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  • April 30 -- 60th anniversary of deadly tornado

    Today is the 60th anniversary of the tornado that hit Warner Robins, causing 19 deaths, including two at Robins Air Force Base, and more than 350 injuries. The F4 tornado left hundreds of people without homes and caused millions of dollars in damage.According to the Fujita tornado scale, which

  • Gate closures announced

    Effective Tuesday, May 7, the 78th Civil Engineer Group will begin closing one of the three main gates on each of the first three Tuesdays monthly between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., to safely perform maintenance on the vehicle barriers. The schedule will be the same each month until further

  • Reading program prescribes a healthy start

    The Reach Out and Read program at Robins received a nod this month following a visit from representatives with the Governor's Office for Children and Families. The 78th Medical Group's pediatric unit hosted visitors with a tour of its facilities and learned how the program has played an important

  • Future leaders shine

    Robins Youth of the Year announced -- The Robins Air Force Base Youth of the Year is Alexis Jefferson. She is the daughter of Chief Master Sgt. Morris Jefferson, Air Force Reserve Readiness Management Group Financial Management Superintendent, and Ivette Jefferson. Alexis,17, is a junior at Veterans

  • Home, Not Alone project nears completion

    A Team Robins project is underway that will assist veterans in the local community. Home, Not Alone is a volunteer-driven effort to build a transition home for veterans who require physical therapy, mental and occupational therapy services, and job search assistance."There's definitely a need," said

  • Base kicks off APAH Observance

    Robins is set to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a number of planned events. The theme of this year's observance is "Embracing Cultural Values and Inclusion." According to observance committee members, APA Heritage Month was first established in 1977 when Representatives Frank

  • VA reps ready to assist on base

    Department of Veterans Affairs representatives at Robins are now delivering VA's enhanced benefits briefings and stand ready to assist the military community transitioning out of the service. "We're empowering service members with VA information, where to find it and how to apply for the benefits

  • Realistic training simulates host of scenarios for battle damage unit

    Handpicked from throughout the Air Force, members of the Expeditionary Depot Maintenance team from Robins train all year to remain ready to deploy at a moment's notice.The highly-specialized aircraft battle damage repair unit trains five times a year to remain proficient in their skills. Its mission

  • MWDs build strong bonds with their handlers, add value to mission

    Sometimes it takes almost losing something to realize its value.That was certainly the case for Staff Sgt. Ian Bailey, a military working dog handler with the 78th Security Forces Squadron's Military Working Dog Section here.Bailey, who has been with the 78th SFS/S3D for a little more than a year,

  • Robins unit tops in DoD for green efforts

    The 78th Civil Engineer Group at Robins has won the Department of Defense's Environmental Quality - Industrial Installation Award for 2012.The award recognizes the environmental program at a heavily industrialized post or base which ranks above others in a number of areas, including air quality,