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  • Logging project to clear way for MOA storage

    A significant new project for the Museum of Aviation and the 402nd Maintenance Wing began last week with loggers clearing out a 12.5-acre lot behind the museum. The lot at the corner of Marchbanks Drive and Macon Street will become the new storage area for the museum. The current storage area next

  • 689th CCW celebrates first birthday

    This week, the first combat communications wing in the U.S. Air Force - the 689th Combat Communications Wing - celebrated its one year anniversary. As one of three new wings under the recently-established 24th Air Force in Air Force Space Command, we spent this first year building a strong

  • Voluntary Leadership Program offers mechanics supervisory skills

    Simple facts indicate the 402nd Maintenance Wing's new Voluntary Leadership Development Program must be a good thing. Those who take the course, which is designed to give aircraft mechanics the skills to move into supervisory positions, do so on their own time, and it's a substantial commitment -

  • DLA mission vital to warfighter support

    As America's premier combat logistics support organization, the Defense Logistics Agency provides full-spectrum logistics support every day to Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, Airmen and civilians around the world. "DLA provides the entire 'life cycle' of logistics support to the Air Force," said Col.

  • Robins honors fallen Georgia Airman

    Everything was put into perspective for me Saturday when the flag-draped coffin of Senior Airman Michael Buras was removed from an aircraft on the Robins flightline. It was the first time I had witnessed a dignified transfer of a fallen military member. Buras, 23, of Fitzgerald, Ga., died Sept. 21

  • Fitness Center undergoes renovations

    Part of the Fitness Center is closed for a few weeks for renovations.The main gym is closed for the next three weeks for replacement of part of the floor and resurfacing of the entire floor. The project also includes adding the Air Force logo in the center, along with a new paint scheme and wall

  • Energy conservation through change of culture

    Many people remember their parents yelling at them about leaving the lights on in empty rooms. As the ones paying the bills, many of these same people are now yelling at their kids about not turning out lights. All Dave Bury wants is for people here to bring that same mentality with them when they

  • Energy future depends on today’s actions

    While Robins recognizes Energy Awareness Month every October, its energy-reduction movement is an "around the clock, 365-days-a year, more-than-a-decade-long" effort. That's because the Air Force has mandated the base to reduce its energy intensity by 30 percent over the next five years from a 2003

  • Energy Office widens its ‘sight picture’

    Robins' Energy Office started up three years ago, and its initial mission was largely to get people to turn off their computer monitors and the like at the end of the day. While such conservation measures are important, meeting the base's energy reduction goals will take a much more expansive