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  • Russell Parkway Gate open

    The Russell Parkway Gate reopened Saturday, three weeks ahead of schedule. With the gate closing having a big impact on traffic in and out of the base, the contractor agreed to step up the pace, said Frank Shedd, chief of project management in the 778th Civil Engineer Squadron. Originally, work

  • Base Lodging gets re-accredited

    Pine Oaks Lodge has passed its 2010 accreditation inspection, which is basically military lodging's version of an operational readiness inspection. Eight major categories and 500 line items were inspected, and a score of 85 percent is required for accreditation. The lodge got 87 percent, said Rick

  • Lifeguard selected to Hawks dance team

    Fans of the Atlanta Hawks will see a Team Robins member at games in the upcoming season. Andrea "Andi" Phillips, a full-time lifeguard with Outdoor Recreation, was among over 200 women to try out recently for the A-Town Dancers, the Hawks dance team, and she made the squad. The dancers perform

  • Geese removal vital to aircraft safety

    Much is done to ensure the safety of aircraft flights at Robins, including rounding up a flock of Canada geese. Last week members of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's wildlife branch came to Robins to collect 17 geese residing at Scout Lake. The geese, along with other birds, are a danger to

  • Labor, management group connecting dots for better relationships

    The simple idea of labor and management at Robins sitting down on a regular basis to talk is yielding positive results. One of those results is a Connectors Group in the 402nd Maintenance Wing, comprised of both employees and supervisors. The group meets once per month to discuss how they can work

  • Center diversity group looks to recruit, hire, maintain quality workforce

    The Warner Robins Air Logistics Center has long had a commitment to diversity but is now looking to take it to another level. What began as a modest effort to improve diversity training has led to the creation of a Diversity Steering Group with an even bigger goal. The group's aim is not to

  • Marine unit beds down, changes command

    Team Robins members gathered in a new hangar July 1 to watch Lt. Col. Thomas J. Nemeth III relinquish command of Marine Aircraft Group 49, Detachment A to Lt. Col. Michael Johnson. The change of command of Robins' newest unit was followed by an official welcoming ceremony featuring remarks from Maj.

  • Local Airman, civilian win 'BIG' Awards

    Air Force officials have selected two members of Team Robins as winners of the 2010 Blacks in Government Meritorious Service Award for their contributions to the joint fight and role in enhancing an organizational culture that values diversity. The BIG Meritorious Service Award is awarded to a

  • Bear sightings on Robins no cause for alarm

    In the past couple of weeks, numerous people have reported seeing a black bear in the area between the commissary and Marchbanks Drive.Bob Sargent, natural resources manager at Robins, said approximately 10 people reported seeing a black bear in that area, usually in the early morning. All of the