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  • Robins’ partnership with museum enhanced by relocation of C-130

    A C-130 which moved to the Museum of Aviation last week is much more than just another plane in its collection. The aircraft will have a role unique to any other at the museum, save for an F-15 already moved there for the same purpose. The two aircraft will be used to train mechanics for the 402nd

  • Mechanic works to improve labor management relationships

    By Wayne Crenshaw By Wayne Crenshaw A kind deed done for her many years ago impact's Elaine Varnadoe's life to this day. Varnadoe is a 402nd Maintenance Wing sheet-metal mechanic and vice president of maintenance for the American

  • Robins civilian gets taste of deployed life

    Richard Newton spent 20 years in the Air Force but it wasn't until recently, as a civilian at Robins, he was afforded the opportunity to serve in a war zone. Newton, 62, jumped at the chance to do a one-year tour in Afghanistan, with a compelling reason to go. His son, Richard, is serving in the

  • Robins to host Air Force basketball team tryouts

    The Air Force men's basketball team's quest for a fifth consecutive Armed Forces Tournament title starts Monday at the Robins Fitness Center. Airmen from around the world will be here to try to make the team, which will compete against teams from the Army, Navy and Marines in August. This is the

  • New fitness standards in place; Robins Airmen say no sweat

    Just as the sun began to rise over the Fitness Center last week, scores of Airmen were gathering and stretching in preparation for that day's physical training regime. As the Airmen started running on the track or engaging in various other forms of exercise, Capt. Samuel Hutchins and Airmen 1st

  • HVM production lead making the connection

    When the opportunity came up to serve on a new group aimed at enhancing labor and management relationships here, Doug Keene didn't have to think twice about it. During his 23 years at Robins, the former industrial engineer and now product team lead for the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center's High

  • Emergency calling

    Team Robins members with cell phones should add an important number to their speed dial list to ensure the quickest response when making an emergency call on base. Calling 911 from a government landline on base will go to Robins E-911, and be answered by either a fire department or security forces

  • Clean Air partnership protects environment, saves commuters cash

    When individuals take steps to help the environment, it usually involves some personal sacrifice, such as driving a smaller car or keeping the thermostat at a more reasonable level. Sometimes, however, people can help the environment while helping themselves as well. Such is the case for those who

  • 116th ACW welcomes new commander

    The 116th Air Control Wing said goodbye to one commander and welcomed a new one in a ceremony last week at the Museum of Aviation. Following a standing ovation by those in attendance, Brig. Gen. Thomas "Moose" Moore relinquished command to Col. Jeffrey "Buffalo" Herd. "I can't say enough good things