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  • White House taps Robins for prestigious Circle Award

    Robins has won the 2009 White House Closing of the Circle Award for its efforts to promote environmental improvement efforts. Base officials were notified of the award Monday, said Mark Summers, chief of the compliance branch in the 78th Civil Engineering Group here. The award is in recognition of

  • The Dixie Wing to perform re-creation of the Battle of Midway

    The upcoming Robins Air Show, May 2-3, will feature a new event that its organizers say is a one-of-a-kind recreation of World War II aviation history. The Dixie Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, a group dedicated to preserving WWII aircraft in flying condition, will perform an aerial recreation

  • 5th CCG captures AF awards

    Members of the 5th Combat Communications Group at Robins traveled to Washington last week to collect three big awards. The group, affectionately known as the 5th Mob, learned two weeks ago that it won 2008 awards for best large communications unit in the Air Force, best small communications unit in

  • Maintenance worker graduates from OTS

    Setting down his tool box for the last time was an anxious moment for one young maintainer as he stepped into a new chapter in his life. Second Lt. Charles Glover of the 562nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron recently graduated from Officer Training School, making the transition from a regular civilian

  • Volunteers recognized for hard work, dedication

     Robins has more than 25,000 employees who work hard here every day, but there are many who go even further than the call of duty on a regular basis. On Wednesday, the Airman & Family Readiness Center honored 13 people for their volunteer efforts, both on base and in the community. Nine people were

  • Historic Forest welcomes 4 new saplings

    Robins' Historic Forest grew by four trees Tuesday. The Historic Forest planting is an annual tradition that started here in 1994. Trees are planted each year in recognition of Arbor Day, which is today, and Earth Day, which was Wednesday. The trees are paid for by donors who also pay for a plaque

  • Commodities council help AF save time, money

    Three of the eight commodities councils in the Air Force are based at Robins, and leaders of the units here say the concept is succeeding. The councils were born out an initiative in 2003 to try to save money by making purchases Air Force-wide, rather than for specific installations, and by

  • Robins Airmen receive 'dental stimulus'

    The 78th Dental Squadron recently distributed "dental stimulus packets" to a group of deploying Robins Airmen. In addition to providing basic oral healthcare products to help prevent dental problems during deployment, the initiative was a way for the 78th DS to demonstrate its pride and support for

  • Competition high, decision making difficult in All-AF team tryouts

    The main gym at the Robins Fitness Center will see some high-level basketball action on Monday. The All-Air Force men's basketball team, which is having its tryout camp at Robins, will play an exhibition game with the All-Army team. The game starts at 7 p.m. and admission is free. The two teams are

  • Family advocacy offers class on fatherhood basics

    New and soon-to-be dads at Robins can get some expert advice next week on exactly what to expect when it comes to dealing with an addition to the family. On April 29 the Family Advocacy Office at the Mental Health Clinic will offer a free class called "Dads: The Basics." Staff Sgt. Travis McCord and