News Search

News Comments Updated
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
Default Air Force Logo AFSO 21: Incirlik jumps on the Internet Express
The Air Force is leaning processes for future generations of Airmen, and the Tip of the Sword will be transitioning to Incirlik Express, a four-page newsletter saving the 39th Air Base Wing more than $20,000 annually and giving more time back to Incirlik's Airmen. With the new process, recognized by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
0 12/07
2006
Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne greets Team Incirlik members after his speech in Hangar 4 Dec. 6. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Lipscomb) SECAF wraps up visit to Incirlik
It's not everyday an Airman gets a handshake from the Secretary of the Air Force; but Airmen got that opportunity Dec. 6 and 7 when the Honorable Michael W. Wynne and his wife, Barbara, visited Incirlik to get a first-hand look at the base's missions and operations and to meet the members of Team Incirlik. Secretary Wynne received a tour of the
0 12/07
2006
Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne shakes hands with Col. "Tip" Stinnette, 39th Air Base Wing commander, after landing here Tuesday. Secretary Wynne visited Incirlik and met with troops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Lipscomb Incirlik welcomes SECAF
Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne and his wife Barbara arrived here at approximately noon today to meet with Team Incirlik members and witness the unique missions and capabilities conducted daily in support of full-spectrum operations. During his time here the secretary plans to visit a host of units to engage with Incirlik Airmen
0 12/06
2006
INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey --  Senior Airman Brandon Urban repairs a broken flood light here recently. Airman Urban is an aerospace ground equipment technician with the 39th Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bradley A. Lail) AGE saving time
Sometimes, it's the smallest of ideas that reap the biggest rewards. When the reward is more time to accomplish the mission, everyone benefits. Members of the 39th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment flight have combined several Air Force Smart Operations 21 initiatives to make their processes more efficient and trim the response time
0 12/06
2006
A radar and approach control center air traffic controller watchs the radar during his shift. RAPCON members take the hand-off from tower members to help an aircraft continue to its destination.  (Photo by Senior Airman Dallas Edwards) Tower, RAPCON work together to keep planes moving
Aircraft are always coming and going at Incirlik. From fighters to tankers, military aircraft to commercial carriers, there is never a dull moment for our joint U.S. Air Force and Turkish Air Force team in the tower and radar approach control center. Together they control all the air traffic around the base. The two entities, of tower and RAPCON
0 12/06
2006
Col.l Murrell "Tip" Stinnette, left, 39th Air Base Wing commander, and Brig. Gen. M. Yilmaz Erdogan, right, 10th Tanker Command commander, greet Maj. Gen. Sefer Ozturks on arrival Dec. 5. General Ozturks arrived with members of the U.S. and Turkish Defense Economic Cooperation Agreement teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Kelly L. LeGuillon) Incirlik welcomes DECA team
The Defense and Economic Cooperation Agreement team arrived Dec. 5 and is conducting their 26th annual visit through Dec. 8. This annual visit doesn't assess a pass or fail grade, but rather serves to strengthen the bilateral relationship between Turkey and the United States. This agreement, established in 1980, sets some operating rules for this
0 12/05
2006
Default Air Force Logo AFSO 21 - Medical Group on the “Right Start”
The 39th Medical Group is helping Incirlik lead the way in Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century by leaning the medical Right Start procedures. Normally what took Incirlik newcomers two days to accomplish is now being done in just a fourth of that time. It is no longer necessary for members to schedule appointments for their Preventive
0 12/05
2006
RSS