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Hugh Rooks and Brian Greenwood, jet engine mechanics, prepare an F-15 engine for a  run test. The F-15 Engine Shop received its VPP Gold Banner in January.(U. S. Air Force photo/Sue Sapp) Robins' VPP - Going for the Gold
 As sites continue to participate in Robins' Voluntary Protection Program Safe Site Challenge, several will be awarded with Gold recognition today for their efforts. They include the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (C-5) and 409th Supply Chain Management Squadron; AFLCMC/WNZ Propulsion Division and 404th Supply Chain Management Squadron;
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Airman 1st Class Brittany Guynn, at right, Public Health Technician, does a blood pressure check on Senior Airman Hannah Pierringer for a preventive health assessment. (U. S. Air Force photo/Sue Sapp) Medical readiness remains priority at Robins
Robins has achieved its highest ever individual medical readiness rate - 83.3 percent - which places it among the top of Air Force Materiel Command bases. The IMR status allows commanders, at any given time, to see how many of their personnel are medically healthy and fit to deploy. The rate fluctuates daily as people across the base deploy. "We're
0 2/05
2013
Default Air Force Logo KC-135 tankers get a boost from innovative, fuel-saving engines
Some decades-old KC-135 Stratotanker are drinking from the fountain of youth -- or at least the engines are.Airmen installed the first of 1,440 upgraded Stratotanker engines at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 15. The 1970s engine parts will be replaced with modern engines that burn less fuel and run longer without repairs, officials said. "We
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2013
Default Air Force Logo AFMC outlines near-term budgetary guidance
The budgetary uncertainties currently facing the Department of Defense, combined with a projected $1.8 billion shortfall in Air Force funding for overseas contingency operations, require prudent steps to mitigate budget execution risks, according to Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger, Air Force Materiel Command commander."Based on guidance received last week
0 1/23
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AFMC Logo New vision and mission to guide AFMC
 New vision and mission statements are at the foundation of a new command strategy designed to ensure Air Force Materiel Command continues to deliver preeminent support to the warfighter.The command's vision is "one team, delivering capabilities to fly, fight and win ...today and tomorrow." AFMC will strive to attain that vision by accomplishing
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(U.S. Air Force graphic, photo/Scott Ash) Air Force leaders deliver budget guidance to force
 Air Force leaders delivered guidance to the force recently, telling them to begin planning for the uncertain budget environment ahead, Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley said Jan. 11 in a press briefing."Even though we're not presuming this worst case will occur, prudent planning for the third and fourth quarters is required," Donley
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Default Air Force Logo 75th ABW Change of Command
Col. Kathryn Kolbe assumed command of the 75th Air Base Wing on Jan. 11 in a ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, in Hanger 37. The ceremony followed a historic year of change as the air base wing saw the Air Force Materiel Command's reorganization of 12 centers to vie amid budget restrictions
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The Robert T. Mason Excellence Award is unveiled at a ceremony Jan. 10 at Robins Air Force Base.  The award was presented to the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex’s C-130 Programmed Depot Maintenance team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton) Robins C-130 PDM team receives Mason Award
The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex's C-130 Programmed Depot Maintenance team was presented with the Robert T. Mason Excellence Award for its work on the C-130 aircraft. The team increased C-130 aircraft availability by returning 64 aircraft to operating units, reduced in-progress work from 41 to 36 aircraft, slashed flow days from 102 to 69
0 1/14
2013
Default Air Force Logo Robins continues to grow recycling program
Everyone can play a part when it comes to recycling materials. The Qualified Recycling Program at Robins has three sources of income - those generated from the Happy Hour Service Center in Warner Robins, QRP scrap metal operations and the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Service. In fiscal 2012, the program recycled more than 892 tons of scrap
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Default Air Force Logo Col. Kolbe takes over 75th ABW
Col. Kathryn Kolbe took command of the 75th Air Base Wing here during a change of command ceremony officiated by Air Force Sustainment Center commander, Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, Jan. 11. Colonel Kolbe took over for Col. Zarah Zabel. Colonel Kolbe has been at Hill AFB for two years, serving as the vice commander of the 75th ABW.  Col. Kolbe said
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