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  • Suicide prevention rests on all our shoulders

    Note from Maj. Gen. Polly Peyer, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center commander: I invite all of you to read Colonel Berry's words which follow. Since taking command in August, I have been distressed by the number of suicides at Robins. But it goes deeper than just statistics. What I think about each

  • Blaze prompts officials to promote better fure safety

    A bit of ash from a cigarette caused a significant blaze at the Russell Parkway entrance to Robins. Assistant Fire Chief Tom Kennedy said a guard at Gate 14 was smoking in an area away from the gate when he "field-stripped" his cigarette. Field stripping is a method used for butt disposal when there

  • Tops in Blue rolls into town Sunday

    Senior Airman Thomas Henderson joined the Air Force in part because of his love of travel. But when he ended up stationed at Robins, it didn't exactly fulfill his desire to work in exotic locations around the world. However, he found a way to scratch his travel itch quite a lot by joining Tops in

  • AFROTC captain earns Bronze Star

    Two days after Capt. Andrew Scott landed in Afghanistan for a one-year tour, he suddenly found himself facing an unexpected challenge with the lives of a group of surrounded Soldiers on the line. Captain Scott is an instructor at the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of

  • Robins watches as President Obama takes oath

    Felicia Meadows had planned to take the day off Tuesday to watch the inauguration of President Barack Obama, but a meeting on the schedule meant that duty called. She was delighted, however, when she showed up for work and got an e-mail invitation to watch the inauguration on a projection screen in

  • Tax Center set to open Jan. 26

    The Robins Tax Center will open Jan. 26 for the 2009 filing season, preparing and e-filing client's tax returns for the 2008 calendar year. The center will be open Monday through Thursday each week from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. The tax center is located in Bldg. 905 on the second floor of the

  • 402nd MXG introduces clean-up trailers to speed containment of spills

    Minor hazardous fluid spills are a part of life on the flightline at Robins, but an initiative of the Voluntary Protection Program is expected to vastly improve the speed in which those spills are cleaned up. Previously, maintenance crew members had to go to different buildings around the enormous

  • New commissary on target for April opening

    In less than three months customers will no longer have to struggle through the narrow, one-way aisles of the base commissary, or traipse up stairs to get in the front door. The opening of the new, larger commissary has been set for April 23, said Paula Lewis, the store director. The building is

  • 78th ABW commander gives guidance, praise

    If history is any indication, Robins can probably expect a unit compliance inspection some time this year, but unlike the past, there could be as little as three days advance notice. Col. Warren Berry, commander of the 78th Air Base Wing, spent much of his commander's call Monday discussing new Air