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Prices for gasoline sold through the Army and Air Force Exchange Service will increase 8 cents a gallon for all grades in Germany and the United Kingdom on Saturday, while diesel prices will jump 13 cents a gallon in both countries.

In Germany, a gallon of mid-grade unleaded will cost $2.37 while a gallon of premium will run $2.48, according to an AAFES news release.

A gallon of diesel in Germany will be $2.43.

In the U.K., the prices for a mid-grade and premium gallon will be $2.32 and $2.44, respectively, while a gallon of diesel will rise to $2.38.

In the Netherlands, prices for mid-grade and premium gallons will bump up by a penny to $2.73 and $2.99, respectively.

AAFES is raising prices for a premium gallon in the Azores and Turkey by 8 cents.

The prices, in effect from Saturday to April 10, are based on the current weekly U.S. Department of Energy average price plus incremental costs associated with providing gasoline overseas, according to the AAFES release.

31st Force Support Squadron honored againAVIANO AIR BASE, Italy — For the second-straight year, the 31st Force Support Squadron has earned recognition as best in the Air Force.

The unit, previously known as the 31st Services Squadron, was given the Maj. Gen. Eugene L. Eubank award, according to a release issued by the base.

The award is given annually to the service’s best force support squadron on a small base.

The Gen. Curtis E. LeMay award is awarded to the top force support squadron on a large base. The Air Force hasn’t yet announced that award.

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