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Larger Than Life

Female Air Force service member posing for a photo at the installation USO.

Congratulations to Airman Dessirae Garcia, 39th Air Base Wing Escort Team Member, for winning the deployed Larger Than Life award. Upon her arrival to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Garcia helped combat insider’s threat by executing escort duties for over 39 construction projects and oversaw daily operations for over 200 Turkish Nationals, and recently participated in the “Spanish Invasion” BBQ, where the USO and the Spanish Patriot Unit celebrated unity, by preparing and serving food for over 100 joint personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Hugo A. Delgado)

Service member poses for a photo for Wing award.

Congratulations to Senior Airman Anastasia Crooks, 39th Air Base Wing Contract Specialist, for winning the permanent party Larger Than Life award. Upon arriving to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Crooks rapidly acquired over 450 computers worth 216-thousand dollars, ensuring the 39th ABW and the Office of Defense Cooperation - Turkey met the Department of Defense mandate for Windows 10 implementation. After only being on station for 60 days, Crooks was elected president of the installation’s Airmen Committed to Excellence council, selected as the 5/6 Airman of the Month for February, and completed 54 training hours to become a certified victim advocate. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Hugo A. Delgado)