Thu., March 8, 2012 2:12pm
The US Air Force is getting rid of its reserve band at Robins Air Force Base. A military spending plan cuts the 45-member band and it's eight ensembles from next year's budget.
Mon., January 30, 2012 9:55am
Military officials at Robins Air Force Base are continuing an anti-suicide campaign, saying that despite a decline in such deaths in recent years, their goal is zero. The program was launched after the central Georgia base experienced a record eight suicides in 2008.
Mon., January 30, 2012 7:00am
Around Georgia’s nine military bases, companies that cater to the military are bracing for millions of dollars in Defense Department budget cuts. President Obama will release a budget next month that’s likely to include $500 million in cuts to the Defense Department.
Fri., January 27, 2012 4:22pm
President Obama is proposing two rounds of BRAC. Congressman Austin Scott says he is opposed to it. Scott serves on the House Defense Committee.
Tue., January 17, 2012 4:39pm
Changes in federal law make voting more accessible for people living overseas. Georgia election officials want to get the word out in advance of Super Tuesday. So far few people have requested ballots.
Thu., January 12, 2012 4:30pm
Robins Air Force Base is cutting additional positions on top of job losses announced in November. USAF part of effort to downsize the military's budget. More cuts could come as President Obama releases budget in February.
Fri., January 6, 2012 10:21am
Sale means billions in benefits for Robins Air Force Base. Base will oversee upgrades on many of the older planes and provide maintenance on new ones. Eighty-five jobs will be created.
Wed., December 21, 2011 4:07pm
Troops are arriving home just in time for the holidays.
Mon., December 19, 2011 8:26am
About 25 members of a Georgia-based Air Force unit who are among the last members of the U.S. military to leave Iraq will have to wait a little longer before they arrive home. Officials blamed an unexpected delay.
Fri., November 11, 2011 11:42am
200 Robins Air Force Base employees accept offer to leave voluntarily. Some will get up to $25 thousand dollars as an incentive. Officials say more job losses could come in 2012.