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  • Bridge nears completion

    The new Hannah Road Bridge is expected to open Aug. 4. The bridge helps connect 116th Air Control Wing buildings to base housing, the fitness center and other commonly-used areas. Its opening should significantly improve traffic flow on Robins.The project cost $774,806 and was funded using the 78th

  • MXW opens new medical facility

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony traditionally begins with a narrator introducing the official party, with a round of applause following the reading of each name. That didn't happen Monday during a ceremony to open the 402nd Maintenance Wing's new Occupational Medicine Facility. Brig. Gen. Lee Levy, wing

  • DUI numbers decreasing

    Steps taken in the past year to curb DUIs for Robins Airmen appear to be having an impact.Statistics through June show 12 DUIs for the current fiscal year, which begins in October. In that same period the previous year, there were 26 DUIs.Chief Master Sgt. Margarita Overton, acting installation

  • Officials capture one bear, another remains at large

    The Department of Natural Resources captured a black bear last week in the area between Chief's Circle and fairways 13 and 14 of the Pine Oaks Golf Course.The yearling male bear was likely the source of recent bear sightings near Pine Oaks Lodge and Robins Parkway near Martin Luther King Drive, said

  • DMO makes 'major impact' in improving labor relations

    When the 562nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron's C-17 area was looking for a new designated management official, few people stepped forward.At the time, labor management relationships in the organization were not good, and the unit would be looking to the new DMO to help improve the situation. Sandra

  • 78th MDG prepares for inspection

    The 78th Medical Group will undergo a thorough accreditation survey and inspection Aug. 16-20. Representatives from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care will evaluate the group on compliance with national ambulatory health care standards. During the same time period, the medical

  • WR-ALC commander to retire

    The Air Force announced that the commander of the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Maj. Gen. Polly A. Peyer, will retire. While it did not provide a date, it also said her successor will be Maj. Gen. Robert H. McMahon, who is currently director of logistics, deputy chief of staff for logistics,

  • Energy: Using watts is spending dollars

    The term "watt" was coined to honor James Watt, a contributor to the development of the steam engine. It measures the amount of energy being used. We see watts listed on light bulbs, on our utility bill as "kilowatts" (a kilowatt is 1,000 watts), and on any number of machines and appliances. Now, do

  • Two sustainment wings formally inactivated

    The 330th Aircraft Sustainment and 542nd Combat Sustainment wings were formally inactivated Tuesday in a ceremony at the Museum of Aviation. The wings were inactivated July 1 as part of an Air Force-wide reorganization of wings, groups and squadrons, and their elements combined to form the Aerospace

  • Year of the Air Force Family campaign draws to a close

    Although the Air Force Year of the Family campaign officially ends in just a few days, the effort to focus on Airmen and their families in recognition of their dedication and service to the nation will continue. The year-long campaign started in July 2009 to help remind people of the Air Force's