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  • Col. Cooper takes command of 461st ACW

    Robins welcomed Col. John Cooper, 461st Air Control Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony Monday. "It is an unqualified privilege and honor to command the 461st Air Control Wing, a unit that has contributed so richly to our nation's defense," said Cooper. "I'm proud to be one of you,

  • Col. King takes command of installation, 78th ABW

    Col. Jeffrey King is the new 78th Air Base wing and Installation commander at Robins. King was formerly the 18th Maintenance Group commander at Kadena Air Base, Japan. That group includes two aircraft maintenance squadrons providing the only combined air refueling, combat rescue, air battle

  • Local law enforcement: Pay attention to reduce accidents

    There are two classifications of accidents which happen at Robins - minor and major.A minor accident, according to Staff Sgt. Justin Urey, 78th Security Forces Squadron Police Services NCOIC, is just a fender bender where a vehicle can still be driven. A major accident is when an injury or a

  • Dash For Trash initiative ends, recycling remains year-round goal

    The second annual Dash For Trash, an installation-wide 60-day housekeeping initiative held in conjunction with April's Earth Month, came to an end June 5 and during that short period nearly 1,000 tons of recyclables were collected."The purpose of this event was to encourage, educate and assist the

  • Worldwide Reach: Robins C-17 program office has global ties, impact

    With the recent announcement of the sale of four C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to Qatar, an expected chapter will soon close as Boeing prepares to shutter production this September. While the C-17 will no longer be produced on assembly lines, modernization, sustainment and maintenance of the Air

  • News briefs

    The following events are taking place at Robins.SEWER STUDY UNDERWAYA study on portions of Robins' sanitary sewer and industrial wastewater pipe systems began this week.The field program for this effort will continue through Sept. 25.Phase 1 of the field effort, June 16 through Aug. 7, consists of

  • Changing of the Guard: New commanders scheduled to take reins of base units

    There will be several leadership changes happening across Robins Air Force Base in the next few weeks.461st Air Control WingIn the 461st Air Control Wing, Col. Henry Cyr will relinquish command to Col. John Cooper during a change of command ceremony at 9 a.m. Monday at the Museum of Aviation's