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  • Select workers can apply for early outs

    The base will begin accepting applications today from select civilian employees for the latest Air Force round of voluntary early retirement and separation incentives known as VERA and VSIP. The action follows the recent announcement by the service of its plan to reduce the size of its headquarters

  • Local terrain flights approved for Marine training

    The 'Sound of Freedom' will now include not only the supersonic booms associated with the F-15 Eagle, but the hum of helicopter rotors used by Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773 for training. That's because the squadron here will now be able to conduct local terrain flight operations in the

  • 53rd Combat Communications Squadron prepares for new boss

    The 53rd Combat Communications Squadron is getting ready to leave the 5th Combat Communications Group for a new home under the 461st Air Control Wing, representing a realignment effort aimed to enhance all unit capabilities. On Oct. 1, the 53rd will officially become its own airfield squadron,

  • New name, same mission – HAWC comes to you

    For years, the 78th Medical Group's Health and Wellness Center has used community-centric methods to help Team Robins members maintain active, nutritious life-styles. As of Oct. 1, it will function as part of the Air Force Surgeon General's initiative aimed almost entirely at inclusive, preventative

  • Robins celebrates differences during August

    It has been common during any given month to see emails and advertisements at Robins announcing the latest cultural observance. Throughout August, Robins will celebrate 'United Through Diversity,' a time to appreciate differences, through a calendar of events designed to mark uniqueness and how

  • Providing a vital link between commanders and families

    Everyone needs support at some point. And, for military spouses at Robins, the base's Key Spouse Program - managed by the Airmen & Family Readiness Center - does just that. Tech. Sgt. Ronald Megginson, Key Spouse Program coordinator, said the program is designed with information in mind. "Your key

  • CE outlines steps for dealing with spills

    A sanitary sewer release from the City of Warner Robins recently caused Duck Lake to be closed for fishing and general activity. A facility manager brought the release to the 78th Civil Engineer Group's attention. To help people on base understand proper procedures during a spill, the 78th CEG

  • Five nutrients for sun protection

    Research reveals there are some foods which can guard the skin at the cellular level against damage caused by the sun's ultraviolet rays. Certain foods are high in antioxidants, which protect cells against harmful substances called free radicals that damage cells. Eating these foods can help reduce

  • New center centralizes installation support management

    The Air Force is centralizing its installation support management within a newly created Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Air Force officials announced Monday.The change resulted from an effort to reduce overhead costs, increase efficiencies, eliminate redundant activities, improve

  • AFRC feels effects of latest Air Force changes

    Air Force leaders announced changes to headquarters staff manning and organization Monday - changes which will result in manpower reductions at the Air Force Reserve Command headquarters here. The Air Force is reorganizing its major command headquarters in order to meet the Department of Defense's