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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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