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  • Base makes strides in energy efforts

    For more than a year, the Energy Office on Robins has tried to make people smart on ways to curb energy usage on the base. The team has done this not only with Robins in mind, but a desire to help the Air Force and the United States become more energy independent. The Air Force has historically been

  • Bldg. 905 acts as energy test bed

    On June 4, I rolled out the "energy solution matrix" for Bldg. 905 in an article titled the "Energy Buck Stops Here." I followed up with a July 9 Rev-Up article, where I explained how we would use Bldg. 905 to help identify a number of energy-reduction initiatives which can be applied to similar

  • Open communication sparks good relations among Robins firefighters

    Even people who have been working at Robins for years may not be aware there are actually two labor unions on base. Most everyone is familiar the larger of the two, the American Federation of Government Employees Local 987. The other is the International Association of Firefighters Local F-107,

  • In-house modification solves flightline cart problem

    If the 402nd Maintenance Support Squadron had a theme song, a good choice might be Devo's "Whip It," the lyrics of which say "When a problem comes along, you must whip it." That's the mentality embodied by the squadron, especially when it comes to safety and the Voluntary Protection Program. One

  • CFC kicks off Oct. 6

    Team Robins members will soon be asked to help others through the Combined Federal Campaign. The campaign will run Oct. 6 to Nov. 17, with a local goal of $1.4 million. That's $25,000 higher than last year's target, which Robins shattered by donating $1.64 million. Local Federal Coordinating

  • New identification system will soon debut at Robins

    In preparation for new security procedures scheduled to come online next summer, Team Robins members will have to register personal information in the new Defense Biometric Identification System in the coming months. The system, known as DBIDS, is an identity authentication and force protection tool

  • AFMC command chief tours base, praises Airmen

    The command chief of Air Force Materiel Command visited Robins this week and said he liked what he saw.Command Chief Master Sgt. Eric Jaren spent Monday and Tuesday visiting dozens of locations here, from aircraft maintenance facilities on the flightline to Robins' medical, civil engineering and

  • Child Development Centers to increase fees for some

    Most Team Robins members using one of the two Child Development Centers here will pay a little more for services starting in November. The centers will enact fee increases of a few dollars per week for most families. The exact amount of the increase will depend on a family's earnings. For those