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About 200 on- and off-base motorcycle riders participated  in the fourth annual ‘See Me, Save Me’ campaign ride at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, July 11. Riders departed the base and traveled a circular route through local communities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd/Released) Hill AFB bikers show up in force to support 'See Me, Save Me' ride
July 11, Hill's 'See Me, Save Me' campaign ride was "a success," said Allan Woods, Hill's Motorcycle Safety Program manager. About 200 riders showed up in force to ride a circular route through local communities around the base.The goal was "to motivate motorists to take a second look, specifically for motorcyclists, and to share the road with the
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U.S. Air Force civilians Robert Bliven and Andrew Bakios, 567th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Squadron perform maintenance on the first QF-16 being regenerated at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 9, 2013. The conversion is slated to take approximately six months, or 180 calendar days, to produce an F-16 for delivery to Cecil Field in Jacksonville, Fla., where Boeing will install the QF-16 drone modification package. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Griffiths/Released) F-16s being regenerated into drones
 Less than three months after the last F-4 phantom II departed from the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group for drone conversion, maintainers here are already turning the wrenches on Air Combat Command's fourth generation of aerial targets, the F-16 Fighting Falcon.With AMARG's entire F-16 regeneration team gathered to document the
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Master Sgt. Joel Furlough, 116th Civil Engineer Squadron, Georgia Air National Guard, performs an inventory and acceptance inspection of a route clearance kit at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., June 27, 2013.  The civil engineering arm of the 116th Air Control Wing will use the kits, consisting of multi-purpose Kubota tractors, when called upon to quickly respond to disasters in their region.  The equipment gives the unit the capability to clear debris in the area of a disaster so emergency operations personnel can respond. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Pamela Stauffer/Released) JSTARS unit beefs up for disaster
 The 116th Air Control Wing Civil Engineer Squadron was selected among a group of Air National Guard CE units across the nation to take on an additional mission, bolstering disaster response in the Southeast United States.To meet the mission, the Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force, or Prime Beef unit, took delivery of two route clearance kits June
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Default Air Force Logo Robins Management, Union ink commitment
 Base and local union officials signed a joint statement June 25 in which they agreed to "work together ... for the betterment of the Robins Air Force Base mission and all employees." The statement was developed during a meeting with the two sides and a representative of the Federal Labor Relations Authority - an independent agency which oversees
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The 78th LRS MOBAGS section’s mission is to store, maintain and issue mobility gear, gas masks and weapons at Robins. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo) VPP culture at Robins happens at home too
The 78th Logistics Readiness Squadron's MOBAGS section has taken the installation's Voluntary Protection Program's Safe Site Challenge to an interesting new level. The shop's eight members wanted to do something different in preparation for a June 14 Gold assessment by VPP team members.After hearing discussion on the importance of practicing safety
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A MQ-9 Reaper flies above Creech Air Force Base, Nev., during a local training mission June 9, 2009. The 42nd Attack Squadron at Creech AFB operates the MQ-9.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Paul Ridgeway) Reaper engine work coming to Tinker
Tinker AFB will have a key role in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper engines.The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex will service the Reaper's Honeywell TPE331-10GD turboprop engine. Tinker civilian employees perform depot maintenance on B-52 and B-1B bombers, E-3 Sentry AWACS aircraft, KC-135 tankers, and a variety
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Default Air Force Logo 448th SCMW director aims for forecast accuracy
The new director of the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, Steven K. Alsup, is focused on achieving a 70 percent Demand Forecast Accuracy Rate, "which will be a world-class benchmark when we hit it." Many major corporations "would love to even come close to 70 percent."From July 2012 until Mr. Alsup's installment March 8, Col. Tim Henke, vice
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Chris Erickson of the 72nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Tinker’s motor pool fleet monitor, buffs one of the eight new CNG-powered vehicles that Tinker procured for use by the 76th Maintenance Support Group. (Air Force photo by Mike W. Ray) Greening Tinker: Base buys 8 CNG pickups
Tinker has acquired eight new pickups that are powered by compressed natural gas, a fuel that is cheaper and burns cleaner than gasoline and is plentiful in Oklahoma."We want to get even more of them," and probably will as vehicles in the base motor-pool fleet wear out, said Earl Wade, deputy director of the 72nd Logistics Readiness Squadron. "Now
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Default Air Force Logo AFSC Goals Series No. 5: Creating a better organization
Editor's note: This is the final story in a six-article series about the AFSC Strategic Plan, goals and correlating objectives.In light of financial constraints, Air Force Sustainment Center senior leaders said a smarter way of doing business is the key to success. "Improving effectiveness by maximizing a continuous process improvement mindset" is
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A new high velocity oxygen fuel spray system is scheduled to be operational in 2014. ( U. S. Air Force photo by Misuzu Allen/Released) ‘Hot’ new technology prepares for incoming workload
Robins will gain a second High Velocity Oxygen Fuel spray system as part of 573rd Commodities Maintenance Squadron production operations. The move is in anticipation of incoming workload, as well as demand for HVOF's versatile coating technology. While the new HVOF sprayer stands ready in a second booth in Bldg. 142, there is still much work to be
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