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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
0 12/13
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
0 12/13
2006
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.
0 12/12
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
0 12/12
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
0 12/10
2006
Col. Murrell "Tip" Stinnette, 39th Air Base Wing commander, right, and Brig. Gen. M. Yilmaz Erdogan, left, 10th Tanker Command commander, cut the ribbon at the large vehicle inspection station here Dec. 5. The buiding is a joint effort between the 10th Tanker Command and the 39th Air Base Wing. (Courtesy of 10th Tanker Command) LVIS building ribbon cutting
Incirlik hit a milestone Dec. 5 when they cut the ribbon at the large vehicle inspection station here. The new $1 million facility will provide better security for the entire community for vehicle coming on to the base.
0 12/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo Vinnell Brown, Root: Taking care of Incirlik Airmen
Take the military population at Incirlik and double it. That's about what we are provided with when you add Vinell Brown, Root - a joint venture between Northrop Grumman Technical Services and Kellogg, Brown and Root - to the active duty U.S. Air Force stationed here. Instead of completing the daily mission with about 1,500 people Incirlik is
0 12/08
2006
If your debt, holiday or otherwise, is more than 36 percent of your pretax income, you are likely in need of some financial fitness or a buying boot camp from the personal financial experts at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. If you have any questions about how to get out of your current or past Christmas debt, start a path toward better spending/saving/investing habits, or anything at all related to personal finances you can call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 676-6755, for more information. 'Tis the season to have a holiday debt hangover
During the holiday season many people want to buy everything their loved ones desire even if it means spending more than they budget for gifts. "Many Americans are tricked into believing that they need to spend what they don't have in order to please others," said Kimberly Krohn, Airman and Family Readiness Center community readiness consultant.
0 12/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo AAFES fuel coupons
The fuel coupons provided by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service will expire Dec. 31, and can be returned for a refund through January. In 2007, fuel will be available from AAFES for use at Petrol Ofisi or PO gas stations only if your vehicle has an electronic fuel device installed. Fuel coupons will no longer be available. The EFD is a small
0 12/07
2006
While the majority of people won’t experience seasonal depression, looking out for fellow Airmen and family members can help to identify those who might be experiencing holiday blues. If you notice someone acting different don't be afraid to reach out to them. (Courtesy photo) Battling holiday blues
For many people, the holiday season is filled with celebrations and spending quality time with family and friends, but for some, this time of year can bring out feelings of depression and the "holiday blues." While increased depression is often associated with the holidays, it's actually other seasonal factors that are often the root cause.
0 12/07
2006
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