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39th Security Forces Squadron

U.S. Air Force members assigned to the 39th Security Forces Squadron contingency operations, receive a briefing during guard mount at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, July 26, 2018.

U.S. Air Force members assigned to the 39th Security Forces Squadron contingency operations, receive a briefing during guard mount at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, July 26, 2018. Through a new initiative, different organizations across the base now brief the Airmen during guard mount to better prepare them for their duty day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kirby Turbak)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey – U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tory Lynch, a 39th Security Forces Squadron contingency member, inspects ID cards at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 21, 2018.

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey – U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tory Lynch, a 39th Security Forces Squadron contingency member, inspects ID cards at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 21, 2018. The 39th SFS contingency members provide an ease of responsibility for permeant party defenders who focus on base law enforcement and mission readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kirby Turbak)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey – U.S. Air Force 39th Security Forces Squadron contingency members guard a flightline access point at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 21, 2018.

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey – U.S. Air Force 39th Security Forces Squadron contingency members guard a flightline access point at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 21, 2018. Contingency defenders are deployed Airmen who assist with base security to keep our Airmen and mission partners safe. . (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kirby Turbak)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey – U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cody Hutchison, 39th Security Forces Squadron contingency operations assistant NCO in charge, looks through binoculars on top of a watch tower at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 21, 2018.

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey – U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cody Hutchison, 39th Security Forces Squadron contingency operations assistant NCO in charge, looks through binoculars on top of a watch tower at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 21, 2018. Contingency 39th SFS members are the base’s first line of defense, preventing unauthorized entrance by guarding the perimeter of the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kirby Turbak)

Airmen stand ready during a retreat ceremony

U.S. Air Force members assigned to the 39th Security Forces Squadron take part in the 2018 Police Week retreat ceremony at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, May 19, 2018. The retreat ceremony was used as a way to honor the flag in addition to those defenders who have given the ultimate sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Nagle)

Airman walks during ruck march holding POW/MIA flag

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Rusaw, 39th Security Forces Squadron flight chief, takes part in the 2018 Police Week ruck march as a “Ghost Walker” at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, May 19, 2018. Rusaw, along with other 39th SFS members, became a “Ghost Walker” in honor of defenders who have given the ultimate sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Nagle)

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.