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  • Vectrus repairs water treatment plant after flood

    Vectrus contractors worked to combat the impact of floods that occurred at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Dec. 24 to 25, 2019.Approximately 9.8 inches of rain fell in only two days, overloading the drainage system and flooding low elevation locations on base. Some base personnel had no other choice but to move to higher ground.“Everything was in
  • Federal Voting Assistance Program encourages Airmen to mail in voter registration, absentee ballots before end of January

    The 2020 election season is approaching, and although Incirlik Airmen may be away from their home state, they still have the ability to submit an absentee ballot.Master Sgt. Keith Corcoran, the 39th Air Base Wing’s installation voting assistance officer, assures registration is a simple process.“Registration is easy -- you can do it from your work
  • Air Force releases benefits website

    Recently, the Air Force released a consolidated website detailing benefits available to active duty, reserve and Air National Guard Airmen.  The website, www.MyAirForceBenefits.us.af.mil has information regarding more than 150 different benefits, including aid with planning for retirement, deployments and benefits available on a federal and
  • Titan’s Refuge: arrive as strangers, leave as friends

    A welcome sign adorns the front desk at Titan’s Refuge Ministry Center Dec. 18, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Titan’s Refuge offers military members and civilian employees on the installation a place to decompress and socialize with colleagues. Airman ministry centers, such as the Titan’s Refuge, serve as places where Airmen decompress
  • Special delivery from the homefront

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Eric Mann, 39th Air Base Wing Public Affairs broadcast journalist, celebrates after receiving a package of holiday socks Dec 12, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Families and friends of troops stationed overseas commonly send gifts during the holiday season as a gesture to thank their loved ones for their service. (U.S.
  • Incirlik community lights up the holidays

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Crystal Karahan, 39th Air Base Wing executive officer, holds her daughter after the base Christmas tree lighting ceremony Dec. 5, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. U.S., Turkish and Spanish members of the community attended the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Magbanua)
  • St. Nicholas: the legend behind the myth

    Imagine a random man hopping onto your roof in the middle of the night, breaking into your home, eating your food and leaving gifts behind. This is not the kind of person most people want to meet.Also bear in mind this man probably evades taxes by setting up his business in an austere location, and drives his unpaid labor force to work day and
  • 39th SFS Defenders improve readiness

    It was a dreary autumn morning at Incirlik after a night of rainfall. Still the storm clouds lingered, ready for another downpour.But little did anyone know they were in for a different kind of storm.Out of nowhere came the blaring of sirens resounding throughout the community. In response to their deep droning, waves upon waves of security forces
  • Home away from home

    When service members are deployed, there are not many places that have relaxing couches, football and the smell of fresh waffles all under one roof.
  • Home away from home

    When service members are deployed, there are not many places that have relaxing couches, football and the smell of fresh waffles all under one roof.This hidden gem is filled with cheering fans and dozens of people discussing the first thing they’ll do when they get home. Until then, the USO is their home away from home.Incirlik’s USO prides itself