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  • 461st officer wins AF Marquez award

    Capt. Kevin Scholz is a recipient of a 2011 Lt. Gen Leo Marquez award. Scholz, an operations officer with the 461st Maintenance Squadron, was presented the award May 10 during the Team Robins Quarterly Award ceremony at the base theater. The annual Air Force-level award honors military members and

  • Permanent signs to be placed along BiRD stops

    New signs will soon be placed to mark the permanent location of stops along the Buses into Robins, or BiRD, route. For the past 18 months, temporary markers have been in place where three buses pick up and drop off passengers each weekday morning and afternoon. While details are still being

  • Marine unit to get new leader

    A change of command ceremony will be conducted Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in the hangar of Bldg. 2071. The new commanding officer of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773 will be Lt. Col. Kyle Burress. Designated a Naval aviator in 1998, he is the recipient of numerous awards, including three Air

  • Robins partnerships produce future educational opportunities

     In a meeting May 10 with two members of the Georgia Board of Regents, base leaders continued to solidify future educational opportunities for the workforce. Maj. Gen. Robert McMahon, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center commander, and Deryl Israel, WR-ALC executive director, discussed the newly

  • 12 new sites achieve VPP Gold status

    Twelve Robins units have been recognized with "gold" in the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center's Voluntary Protection Program Safe Site Challenge. The challenge is a local tool used as a framework for elevating safety culture and ensuring all applicable safety and health management systems are being

  • Retreat, Camellia Gardens ceremonies next week

    The month of May includes two ceremonies that will involve all of Team Robins. A Memorial Day Retreat Ceremony will be conducted Wednesday at 5 p.m. in front of Bldg. 905, 78th Air Base Wing headquarters. The retreat will include representatives of every organization on base in a 26-person

  • Robins Base Exchange to get new name, 12-phase redesign

    Renovations inside the Robins Exchange are projected to begin this month, with a tentative grand opening in mid-November. The original start date was scheduled for early January, but was pushed back due to floor plan changes, according to Anthony Ventura, Robins AAFES general manager. Shoppers may

  • Interstate educational compact levels playing field for military students

    One of the key issues facing military families - particularly when it comes to children's education - is frequently transitioning from one installation to the next. Georgia hopes to help remedy that by becoming the 42nd state to join the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military

  • Medical Group hones skills through decontamination training

    The 78th Medical Group conducted In-Place Patient Decontamination training April 24-26 at the base medical facility. During training, IPPD team members quickly set up a shelter and decontaminated patients injured during a mock disaster or major chemical spill. In the event of a real emergency,