Ask Mehmet

What do you want to know about Turkey?

Living in Turkey offers many unique experiences, but sometimes it is difficult to search out opportunities to learn, interact and immerse oneself within a new environment. 

That's where Mehmet Birbiri comes to the rescue. As the 39th Air Base Wing Host Nation Advisor, he has vast knowledge of the local area, as well as the outer confines of the region and the country as a whole. 

Birbiri shares his knowledge with the public through a regular feature titled, "Ask Mehmet." 

Are you interested in finding the dates and locations of farmers' markets? Are you curious about customs and courtesies in more traditional parts of Turkey? Do you wonder about the history of Turkey? 

All of those questions and more can be answered in "Ask Mehmet." 

To submit a question, send an e-mail with the subject "Ask Mehmet" to Then, look for an answer to the question on the 39th Air Base Wing's official website at and Incirlik Air Base's Facebook page.

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