39th ABW expresses condolences

Adnan Kocak

Adnan Kocak

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- Adnan Kocak, Hodja Inn's assistant lodging manager, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, after a year-long battle with Leukemia. He was 52.

Kocak worked at the Hodja Inn Lodging Facility for more than 30 years. He started as the desk clerk in 1985, after attending college in England. Through the years, he worked at nearly every position at the lodging facility, eventually being promoted to assistant lodging manager in 2006.

"I would like to offer my heartfelt condolences to the Kocak family and the Hodja Inn family," said Col. John C. Walker, commander, 39th Air Base Wing. "Adnan's dedication to the 39th ABW was greatly appreciated and he will be sorely missed."

Kocak is survived by his wife Ayse, his son Dogay, 23, and daughter Beray, 21.