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  • Look to the skies for a new Incirlik mission

    A new training mission arrived at Incirlik Air Base Jan. 8. In three waves, 16 F-16CJ Fighting Falcons from the 22nd Fighter Squadron taxied onto the Golf Loop where they will hang their wings over the next six to seven weeks. The jets, out of Spangdahlem, Germany, will be training at Incirlik to take advantage of the fair-weather flying conditions
  • 39th CPO threepeat as best in USAFE

    One time is impressive, two times is extraordinary, but three times is a dynasty. The 39th Civilian Personnel Office has once again captured the Outstanding Satellite Civilian Personnel Flight for U.S. Air Forces in Europe. "It's not by accident that they keep coming up as number one," said Maj. Douglas Wall, 39th Mission Support Squadron
  • CDC passes yearly inspection with flying colors

    The 39th Services Squadron family member programs flight, which includes youth programs and family child care, received word in December that it passed its annual inspection with flying colors, giving it the green light to continue providing programs and care through 2007. Tonyai Jones, Child Development Center director, said, the unannounced
  • Security Forces on top with EOCs

    The majority of the 39th Security Forces Squadron at Incirlik Air Base is made up of young Airmen straight out of technical school--and these men and women are proving that youth is shooting the squadron to the top. In 2006, security forces Airmen here scored higher on their end of course training exams than security forces members Air Force wide.
  • USAFE top cop visits Incirlik

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe's top cops visited Incirlik Jan. 8 on a two-day base tour. Col. Neil Radar, USAFE director of security forces, and Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Beaty, USAFE security forces manager, paid the 39th Security Forces Squadron a visit beginning with a breakfast at the Sultan's Inn with Airmen from the squadron. During the
  • Air Force may hold RIF board if goal not met

    The Air Force will convene an officer reduction in force board in June if it fails to meet its force-shaping goal, said the service's senior most officer for manpower and personnel. "While the goal has been to reduce active-duty end strength through voluntary programs where possible, if at the end of the extended Voluntary Separation Pay
  • Joint patrols keep ‘Lik’ in good hands

    They may not be as well known as Riggs and Murtaugh, Tango and Cash or Starsky and Hutch, but members of the 39th Security Forces Squadron and the Turkish Air Force are partners all the same. "The joint patrol is actually the way we do integrated base defense here," said Maj. Brian Gillespie, 39th SFS commander. "Joint patrols allow us a way to
  • Don't let '07 burn a hole in your pocket

    Portable DVD players, iPods, plasma screen televisions and the latest and greatest in computer upgrades are all tempting purchases, especially during the peak of the holiday sales. The New Year, better you, needs to stay on to top of seasonal spending to avoid overspending or getting into debt. Planning a budget will start you off on the right foot
  • ‘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
  • 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
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