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  • SMXG complex opens March 25

    The 402nd Software Maintenance Group, which develops, engineers, tests and maintains software for a wide range of aircraft and other weapons systems, will cut the ribbon next week on a new building which will connect the group's three existing facilities and make it a massive, single complex. The

  • 402nd mechanics prepare damaged aircraft for final flight to ‘boneyard’

    Aircraft mechanics at Robins work hard every day with the single goal of returning safe and reliable aircraft to the warfighter as quickly as possible. Recently, however, some C-5 mechanics have been working with a uniquely different purpose. They have been making modifications on a C-5 to allow the

  • Improving workplace safety

    Together we - management, employees and union - are working on making a difference, a difference which will result in the Center being a much safer place to work. It's a fact we need to improve our workplace safety and health. This is a fact noted not only by the Occupational Safety and Health

  • Manufacturing flight combines old, new technology for mission success

    Employees around Robins are continuously searching for new and better ways of doing things, including acquiring the latest equipment and tools, but sometimes the old way still works best. The Braiding Team in the 402nd Electronics Maintenance Group's Manufacturing Flight is using one machine which

  • First MSG-3 production bird returned to nest

    The C-5 Galaxy enterprise at Robins reached an important milestone recently in its transition to a different way of performing programmed depot maintenance. When C-5B Tail No. 86-0015 was declared ready to return to its home at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., it marked the first production C-5 PDM to

  • CE team aids Kirtland following deep freeze

    A team of 78th Civil Engineer Group plumbers recently returned from a lengthy service call to aid another base in need. The five-man team spent two weeks helping Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico recover from extensive damage caused by a rare deep freeze. The base suffered so many busted pipes

  • Computer system upgrade project to begin next month

    A major project to upgrade Robins' vast computer network will begin in a few weeks. After months of planning, the installation of a high bandwidth network is slated to begin immediately following a kickoff meeting April 26. The Air Force-mandated Combat Information System One Base One Network

  • DLA expands presence at Robins

    It's a rare occasion when a Navy vice admiral comes to Robins, but Feb. 25 was a special day. Vice Admiral Alan S. Thompson, Defense Logistics Agency director, came here to cut the ribbon on a new $24.6 million consolidation and containerization point warehouse. The opening of the building, about

  • New citation policy aims to reduce traffic risks

    A new type of traffic citation for moving violations is now being used at Robins. A driver who breaks the rules here now receives a citation similar to those issued by any law enforcement agency in the local area. Robins has never been a safe haven for violators of traffic laws; rules for off-base