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Boeing Donates Large F-15E 'Strike Eagle' Model to Museum of Aviation

Boeing Donates Large F-15E 'Strike Eagle' Model to Museum of Aviation

 

The Boeing Company has donated a large model of an F-15E “Strike Eagle” Fighter to the Museum of Aviation, a Museum of Aviation news release says.

The fighter model will be a permanent outdoor display near the Museum’s Eagle Building south entrance doorway.

Boeing will also donate $7,000 to the Museum during the model dedication on Monday, April 23.

The model has a six-foot wing span and will sit atop a high pole next to the building entrance. 

The 402d Maintenance Wing (MXW) at Robins Air Force Base provides depot maintenance and software development for the F-15 aircraft. And the Warner Robins Air Logistic Center/GRM “Eagle Division” provides worldwide support to all F-15 aircraft , both for the U.S. Air Force fleet as well as for all foreign military sales users.

Warner Robins Workout Goes "Insane"

A few years ago his Hip Hop Abs video was number one in the country now he is driving people insane with his "Insanity" series.
More than 100 people came to the Museum of Aviation to share "Insanity" with Hip Hop Abs specialist Shaun T.
The sports fitness guru worked out the crowd with an intense and rigorous in your face exercise.
Some of the participants traveled from outside the state for the highly popular workout, including several who made the 5 hour drive from North Carolina this morning.
It was a win-win on the day, those who worked out say they had a great experience and also helped raise money and awareness for the Alzheimers Association.
Both groups say they are planning a similar event in the fall, so stay tuned.

Houston County Faces Wildfire Threat

Houston County Faces Wildfire Threat

Forecasters warn the threat of wildfires is high across much of Georgia, and any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for high fire danger from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today.

The warning covers North and Central Georgia, where winds are expected to gust up to 25 mph.

The "red flag" warning covers all of Central Georgia's counties. The warning says people should take care with outdoor fires and contact local authorities before burning.

13WMAZ meteorologist David Ernst says a measuring station at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport has gotten 7.92 inches of rain this year. That's more than 6 inches below normal and more than 4 inches less than last year.

He said Central Georgia has seen sustained wind speeds of 10 to 15 mph.

Forecasters say humidity will be low, helping to create potentially dangerous fire conditions.

Senior Leaders at Robins AFB Win It All At the First Robins Cup Golf Tournament

Senior Leaders at Robins AFB Win It All At the First Robins Cup Golf Tournament

Warner Robins, GA- Major General Bob McMahon and senior leaders from Robins Air Force Base united with community leaders from throughout the Robins Region to win it all in a very close match during the first-ever Robins Cup Golf Tournament.

 

Sponsored by the Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee and State Bank & Trust Company, the event’s purpose was for leaders to have a day of fun while appreciating and further enhancing the already great relationship between Robins Air Force Base and the local community.

 

The event matched Major General Bob McMahon and 35 senior Robins AFB leaders with 36 community leaders who competed in an 18 hole, two person scramble, match play event.  Both Robins AFB and community leaders alike thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to network and strengthen ties during the event.

 

7th Annual Rescue Day to Feature Fun for Families and Pets

7th Annual Rescue Day to Feature Fun for Families and Pets

 

Fifteen animal rescue groups from around the Middle Georgia area are gathering together April 21 for the Seventh Annual Rescue Day at Tractor Supply Company in Byron, a Save a Pet news release says.

Along with the rescue groups, others are joining them to help get pets adopted, keeping your pet health and well trained, and sharing fun activities to do with your dog.

Along with pet adoptions, there will be a vaccination clinic, children’s fun dog show, pony rides, dog training demonstrations, dog cart demonstrations and rides and information about involved in pet therapy.

Find Out Where You Can Go Easter Egg Hunting

Find Out Where You Can Go Easter Egg Hunting

April 7, 1-3pm: Warner Robins Easter Extravaganza - Everyone is invited to the Easter Extravaganza on Saturday, April 7 hosted by Agape Outreach Ministries. That's at Fountain Park from 1-3 p.m. in Warner Robins! Each year Agape hosts an Easter event for the entire community.

April 7, 11am - 1pm: Byron Baptist Church Egg Hunt - Community members can head over to an egg hunt in Byron at Byron Baptist Church on Saturday, April 7. The egg hunt is from 11-1. The egg hunt also features bouncy activities, snow cones, pizza and cotton candy.

April 7 Centerpoint Church Egg Hunt - Saturday event is at North Peach Park in Byron @ 2:30pm
-Egg Hunt w/ over 1,500 eggs
-Bring a picnic food item to share
-Playground & Shaded Pavilion

Kids: Tell Us Why You Want to Be President

Kids: Tell Us Why You Want to Be President

With Super Tuesday upon us, we want to hear from kids, the future voters of America. 

Why do you want to be president?

Parents, upload a short video of your child telling us why he or she wants to be president.

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