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  • Security officers give all-terrain protection

    One day out of the month, J.B. Toellner and Joe Greene have what a lot of people might consider a dream job. They spend the better part of that day cruising the perimeter of Robins in all-terrain vehicles, motoring through woods and swamp to check security issues. "Yeah, it's fun. Sure it is," said

  • Career weatherman forecasts retirement

    In 1958, Dwight D. Eisenhower served as commander-in-chief, the Baltimore Colts beat the New York Giants in the "Greatest Game Ever Played," and Lawrence Baker took the Oath of Enlistment to serve in the U.S. Navy. Now, after 50 years of Department of Defense service, Mr. Baker will retire March 2.

  • Beehive relocated from museum

    The long-retired Cochran Field Control Tower at the Museum of Aviation recently buzzed with activity once again. Although originally intended to be open so visitors could climb the stairs into the tower, it has mostly been closed due to safety concerns since 1986, when it was relocated from Macon

  • CEG torches 23-acre tract

    Controlled burning is a common practice among landowners, but there's only one small spot at Robins where that technique is employed. With the assistance of the Georgia Forestry Commission, the Environmental Management Division of the 78th Civil Engineer Group torched a 23-acre tract on the end of

  • Civilian jobs give Airmen hands-on experience

    Reserve units are often presumed to be less trained than their active-duty counterparts, but that's not the case with the 55th Combat Communications Squadron, according to its commander, Maj. Christopher Marcella. In fact, he suggested, the Air Force Reserve unit might even be better trained than it

  • Robins earns high marks in inspection

    Robins had its best performance ever in an external inspection done every three years to assess the environment and occupational health compliance of the base. The Environmental Management System portion of the report, based on an inspection conducted in January, found the base in "full conformance"

  • Ninth AF commander gives praise and encouragement

    "The field work you are doing right here will hone your skills, will sharpen your ability to work as a team and will enable you to go anywhere our Air Force sends you." That's the message Lt. Gen. Gary North, Ninth Air Force and U.S. Air Forces Central commander, offered to members of the 5th Combat

  • 402nd Maintenance Wing wins award

    The 402nd Maintenance Wing was recently recognized as being the top large depot maintenance unit in Air Force Materiel Command, winning a Maintenance Effectiveness Award. The MEAs are given annually to recognize the most significant weapons systems and equipment maintenance achievements by

  • Corrosion office helps prolong life of aircraft

    The Air Force Corrosion Prevention and Control Office at Robins employs only 17 people, but its small staff plays a big role in keeping aircraft and ground equipment operating throughout the Air Force. The tenant office, which is a geographically separated unit of the Air Force Research Laboratory,

  • WR-ALC leadership unveils revised vision, mission statements

    The Warner Robins Air Logistics Center will be "recognized as a world-class leader for development and sustainment of warfighting capability." That's the vision ALC senior leaders set for the Center in its updated vision statement. A new mission statement as well as revised 2009-10 goals and