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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • New Robins complex plating shop safer, more efficient

    The Advanced Metal Finishing Facility - the newest building in the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex - will boast a multitude of improved efficiencies and processes once it's up and running later this year.But, one of the new facility's greatest benefits will be reduced worker exposure to hazardous chemicals due to increased automation during the
  • Software team now tests wiring in minutes, not days

    Testing complex electrical wiring systems inside aircraft mainframes may sound a bit intimidating, but for a team from the 580th Software Maintenance Squadron here, it's just another day at the office. The team uses the Automatic Wire Test Set not only to support aircraft wire testing across multiple Air Force platforms, but Navy ships as well. The