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  • Center commander lauded by Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce

    Maj. Gen. Robert McMahon, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center commander, was awarded the Sherrill Stafford Good Government Service Award during the annual meeting of the Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 24. In memory of a distinguished public servant, the award for exceptional service is

  • Vietnam War's top ace guest speaker at JSTARS annual awards

    One minute, 29 seconds. In about the time it takes to brush your teeth, Col. Charles B. DeBellevue scored his first two of six aerial victories in the Vietnam War.Born in New Orleans and growing up in Louisiana, DeBellevues' first foray into flying came by way of the Civil Air Patrol as a teenager.

  • Urgent Care referral policy undergoes changes

    Starting Feb. 1, the option to call and leave a message to notify the 78th Medical Group clinic staff that you have been to or are going to urgent care will no longer be available. For after-hours medical concerns TRICARE beneficiaries are required to contact the on-call medical provider; they will

  • Alternate commute options still available

    There are more ways to get to work at Robins than riding in a car alone. Base leaders reminded everyone of this last week, as well as the mass transit options available to help alleviate parking and traffic issues on the north end near industrial facilities. Currently, there are three initiatives in

  • C-130 shelter construction on schedule

    The construction of new steel and fabric structures to house C-130 aircraft is on schedule to be completed by this summer. Eight shelters are being built by Fabritex Inc. of Hartwell, Ga., which will include 30 overhead lights, and compressed air, electric and communications capabilities. Four

  • 52nd CBCS feels the 'bite' of Arctic Gator exercise

    Members of the 52nd Combat Communications Squadron convoyed here from Robins Air Force Base, Ga. Jan. 23 and dug in the next day for 12-day field training exercise.Field training exercise "Arctic Gator" ends Feb. 3, but before it does, nearly 80 Airmen will test their ability to establish a fully

  • Building credibility and process improvement, one shop at a time

    The C-5 maintenance shops at Robins Air Force Base are a model for process improvement. Stroll into any of the work cell stations inside the cavernous Bldg. 169 and changes are evidenced by the steady hum of workers across flap and pylon shops, sanding booths and the heavily-used grit blasting room.

  • Robins Tax Center prepares for 2011 filing season

    It's tax time and the Robins Tax Center is preparing to help servicemembers and their eligible dependents file 2011 returns. The tax center opens Jan. 30 and will be open Monday through Thursday from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. The center will be located in Bldg. 995, a trailer next to the old

  • Reserve Command announces new command chief

    Chief Master Sgt. Kathleen Buckner has been selected for the Air Force Reserve Com-mand's top enlisted position. Lt. Gen. Charles Stenner, Jr., chief of the Air Force Reserve and AFRC commander, made the selection last month. "We're looking forward to Chief Buckner coming on board and sharing her