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Default Air Force Logo Robins kicks off CFC
Two charity fairs were held this week to kick off the Robins 2012 Combined Federal Campaign season. A total of 60 non-profit organizations presented information to base personnel ahead of the start of the annual fall campaign. The Robins campaign runs Oct. 15 through Nov. 23. The Middle Georgia CFC, which covers 17 counties, has a goal of $1.5
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2012
Default Air Force Logo Hill AFB Wingman Award recently given to three in Top of Utah
Three community leaders from the Top of Utah were recently recognized for their significant support to the Team Hill community.Each was presented with the base's Wingman Award, an honor given annually to people in the community whose actions are consistently above and beyond in support of the installation."It's an honor to work with these community
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2012
Default Air Force Logo Robins Airman earns Sijan award
Capt. M. Truett Kinard, 78th Logistics Readiness Squadron operations officer, has been awarded a Lance P. Sijan Air Force Leadership Award. During the time period of the award, Kinard served as the LRS' deployment and distribution flight commander and was charged with overseeing deployments, the Transportation Management Office, vehicle operations
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2012
Default Air Force Logo Robins mass transit options made big moves in FY12
Mass transit options at Robins continued to make strides in fiscal 2012 with BiRD, or Buses into Robins Daily, and vanpool and carpool programs continuing to grow. Although BiRD ridership numbers dipped a bit during the summer months due to vacations, lower gas prices and personnel changes, the program has maintained a positive and steady growth
0 9/28
2012
Default Air Force Logo AFSC commander visits Robins
Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield recently made his first official visit to Robins as commander of the Air Force Sustainment Center at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. During a Sept. 25 press conference, he said the visit was important in helping him understand how he can best support the base's mission and the people working to accomplish it."This will be one
0 9/28
2012
Default Air Force Logo AFMC to declare 5-Center IOC Oct. 1, track results of reorg
After some 18 months of planning and careful transition, Air Force Materiel Command officials are ready to declare initial operational capability of AFMC's 5-Center reorganization Oct. 1 and continue the process of improving its support to the warfighter. In early July, the command began activating its new centers and consolidating others as it
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2012
Default Air Force Logo Robins C-17 Globemaster team wins Secretary of Defense Performance-Based Logistics award
The C-17 Globemaster Integrated Sustainment Partnership, much of which is located at Robins, recently won the 2012 Secretary of Defense "Gerald R. Beck" Performance Based Logistics Award in the system level category for teaming the Air Force with The Boeing Company to provide global sustainment support to all operators of the C-17. The C-17
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2012
Default Air Force Logo Robins plays role in record year for arms sales
The U.S. in 2011 led the world in arms sales to developing and developed nations, making arms transfer agreements valued at $66.3 billion. Robins helped to execute nearly $10 billion as part of that effort. This was the "highest single-year agreements total in the history of the U.S. arms export program," according to an Aug. 24 report from the
0 9/21
2012
Default Air Force Logo Team beats the clock, meets goal of exceeding warfighter, customer expectations
 At the stroke of midnight July 16, one of three clocks in the then-Warner Robins Air Logistics Center Mission Control Room counted down to zero. The clock let the center know how much time it had remaining to meet a goal it set for itself, 18 months earlier, to "consistently exceed warfighter and customer expectations." It was decided the best way
0 9/21
2012
Steve Atchley, with the 72nd Air Base Wing Civil Engineering Directorate, walks by a 700 horsepower air compressor in the Bldg. 9001 Central Utilities Plant. Two existing 350 horsepower compressors and another 700 horsepower compressor coming soon send uninterrupted air to mechanics who depend on the air to power tools and machinery throughout the complex. The cylindrical tanks dry the air before sending it. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) Tinker works to conserve air supply
If you can hear a leak of compressed air, inert gas or steam, "That's probably not good," quips Paul Garnaas, Resource Efficiency Manager in the 72nd Air Base Wing Civil Engineering Directorate.Compressed air performs myriad functions at Tinker Air Force Base. It operates machine tools that are used to install and remove fasteners and rivets. It
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