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Col. Michael Kelly, Electronic Warfare and Avionics Division chief and John Miller, Agile Combat Support director, view a Joint Service Electronic Combat Systems Tester Tuesday during a reception at the Horizons Event Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton)
500th JSECST delivered, Robins plays key part
 Robins Air Force Base plays a vital role in managing and sustaining electronic warfare capabilities onboard weapon systems platforms across the Department of Defense.That includes management and software maintenance for the Joint Service Electronic Combat Systems Tester, which recently celebrated the delivery of its 500th unit. JSECST
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Default Air Force Logo Robins unit recognized as OSHA VPP 'Star Site'
The installation now has two OSHA VPP Star Sites. The 402nd Maintenance Support Group was notified late last week by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration that it earned the Star Site designation - the highest level of recognition in OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program. It's the first 'industrial site" in Air Force Material Command to
0 9/04
2013
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Minority Staff Director Martha Scott-Poindexter, (front) followed by SSCI Professional Staffer Tyler Stephens, leaves the C2ISR division more knowledgeable on the unit’s uniqueness following a classified briefing here Monday. 

The Command and Control Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division sports a $2.8 billion portfolio and routinely supports other services and several intelligence agencies. The division is involved with several weapons systems including the U-2, Predator, Reaper and Joint STARS. Also pictured top left is Alan Mathis, C2ISR Division deputy, and Lt. Col. Nathan Lang, Secretary of the Air Force Legislative Liaison Division. (U.S. Air Force photo by Raymond Crayton)
Washington visits Robins

0 8/29
2013
Aircraft mechanics Ira McFadden, left, of the 548th Propulsion Maintenance Squadron, and Mike Blackmore of the 76th Propulsion Maintenance Group torque the diffuser on an F119 jet engine. The diffuser is where the jet fuel is atomized, or reduced to a fine spray.(U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Ray) Tinker ramps up repair of fighter’s F119 engines
The 76th Propulsion Maintenance Group is amplifying its F119 jet engine repair capabilities."We are ramping up repairs of the F119 modules, and more parts will be routed to the component repair cells," F119 Program Manager Brian Thompson said recently.The F119 propels the F-22 Raptor; the fighter is powered by dual F119 turbofan jet engines. The
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From left: Col. Fred Thaden, 75th ABW vice commander; Monty
Lewis, Union vice president; 1st Lt. Kelly Sampson, 75th ABW Medical Group,
Adam Sandbek, 75th ABW Small Computers, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason France,
75 ABW command chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd/Released) 75th ABW earns VPP silver star status
Congratulations to Adam Sandbek, 75th Air Base Wing Small Computers, and 1st Lt. Kelly Sampson, 75th ABW Medical Group, for playing an instrumental role in leading their groups effort to earn silver status for the VPP Commanders' Safe Site Challenge. The Commander's Safe Site Challenge has measured milestones designated and recognized by bronze,
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Default Air Force Logo AFSC’s Road to $1 Billion paved with cost avoidance, project savings
In a time where budget constraints and sequestration pose bumps, uneven pavement and reconstruction in the Department of Defense, Air Force Sustainment Center senior leadership has mapped a detour. With support from personnel, the center is traveling the "Road to $1 Billion." To date, the center is nearly two-thirds of the way there, having already
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2013
Air Force photo by Micah Garbarino
From right, Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, explains a KC-135 production chart to Dr. James Blackwell Jr. and retired Marine Lt. Gen. Dennis McCarthy as Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex Commander, Brig. Gen. Donald Kirkland looks on. Dr. Blackwell is the director and General McCarthy is the chairman of the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force. The commission visited active duty, Guard and Reserve units at Tinker Monday and Tuesday.   NCSAF visits Tinker units, community
Even as the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force received testimony and statements at a public hearing in Midwest City Tuesday afternoon as part of a congressionally mandated fact-finding and analysis mission, U.S. Senator James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.), exhorted the commissioners to examine the overall structure of the Air Force and to
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Default Air Force Logo Robins TIP numbers continue to rise
The Transportation Incentive Program at Robins is continuing to flourish and a 248 percent growth in vanpool ridership since its inception in December 2010 is the proof. The program helps Robins employees get to and from work in a safe, cost-effective manner. It also reduces traffic. Customers can sign up daily by picking up an application at the
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2013
Default Air Force Logo Deployable assets Mobility bags ready to go when needed at Robins
Before a member from Robins is deployed anywhere in the world, one of the first stops they must make is to the 78th Logistics Readiness Squadron's Individual Protection Equipment Element. Inside the massive warehouse is where mobility bags are stored, maintained and issued. The eight members who keep things running smoothly ensure every item is
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Default Air Force Logo Unique Robins testing helps warfighter, saves lives
 When large transport or rotary wing aircraft support a mission down range, there's always the threat of those wanting to do harm to the lives and assets onboard. That includes risk from a range of shoulder-fired, vehicle-mounted and other infrared-guided missiles capable of following the path of an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III or C-130 Hercules,
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