Macon, Ga. – Lt. Gen. Donald E. “Gene” Kirkland recently met with leaders from Robins Air Force Base (Robins AFB), the Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority (MBCIA), and Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) to get a firsthand look at the transformation of the former Boeing building into the new aviation workforce training and sustainment center. Lt. Gen. Kirkland is the Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC), Air Force Materiel Command. As the AFSC Commander, he leads 43,000 Total Force U.S. Read More
July 16, 2019
Macon, Ga. – Students enrolled in aerospace training programs at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) will soon have the opportunity to learn in a first-of-its-kind partnership alongside Robins Air Force Base (Robins AFB) employees, working on active aviation repair and maintenance projects.
The Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority, Robins AFB, and CGTC announced Friday a new state aviation workforce training and sustainment approach located at the former Boeing facility at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport (MGRA). The announcement revealed that members of the 402 Commodities Maintenance Group (402 CMXG) at Robins AFB and two of the College’s aerospace training programs are planning to relocate to approximately 240,000 square feet of property at the airport. Read More
April 8, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – What came about as nothing more than a woman’s mechanical intuition, sparked a 17-year career in the male-dominated field of aviation maintenance (AVMT) for Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC)’s first female program instructor, Deanne Corbin.
Corbin, a former student at the College, started her journey through the Aerospace, Trade and Industry program in the late 90’s at CGTC in Macon. This happened just as the then, pre-merger, Middle Georgia Technical College Aviation Maintenance program in Warner Robins got off the ground. Read More
August 22, 2018