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  • 572nd CMXS maintains propellers to keep C-130s in the fight

    If you're familiar with the Air Force's C-130 fleet, you know they're among the most versatile aircraft in the service's inventory assisting with worldwide humanitarian and tactical missions.Because of the wide-ranging mission, extensive wear and tear on its propellers is inevitable, and they come

  • Construction updates and other news

    The following briefs are just a snapshot of some of the things going on at and around Robins.Construction updatesBeginning Tuesday, the parking lot on the east side of Bldg. 2089 will be partially closed for about two years. In addition, a small portion of Beale Drive in the area of Bldg. 2089 will

  • Robins set to observe Armed Forces Voters Week

    Robins will give military members and other voting-age base ID cardholders the opportunity to complete their Federal Post Card application to submit their absentee ballot Monday through July 5.The opportunity comes as part of the Defense Department-mandated Armed Forces Voters Week. The Installation

  • Marine reserve helicopter squadron bids farewell to Robins

    It was a bittersweet farewell for the Marine Corps Reserve helicopter squadron that has made Robins Air Force Base its home for the past six years.A deactivation ceremony was held Thursday for Marine Aircraft Group-49 Detachment Alpha, as well as a consolidation ceremony for Marine Light Attack

  • Team Robins heads east, assists Guard with F-16 crash efforts

    Following a June 7 mid-air collision involving two Air Force F-16C aircraft over a wooded military training area in Jefferson County, Georgia, the call for support went out across Robins Air Force Base.The response was immediate.The pilots, assigned to the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint

  • Saying Goodbye: Marine unit to deactivate Thursday

    By this time next week, you'll no longer hear the distinctive sounds of a four-bladed UH-1Y Huey utility helicopter hovering above the skies of Middle Georgia.Team Robins will have one final chance to offer farewell wishes to the men and women of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773 (minus)

  • Robins UEI set for July

    Robins will undergo a Unit Effectiveness Inspection July 18 to 29. A team of more than 100 Air Force Materiel Command inspectors will converge on Robins to conduct the inspection under the newly-implemented Air Force Inspection System. The UEI will affect over 20,000 members of Team Robins,

  • Air Force changes utility allowance for privatized housing residents

    The Air Force has revised its utility allowance policy to continue to cover utility costs for the average energy consumer. The policy was implemented June 2.For new Robins Family Housing tenants, the revised policy for most active duty residents will now be calculated using monthly meter readings

  • 76 honored during annual memorial ceremony

    Honoring those who have passed on from this life is what the Camellia Gardens Memorial Ceremony has been doing since 1976.For the 40th anniversary of the event, a new chapter was opened at the Museum of Aviation Century of Flight Hangar May 26."Our ceremony this year is special," said Col. Jeff