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  • Incirlik leaning toward future with AFSO21

    In the Honorable Michael W. Wynne's, Secretary of the Air Force, December 2005 "Letter to Airmen," he talked about expanding lean concepts beyond just depot operations. That effort grew into Air Force Smart Operations 21 (AFSO 21), a dedicated effort to maximize value and minimize waste in our operations. Incirlik team members have taken those
  • Private organizations soliciting for gifts

    In order to comply with AFI 34-223, any private organization who intends to solicit gifts from Incirlik Alley merchants for holiday parties must first come to the legal office and obtain a template letter to be given to the merchant. Private organizations unofficial activities need to be aware of the following: -- Use of the name/abbreviation of a
  • Groundbreaking construction begins on Adana Air Base

    September 18, 1947, marked a monumental occasion in U.S. history when a new branch of military service was born, the United States Air Force. Four years later, while Airmen were still wearing surplus Army clothing, the first groundbreaking construction project took place marking the beginning of a 51-year bilateral relationship between the Turkish
  • Preschool Playgroup parent leaders recognized

    For years, Incirlik's Preschool Playgroup has offered parents a chance to come together, share experiences and stimulate the development of the cognitive, problem solving and social skills of their preschoolers. Tuesday, the base recognized three of the parent leaders who volunteer to make the program possible. Rachael Hollingsworth, Carly Jones
  • Incirlik American School to sponsor urgent meeting

    The Installation/School Advisory Committee is sponsoring a meeting with Assistant Superintendent Sam Menniti, at 6 p.m. Dec. 11 in the Elementary School Media Center (Library) at Incirlik American School. The purpose of this meeting is to keep you informed of the changes that will occur with the reconfiguration to a Unit School.
  • Incirlik celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    More than 60 people from around Incirlik showed up at the Consolidated Club to celebrate Native American History Nov. 28. Base members looked at different Native American displays, artifacts and heard a speech from Airman 1st Class Amber Kitto, 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron HAZMAT supply technician, who gave auidence members insight into Native
  • Network security: The weakest link

    It's Monday morning and the 39th Communications Squadron information assurance office is flooded with phones calls. The majority of the phone calls deal with common access card personal identification number or user name and password updates. Without support, many accounts would be deleted from the network within 24 hours. Most computer users are
  • Save room for cookies when supporting deployed troops

    Nothing brightens the day of a Soldier, Sailor, Marine or Airman more than a care package filled with special items from home. Unfortunately, as the holidays approach and well-meaning Americans step up troop support efforts, many of the handwritten cards and homemade cookies take longer to reach their destinations. "Ultimately the boxes of
  • AAFES announces December fuel prices

    According to the Department of Energy, pump prices for gasoline have been steadily increasing as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and demand is expected to increase. Oil is around $59 a barrel as the market awaits the impact of OPEC's decision to cut production and to see what type of winter weather can be expected. The DoE average price for
  • Fire prevention tips help keep holidays happy

    The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, it is also the time of year when people face a much greater risk of home fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association, about 600 house fires occur each year during the holiday season, making it the most dangerous time of year for fires. The 39th Civil