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  • Latest VERA/VSIP round results in more than 400 buyouts at Robins

    Robins is offering 403 civilian employees a cash incentive to retire, retire early or resign. During a two-week window in February, civilian personnel received 880 applications for early retirement or separation. The office issued 593 offers, with 403 workers accepting, one undecided and 189 declining. Those accepting will leave government
  • Alsup named 448th SCMW director

    Steven K. Alsup was promoted to director of the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, and was appointed to the Senior Executive Service, during a special ceremony March 8.The SES constitutes less than 1 percent of the total civilian workforce in the Air Force, said Ross Marshall, executive director of the Air Force Sustainment Center, whose
  • AFSC recognizes military award winners

    Five Air Force Sustainment Center Airmen recently received highly revered military awards. The award winners come from Tinker, Robins Air Force Base, Ga.; and Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Each displayed professional achievements, significant self-improvements and involvement in base or community service projects, demonstrating they are well-rounded
  • Lt. Gen. Litchfield Commentary: Visit to Capitol Hill

    As was discussed in Mr. Marshall's message a week ago, I went to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to meet with members of Congress and their professional staff to talk about the impacts of sequestration. I wanted to make sure they fully understood the impacts to our workforce, our mission and the communities. During the last several weeks, I have
  • Robins discusses budget challenges with community

    A standing-room only crowd of several hundred community members was given a candid briefing Wednesday on how sequestration will impact Robins Air Force Base. The event at Houston Lake Stadium Cinemas in Warner Robins included discussions about the overall Department of Defense fiscal picture, how the current budget uncertainty will impact military
  • Robins maintainers take Air Force effectiveness award

    Maintainers from the military's only unit that operates the E-8C Joint Surveillance Attack Radar System have earned a 2012 Air Force Maintenance Effectiveness Award. Members of Robins' 116th and 461st Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons received the award for "outstanding contributions to the success of the Air Force and Department of Defense
  • AFSC units strive for greatness through weekly meetings, collaborative effort

    The motivational phrase, "Art of the Possible" is soaring to new heights within the Air Force Sustainment Center. Each Friday morning, representatives from the major commands, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Defense Logistics Agency and AFSC units, including Logistics Operations, collaborate via videoconference to discuss the current status of
  • AFMC to implement sequestration cuts, analyze impacts

    As a result of sequestration taking effect on March 1, the Air Force is expected to absorb more than $12 billion in reductions this fiscal year while simultaneously working to mitigate an overseas contingency operations funding shortfall and operating under a highly restrictive continuing resolution.Air Force Materiel Command convened a task force
  • Commander's message – AFSC military award winners

    As we go into the weekend, I want to share the good news and congratulate our military award winners. These high performers have gone above and beyond what's been asked of them in supporting their fellow warfighters. A personal 'thank you' goes out to each and every one of the nominees.This year's award winners:Airman of the YearSenior Airman