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  • SE&V Division oversees successful testing of new fire suppression system

    Within the next six years, hush houses throughout the Air Force will be retrofitted with new fire suppression systems that will have a significant impact on the way we handle business. The Support Equipment & Vehicles Division, Aerospace Sustainment Directorate, at Robins oversaw successful testing

  • Hot stuff: Autoclaves prep aircraft assets

    Something is cooking inside Bldg. 169, home of the 574th Composite Repair Flight. An imposing structure known as an autoclave, measuring 15-by-50 feet - the largest of three autoclaves at Robins and big enough to hold about a half dozen SUVs - sits ready on one side of the cavernous 146,000 square

  • In the trenches: CE bringing new lighting to flight line

    New high-mast lighting poles will soon go up in one area of the flight line. A total of five, 100-foot poles will be erected along a stretch just behind the jet blast fence along Taxiway G. The project began in May and is scheduled to be completed in July. Each pole will include 14, 1,000-watt,

  • Free Independence Day concert, fireworks slated for Monday

    American country music superstar and award-winner Josh Turner will perform Monday with the Band of the U.S. Air Force Reserve at this year's free Independence Day concert in Warner Robins. Gates open at 6 p.m. for the concert at Warner Robins' McConnell-Talbert Stadium on South Davis Drive.

  • Robins to award contract worth nearly $4 billion

    Robins Air Force Base is set to award a $3.749 billion contract to The Boeing Company Thursday in support of the Royal Saudi Air Force F-15 Fleet Modernization Program. It will be the largest foreign military sales contract ever let at Robins Air Force Base. "This is historic," said Lt. Col. Jay

  • Local Airman named AF First Sergeant of the Year

    Master Sgt. H. Mylo Gibson II, 51st Combat Communications Squadron is this year's Air Force First Sergeant of the Year. Gibson has been serving in the Air Force for more than 20 years, and has been a first sergeant for the past two. "I became a first sergeant to take care of people and to continue a

  • Changes on horizon for base visitors

     Visitors to Robins Air Force Base are currently allowed access without a Department of Defense-issued identification card as long as they're escorted by someone with a DoD-issued ID. Beginning this summer, visitors may enter Robins with unescorted sponsored access if they consent to undergo a check

  • Robins sergeant earns second Bronze Star

    To say dealing with explosive devices is dangerous is an understatement. Yet, it's a daily reality for those deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Tech. Sgt. Barry Duffield, a 116th Air Control Wing Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight team leader, was recognized

  • Reservist spends day as extra on set of Jackie Robinson biopic

    June 8 was a day to remember for Scotty Brown. The former high school baseball player and current Air Force reservist spent the day running through baseball drills on an old diamond near historic Luther Williams Field in Macon, Ga., while the motion picture cameras rolled.Brown was selected as an