39th Maintenance Squadron

Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Souza, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals maintenance section chief, slides a sheet of metal into a rotex punch creating holes through the sheet Oct. 4, 2011, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The maintenance squadron is responsible for welding and sheet metal fixes, directing aircraft to where it will be parked, crash response capabilities, providing lighting and generators, and many other duties. The 39th MSX works as a back shop for the 728th Air Mobility Squadron’s maintainers.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Anthony Sanchelli/Released)

Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Souza, 39th Maintenance Squadron metals maintenance section chief, slides a sheet of metal into a rotex punch creating holes through the sheet Oct. 4, 2011, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The maintenance squadron is responsible for welding and sheet metal fixes, directing aircraft to where it will be parked, crash response capabilities, providing lighting and generators, and many other duties. The 39th MSX works as a back shop for the 728th Air Mobility Squadron’s maintainers.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Anthony Sanchelli/Released)


The 39th MXS supports the 39th ABW, U.S., NATO and U.S. European Command Southern Region with intermediate-level aircraft maintenance, conventional munitions and war reserve material in support of Overseas Contingency Operations.

The squadron provides munitions for weapons training deployments, ensures compliance with surety mission requirements and provides transient aircraft servicing and crash damaged or disabled aircraft recovery operations.

(Current as of March 2013)