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Default Air Force Logo Robins update on VERA/VSIP
As part of the Voluntary Early Retirement Authority and Voluntary Separation Incentive Program, 392 of Robins' civilian employees separated from service April 30.In February, civilian personnel received 880 applications for early retirement or separation, with the office issuing 593 offers of a cash incentive to retire, retire early, or resign. "I
0 5/03
2013
Default Air Force Logo Hagel to Make Furlough Decision Soon, Press Secretary Says
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will make a decision soon on the scope of civilian furloughs in response to sequestration spending cuts, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said today.Hagel is reviewing analysis on the budget "and he'll reach a decision in the near future," Little told reporters.Little acknowledged news reports that some services
0 5/02
2013
Default Air Force Logo CC Message – Dedication to mission
You don't have to look far to see the results of our hard work. As the news reports of North Korea flexing their muscles hits the stands, the United States has responded with muscles of our own.As the B-52s, B-2s and F-22s fly over South Korea they remind our adversaries of our world-class capabilities. When I see our aircraft flying, I'm reminded
0 4/09
2013
Leslie Hutchison, Electronics Integrated Systems Mechanic, performs avionics repair at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Hutchison is assigned to the 525th Electronics Maintenance Squadron, a geographically separated unit of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex. (Air Force photo) Geographically separated, same mission, support warfighter
The 525th Electronics Maintenance Squadron (Support Center Pacific) is one of several geographically separated units that are part of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex.Strategically located at Kadena Air Base, Japan, SCP repairs more than 175 national stock number items and services countless repairable items for Pacific Air Force, in addition to
0 4/03
2013
Brad Haithcock loads boxes of power strips onto a cart, while Chuck Murphy signs approval for 300 units to go to employees’ workstations in their organization. Both men are part of the Air Force Sustainment Center’s Contracting Directorate. Britton Young, center, from the 72nd Air Base Wing Civil Engineering Directorate, and other members of Tinker’s Energy Team distributed 11,500 smart power strips to base employees on March 14. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) Greening Tinker: Base receives smart power strips
They say the best things in life come in small packages. If that's true, Tinker may save approximately $60,000 per year on a device that costs a mere $14.60 apiece.Earlier this year, Air Force Materiel Command purchased 11,500 smart power strips for Tinker energy personnel to distribute to base employees in an effort to further encourage energy
0 4/02
2013
Default Air Force Logo AFSC Manpower offices realigned
Air Force Manpower offices, realigned from headquarters to air base wings or air logistics centers two decades ago, have been moved yet again to Force Support/Mission Support Squadrons.In the Air Force Sustainment Center, administration of Manpower offices at Tinker AFB, Hill AFB, Utah, and Robins AFB, Ga., will move from the Directorate of
0 4/02
2013
Default Air Force Logo Solar farm proposed at Robins Air Force Base
Robins could one day be home to a solar photovoltaic plant. Georgia Power, in cooperation with the Georgia Public Service Commission, is encouraging new solar development opportunities to help increase the state's solar generation.The Air Force is offering 57 acres of property here as a potential site for a commercial plant. It is part of a program
0 3/29
2013
Default Air Force Logo Hagel Announces Fewer Furlough Days for Civilians
The Defense Department has revised from 22 to 14 the number of days hundreds of thousands of civilian employees could be furloughed this year because of the budget sequester, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced today.In addition, a senior Defense Department official speaking on background told reporters the start of the furloughs will be
0 3/29
2013
Default Air Force Logo CA Message – Reduction in civilian furlough days
I'm coming to you with information as it is made official. As of today, the Department of Defense plans to reduce the number of furlough days from 22 to 14. Officials have also pushed the start of the furlough to the last seven pay periods during the fiscal year - which means furlough letters will not be distributed next week. We are still waiting
0 3/28
2013
Default Air Force Logo Pentagon delays sending furlough notices to civilian workforce
 Pentagon officials have put off sending furlough notices to civilian employees until they've had a chance to analyze how pending legislation that would fund the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year will affect the Defense Department.Officials now estimate that furlough notices will go out on or about April 5, Navy Cmdr. Leslie
0 3/21
2013
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