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  • Child abuse awareness, prevention take center stage in April

    April is National Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, and the Family Advocacy Program will be using the time to help to bring the important subject to the forefront. Roslyn Battle, family advocacy outreach manager, said the observance will provide opportunities for the entire community to

  • Robins Airmen participate in military challenge

    On a chilly morning last week, many Airmen clad in t-shirts and shorts were running the track outside the Fitness Center for their fitness test, but some were putting themselves to an even more strenuous exam. They were participating in the first Military Challenge, an event organized by the Fitness

  • Safety: From top to shop floor

    Sometimes adversity brings out the best in people. This is certainly true for members of the 402nd Commodities Maintenance Group. The CMXG formed its own Environmental Safety and Occupational Health Office after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the WR-ALC for a number of

  • Single Staffing Tool set to debut

    While most Air Force bases are using a streamlined employee recruitment process called the Air Force Single Staffing Tool, Robins is among 12 bases that have not made the switch. That will soon change. Robins will implement SST in late April. Current civilian employees will then apply for internal

  • Fuels lab keeps mission moving forward

    With a staff of just two, the Robins Fuels Lab is a small operation. But, its mission is vitally important. Very bad things could happen if Staff Sgt. David Kjeldgaard and Tim Craft weren't doing their jobs. They are charged with performing regular checks on gasoline, diesel fuel and, most

  • Base computer network to get internal audit

    While the space shuttle Discovery may have made its final flight recently, Robins is launching its own Discovery mission. Discovery III is a 78th Air Base Wing Communications Directorate initiative to examine the information technology infrastructure and applications on base and recommend efficiency

  • Robins hosts AF women's basketball training camp

    For the fifth consecutive year, Robins is playing host to an All-Air Force team tryout.In previous years, Robins has hosted All-Air Force basketball and volleyball training camps for men and women. On Tuesday the streak was extended as tryouts began for the All-Air Force women's basketball

  • Bystander Intervention training important

    All active-duty Airmen and civilian supervisors are required to have Bystander Intervention training by June 20, 2012, but so far only a fraction of the thousands here who need it have taken the class. Cindy Graver, sexual assault response coordinator, fears too many people are putting off the

  • Robins home to new LEED facility

    A Marine hangar recently became the first facility at Robins certified under a new and important energy engineering standard. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, recognizes new construction and renovations which incorporate green building concepts into their design, building and

  • Running safety tips to remember

    The many health benefits of running tend to be negated if the runner is hit by a car. Many Team Robins members lately are taking advantage of ideal weather and excellent running areas at Robins to get in some prime cardiovascular exercise. However, base officials urge runners and drivers to use