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  • Ask Mehmet: Feast of Sacrifice

    If you see herds of sheep in the streets of Incirlik village and Adana, don't get worried. It's a sign that the muslim world is preparing to celebrate Eedu-l-Adha, or Feast (or Festival) of Sacrifice, which  falls on the tenth day of the last month of  the Islamic calendar. Feast of Sacrifice, which lasts four-and-a-half days, is the longest muslim
  • Resiliency, coping skills built through teamwork

    In an ever-changing Air Force, resiliency is a core competency of the Comprehensive Airman concept that all service members must embrace to be an effective member of the U.S. Air Force.To develop the resiliency of 28 Airmen, staff sergeant and below, from the 39th Air Base Wing, Almeda Giles, 39th ABW community support coordinator, hosted a
  • Ask Mehmet: Field fires, smoke

    Mehmet, what is the burning smell in the air? I heard it was the time of the year when locals were burn trash? Is that true?Last week, we had a dust storm come in from the Syrian Desert. The dust clouds created a greenhouse effect making the temperature exceed the normal values.The dust storm is now over and we get to see blue skies again. But as
  • Chief Shadow: Airman 1st Class Justin Dixon

    Name/rank: Airman 1st Class Justin DixonSquadron: 39th Comptroller SquadronJob Title: CashierWhat is your job description and how do you contribute to the 39th Air Base Wing's mission?I am the primary cashier for Air Force's largest disbursing operation.  I am responsible and accountable for $10 thousand in operating authority and business day
  • Chief Shadow: Staff Sgt. Antone Moore

    Name:  Antone Moore, "Tony"Rank: Staff Sergeant.Duty Title: Radio Frequency Transmission Systems supervisorUnit of Assignment: 39th Communications SquadronHobbies: Football, basketball, paintball ... pretty much anything outsideAccomplishments:Staff Sgt. Antone Moore has distinguished himself as a vital member of the weapons storage and security
  • Ask Mehmet: Victory Day

    Ask Mehmet is a forum for people to ask questions of the local area, as well as the outer confines of the region and the country as a whole. To submit a question, send an e-mail with the subject "Ask Mehmet" to 39abw.pa@incirlik.af.mil. Then, look for an answer to the question on the 39th Air Base Wing's official website at www.incirlik.af.mil and
  • Meet your leadership: 39th MDG commander, Col. Thomas A. Bacon

    The 39th Air Base Wing units are led by hand-picked commanders here and at geographically-separated groups and squadrons across the region. This series of features gives an inside look at those leaders and their leadership style. This feature highlights the 39th Medical Group commander, Col. Thomas A. Bacon.Question: Why did you decide to join the
  • Bodrum, Bodrum!

    Bodrum, the Turkish town of the South Aegean full of little white houses founded on ancient Halicarnassus , is one of the most famous cities of antiquity. The town will take one by surprise when you start discovering the attractions of this interesting summer resort. Bodrum is built on a w-shaped peninsula along with the famous St. Peter's Castle,
  • Meet your leadership: 39th MXS commander, Maj. John C. Mora

    The 39th Air Base Wing units are led by hand-picked commanders here and at geographically-separated groups and squadrons across the region. This series of features gives an inside look at those leaders and their leadership style. This feature highlights the 39th Maintenance Squadron commander, Maj. John C. Mora.Question: Why did you decide to join
  • Meet your leadership: 39th CPTS commander, Maj. Kelly A. Padden

    The 39th Air Base Wing units are led by hand-picked commanders here and at geographically-separated groups and squadrons across the region. This series of features gives an inside look at those leaders and their leadership style. This feature highlights the 39th Comptroller Squadron, Maj. Kelly A. Padden.Question: Why did you decide to join the Air
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