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Joint STARS Guard Wing to Change Command This Fall

Joint STARS Guard Wing to Change Command This Fall

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga.--116th Air Control Wing changes leadership this fall.

On October 25, Colonel Kevin Clotfelter assumes command from Brig. Gen. William Welsh, according to a Robins Air Force Base news release.

Colonel Clotfelter who is currently the 116th Opoerations Group Commander, has long-running experience in B-52, B-1B and E-8C Joint STARS flight operations. He has commanded at both squadron and group levels.

Welsh accepts his next assignment at Bolling AFB in Washington D.C. after 16 years in the Georgia National Guard.

Air Force Chooses 398 Applicants for Officer's Commission

Air Force Chooses 398 Applicants for Officer's Commission

Air Force Times--The Air Force on Friday announced that 398 applicants have been selected for an officer’s commission, with a selection rate of 78.7 percent.

Forty-seven of the selections are active-duty enlisted who will trade their stripes in to become second lieutenants. In all, 507 applied for the OTS Rated Selection Board.

Reva Red the Hound, Beagle Dog

Reva Red the Hound, Beagle Dog

This beautiful female hound/beagle, more commonly known as Reva Red, calls home Warner Robins Animal Control.

For now. Her online listing even boasts that she walks happily on a leash.

She's available for adoption. Call 478-929-7290 to claim her as your new family member.

RAFB Retiree Rides Along

RAFB Retiree Rides Along

Ken Darsey is a different kind of soul. After years of working at Robins Air Force Base, Darsey retired and started living.

He is focusing on his hobbies, traveling and riding his bike, and collecting stories.

And what stories he has to tell. He has a weekly column on the TCM, and he is an officer in riding club.

But that is not all.

Click here for more on the story.

Houston County Schools Announces Twitter Account

Houston County Schools Announces Twitter Account

If you have a Twitter account, now you can follow Houston County Schools by searching their Twitter handle @HoustonCountySS (account) on Twitter.com.

Warner Robins' Unemployment Rate Slightly Rises in July

Warner Robins' Unemployment Rate Slightly Rises in July

Warner Robins' unemployment rate rose to 8.1 percent in July compared to June's eight percent, according to a Georgia Department of Labor news release.

The rate rose due to 84 layoffs in manufacturing, construction, retail trade, professional and technical services, administrative and support services, and health care and social assistance.

Warner Robins' unemployment rate is lower than Georgia's unemployment rate of 9.3 percent. In June, Georgia's rate was 9 percent, and in July 2011, the rate was 10 percent.