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  • The Final Guard Mount: remembering fallen Defenders

    One of the sobering truths of serving as a Defender in the U.S. Air Force is that you never know when your next formation will be your last. This is the solemn reminder Airmen of the 39th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) faced when they conducted a Final Guard Mount ceremony to conclude National Police Week on May 15.
  • Energy Action Month: Incirlik continues to save resources

    As temperatures begin to rise at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, the energy management team pushes a local Energy Action Month (EAM) campaign to educate Airmen on conserving resources.“Normally, EAM is implemented across the Air Force in October,” said Artemiz Avci, 39th Civil Engineer Squadron base energy manager. “However, Incirlik held a local Energy
  • A poem without words: painting the Defender’s heritage

    Two Airmen from the 39th Security Forces Squadron told the story of Defenders in a way words cannot express: through painting.
  • Delivering morale to U.S. troops in Turkey

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class David Camargo, 728th Air Mobility Squadron passenger service representative, volunteers at the post office April 24, 2020, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Post office personnel and volunteers from around the base unloaded and processed more than 9,000 pounds of mail over the course of two days. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Continuing the mission during COVID-19

    INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey - As a majority of base functions have come to a halt and physical distancing methods were implemented to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the 39th Air Base Wing continues to support and protect U.S. and NATO assets.
  • Incirlik Airmen honor fallen veteran Pat Tillman

    Airmen from the 39th Operations Support Squadron (OSS) conducted a 40-mile bike ride around base, April 22, 2020, to honor former NFL player and U.S. Army Ranger Pat Tillman, who died in Afghanistan on April 22, 2004.
  • “This is our moment to shine”: Chapel unites community during COVID-19 crisis

    Social distance does not mean social isolation: this is the message the 39th Air Base Wing chapel team is sending to U.S. personnel at Incirlik during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • The 717th ABS virtually celebrates during Month of the Military Child

    INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- The Ankara Elementary and High School held a virtual assembly to celebrate Purple Up Day at the 717th Air Base Squadron, Ankara, Turkey, April 15, 2020.
  • 39th FSS strives to serve Incirlik Titans through COVID-19

    INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- The 39th Force Support Squadron is dedicated to providing members of Team Titan with activities to help pass their time during their short tour here. These activities range from classes aimed toward learning new skills or fitness, to enjoying time spent with people who have similar interests.
  • Incirlik members instructed to mask up for COVID-19

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. personnel stationed here are now expected to wear cloth-face coverings following a directive from the Department of Defense which was released April 5.