The City of Warner Robins said goodbye Tuesday to the Air Force Reserve Band, which has been stationed there for the last half century. The Pentagon is permanently deactivating the band due to budget cuts.
Traffic could be slower than normal around Robins Air Force Base this week. The military says exercises are beginning Monday to test readiness and emergency response at the central Georgia installation. Officials will evaluate the base's response to natural and manmade threats.
An airman enlisted in the Georgia Air National Guard is being awarded a medal for showing extraordinary leadership in Afghanistan. He will receive the Bronze Start during a ceremony Friday at Robins Air Force Base.
The former top general at Robins Air Force Base scolded both union leaders and base management Thursday during a blistering public appearance in which he warned that labor disputes could put the base at risk of closure.
Officials at Robins Air Force Base were scheduled to unveil a new Advanced Metal Finishing Facility on Thursday. The $67 million building in middle Georgia dedicated to adding anti-corrosive finished to aircraft parts.