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  • Miniature people come first at CDC

    If people were to take a look around the Incirlik Child Development Center they may notice almost everything is "miniaturized." From a caring, well-trained staff to small-sized chairs that are just the right size for toddlers and preschoolers, this CDC is a place where children come first. By focusing on each child's individual needs, focusing on
  • Center offers Incirlik youth diverse activities

    It's a playground. It's an amusement park. It's a video arcade. No, it's the Incirlik Youth Center. It may seem like a big playground complete with gymnasium, snack bar, skateboard park, tennis courts, foosball tables, big screen TV, video games and loads more for children ages 6 to 18, but the Youth Programs here have a mission. Youth Programs
  • FSC gets new name, services offered evolve

    The organization Airmen have long known as the Family Support Center is now the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Along with the name change, the way the flight serves the Incirlik community has also evolved. The new name better reflects the services available to the base community, according to AFRC officials. "One of the biggest challenges the
  • Base member shares Hispanic heritage experience

    In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, I would like to share my experiences with the Incirlik community. I was born and raised in the small town of Hoboken, N.J., which is predominantly Hispanic. It seemed like everyone in my town spoke both English and Spanish and there was little distinction between the two languages. The neighborhood stores
  • Girl Scouts looking for new members

    A small organization founded about 100 years ago has gone from an 18-member club to a 3.6 million-member worldwide organization. Hint: This organization only caters to females and is known for selling some of the most famous cookies in the world. Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., which makes its home in New York City, has associations in more than 90
  • Base chapel not a one-day wonder

    When many people think of the base chapel they probably think about the services offered every Sunday, but what many might not know is that the chapel here isn't just a one-day wonder. Although, Sunday's church services are a big part of what the base chapel is all about, if you look at its weekly calendar you will find some kind of chapel based
  • Chaplain assitants: Working behind the scenes

    Chaplains assigned to the 39th Air Base Wing work countless hours day-in and day-out to ensure all members of Team Incirlik have access to resources to strengthen their spiritual fitness, regardless of religious affiliation. Working behind the scenes are a group of dedicated Airmen whose efforts enable chaplains to carry out their critical mission
  • Offerings at the chapel go long way

    For people who attend Chapel services during the week, a time comes for those attendees to give tithes and offerings. With so many Chapel services under one roof, many wonder how all of the tithes and offerings given by chapel service attendees are used. The literal meaning of tithe, as defined in biblical passages, is tenth. Biblical characters
  • Chapel hosts marriage, faith conferences

    The chapel will host the Freedom in Christ Ministries "Discover the Treasure" conference Today and Saturday and the Christ-Centered Marriage retreat Thursday to Sept. 30 at the main chapel. The events, which are free of charge and open to anyone or any couple, are difficult to arrange for a base like Incirlik because of our location, according to
  • Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, activities

    The Incirlik Hispanic Heritage Month Observance Committee has planned an array of events for this year's HHM observance (Sept. 15 through Oct. 15), which began in 1988 after being expanded from a 1968 Congressional resolution proclaiming a week of celebrations. The IHHM kicked off the celebration Sept. 15 at the Crossroads Café with a taste test of