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  • DoD cuts furlough days from 22 to 14

    The Department of Defense has cut the number of furlough days most of its civilian employees were projected to take during the next several months from 22 to 14.The reduction in the number of days was confirmed during a press conference Thursday by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. A follow-on email

  • F-15SA aircraft takes first test flight

    A successful first test flight of the new F-15SA advanced fighter aircraft was conducted Feb. 20 at a Boeing facility in St. Louis. The test flight was part of the RSAF F-15 Fleet Modernization Program, a $29.4 billion foreign military sales agreement - the largest in U.S. history - with the Kingdom

  • Solar farm proposed at Robins Air Force Base

    Robins could one day be home to a solar photovoltaic plant. Georgia Power, in cooperation with the Georgia Public Service Commission, is encouraging new solar development opportunities to help increase the state's solar generation.The Air Force is offering 57 acres of property here as a potential

  • Airman shares story, urges others to support AFAF

    The Air Force Assistance Fund campaign has special meaning for Staff Sgt. Derriel Morris, an operations controller in the 461st Support Squadron's Maintenance Operations Center.During his seven-year career in the Air Force, one of the fund's charitable affiliates, the Air Force Aid Society which is

  • More than 300 Volunteer test proctors needed for local schools' CRCT, EOCT

    Team Robins members, if you're looking for a great opportunity to do some volunteer work that has a tremendous impact, here's your opportunity.Each year Robins Air Force Base partners with Houston and Peach county schools to provide test proctors for the Criterion Referenced Competency Test, and the

  • Caring for People forum yields ideas for change

    The 3rd Annual Robins Caring for People Forum concluded March 15 with close to 130 participants this year."The Caring for People Forum is a critical thing for us to look at in how we're taking care of each other at the installation level," said Col. Mitchel Butikofer, Install-ation commander, during

  • Pentagon Delays Sending Furlough Notices to Civilian Workforce

    Pentagon officials have put off sending furlough notices to civilian employees until they've had a chance to analyze how pending legislation that would fund the federalĀ  government for the rest of the fiscal year will affect the Defense Department.Officials now estimate that furlough notices will go

  • Smart power strips assist with conserving energy

    A total of 8,850 smart power strips are in the process of being distributed to as many offices as possible across Robins as part of ongoing efforts to reduce energy consumption and cost.As of last week, fewer than 500 power strips were left since distribution began March 1. The response has been