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Senior Airman Nikki Brisco, 39th Security Forces Squadron, momentarily stops running laps during the Relay for Life to enjoy a cold sports drink at the Incirlik running track, May 9, 2009. The 2009 Relay for Life was the first relay available to members of the Incirlik community and hosted more than 300 participants from 20 teams, raising more than $9,500. The event lasted 12 hours and included a luminaria ceremony in which participants wrote the names of cancer survivors and victims on more than 100 luminary bags. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Wilson)

Senior Airman Nikki Brisco, 39th Security Forces Squadron, momentarily stops running laps during the Relay for Life to enjoy a cold sports drink at the Incirlik running track, May 9, 2009. The 2009 Relay for Life was the first relay available to members of the Incirlik community and hosted more than 300 participants from 20 teams, raising more than $9,500. The event lasted 12 hours and included a luminaria ceremony in which participants wrote the names of cancer survivors and victims on more than 100 luminary bags. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Wilson)

Staff Sgt. Joseph Gibbon, 39th Air Base Wing chapel, crosses the check point during the Relay for Life at the Incirlik running track, May 9, 2009. The 2009 Relay for Life was the first relay available to members of the Incirlik community and hosted more than 300 participants from 20 teams, raising more than $9,500. The event lasted 12 hours and included a luminaria ceremony in which participants wrote the names of cancer survivors and victims on more than 100 luminary bags. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Wilson)

Staff Sgt. Joseph Gibbon, 39th Air Base Wing chapel, crosses the check point during the Relay for Life at the Incirlik running track, May 9, 2009. The 2009 Relay for Life was the first relay available to members of the Incirlik community and hosted more than 300 participants from 20 teams, raising more than $9,500. The event lasted 12 hours and included a luminaria ceremony in which participants wrote the names of cancer survivors and victims on more than 100 luminary bags. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Wilson)

Capt. Theodore Rieth, 39th Air Base Wing sexual assault response coordinator, marks a lap on his hand held counter as he runs in the Relay for Life at the Incirlik running track, May 9, 2009. Captain Rieth was a member of the Team WSA and ran and walked 50 miles for the relay. The 2009 Relay for Life was the first relay available to members of the Incirlik community and hosted more than 300 participants from 20 teams, raising more than $9,500. The event lasted 12 hours and included a luminaria ceremony in which participants wrote the names of cancer survivors and victims on more than 100 luminary bags. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Wilson)

Capt. Theodore Rieth, 39th Air Base Wing sexual assault response coordinator, marks a lap on his hand held counter as he runs in the Relay for Life at the Incirlik running track, May 9, 2009. Captain Rieth was a member of the Team WSA and ran and walked 50 miles for the relay. The 2009 Relay for Life was the first relay available to members of the Incirlik community and hosted more than 300 participants from 20 teams, raising more than $9,500. The event lasted 12 hours and included a luminaria ceremony in which participants wrote the names of cancer survivors and victims on more than 100 luminary bags. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Wilson)

Participants in the Relay for Life walk laps around the Incirlik running track, May 9, 2009. The 2009 Relay for Life was the first relay available to members of the Incirlik community and hosted more than 300 participants from 20 teams, raising more than $9,500. The event lasted 12 hours and included a luminaria ceremony in which participants wrote the names of cancer survivors and victims on more than 100 luminary bags. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Wilson)

Participants in the Relay for Life walk laps around the Incirlik running track, May 9, 2009. The 2009 Relay for Life was the first relay available to members of the Incirlik community and hosted more than 300 participants from 20 teams, raising more than $9,500. The event lasted 12 hours and included a luminaria ceremony in which participants wrote the names of cancer survivors and victims on more than 100 luminary bags. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Wilson)

A luminary bags sits lit in memory of Barbara Ellis as participants walk by during the Relay for Life at the Incirlik running track, May 9, 2009. The event lasted 12 hours and included a luminaria ceremony in which participants wrote the names of cancer survivors and victims on more than 100 luminary bags. The 2009 Relay for Life was the first relay available to members of the Incirlik community and hosted more than 300 participants from 20 teams, raising more than $9,500. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Wilson)

A luminary bag sits lit in memory of Barbara Ellis as participants walk by during the Relay for Life at the Incirlik running track, May 9, 2009. The event lasted 12 hours and included a luminaria ceremony in which participants wrote the names of cancer survivors and victims on more than 100 luminary bags. The 2009 Relay for Life was the first relay available to members of the Incirlik community and hosted more than 300 participants from 20 teams, raising more than $9,500. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Wilson)