins home to first AF combat communications wing

    At the Museum of Aviation on Monday, a banner that had been furled for 18 years saw the light of day again, and with it came the creation of a new wing at Robins. The banner had been that of the 1931st Communications Group that deactivated in 1991. In Monday's ceremony, the unit was reactivated and

  • Robins ANG bomb squad stays cool under pressure

    Working with explosives, and especially explosives of questionable stability, would seem to be a stressful job. You wouldn't know that, however, from spending time with members of the 116th Air Control Wing's Explosives Ordnance Disposal Flight. Even at the end of a day in which they had to answer

  • Robins 2009 CFC kicks off Wednesday

    Times are tough, but Team Robins members will soon be asked to consider helping those for whom times are tougher. The 2009 Combined Federal Campaign officially begins Wednesday, but a kickoff was held this week with Maj. Gen. Polly Peyer, commander of Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, offering

  • NASCAR race impresses MSG commander

    NASCAR continues to recruit fans and it may have found another one in the 78th Mission Support Group commander. Col. Lee-Ann Perkins recently represented the Air Force at NASCAR's Pep Boys Auto 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. She said she isn't a traditional NASCAR fan, but when she was given the

  • CheckMATE survey to gauge satisfaction

    In today's economically- challenged environment - company downsizing, strapped cash flow, limited resources in equipment, supplies, and people - corporate strategists are hard at work looking for ways to do more with less all the while keeping the pulse of their organizations in check. What is the

  • Aircraft paint method gets EPA thumbs up

    When Robins is asked to try some new "environmentally-friendly" product, it often turns out that the product doesn't meet the effectiveness test, said Clay Elliot, C-5 corrosion engineer. That is why he and others at Robins are excited that a new aircraft paint product is not only much better for