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  • Robins Air Show promises fun for entire family

    Performers and static displays are coming together for the Robins Air Show.A lot of work goes on behind the scenes to make an air show a success - and this year's event is no different. From contract finalizations and budget considerations, to logistics and equipment needs, units across base and the

  • Banner ’12 start for VPP in 402nd MXW

    The 402nd Maintenance Wing's Voluntary Protection Program Wing Steering Committee was established in 2011 as a way to interact with shops from across the installation, and it's already busy in 2012. It recently gave well-earned recognition to two squadrons. "VPP is alive and well," said Doug Keene,

  • Robins to add jobs as part of Saudi defense package

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed a $29.4 billion foreign military sales agreement in late December for the purchase of 84 F-15SA advanced fighter aircraft. The sale also includes upgrades to its current fleet of 70 F-15S aircraft, as well as munitions, spare parts, training, maintenance and

  • Air Force transporters airdrop cargo record

    Robins has yet another feather to place in its cap. Two of the Air Force transporters it manages and maintains, the C-130 Hercules and C-17 Globemaster III, were instrumental in helping the service airdrop a record amount of cargo to deployed forces in 2011. The Air Force airdropped more than 80

  • F-15 E becomes first to reach 10K flying hours

    An aircraft which is among the fleet of F-15s managed by and which undergo programmed depot maintenance at Robins recently became the first F-15 of any type to reach 10,000 flying hours. F-15E Strike Eagle #89-0487 has participated in operations Desert Storm, Deliberate Guard, Northern Watch,

  • Robins celebrates King's life, legacy

    A commemorative service honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was conducted Tuesday afternoon at the Base Chapel. The chapel choir lifted the audience of about 100 in songs of praise during the one-hour service. A video presentation was also shown, highlighting several marches

  • Robins has tools to give your resolutions staying power

    Traditionally, the beginning of a new year inspires people to right what's wrong in their lives. For strong-willed, determined types, setting and achieving goals is probably a piece of cake (sorry-poor analogy for those who are weight watching readers). But, for most, it's a challenge. Fortunately,

  • Redesign to bring new choices to Robins Base Exchange

    Robins BX shoppers will see exciting changes in a few weeks as major renovations begin in mid-February to early March. The original start date was slated for Jan. 2, but that was pushed back due to a change in floor plans, according to Anthony Ventura, Robins AAFES general manager. Including a