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Lt. Col. George Watkins, 34th Fighter Squadron commander, flies his combat-coded F-35A Lightning II aircraft past the control tower on Sept. 17, 2015 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. During the sortie, the weapon system’s first at Hill, Watkins conducted mission qualification training focusing on weapons employment, range familiarization and mission system proficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo/ALEX R. LOYD) Hill, Robins to provide F-35 software sustainment
The Air Force Sustainment Center is making plans to establish organic software sustainment capability for the F-35A Lightning II. Vice Adm. Mat Winter, director of the Joint Strike Fighter program, requested Naval Air Systems Command and Air Force Materiel Command develop depot activation plans for software sustainment on their respective variants of the F-35.
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2017
Gen. Robin Rand, Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, addresses attendees as the last speaker during the Focus on Defense Symposium June 21 at the Eccles Center in Ogden, Utah. The symposium focused on how industry partners and government leaders view and respond to nuclear triad agile sustainment and life cycle logistics support in today’s environment.  (U.S. Air Force/Alex R. Lloyd) Focus on Defense: Sustaining the nuclear triad
The 2017 Focus on Defense Symposium was held June 21st at the Ogden Eccles Center and was co-hosted by the Air Force Sustainment Center and Utah Air Force Association.
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ICBM building at Hill AFB Falcon Hill development. (Courtesy photo) ICBM Country: Hill AFB, Utah workers play key role in future of strategic defense
Editor's Note: Hill Air Force Base units are helping ensure the nuclear triad remains an effective strategic deterrent now and into the future. This is the second in a two-part series.The nation needs a robust nuclear deterrent. Not just any missiles, but the most responsive strategic weapon systems in the world.The Air Force is responsible for two
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A new storage container used for maintaining missile launch facilities and control centers sits on display Jan. 25, 2017, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar) ICBM Country: Ogden Air Logistics Complex restoring Air Force’s nuclear launch facilities
Editor's Note: Hill Air Force Base units are helping ensure the nuclear triad remains an effective strategic deterrent now and into the future. This is the first in a two-part series.For more than 50 years, rural American pastures in the Great Plains have housed a key leg in the air-, land- and sea-based strategic deterrent triad – mission-ready
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Lt. Gen. Lee Levy II, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, met with  members of Team Robins about work being done on a Global Hawk here during his site visit June 13. This is the first time a Global Hawk has flown into  an Air Force air logistics complex. Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex maintenance professionals are meticulously painting the aircraft to prevent corrosion. Robins Air Force Base is the first installation to have a building-based Launch and Recovery Element, allowing the aircraft to take off and land from this location. While a programmed depot maintenance requirement for Global Hawk has not been established, the Air Force recognizes that having an organic maintenance capability for Global Hawk enhances our ability to manage the fleet and keep this resource flying. (U.S. Air Force photo/TOMMIE HORTON) 
AFSC commander visits Robins' Global Hawk workers
Lt. Gen. Lee Levy II, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, met with members of Team Robins about work being done on a Global Hawk here during his site visit June 13. This is the first time a Global Hawk has flown into an Air Force air logistics complex. Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex maintenance professionals are meticulously painting the
0 6/19
2017
The C-5 Galaxy is an aircraft with an interior and exterior combined paint weight of 2,600 pounds, more than 100 miles of wiring, over 5 miles of control cables and can haul 58 Cadillacs or six standard Greyhound buses. The maintenance demands are extreme. But, the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex ensures the aircraft is ready when its needed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Kelly Goonan) Robins maintenance pros annihilate workflow, set record
For an aircraft with an interior and exterior combined paint weight of 2,600 pounds, more than 100 miles of wiring, more than 5 miles of control cables and the ability to haul 58 Cadillacs or six standard Greyhound buses, the maintenance demands are extreme. The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex is one of only three ALCs in the Air Force with
0 5/12
2017
Robins Air Force Base is the first installation hosting an air Logistics Complex to receive an RQ-4 Global Hawk for paint and depaint work. Shown here, an RQ-4 Global Hawk soars through the sky to record intelligence, surveillence and reconnaissance data. (Courtesy photo) Global Hawk to make historic first flight to Robins
The first flight of an RQ-4 Global Hawk coming to Robins is scheduled for May 10. The arrival of this unmanned aerial vehicle marks the first time an aircraft of this type has flown to an Air Force air logistics complex.This initial aircraft is arriving for depaint/paint refurbishment. Plus, the establishment of a building-based Launch and Recovery
0 5/05
2017
Dana Stanley, Air Logisitics Complex Director of Staff, and Chris Welchel, ALC Readiness chief, listen to Virginia Dyer, ALC Personnel Security lead, as she discusses some of the charted process review within the "Walk the Wall" review on Feb. 28, 2017 at Robins Air Force Base, Ga. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kelly Goonan/released) ALC team uses 'Art of the Possible' to boost security program
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- An operations management revolution that spurred aircraft production is now propelling the personnel security program for the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex.Facing an increased workload, a team of six workers in the complex’s Management Operations Office Readiness Section has dramatically increased work volume
0 3/08
2017
Todd Sanders, 568th Electronics Maintenance Group industrial engineering technician, left, receives a lesson from Staff Sgt. Mason Wise, Air Force Special  Operations aerial gunner, on how the weapons on an AC-130 Whiskey Gunship are operated. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton)
AFSOC general returns to thank Robins maintainers, provides gunship tour
As promised by the Air Force Special Operations Command vice commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex C-130 sustainment workers toured the inside of an AC-130W gunship fully loaded with the latest modifications Feb. 9.  Maj. Gen. Eugene Haase, AFSOC vice commander, and his crew brought the AC-130W from Hurlburt Field, Florida, to the Robins
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Kim Baird, DLA Distribution Hill, Utah shelter maintenance supervisor, describes a new support structure used for maintaining missile launch facilities and control centers to customers Jan. 25, 2017, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar) Partnership streamlines depot maintenance for ICBM wings
The 309th Missile Maintenance Group and Defense Logistics Agency recently worked together on an initiative to establish a “retail-like” support structure in order to stock, store and distribute parts and supplies to the Air Force’s three ICBM wings.
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