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39th ABW and NATO allies celebrate Polish Armed Forces Day

Runner carrying Polish flag

A Polish military member carries the Polish flag to the finish line of the Polish Armed Forces Day 5k run at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 12, 2021. The Polish Armed Forces Day commemorates one of the Polish Armed Forces' greatest victories, the Battle of Warsaw, the grand culmination of the Polish-Russian War in 1920. The 39th Air Base Wing collaborates with NATO allies from Turkey, Poland and Spain to defend NATO’s southern flank. (U.S. Air Force Photo taken by Senior Airman. Derek Seifert)

Runners crossing a finish line

Four Spanish military members hold hands while running in the Polish Armed Forces Day 5K run at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 12, 2021. The Polish Armed Forces Day commemorates one of the Polish Armed Forces' greatest victories, the Battle of Warsaw, the grand culmination of the Polish-Russian War in 1920. The 39th Air Base Wing collaborates with NATO allies from Turkey, Poland and Spain to defend NATO’s southern flank. (U.S. Air Force Photo taken by Senior Airman. Derek Seifert)

Runners crossing finish line

Spanish military members cross the finish line during the Polish Armed Forces Day 5K run at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 12, 2021. The Polish Armed Forces Day commemorates one of the Polish Armed Forces' greatest victories, the Battle of Warsaw, the grand culmination of the Polish-Russian War in 1920. The 39th Air Base Wing collaborates with NATO allies from Turkey, Poland and Spain to defend NATO’s southern flank. (U.S. Air Force photo taken by Senior Airman Derek Seifert)

Runners posing for group photo

Polish and Spanish military members who participated in the Polish Armed Forces Day 5K run pose at the finish line for a group photo at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 12, 2021. The Polish Armed Forces Day commemorates one of the Polish Armed Forces' greatest victories, the Battle of Warsaw, the grand culmination of the Polish-Russian War in 1920. The 39th Air Base Wing collaborates with NATO allies from Turkey, Poland and Spain to defend NATO’s southern flank. (U.S. Air Force Photo taken by Senior Airman. Derek Seifert)

Runners pose for a group photo

Polish and Spanish military members celebrate at the finish line of the Polish Armed Forces Day 5K run at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 12, 2021. The Polish Armed Forces Day commemorates one of the Polish Armed Forces' greatest victories, the Battle of Warsaw, the grand culmination of the Polish-Russian War in 1920. The 39th Air Base Wing collaborates with NATO allies from Turkey, Poland and Spain to defend NATO’s southern flank. (U.S. Air Force Photo taken by Senior Airman Derek Seifert)

Members running

Polish military members approach the finish line of the Polish Armed Forces Day 5k run at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 12, 2021. The Polish Armed Forces Day commemorates one of the Polish Armed Forces' greatest victories, the Battle of Warsaw, the grand culmination of the Polish-Russian War in 1920. The 39th Air Base Wing collaborates with NATO allies from Turkey, Poland and Spain to defend NATO’s southern flank. (U.S. Air Force Photo taken by Senior Airman Derek Seifert)

Runners crossing finish line

Two participants in the Polish Armed Forces Day 5K run sprint to the finish line at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 12, 2021. The Polish Armed Forces Day commemorates one of the Polish Armed Forces' greatest victories, the Battle of Warsaw, the grand culmination of the Polish-Russian War in 1920. The 39th Air Base Wing collaborates with NATO allies from Turkey, Poland and Spain to defend NATO’s southern flank. (U.S. Air Force Photo taken by Senior Airman. Derek Seifert)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- A Polish military member carries the Polish flag to the finish line of the Polish Armed Forces Day 5k run at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 12, 2021. The Polish Armed Forces Day commemorates one of the Polish Armed Forces' greatest victories, the Battle of Warsaw, the grand culmination of the Polish-Russian War in 1920. The 39th Air Base Wing collaborates with NATO allies from Turkey, Poland and Spain to defend NATO’s southern flank. (U.S. Air Force Photo taken by Senior Airman. Derek Seifert)