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  • 39th Security Forces Squadron

    The mission of the 39th SFS is to provide cutting edge force protection for Incirlik and its geographically separated units in Turkey, security for tanker and airlift operations supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, law enforcement services for Incirlik and support for numerous contingency operations in Europe and Asia.
  • 39th Weapons System Security Group

    The 39th Weapons System Security Group provides command and control and oversight for 500+ personnel across three squadrons. The group provides compliance-driven maintenance, airfield, and force protection capabilities that underpin successful execution of a variety of mission sets and airfield management mission sets. It directly supports U.S.,
  • 425th Air Base Squadron

    The 425th Air Base Squadron is a Geographically Separated Unit, or GSU, of the 39th Air Base Wing, Incirlik AB located in Izmir, Turkey.
  • 717th Air Base Squadron

    The 717 ABS, located in Ankara Turkey, is a geographically separated unit of the 39th Air Base Wing in İncirlik, Turkey. The 717 ABS’ mission is providing world-class support to the entire American Community in the Ankara area. This is primarily the US Embassy, Office of Defense Cooperation-Turkey (ODC-T) and the Department of Defense Education
  • 728th Air Mobility Squadron

    The 728th Air Mobility Squadron is an en route squadron located at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey that reports to Air Mobility Command. The squadron falls under the 521st Air Mobility Operations Group, headquartered at Naval Station Rota, Spain and the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing, headquartered at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
  • Incirlik Air Base History

     The long and storied heritage of the 39th Air Base Wing began on Nov. 20, 1940, with the establishment of the 39th Bombardment Group. The group activated on Jan. 15, 1941, flying the B-17 Flying Fortress and the B-25 Mitchell at Fort Douglas, Utah, and moved to Geiger Field, WA on Jul. 2, 1941. It then moved to Davis-Monthan Field, AZ, adopting
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Incirlik History

The U.S. Engineering Group began construction of the base located approximately 250 miles southeast of Ankara, Turkey, in the spring of 1951. The U.S. Air Force initially planned to use the base as an emergency staging and recovery site for medium and heavy bombers. The Turkish General Staff and the U.S. Air Force signed a joint use agreement for the new base in December 1954. Fact Sheet

Turkey

Turks are very proud of their history and the founder of their country, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. They show a great respect to Ataturk's name, pictures and statues. Do not act disrespectfully to Ataturk's name, pictures or statues, including Turkish money, which has Ataturk's picture on it.

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