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Ga. officials offer online deer hunting application

Ga. officials offer online deer hunting application

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia wildlife officials are encouraging deer hunters to fill out an online application that will allow them to participate in this season's deer quota hunt.

Officials from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division officials say the deadline to submit an application for deer quota hunting is Sept. 1.

Are you up for the Fit-For-Life Challenege?

Are you up for the Fit-For-Life Challenege?

New state gun laws don’t trump base weapons policy

New state gun laws don’t trump base weapons policy

By Jenny Gordon

Marine unit to welcome new commander

Marine unit to welcome new commander

Robins Air Force Base, Ga. – Lt. Col. Philip Eilertson will assume command of Marine Aircraft Group 49 Detachment A from Lt. Col. David Steele during a ceremony here Monday at 3 p.m.

MAG 49 Det A is a Marine Corps Reserve unit and is the parent organization to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773, also located at Robins. HMLA 773 consists of AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopters and the newly-upgraded Huey utility helicopter (UH-1Y).

Eilertson, an AH-1W pilot, comes to Robins following a deployment to Afghanistan.

Steele is moving to Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., to attend Joint Air War College.

C-130 at Robins gets a nose job

C-130 at Robins gets a nose job

4 standouts in Afghanistan honored with Sijan Award

4 standouts in Afghanistan honored with Sijan Award

By Oriana Pawlyk, Air Force Times

Lt. Col. Grant Hargrove helped Afghan leaders expand electric power and other essential services to 2.7 million citizens of Nangarhar Province, an area where Afghan forces and the Taliban often clash for control.

Maj. Randall Harvey II, the sole Air Force joint terminal attack controller embedded with an Army Special Forces team in Afghanistan, maximized air power to neutralize 99 insurgents and capture 49 enemy combatants over three months.

Night-vision contact lenses could be in your future

Night-vision contact lenses could be in your future

By Patricia Kime, Air Force Times

Night-vision goggle technology has become more effective, streamlined and nimble in the past 10 years. But what if you could ditch that bulky headgear and pop in a pair of night-vision contact lenses?