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  • Robins to motocyclists: protective equipment a ‘must’ for on-base riding

    Robins motorcycle riders are being reminded that they must adhere to several safety practices required by base policy, and that Security Forces perform regular spot checks to ensure riders are complying with the rules. According to base policy, the following protective equipment is required for all

  • Acquisition, sustainment workforce hears plans from a top AF leader

    Acquisition and sustainment personnel at Robins heard a run-down from a top leader this week on the Air Force's Acquisition Improvement Plan. Lt. Gen. Mark D. "Shack" Shackelford, military deputy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, conducted two "town hall"

  • Base pushes to curb energy use during peak hours

    Robins officials have long been urging energy-conservation to help save money, but as the weather heats up the importance of reducing energy consumption is amplified. Robins is one of about 2,000 large energy consumers in the state with an agreement with Georgia Power that allows rates to fluctuate

  • 116th sergeants earn Bronze Star medals for wartime support

    Two members of the 116th Air Control Wing's Explosive Ordinance Disposal team have been presented with bronze stars. Master Sgts. John Bell and Greg Stephens were awarded the medals for their work in supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom from October 2008 to April 2009 as members of the 447th

  • Center set to welcome new leadership

    The new Center executive director and the new Center vice-commander are expected to be on the job soon. Deryl W. Israel, an executive at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., will take the place of retiring executive director Brenda Romine. Her last day on the job is today. Mr. Israel is expected to start

  • Future Airmen gain experience at Robins

    A group of cadets from the Air Force Academy are spending some time outside the classroom this summer getting real-world experience at Robins. As a part of Operation Air Force, which introduces cadets to Air Force field work before they are commissioned, seven cadets have been at Robins since May

  • WR Chamber honors ALC for economic impact on area

    The Warner Robins Air Logistics Center received the Warner Robins Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Regional Economic Impact Award on Friday for having a $3.3 billion economic impact on the region last fiscal year. In addition, the Museum of Aviation Foundation was recognized with the Regional

  • From typist to executive:SES?reflects on illustrious 30-year career

    Anyone toiling away in a low-level job at Robins should find inspiration from Brenda Romine, the retiring executive director of Warner Robins Air Logistics Center. Thirty years ago she went to work as a clerk typist at Tinker Air Force Base in her home state of Oklahoma. She never dreamed at the

  • Airman’s life impacted by DUI

    When Senior Airman Bradley McCollum went out that night to drink, he had a plan, but plans often can fall apart. He went out to a bar in Warner Robins on April 17 with a friend, and their plan was to call a cab, but as the night wore on some other friends showed up. Someone suggested they go to a

  • DUI offenders slapped with stiff penalties, fines

    Most Airmen know they are going to be in serious trouble if they get a DUI, but they may not know a DUI conviction can especially impact their wallets in a variety of ways. A survey of jurisdictions in Houston County show fines for a first DUI range from $801 to $1,164, but the costs can go far