MACON, Ga. — Southern rock and the U.S. Air Force will soon combine forces under one roof.

A new software lab for the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex is coming to the Lofts at Capricorn building, according to Robins Air Force Base.

A ribbon cutting was held Monday morning at the site on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.

The software lab comes from a partnership between WR-ALC, Mercer University, Macon-Bibb Industrial Authority, Macon-Bibb County, and NewTown Macon.

WR-ALC says it plans to use the space for the further development of software for airmen and for recruiting those gifted in programming and lean production development.

The Air Logistics Complex also says it wants to create working relationships with 'community and educational leaders in Computer Science and Engineering.'

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