GTRI

Warner Robins Field Office

Visit the Warner Robins, GA Field Office

About the Warner Robins Field Office

The Warner Robins Field Office provides onsite liaison between GTRI and Robins Air Force Base. The WRFO provides a valuable engineering arm with immediate reaction to RAFB customer needs with extensive reach-back to GTRI and Georgia Tech assets located in Atlanta, GA.

WRFO supports many of the organizations at Robins AFB including:

  • WR-ALC/GRW – Electronic Warfare and Avionics
  • WR-ALC/GRC – Command/Control Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
  • WR-ALC/GRS – C-5 Galaxy Sustainment
  • WR-ALC/GRM – F-15 Eagle Sustainment
  • WR-ALC/GRB – C-130 Tactical Airlift Sustainment
  • AFSOC ECSF/EN – EW Mission Programming
GTRI offers a large selection of professional development courses in the Warner Robins area. These courses can be taught in the WRFO classroom (which accommodates 30 students) or at the customer’s location. Recent courses include:
  • Introduction to Electronic Warfare
  • Basic RF Electronic Warfare Concepts
  • Advanced RF Electronic Warfare Principles
  • Basic Concepts of RF Printed Circuits
  • Developing Radio Frequency (RF) Prototype Hardware
  • Infrared Countermeasures
  • Directed Infrared Countermeasures: Technology, Modeling, and Testing
  • Introduction to Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance
  • Transport Aircraft Self-Protection IR Principles
  • Introduction to MIL-STD-1553
Additional info on the Warner Robins area.


Plan an enjoyable visit to the Warner Robins field office and Warner Robins, Georgia.

From Metropolitan Atlanta:

  1. GTRI’s Warner Robins Facility is about two hours south of metro Atlanta
  2. Take I-75 South.
  3. Take I-475, the bypass around Macon, and it goes back into I-75 South
  4. Get off I-75 South at Exit 146, Warner Robins/Centerville exit.
  5. Go East(left) toward Warner Robins at the top of the ramp onto the 247 Connector.
  6. Travel east 3.2 miles and turn right onto Margie Drive. (Third red light from 75)
  7. Turn left at the four way stop onto Osigian Blvd.
  8. The Ft. Valley State University is the brick building with the silver roof on the right(Street number is 151)
  9. Parking is on the left side of the building, if you’re facing the building.

From Robins Air Force Base:

  1. Coming out of the main gate of Robins, go straight, you will be on Watson Blvd.
  2. Continue on Watson Blvd. for approximately 4.8 miles to the Centerville intersection/Turn left onto Houston Lake Rd.
  3. Turn right at the first red light onto Osigian Blvd and go .4 of a mile.
  4. The Ft. Valley State University is the brick building with the silver roof on the left (Street number is 151).
  5. Parking is on the left side of the building, if you’re facing the building.

The Warner Robins field office is not accessible via mass transit.

Visitor Procedures

Classified visits are necessary when the purpose of the visits cannot be achieved without access to, or disclosure of, classified information. All classified visits require advance notification to and approval of GTRI.

Visits to the Institute Involving Access to Classified Information

  1. GTRI visitors must sign in and out on the register for classified visits with the building attendant of the building visited. All visitors attending classified meetings must have an approved classified visit request for the specific visit on file with the GTRI Research Security Department.
  2. All visitors will have their identity verified and remain under constant escort when in areas in which classified work is in progress or classified information is available, unless otherwise authorized by the Research Security Department. The designated escort will be made aware of the visitor's access and movement limitations by the visitor's point of contact. Transfer of escort responsibility to another employee will be accomplished directly and personally.
  3. Visitors will be prohibited from making recordings during classified discussions, or taking photographs in any area where classified information might be recorded on film, unless the visitor has received prior written approval by the Government Contracting Authority (GCA) whose classified information is involved. A copy of this authorization must be provided to GTRI's director of research security in advance of the visit.
  4. Classified material may not be released to a visitor without prior written approval of the GCA, except as required in connection with contract administration, in performance of a prime or subcontract or as necessary in connection with an official investigation.
  5. Representatives of the federal government, when acting in their official capacity as inspectors, investigators or auditors, may visit the Institute without advanced notification, provided these representatives present appropriate government credentials upon arrival.

Long-term Visitors

Long-term visitors will follow GTRI's security procedures while a resident in the facility. Additionally, long-term visitors will:

  1. Arrange for their own visits away from the facility through their own company security office.
  2. Execute a security agreement acknowledging that they will follow GTRI's security policies and procedures. (Government employees and intermittent visitors are excluded from this requirement.)
  3. Not be permitted to be custodians of classified material.

Visits Not Involving Access to Classified Information

  1. Visitors will not be permitted to obtain physical, visual or aural access to classified information or material.
  2. When required, the visitor will present satisfactory identification and complete and sign the visitor register with the building attendant of the building visited.
  3. Prior authorization from GTRI's director of research security will be required for non-escort status and authorization to bring reproduction or recording equipment or material into the facility to be used in conjunction with a classified visit.

Classified Visit Request

Harriet Sheffield
Phone: 478-971-2401
Fax: 478-0971-2414
JPAS SMO Code: 1EAP64
E-mail: harriet.sheffield@gtri.gatech.edu

When you request to visit, please have the name and phone number of your GTRI point of contact available.