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United States Air Force
Hwy 247 & Watson Blvd
Robins AFB, GA 31098
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Robins Air Force Base is home to 54 mission partners, covering five major commands and three wings.
Major units includes the 78th Air Base Wing which is the host organization of Robins AFB and is responsible for every service associated with a large base to include facility operations, public affairs, force protection, medical, communications, emergency and environmental management, legal, moral and welfare, airfield operations, personnel and logistics and support functions.
Other major units are:
Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command (HQ-AFRC) which manages Reserve forces that are involved in every mission of the Active Component, from communications and services to space and flight testing and mobility operations.
Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex (WR-ALC) performs depot-level maintenance and repairs on a wide variety of Air Force equipment and weapons systems.
116th Air Control Wing and 461st Air Control Wing (Team JSTARS) operate the most advanced ground surveillance and battle management system in the world and the only capability of its type in DoD.
The 5th Combat Communications Group provides rapidly deployable communications capabilities in permissive and non-permissive contingency environments across the globe.
The 638th Supply Chain Management Center provides life cycle sustainment support for aircraft structural, communications, armament and electronic commodities.
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) activities include DLA Aviation which provides logistical support to the WR-ALC. DLA oversees a major warehousing operations that serves on-base and worldwide customers; DLA Disposition Services has regional responsibilities for demilitarization, hazard waste disposal, precious metal recovery and reuse or disposition of military items; and DLA Document Services provides reprographic, design and digitization services.
AF Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) provides cradle-to-grave oversight of a wide range of weapons systems, equipment, vehicles and capabilities.
All telephones at Robins AFB have 222, 926, 327, or 201 prefixes. When calling onto the base from an off-base phone, dial the desired prefix, then the four-digit number. The area code is 478. To call from one on-base phone to the other, callers must dial a seven-digit number using the DSN prefix. For example, commercial numbers starting with 926 will be reached by dialing 468 and then the last four. DSN prefixes are as follows: DSN 201= 241 commercial, DSN 222= 472 commercial, DSN 468= 926 commercial, DSN 472= 222 commercial, and DSN 497= 327 commercial.
The Houston County school system educates more than 30,000 K-12 students on 39 campuses. Students excel in many areas, outperforming state and national test averages.
Houston County School System at a Glance
School Registration Procedures
All new students enroll for school at the Central Registration office. At this one-stop-shop, parents register their child(ren) and obtain information on the services offered whether the student is regular education, gifted and talented or special needs. They will also be provided information on transportation regarding the bus stops, bus number and schedule. Parents are encouraged to complete the online registration prior to visiting the central registration office, with all required documentation. These forms and a list of required items may be found on the Houston County School District's link at www.hcbe.net/centralregistration. The website also has other pertinent information such as answers to anticipated questions. Central Registration is located at 410 Bear Country Blvd Warner Robins, phone 478-741-3610, or email, CentralRegistration@hcbe.net.
The following items are required for registration:
Vaccinations and vaccination records may be obtained from the Houston County Health Department or from a private physician. Please note that the immunization record must be on an official form provided by the Georgia Department of Human Resources (Form 3231).
The Houston County Board of Education does not offer school of choice. Board policy requires that students attend school in the zone in which they reside. School choice is not an option except in unique circumstances. One of these exceptions is a House Bill 224 (HB 224) transfer for military families who live on an installation.
The 2017, Georgia General Assembly approved HB 224 giving a school aged child of a military service member living on a military base the option to request any school within the school system based on space availability. Local school districts determine space availability after all assigned students have been enrolled. Visit the website hcbe.net under "Zoning" or the military family support tab for more information.
School zone maps can be found at the Houston County School District’s zoning page at: https://www.hcbe.net/zoning
Students residing in the Temporary Lodging Facility (TLF) will attend the following Houston County public schools:
Any child shall be eligible for admission to kindergarten if he or she has attained the age of five (5) years old on or before September 1 of the school year.
For admission to first grade, a student shall be six (6) years old on or before September 1 of the school year and shall satisfy one of the following
Georgia also provides a public Pre-Kindergarten Program for students who are four (4) years old on or before September 1 of the school year. There are a limited number of slots in the Georgia Pre-K program and many school districts hold a computer generated lottery to select which students receive a slot. In addition to the public schools offering the Georgia Pre-K, many local private learning centers and daycares also offer the same state funded Pre-K program in their centers. For more information, contact the School Liaison at 478-327-5524 or visit Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Learning at http://www.decal.ga.gov
Due to the COVID pandemic, USDA issued several waivers including a suspension of normal operations through the end of school year 2022. As a result, school meals will be served at no charge to all students enrolled in Houston County Schools for the 2021-2022 School Year.
Breakfast and lunch menus for each month can be found at www.hcbe.net/schoolnutrition
Grading System for Georgia Public Schools:
90 – 100 = A
80 – 89 = B
70 – 79 = C
Below 70 = F (no credit)
Some elective and elementary courses use additional criteria for certain courses or conduct.
Needs Improvement (N)
School Transportation Services
The Transportation Department provides over 14,000 students with daily bus service to 38 schools. The department's mission is to deliver students to and from school in a safe and efficient manner so that they are ready to learn each day. The 203 drivers and 59 monitors cover 175 routes. On average, each driver completes two routes twice a day. The fleet contains 257 buses.
Bus service for students attending their home schools is provided from bus stops at specific locations. Any student may walk to the stop closest to his or her home. Bus service for students attending special education classes outside their home schools will be provided by the Board of Education as noted on the student's Individual Education Plan. Bus stops are assigned by the nearest practical route if the distance to the school is one and one-half miles or more. Stops are designated by the Transportation Department and based on distance to the next stop and safety of the location for pickup. Bus routes and school zones are located at www.hcbe.net/transportation.
Passports and Visas
Ensure member and/or dependents have the required passports and/or visa prior to final out-processing. Member and/or dependents are not allowed to final out-process without the required passports/visas in hand for themselves (if applicable) and/or dependents. Members electing the accompanied tour will not be permitted to out-process without having the required passports/visas in hand for themselves (if applicable) and/or dependents.
These actions are necessary to prevent unforeseen hardships to the military members and their families. Therefore, as a last reiteration, it is essential, members do not out-process without having the appropriate passports/visas for themselves (if applicable) and/or dependents.
Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions
The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included. The operator can be reached at commercial (478) 926-1110. Please note that long distance charges may be incurred.
When placing calls on base to other on-base phones, use DSN prefix and the number (472-XXXX, 497-XXXX, 468-XXXX and 241-XXXX).
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