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  • Meet your leadership: 39th CES Commander, Maj. Karl H. Recksiek

    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 Civil Engineer Squadron, Maj. Karl H. Recksiek.Question: Why did you decide to join the
  • Foça: a nice little fishing town

    Foça, a little fishing town about 45 minutes northwest of Izmir, was established in the 11th century as "Phokaia" in antiquity. Eski Foça (Old Foça) and Yeni Foça (New Foça) are two famous districts of Foça. Eski Foça is perhaps the better of the two districts for tourism.The two bays, called Küçükdeniz (Small Sea) and Büyükdeniz (Big Sea),
  • Ask Mehmet: Sugar Festival

    Mehmet, can you tell us about the Sugar Festival?The Sugar Festival is a national religious holiday celebrated at the end of Ramazan, which is the holy month of fasting for Muslims. The celebration officially marks the end of the holy month and this year, it begins noon July 16, the last day of Ramazan and continues through July 19. İt is important
  • Life at the ‘Lik: Incirlik Base Exchange inventory

    The Base Exchange is essential for most people at an overseas location for daily needs and living. However, even with the changes during certain times of the year, some items can be difficult to get here.At Incirlik, there are many differences with the exchange and merchandise that are not common amongst other exchanges that can cause merchandise
  • Incirlik Summer Safety: Grilling and Lightning

    A week-deep into summer, and a few holidays coming up, the 39th Air Base Wing Safety Office reminds Airmen about a few safety tips to help enjoy summer celebrations safely.Grilling with family and friends is a common way to pass time during the warm months of the year. Grill fires in July are at their peak according the National Fire Protection
  • Life at the 'Lik: Creepy crawlers of IAB

    Editor's note: This article is part of a series designed to provide in-depth information to both current and future members of Team Incirlik about topics specific to Incirlik and Turkey. The goal is to assist Airmen and families in making informed decisions about their move to the area and to provide guidance about local policies, procedures and
  • Hydrate!

    Whether traveling Turkey or just walking around base, the rising temperature means an increased risk of heat-related injuries.Staying in the shade, wearing sunscreen, never leaving any person or creature in a parked car, and minimizing time spent outside during the hottest part of the day are habits to practice if planning on spending the day in
  • Ask Mehmet: Turkey's general elections Sunday, June 7

    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
  • What's cooking at IUS?

    Knives chopping, water boiling, timers dinging and excited voices ringing through the kitchen may sound like walking into a restaurant but here at Incirlik, it is the Incirlik Unit School's Culinary Arts Class in full swing.According to Chef Hana McWilliams, IUS culinary arts instructor, the new class, which started this year, isn't your
  • Ask Mehmet: Youth, Sports 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
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