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Archive: 2015
  • Congratulations to Robins' newest Chief Master Sergeants

    Brian Cornett, 12th ACCSLisa Green, 78th SFSJohn Lang, HQAFRCAlan Malcolm, 402nd AMXGJames Rose, HQ AFRCJeffrey Taylor, 330th CTSThe Robins Chiefs Group will host a Chief Master Sergeant Promotion Release ceremony and celebration Friday at 3:30 p.m. in the Heritage Club Ballroom. For more information, call Chief Master Sgt. Teresa Serrano at 478
  • Team Robins announces 2016 Air Show, Thunderbirds to headline

    It's official. The 2016 Robins Air Force Base Air Show will take place Oct. 1-2, 2016.Headlining next year's event will be "America's Ambassadors in Blue," the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Their last visit to Robins was in 2009. "We are very excited about this event. This is a great opportunity for the Air Force and Robins Air Force Base to thank
  • First Energy Conservation Award goes to ...

    The 402nd Electronics Maintenance Group has been awarded the inaugural Team Robins Energy Conservation Award. It was given during a quarterly meeting Tuesday of the Energy Management Steering Group. Nominations, in what will become an annual award, began last September, and were judged on details, employee engagement, sustainability and
  • AF leaders offer holiday greetings

    "During this holiday season, we know there's a lot going on in the world, and our Air Force is busy playing a vital role. Please know that your service and sacrifices are appreciated by so many. You are a gift to our nation. Your hard work and dedication makes our country safer and stronger. To our Air Force families, we thank you as well. Each day
  • Before you buy, check FAA regulations on drones

    If your list to Santa includes a drone - whether one of the many quadcopters, camera drones or remote-controlled Millennium Falcons on the market - there are certain things you should know before taking it for a spin on Christmas morning.Drone flying is prohibited on Robins Air Force Base at this time, although a permitprocess is under review.
  • National defense is our product: 559th AMXS focuses on future, Art of the Possible

    To an outsider driving by Robins, commanding hangars and aircraft can be seen from Ga. Highway 247.What they represent and what thousands of public servants here accomplish each day was pause for reflection on a recent morning with Dave Nakayama, former 559th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron director. The 30-year Air Force veteran has moved on in the
  • Robins accelerates unique AFSOC maintenance program

    The implications are tremendous. The C-130 Air Force Special Operations Command Acceleration Plan now being worked in the 560th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron directly affects current world events."Just look at the news. It will get you on board with this," said Mike Smith, AFSOC Acceleration Plan team lead. "This aircraft directly affects what
  • Reporting suspicious activity everyone's job

    With the nation being on high alert for terrorist activities, Team Robins is encouraged to be diligent but practical.Reporting suspicious packages, activities or people is everyone's responsibility.Capt. Kenneth Canty II, 78th Air Base Wing Security Forces Operations officer, said the first thing is to recognize what constitutes something as being
  • 51st Combat Communications Squadron exercises its capabilities

    It's all about being ready to go when the nation calls. For the 51st Combat Communications Squadron at Robins Air Force Base, being ready begins with constant planning. And when - not if - that call does come, commanders downrange are able to execute orders to fly sorties, provide humanitarian support and drop munitions.Without communications,
  • AFMC to transition to Civilian Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project

    Some 13,000 non-bargaining unit civilian employees, 2,669 from Robins, will transition to the Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project, or AcqDemo, pay system in June, according to Air Force Materiel Command officials. "This is a win-win for both employees and managers. It will support employee personal and professional growth, and for