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  • Incirlik welcomes DECA team

    The Defense and Economic Cooperation Agreement team arrived Oct. 30 and conducted their 37th annual visit through Nov. 1.The DECA is an international arrangement between the Turkish and U.S. governments.The agreement outlines various responsibilities that strengthen the mutual security cooperation between the two governments with the framework of
  • CDDAR team uses skillset to recover aircraft

    The fire’s out, now what? In order to safely mobilize crashed or damaged airframes, the Crashed Damaged or Disabled Aircraft Recovery team at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, must maintain the training and knowledge needed to be recovery experts.
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Walk-A-Thon

    A walk-a-thon was held at the base track for Breast Cancer Awareness month on Oct. 27, 2017. Participants walked for two hours to support an event held by the 39th Medical Group Health Promotion team with the goal of bringing awareness to breast cancer early detection and research for a cure. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women
  • Take command: Changes to TRICARE disenrollment coming in 2018

    As part of the changes coming to TRICARE on Jan. 1, 2018, there will be new rules affecting disenrollment.
  • Incirlik CDDAR team provides fast response

    When it comes to downed aircraft at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, one team within the 39th Maintenance Squadron stands ready to handle aircraft emergencies anytime, anywhere. The 39th MXS Crash Damaged or Disabled Aircraft Recovery (CDDAR) team always expects the best, but prepares for the worst in any situation.
  • Every piece counts: 447th Airmen supply OIR mission

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Julio Bonilla-Rodriguez, aircraft parts store journeyman assigned to 447th Air Expeditionary Group, grabs an ordered aircraft part from a drawer store at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Sept. 21, 2017. Additionally, APS provides life-saving improved outer tactical vests and enhanced small arms protective inserts to deployed
  • 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron wins football championship

    Members of the 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron and the 39th Maintenance Squadron face off in an intramural flag football championship game on Oct. 13, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 39th LRS team took home the win, while going undefeated for the 2017 season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rebeccah Woodrow)
  • The Airman’s Guide to Suicide Prevention

    While Suicide Prevention Month is observed across the U.S. in September, all Airmen have a duty to be true Wingmen to their peers 24/7, 365 days a year. It includes getting to know our fellow Airmen, from the newest shop mate to the most senior one. It means being aware of what is going on in their lives, supporting them through difficult times, recognizing the signs of suicidal thoughts and taking action.
  • 425th ABS welcomes new commander

    Airmen assigned to the 425th Air Base Squadron render a salute to Lt. Col. Christopher Collins, incoming 425th ABS commander, during an Assumption of Command at Izmir Air Station, Turkey, Sept. 18, 2017. Collins was previously assigned to the 451st Flying Training Squadron as a combat systems instructor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman
  • Take action to make a smooth transition with TRICARE in 2018

    You may be wondering what action you need to take, if any, to ensure you continue TRICARE coverage in 2018. Some beneficiaries will need to take action, but most will not. If you’re currently enrolled in or eligible for TRICARE coverage on Dec. 31, 2017, you’ll transition to your respective TRICARE plan on Jan. 1, 2018. If you want to enroll in a TRICARE plan or change coverage after Jan. 1, 2018, you’ll need to take action to enroll in the plan of your choice.