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  • AFSC commander sends holiday message to Airmen

    Happy Holidays!Fellow Airmen, As 2017 draws to a close, the holiday season offers us a time for reflection and celebration.  As we look back over the last twelve months, you should be enormously proud of your accomplishments.  Together, as one team, you produced 692 aircraft, 416 engines, over 289,000 commodities, and 750 software products,
  • How to speedily procure secure software. Really.

    Developed in 2016, the three-month Advanced Tactical Acquisition Corps program selects up-and-coming acquisition professionals across the acquisition community and charges them to develop solutions to the biggest problems in military procurement. The team tackled how to acquire software using agile methods, while adhering to stringent and necessary cyber security requirements.
  • Battlefield acupuncture shows promising results in alternative pain management downrange

    Air Force providers are using acupuncture as an effective holistic treatment option for pain relief, even in combat settings.
  • An Airman Abroad

    A Team Robins physical therapist, was one of 50 U.S. team members who recently spent more than two weeks in Tam Ky, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam, seeing patients and building relationships with local physicians.“Each day we bused out to a government community center where we provided family health, pediatric care, and physical therapy assistance and
  • Stay safe for the holidays

    Many are already decking their halls in anticipation for a merry Christmas. Here are a few things to keep in mind to keep your holiday safe.   Water your natural Christmas tree daily. A dry tree is an unsafe one.   Keep your Christmas tree away from heat sources.   Be careful with holiday decorations. Choose decorations that are flame resistant or
  • It's that time of year again

    Staff Sgt. Tam Nguyen, 78th Medical Group Immunization Clinic noncommissioned officer in charge, administers a flu shot to Col. Lyle Drew, 78th Air Base Wing commander. The Influenza vaccine is here and available for all TRICARE beneficiaries. The goal is to have 90 percent of the active duty and Reserve population vaccinated by Dec. 15. Group
  • Robins’ Mental Health Office offers suicide prevention tips

    Friends and family often wrestle with feelings of regret when losing a loved one to suicide. Most are left wondering what they could’ve done to prevent the situation. Robins’ Clinical Psychologist and Installation Suicide Prevention Program Manager, Capt. John Terry, said while suicide has a low base rate of occurrence and there are insufficient
  • AFMC encourages sober driving during the holiday season

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --The holiday season is a time of year for family gatherings, office parties, and socializing with friends, but the holiday season is also known for being the deadliest season when it comes to buzzed driving. A driver’s license mixed with a few alcoholic beverages is dangerous. No one intends for
  • Air Power at Pearl Harbor

    When Japanese Naval aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, they also attacked U.S. Army Air Forces flying fields and facilities as well.    Only a handful of U.S. pilots got airborne to fight back. The most famous were two young pilots named Welch and Taylor. At Wheeler Field, 2nd Lts. George Welch and Kenneth Taylor were
  • Exercise offers hands-on training for Defenders

    To ensure airman readiness during deployments, the 78th Security Forces Squadron recently tied field training into a dismounted operations exercise at Gator Base here. The training instructors said planned scenarios were designed with realism in mind, and according to those who participated, it was time well spent. The situations featured support
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