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Airman 1st Class Lindsay Foster, 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron, helps Airman Shannon Puterbaugh, 39th LRS, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Timothy A. Taylor) "Lik" exercises in preparation for AEF 5/6
More than 100 Incirlik members postured against Air Expeditionary Force 5/6 completed a readiness check as they were processed through an exercise predeployment line Dec. 13 and 14. Team Incirlik's capabilities to process personnel and cargo to a forward deployed location were given a good, hard look to ensure success and preparedness before they
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Lt. Col. Joseph F. Angel speaks to Team Incirlik members as he assumes command of the 728th Air Mobility Squadron, during a change of command ceremony, Dec. 13. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kelly L. LeGuillon) 728th holds change of command
The 728th Air Mobility Squadron held a change of command ceremony Dec. 12. Lt. Col. Joseph Angel took control of the 728th AMS from Lt. Col. Chris Kulas. Colonel Angel was the 21st Air Mobility Operations Squadron Operations Officer, at McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey.
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Default Air Force Logo Getting out of a sticky situation
One member of Team Incirlik experienced a frightening situation most of us hear about but never imagine happening. An Incirlik team member and his wife were recently coming back from a movie at the M1 when a baseball-size rock was thrown into their car's front window. Although they were showered in glass and shaken up from the impact of the rock,
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Default Air Force Logo Shop the commissary for holiday gifts, foods
You probably think of the commissary when it's time to do some holiday entertaining or when making out the grocery list for that all-important Christmas dinner. But the smart shopper, looking for ways to stretch each and every holiday dollar, will carefully peruse the commissary aisles for holiday gift ideas, too. After all, where else can you
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2006
Incirlik supports six different geographically separated units around the country who are just as important in ensuring freedom’s future. These places offer different and unique missions. (Graphic illustration by Senior Airman Tim Beckham) GSUs complete the puzzle
If you walk around Incirlik Air Base you can see the different missions. From the 39th Medical Group making sure every member of Team Incirlik is medically ready to ensure freedom's future to the 728th Air Mobility Squadron getting the passengers and cargo to the doorstep of the fight; what each member of Team Incirlik does can be seen everyday.
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Default Air Force Logo Med group wins more than a dozen USAFE awards
The 39th Medical Group took home 13 U.S. Air Forces in Europe yearly awards, including two honors for the entire group, making them the most awarded medical group in USAFE for 2006. "We got back awards on about 25 percent of the packages we submitted," said Chief Master Sgt. Tracey Shipp, who helped submit the award packages. "Sometimes it's hard
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Incirlik safety members win USAFE awards
Two members of Incirlik Air Base's safety team are competing for Air Force-wide awards for their efforts in securing the safety of military weapons. Tech. Sgt. Steven Williams recently won the yearly U.S. Air Forces in Europe Explosive Safety Achievement Award, while Master Sgt. Travis Wetzler won the USAFE Surety Safety Achievement Award. Both
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Default Air Force Logo Services win USAFE awards
The 39th Services Squadron proved to be the best in U.S. Air Forces in Europe for the second year in a row when they won the Maj. Gen. Eugene L. Eubank Award. Also the 39th SVS Sultan's Inn Dining Facility proved they were the best garnering the 2007 Food Service Excellence Award. "Our entire squadron has worked so hard for this," said Lt. Col.
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Base residents encouraged to take COLA survey
Turkey is conducting a cost of living allowance survey to determine the correct rate. COLA is affected by two variables: the purchasing power of the dollar when compared to the Turkish Lira and a market basket of goods equivalent to products purchased in the U.S. A COLA survey has not been conducted in Turkey since 2001, with the exception of
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2006
Senior Airmen Marco Zuber (left), John Clayton and Staff Sgt. David Ebert load a C-17 Globemaster III at Incirlik AB, Turkey, Nov. 13. Over half of all air cargo delivered to support Operation Iraqi Freedom is processed through here. By flying critical supplies via Globemaster from this eastern Turkey air base directly to troops at remote locations in Iraq, More than 3,300 convoy truck missions and 9,000 servicemembers supporting the convoys are taken off Iraq roads each month. Airmen Ebert, Zuber and Clayton are ramp services specialists assigned to the 728th Air Mobility Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Larry A. Simmons) Turkey-based Airmen saving troops' lives in Iraq
Hundreds of miles away from the war zone, the efforts of Airmen here are helping keep Iraq-based troops off dangerous convoy routes that are plagued with roadside bombs and sniper attacks. By flying critical supplies via C-17 Globemaster III from this eastern Turkey air base directly to servicemembers at remote locations in Iraq, more than 3,300
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2006
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