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  • 39th CONS welcomes new commander

    Maj. Yalunda Akinloba took command of the 39th Contracting Squadron during a change of command ceremony here, June 13.Prior to taking command, Akinloba was the lead contracting officer, developmental systems contracts, rapid capabilities office, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington D.C.A change of command ceremony is a tradition that represents
  • 728th AMS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Nathan Mansfield took command of the 728th Air Mobility Squadron during a change of command ceremony here, June 9. Prior to taking command, Mansfield was the lead observer and trainer on the Joint Staff in Suffolk, Va. A change of command ceremony is a tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility from the
  • 425th Air Base Squadron and NATO reach out to a local girls’ care and rehabilitation center

    Service members from the 425th Air Base Squadron and NATO, along with local national volunteers from the Izmir civilian community, reached out to a local girls’ care and rehabilitation center May 7 in an effort to plant seedlings, flowers, fruits and vegetables as part of a landscaping project.   Upon the squadron’s request, the girls’ care and
  • Incirlik Airman wins AFA Outstanding Civilian Employee of the Year

    Ben Crosby, 39th Contracting Squadron performance management flight chief, was selected as the 2016 Air Force Association Outstanding Air Force Civilian Employee of the Year, for the Civilian Program Manager Category.Crosby led 51 members to transfer United States Air Forces in Europe’s largest contract swap worth approximately one billion dollars.
  • Ask Mehmet: Ramazan

    Starting Monday, June 6,  you will notice most of your Turkish friends will stop eating and drinking during day time. Your gardner working in your yard under summer sun and soaked with sweat will refuses to accept any food or drink during day time; don’t get upset. That means they are fasting during the holy month of Ramadan, Ramazan in
  • EOD Airmen polish skills

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. David Csizmar, 39th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal craftsman, scans an area with a mine detector during a training exercise May 17, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The mine detector confirmed a clear and safe path to a simulated improvised explosive device. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman
  • 39 MDG maintains Incirlik’s mission

    High operations tempos can lead to Airmen neglecting their health. Maintaining physical health can prove to be challenging at times, but the 39th Medical Group staff works around the clock to guarantee Airmen are getting proper medical treatment and attention, ensuring wartime readiness. “The 39th MDG is here to serve every day,” said Col.
  • Incirlik honors fallen with remembrance ceremony

    Members of the base honor guard present the colors during the playing of the U.S. and Turkish national anthems at a Memorial Day remembrance ceremony held at the base chapel May 27, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Memorial Day was originally founded to honor fallen soldiers from the Civil War, now Memorial Day honors all Americans who died in
  • CENTCOM Commander visits Incirlik

    A member of the 447th Air Expeditionary Group shows U.S. Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel, Commander, United States Central Command a GAU-8 30mm cannon projectile from an A-10 Thunderbolt II during a visit to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey on May 23, 2016. During Votels visit he was given an opportunity to learn more about the unique capabilities each service
  • First responders hone skills in exercise

    Personnel from the 39th Medical Group and Civil Engineer Squadron transport a simulated victim into an ambulance during an exercise May 18, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. MDG and CES personnel worked together to evacuate simulated casualties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Nieves Camacho/Released)
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