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  • LRS smack equals back to back

    It had all the elements of what a championship game is supposed to be, drama, high-emotions and big plays as the 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron won their second consecutive Incirlik Intramural Flag Football Championship with an 18-12 overtime victory over the 39th Contracting Squadron/Civil Engineer Squadron. "We did what we said we were going
  • Winter motorcycle safety a top priority

    Riding a motorcycle, just like driving a car, is not without risk. Adding winter weather to the mix makes getting around on two wheels even more treacherous. Rain is common during the winter here. Riding in the rain can be treacherous because pot holes are not visible when filled with standing water and the possibility of hydroplaning on wet roads
  • LRS edges out SFS in overtime for championship spot

    Offense sells tickets but defense wins games. This slogan was obviously apparent last night during the much anticipated rematch between the 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron and the 39th Security Forces Squadron. The teams were playing for a spot in the championship game against the 39th Contracting/Civil Engineer Squadron and both teams had met
  • ORM: Don't leave it to a roll of the dice

    Operational risk management. If you have been in the Air Force for any amount of time then the words should be familiar. New and haven't heard? Here are the steps broken down. Step 1. Identify the hazard The purpose of this step is to identify as many hazards as possible. A hazard can be any real or potential condition that can cause the mission to
  • Silence is golden as playoffs move on

    What an exciting week of Incirlik Intramural flag football. As the field narrowed to three teams Nov. 9, the team who has said the least finds themselves in the championship game and waiting for the two teams who had the most to say during these playoffs. The silent but deadly 39th Contracting/Civil Engineer Squadron team finds themselves sitting
  • Ataturk: Father of the Republic of Turkey

    About 300 Airmena and families with the 10th Tanker Air Force and 39th Air Base Wing commemorated Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's memorial at 9:05 a.m, Nov. 10, in front of the 10th Tanker headquarters building. This year marked the 68th anniversary of Ataturk's death. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is the revered founder of the Republic of Turkey and is the
  • The Misadventures of Airman Snuffy McDufflebag

    I know it's been a while, but things have been crazy around here. First the Dallas Cowboys benched Drew Bledsoe, yea, but then we lost to the Washington Redskins last week on a fluke play, boo. If you voted, the Democrats are back in power in the House of Representatives and had to take Virginia and Montana to win the Senate - they succeeded. Also,
  • Watch what you say, look who is in the loser’s bracket

    The term "All talk and no action," must have been coined for Intramural Flag Football teams like the 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron and the 728th Air Mobility Squadron. Despite having the two best records in the regular season, and having a bye in the first round, both teams find themselves in the loser's bracket and fighting for their playoff
  • Personal Responsibility: A blessing not a burden

    The most important thing to remember about personal responsibility is we may not be responsible for all that happens to us, but we are responsible for how we think, feel, and act. When it comes to the Air Force, personal responsibility goes hand-in-hand with integrity first. "Personal responsibility is extremely important to Airmen since it is
  • Manage risks as holidays approach

    Cooking, decorating and celebrating are all traditions in preparation for holidays and with Thanksgiving Day less than two weeks away this message should get to you just in time. Since 1998, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has reports of 75 incidents that involved fires, flames or burns associated with turkey fryers. Make sure you are