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  • 3-D printer creates models that save time, money

    As the intricacies of 3-D printing became more widespread, its capabilities have gained traction in the 402nd Commodities Maintenance Group.Since the prototyping machine came online in December, a few parts have already been created using the technology, which will not only save time during the

  • Multiple VPP sites band together for safety

    Most things worth waiting for require a bit of hard work and sacrifice.When it came to maintaining occupational safety and health principles, Voluntary Protection Program participants in several staff agencies in the 78th Air Base Wing and four operating locations under the Air Force Sustainment

  • Being a good wingman important for military, civilians

    Everyone needs someone to lean on every now and then.Since needs don't always arise during work hours, embodying the Wingman Concept is a 24-hour job for both military and civilian Airmen.Capt. Nicole Campbell, Psychology provider and Installation Suicide Prevention Program manager in the 78th

  • Working under pressure? Coping with stress is possible

    Stress is a part of life, in the workplace is no exception. If they're honest, most people would admit that there are days when occupational stress is overwhelming.Capt. Mindy Davis, Robins Mental Health Clinic's Alcohol Drug Prevention and Treatment Program officer in charge, said a stressor is an

  • So you think you can cook?

    If you can turn an ordinary dish into a culinary masterpiece, you may have what it takes to win Robins' Airman Chef Competition.Modeled after the famous Food Network hit, "Iron Chef," the Airman Chef Competition - a timed cooking battle built around specific themed ingredients selected by a

  • Robins has $2.7B economic impact on Peach State

    Robins Air Force Base contributes $2.7 billion to the Georgia economy, according to the installation's latest economic impact statement.Published annually in January, the statement provides general information about the economic impact the installation has on the state. It is also distributed to

  • McConnell’s 22nd ARW operates from temporary home in Middle Georgia

    If you've noticed a few KC-135 Stratotankers sitting patiently near the Robins flight line recently, your eyes weren't deceiving you.Five of the tankers spent about two weeks in Middle Georgia, with a crew of 70 personnel from the 22nd Air Refueling Wing at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The crew,

  • Base EO Office lauded

    Robins' Equal Opportunity Office was  recently recognized by the Investigations and Resolution Division for resilient participation in the Investigations and Resolutions Case Management System Pilot Program, implemented in February, 2014. Robins, along with four other activities, all the division's

  • Inspection leads to critical discovery

    There are times when what you can't see can be a lifesaver, especially when it comes to ensuring the safety of F-15 pilots.In November, an extensive crack was discovered during a routine nondestructive inspection of a right F-15 wing spar, the critical component that attaches to the aircraft. An

  • Robins unit recognized by Defense Department

    The 448th Supply Chain Management Wing - which includes the 431st Supply Chain Management Squadron at Robins - was recognized with a 2014 Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Award, Silver Award, Large Organization. Including Robins, there are flights located at Hill and Tinker Air Force bases,