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  • National crisis hotline connects call to Robins

    Mental health professionals here were recently able to reach out to a military member in crisis - with a phone call through the national Veterans Crisis Line. The toll-free number was accessed by a former Robins Airman while en route to a new duty location. Counselors routed the call to the

  • Helmet electronic units maintained at Robins

    As pilots sit inside a fighter aircraft, an electronic display situated inside their visors provides a visual representation that allows their eyes to remain focused on the task at hand. As their heads turn, critical information such as bearing, line of sight and altitude are easily accessible. The

  • Georgia Tech, Robins partnership offers safety, health courses

    Through a partnership with the Georgia Tech Research Institute, 18 Robins employees will receive an Industrial Safety and Health Certificate during a graduation ceremony Monday at the Heritage Club ballroom. Courses, taught by Georgia Tech instructors on base, began October 2011, with instruction

  • Letter to the Workforce: We can get through whatever lies ahead

    Team RobinsAs most of you are aware, the Department of Defense formally notified Congress Thursday that should sequestration occur and continue for a substantial period, it will be forced to furlough most of its civilian workforce for as many as 22 days this fiscal year. However, it also reiterated

  • Panetta issues message to DOD workforce on sequestration

    With major, across-the-board defense spending cuts scheduled to take effect March 1, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta today issued a message to the Defense Department workforce.Here is the secretary's message:For more than a year and a half, the president, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and I have

  • Complex committed to excellence

    The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex has once again demonstrated its commitment to excellence by ensuring the standards and requirements are met to maintain its AS9100 Revision C Registration."It basically makes you the supplier of choice," said Howard Bell, WR-ALC AS9100 program manager. "When

  • 78th MDG officer earns AF Medical Service Award

    Lt. Col. Melinda Screws, 78th Medical Group, is the winner of the 2012 Chief of the Medical Staff Commitment to Excellence Award.The winners of the Air Force Medical Service annual award competition were announced Feb. 5 by the Air Force Surgeon General's Medical Force Development Directorate. "This

  • ‘Your life is our business’

    The 339th Flight Test Squad-ron's 43 aircrew members - comprised of pilots, co-pilots and flight engineers - perform test flights on F-15s, C-130s and C-5s here before they are returned to their home bases.During those flights, the aircraft are put through their paces to ensure they'll hold up to

  • ICEMAP addresses encroachment, sustainment challenges

    Understanding the current and future picture of Robins Air Force Base and its impact on the region in several key areas was the focus of an ICEMAP visit last week by Marstel Day, an environmental conservation and consulting firm. ICEMAP, or Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plan,

  • Commander's Commentary: Preparing for the future

    I know everyone is anxious to hear news about the possible sequestration and potential for civilian furloughs. I know this affects more than just the mission; it has a personal impact on each and every one of you. Unfortunately, we're still waiting to hear what's going to happen regarding