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20 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Construction on veterans training center to begin in fall

To hear the politicians tell it, a veterans training center that will soon rise from a field shows the state's commitment to its veterans.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, US Army, Houston County, GA, Bonaire, GA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Governor expected at Warner Robins training center groundbreaking

Officials from the state’s university and technical college systems, along with Gov. Nathan Deal, will be in Warner Robins on Tuesday for groundbreaking on a new veterans training center.

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Related Topix: Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA, Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Governors, US Military, US Air Force

The Macon Telegraph

Contractors hope to build a better J-STARS

Representatives from dozens of military contractors tromped their way through a E-8 J-STARS airplane Monday, hoping to learn more about how they could help build the next generation of radar surveillance airplanes.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA, US National Guard

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Robins Rev-up

Coalition of safety: OSHA alliance formed

Todd Surber, International Association of Firefighters Local F-107 president, signs the agreement forming an alliance comprised of employee unions, Robins Air Force Base and e Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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Related Topix: OSHA, Environmental Law, Law, US Military, US Air Force

Business Journal

Air Force C-17 program office lead moves from Wright-Patt to Georgia

Control of the U.S. Air Force's C-17 program has officially moved from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to Robins Air Force Base in Georgia.

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Related Topix: US Military, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US Air Force, Ohio

Robins Rev-up

Lindsley takes command of WR-ALC

Brig. Gen. Walter Lindsley, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex commander, speaks during the complex's change of command ceremony August 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Military, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US Air Force, Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Wireless Design & Development

Photos of the Day: Three Radars are Better than One

During the field campaign, NASA's ER-2 research aircraft flew out of Robins Air Force Base in Georgia.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Weather

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Clearing begins for solar array at Robins

Clearing for a 57-acre solar array at Robins Air Force Base has begun and it may impact traffic for about a month.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Stars and Stripes

Ramstein airman won't face death penalty in AFN murder case

Video screen grab of Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov, a Navy broadcaster for the American Forces Network Europe, who was found dead in a vehicle in Kaiserslautern, Germany, on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Europe, World News, Germany, US Military, US Navy, US Air Force

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Plans call for a leafier, friendlier Watson Boulevard

Early plans to change the look of Watson Boulevard near Robins Air Force Base could rely on relatively cheap landscaping, sidewalk improvements and utility relocation.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, University of Georgia

The Macon Telegraph

Lindsley takes command of Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex

Not so long ago, Walter J. Lindsley was an 18-year-old high school graduate wondering why he was allowed to work on $30 million airplanes without supervision.

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Related Topix: Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA, US Military, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US Air Force

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Robins Rev-up

C-17 division leadership now based at Robins: Transition to be...

Terry Talcott, a 559th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron sheet metal mechanic, drills a fixed fairing for a C-17, August 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Military, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US Air Force, Hill Air Force Base, Ohio

Robins Rev-up

Come fly with me ... Base Aero Club gets students away from it all

Brian Shreve, Rev-Up reporter , and Lewayne Davis, Robins Aero Club chief flight instructor, take one of the club's Piper Warrior III aircraft for a spin above Robins Air Force Base, Ga.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Department of Defense, US News, Georgia

Robins Rev-up

Road-ready courses continue to prep riders during 101 CDS

John Ainsworth, Robins Safety Office safety and occupation health specialist, puts on his protective gear prior to riding on base, Aug. 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Marshall to discuss long term defense plans

Former Congressman Jim Marshall will be at Museum of Aviation on Thursday discussing the military’s priorities and plans for the future.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Flight Journal

Marines to Retire Huey Novembers

The U.S. Marine Corps will say goodbye to a long-serving utility helicopter type in September as it retires its last UN-1N Iroquois, almost universally known as the "Huey," after 43 years of service.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, US Air Force

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Warner Robins to install F-15 near City Hall

This city, tied so inexorably to the military, is about to see the first of its efforts to honor veterans take flight.

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Related Topix: Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA, US Military, US Air Force

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Stars and Stripes

911th Airlift Wing gets new leader

Air Force reservists bid farewell to the man who helped rescue the 911th Airlift Wing from closure two years ago and welcomed aboard a new commander on Sunday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

New leader of 21st Century Partnership went from draftee to top brass

He served for 39 years, rising to become a pilot, a three-star general and commander of Air Force Reserve Command before his retirement in 2012.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, The College of Wooster

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Robins Rev-up

Machinists expedite sustainment for Rsaf F-15s

Christopher Crosby, 573rd Commodities Maintenance Squadron machinist, operates a universal milling machine in the production of various critically needed aircraft parts.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News

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