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  • Running with faith: an Airman’s journey to redemption

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Standing there with a knife in hand and cold-hearted from the most devastating news of his life, Master Sgt. Brandan “Troy” Keel contemplated an irreversible decision. Looking into his wife’s eyes after learning she was pregnant with another man’s baby, he couldn’t fathom living anymore. Suicide, he thought, was
  • JSTARS crew training maximizes Airmen versatility

      A group of Team JSTARS Airmen at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is going through training to do more for the Air Force. Aircrews for the E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System are going through Cross-Utilization Training. Ten active duty avionics specialists are training on how to be crew chiefs, and three crew chiefs are going
  • Lt. Gen. Kirkland takes command of AFSC

    Before a crowd of approximately 350 guests and several dignitaries described as a “Logistics Hall of Fame,” Lt. Gen. Donald E. “Gene” Kirkland became commander of the Air Force Sustainment Center Aug. 7 in Bldg. 3001 at Tinker Air Force Base. “I am sitting on hallowed ground when we talk about sustainment in our Air Force,” said General Ellen
  • Robins finishes Global Hawk work ahead of schedule

    A special ribbon-cutting ceremony, signaling the early completion of work on the first RQ-4 Global Hawk at Robins, was held on the base flight line June 29. The arrival of this unmanned aerial vehicle marks the first time an aircraft of this type has flown in to an Air Force air logistics complex.
  • Pawlikowski gets strategic at Robins Commander’s Call

    Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander, provided Team Robins with an update on command strategies during a commander’s call at the Museum of Aviation Century of Flight Hangar Jan. 20.
  • JB Charleston tests new equipment, saves Air Force millions

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- An operational evaluation of new synthetic tiedowns and winch cables for the C-17 Globemaster III took place here Nov. 28 and 29, 2016. Tiedowns are ropes, cords, straps or chains that secure items during airlift operations. Winch cables help adjust the tension on tiedowns, securing the load.These prototypes were
  • 4th Fighter Wing commander personally delivers F-15 to Robins ALC

    Col. Christopher Sage knows “success here equals success there.” That’s why he came "here." A seasoned fighter pilot, Sage is fully appreciative of having a fine-tuned jet to fly. And since taking the helm of the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., in July, he has wanted to personally acknowledge the people who provide
  • Team Robins celebrates diversity

    The rock group Queen’s “We Will Rock You” doesn’t sound like a traditional song for a Vietnamese Bamboo Dance but that’s exactly the right beat for the choreography. The Asian American Pacific Islander team was just one of many performers and speakers at the third annual Diversity Luncheon held at the Heritage Club on Tuesday. Audience members
  • Mission Possible - Pilots, crew relive absolute speed record

    In 1976, it was a different time. The Cold War with the Soviet Union was in full swing and Americans were standing in line to buy gas. That year was also the country’s bicentennial birthday. To celebrate, officials decided to attempt to break some records with an aircraft known as the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. On July 28, 1976, with a breakfast of
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