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  • More C-130s coming to Robins!

    The Navy’s C-130 programmed depot maintenance workload currently being done at Hill Air Force Base, Utah by the Ogden Air Logistics Complex will begin to transition to the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex in June.
  • Test Support and Tunnel 9 teams to complete first remote installation of original AEDC data system

    A team effort between personnel at AEDC Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Maryland, and Arnold Air Force Base recently facilitated the replacement of the 20-year-old Tunnel 9 system used to record, process and display test data.Last month, Tunnel 9 completed the final installation and necessary sign-offs for its new Enterprise Data
  • General Levy: Financial pros essential to AFSC success

    The head of the Air Force Sustainment Center urged Air Force financial professionals Tuesday to "knock down barriers" and "get to the word 'yes'" to help keep the nation's global air combat power the best in the world.AFSC Commander Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II spoke to about 200 financial managers at a professional development seminar at the Tinker
  • AFMC exceeds small business goals two years running

    Aggressive marketing and outreach helped Air Force Materiel Command exceed its small business contracting goal for the second straight year. Also, every AFMC center reached its goal for the second straight year. The fiscal 2015 small business goal was 11.88 percent of contracts awarded, and AFMC achieved 14.18 percent, which translated to $4.6
  • Air Force implements TDY policy changes

    Recently, the Air Force started implementing two temporary duty policy changes that will impact travel reimbursements for Airmen.The first change, which took effect Oct. 1, made changes to the Joint Travel Regulations, Reimbursable and Incidental Expense Policy. The second will be a change in long-term TDY per diem expenses and take effect Nov.
  • Commentary: "Brown's Bag" -- budget and leadership lessons

    As I depart for my new assignment as the 2nd Air Force commander at Keesler AFB, Miss., I can't help but reflect on my previous assignments and what I've learned in my nearly 28 years of service.As a comptroller, I obviously pay a lot of attention to the budget environment. While current headlines might seem dire, today's fiscal environment is
  • More than $85 million saved at Robins as part of initiative

    When it comes to finding ways of being more efficient and cost effective in today's budget-conscious environment, Robins is doing its share by contributing more than $85 million toward the "Road to a Billion and Beyond" initiative.Cost-effective readiness initiatives were implemented earlier this year by Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, Air Force
  • Despite impacts of sequestration, restructure efforts yield improvements at Air Force Materiel Command

    The vice commander of Air Force Materiel Command offered insight to recent developments and answered questions regarding the command's recent restructure efforts and fiscal challenges at the Air Force Association's 2013 Pacific Air & Space Symposium here Nov. 22. Citing significant impacts to people, infrastructure and the command's readiness
  • Robins signs partnership agreements with community

    Robins Air Force Base officials inked four agreements June 24, 2013, as part of a new community partnership program. The program, called the Air Force Community Partnership Initiative, was created to explore cost-saving opportunities through partnerships and shared services with local communities and the private sector.These agreements show Robins'
  • AF excepts civilians affected by tornadoes from furlough

    The Air Force announced Monday, June 3, that civilian employees whose homes were destroyed or rendered uninhabitable by the recent Oklahoma tornados will be "excepted" from administrative furlough.While most Air Force civilian employees received their notices May 28, Tinker Air Force Base delayed notifying their employees until today to ensure all