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Staff Sgt. Alexandra Melenciano, or Sergeant Mel, as her students call her, was awarded the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Airman Leadership School Instructor of the Year award. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tiffany Colburn) ‘Lik’ instructor honored for molding future NCOs
Another Team Incirlik member has done it again as the awards keep rolling in. One of the most recent being the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Airman Leadership School Instructor of the Year, which was awarded to Staff Sgt. Alexandra Melenciano, an ALS instructor at the schoolhouse here. "I was extremely surprised and honored," she said of winning. When
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2007
Unlike in the past, this year’s Tax Assistance Program aims to teach Airmen, their dependents, and DoD civilians how to prepare their own returns with the help of Internet-based tax-preparation software.  As a result, VITAs will primarily answer tax questions rather than prepare the returns themselves. (Courtesy graphic) Survey says … tax volunteers needed
David Letterman may say otherwise, but nationwide surveys indicate one of the Top 10 most common New Year's Resolutions - right up there with dropping a few pounds and quitting smoking - is volunteering and helping others. The polls also indicate, however, that the average person is more likely to at least hit the gym a few times than actually lend
0 1/05
2007
A monthly wing run led by Col. "Tip" Stinnette. 39th Air Base Wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by MSgt Nelson James) Improving your running time
For many, the New Year often brings a new resolution. For those whose goal is to improve the run portion of their physical training assessment or just become more physically fit, Incirlik's Health and Wellness Center is a good place to start. "There is much more to running than just putting on a pair of shoes and hitting the pavement," said Robert
0 1/04
2007
Default Air Force Logo Commissaries ring up savings for military families
Commissary customers are ringing in the New Year with record-breaking savings. As a result they should be "resolving" to shop their local commissary more often. "I'm proud to announce that average customer savings for a family of four have risen to nearly $3,000 annually," said Defense Commissary Agency Director and CEO Patrick Nixon. "As an
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2007
U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the command's 2006 Manpower and Organization Awards for Professional Excellence and Tech. Sgt. Dana Bridges, 39th Mission Support Squadron manpower analyst, was named noncommissioned officer of the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Oshawn Jefferson) Sergeant brings home manpower of the year award
U.S. Air Forces in Europe recently announced the winners of the command's 2006 Manpower and Organization Awards for Professional Excellence and Tech. Sgt. Dana Bridges, 39th Mission Support Squadron manpower analyst, was named noncommissioned officer of the year. "The award came as a total surprise," said Sergeant Bridges, who has been at Incirlik
0 1/04
2007
Incirlik to welcome 16 to the rank of captain. (U.S. Air Force graphic) 'Lik' to welcome 18 to the rank of captain
Eighteen members of team Incirlik got the news Jan. 3 that they will be promoted to captain this year."Force shaping was a big hurdle for the 2002-2003 year groups, so being retained was as good of news as being selected for promotion to captain," said 1st Lt. Rose Richeson, 39th Air Base Wing Public Affairs deputy chief.The entire list of
0 1/03
2007
Default Air Force Logo Incirlik serves as recon hub
Following the termination of the USAF meteorological balloon launching activity in 1955, the base commander was notified that another tenant unit, Detachment 10-10, would soon arrive (click here for the rest of the 1951-1955 Incirlik article) . After the first five years, Adana Air Base was still undergoing a flurry of construction. Without a
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2007
Default Air Force Logo USAFE observes National Day of Mourning January 2
President Bush has issued Executive Order 11582 directing the closure of all Federal government executive departments and agencies Jan. 2, as a mark of respect for the passing of former President Gerald R. Ford. "As a team we will mourn the loss of President Ford. He was a great American," said Col. "Tip" Stinnette, 39th Air Base Wing commander.
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Golf loop gets cleaned during wing run
It was still dark outside when many Team Incirlik members arrived at Building 310 for the monthly wing run on the morning of Dec. 29. A sea of black beanies and cold breath were all that could be seen as the crowd of runners prepped for the wing's monthly trek across the lands of Incirlik. With Col. "Tip" Stinnette, 39th Air Base Wing commander,
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2006
Phantom of the Opera:
Cats … Evita … Grease … Chicago … all Broadway musicals that were featured Dec. 28 during the Showstoppers production of A Trip Through Broadway. 
The show took more than 340 audience members through 11 different shows all put together by Showstoppers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. James Nelson) Showstoppers stop the show
Cats ... Evita ... Grease ... Chicago ... all Broadway musicals that were featured Dec. 28 during the Showstoppers production of A Trip Through Broadway. The show took more than 340 audience members through 11 different shows all put together by Showstoppers, a theatre troupe, headed by Samantha Blanchette, director, choreographer, dancer and
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2006
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