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  • Air Force Assistance Fund begins Feb. 7

    The 2011 Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign begins Feb. 7. The campaign, which runs through March 18, raises money for four charities which benefit active-duty Airmen, Air Force retirees and their families. Only military members can be solicited but civilians can also contribute by contacting the

  • Base kicks off Black Heritage Observance month

    February is Black Heritage Observance Month at Robins, and a full slate of events is planned. This year's observance will be hosted by the 402nd Maintenance Wing. The theme is "African Americans and the Civil War." According to BHO Committee Chairperson Marchelle Glover events begin Tuesday with a

  • New Travel Card regulations announced

    The Air Force is changing its travel card program to cut down on delinquencies and fraudulent charges. Government travel cards are being replaced with controlled spending account cards, which come with a zero spending limit. When a trip is planned, an estimate is made for spending on the trip and a

  • DBIDS implementation on track

    In preparation for new security procedures scheduled to come online this year, Team Robins members must register personal information in the new Defense Biometric Identification System. The system, known as DBIDS, is an identity authentication and force protection tool which implements physical

  • Energy audit shows room for improvement

    As a part of its "How Low Can We Go" initiative, the Robins Energy Office examined electrical usage on base over four recent holiday periods. What it found is we can go a lot lower. There were some positives. Over the four-day Thanksgiving holiday, energy usage was down 8.2 percent and on New Year's

  • Marine training exercise to produce noise

    A training exercise will be conducted here Monday through Friday by Light Attack Squadron 773, the Marine helicopter squadron which relocated to Robins last summer. Those living on or near the base can expect to hear noise due to increased helicopter traffic. The squadron normally operates seven

  • Center to receive additional OSHA citations

    The Warner Robins Air Logistics Center has learned it will be given more than 50 additional citations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration concerning safety processes and procedures. The Center was officially notified Monday of 27 of the citations, which cover a range of

  • Fitness Assessment Cell keeping Robins Airmen fit to fight

    By Chrissy miner 78th Air Base Wing Public Affiars Airmen here are making strides in the new Air Force fitness test, with almost 80 percent passing the exam, and an average of 36 percent scoring an "excellent" rating. Additionally, in the past three months, Robins improved its passing rate nearly 8

  • 78th CEG recognized with AF environmental quality award

    An array of programs aimed at making Robins a good steward of the environment has earned the 78th Civil Engineer Group the Gen. Thomas D. White Environmental Quality Award. The 78th CEG won the honor in the industrial category of the 2010 Air Force Civil Engineer and Environmental Awards

  • Local exercise to reunite Marine units

    The Marine attack helicopter squadron which re-located to Robins last summer has elements in two other states, and soon all will be here for a week-long exercise.From Jan. 31 to Feb. 5 the three sections of Light Attack Squadron 773 will all be here to fly training missions and practice firing at