39th Communications Squadron

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Todd Gonsalves, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilation and air conditioning journeyman, uses a wire stripper to remove the protective coating from electrical wires while repairing an air conditioning unit July 28, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Gonsalves came to Incirlik Air Base on temporary duty to augment and support the continuous operations supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Todd Gonsalves, 786th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilation and air conditioning journeyman, uses a wire stripper to remove the protective coating from electrical wires while repairing an air conditioning unit July 28, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Gonsalves came to Incirlik Air Base on temporary duty to augment and support the continuous operations supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)


The 39th CS is responsible for critical command and control systems on base. The squadron maintains air traffic control systems, weapons storage area security systems, and secure and non-secure networks for more than 3,500 users.

The unit's support includes base telephone service, computers, handheld radios, cable television and communications project management.

The squadron also ensures smooth operation of the data automation center, switchboard and flightline communications. The squadron's system control facility serves as a major defense communications system hub with approximately 150 long-haul circuits, which provide a gateway for voice, data and video services to the Global Information Grid.

The unit's infrastructure office provides system and network control of the multimillion dollar base communication infrastructure, supporting 146 buildings and more than 1,200 customers.

(Current as of March 2013)