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  • 39th SFS hosts shooting competition

    The 39th SFS hosted the competition as part of the 39th Air Base Wing’s Police Week observance. The purpose of Police Week is to honor the service of law enforcement officers and commemorate those who have fallen in the line of duty. The event was also designed to give non-security forces Airmen a taste of the stress law enforcement officers feel when faced with using deadly force.
  • Taking care of business

    More equipment. More supplies. More services. You got it, they bought it. The 39th Contracting Squadron uses knowledge of the federal acquisition regulations to bolster the Air Force’s capability to support the base, the mission and its mission partners.
  • 728th AMS gatekeepers: Aerial port Airmen keep mission moving

    The 728th Air Mobility Squadron’s aircraft services flight ensures the base is able to maintain daily operations and is ready as a power projection platform to support Operation Inherent Resolve. In addition to supporting the southern region, the aircraft services flight guarantees the base has necessary supplies to sustain the mission such as food and maintenance materials. This flight consists of four sections: ramp services, special handling, clean and dirty fleet and cargo processing.
  • 728th AMS projects global reach

    The 728th Air Mobility Squadron maintains all transient and assigned aircraft while serving as the gateway to U.S. Air Forces Central Command. The squadron falls under the 521st Air Mobility Operations Group, headquartered at Naval Station Rota, Spain and the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing, headquartered at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The unit provides expertise in three core competencies: aerial port operations, aircraft maintenance and command and control. Together, they ensure safe and effective en route support for missions transiting Europe, Africa, and Southwest Asia and support five combatant commanders with aerial port operations, aircraft maintenance, and command and control. The aerial port operations section works around-the-clock to ensure the necessary cargo gets to the right places in a safe and timely manner. The aircraft maintenance flight projects Air Mobility Command’s global air mobility mission by executing flight line operations to generate, launch, recover, service and repair C-17 Globemaster III, C-5 Galaxy, and other commercial cargo aircraft. The air terminal operations center is responsible for all coordination between the terminal, Airmen in the freight and the aircraft itself to keep all sections updated and synchronized.
  • Airmen from 22d EARS honor Shell 77 legacy

    Airmen from the 22d Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron and the tanker community paused for 77 seconds of synchronized silence to commemorate the legacy of the fallen heroes of “Shell 77” May 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six years ago, the air refueling community lost three of their own when a KC-135R crashed in Chaldovar, Kyrgyz Republic, after departing to conduct a combat mission. The aircrew members who died were Capt. Mark T. Voss; Capt. Victoria A. Pinckney; and Tech Sgt. Herman “Tre” Mackey III., who were deployed to the 22d EARS in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Beneath the microscope

    A drop of blood or a specimen can tell a medical provider many things about a person from their oxygen levels to diagnosing diseases. Here at Incirlik, the 39th Medical Support Squadron laboratory technicians take those samples and use them to assist medical providers with patient diagnoses and treatment plans.
  • BMETs: Fixing equipment that takes cares of people

    The 39th Medical Support Squadron biomedical equipment technicians keep medical equipment running to provide Airmen the care they need. Biomedical equipment techs advise medical staff and other agencies on biomedical equipment operational theory, physiological principles and safe applications. These technicians also repair broken equipment throughout the clinic and serve as the experts in knowing the electrical, technological and physiological aspects of the equipment they maintain.
  • WSA leads the way

    When looking at an individual puzzle piece, it is not always easy to see how the different pieces come together. The faces of the 39th Wing Staff Agencies is a collection of photos that highlights the unique aspects of each puzzle piece who come together to provide command management and a wide variety of services for Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The following agencies work directly for wing leadership: Wing Administration, Protocol, Public Affairs, Wing Plans, Inspector General, Staff Judge Advocate, Safety, Equal Opportunity, Historian, Chapel, Command Post, Violence Prevention, Information Protection, Community Support, Drug Demand Reduction and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response. As a completed puzzle WSA helps to further the 39th Air Base Wing’s mission providing support to NATO allies in the southern region.
  • Don’t be scared, be prepared

    At hour four of what was supposed to be an eight-hour trip, my steering wheel began to uncontrollably shake, my drive got bumpy and my low-tire pressure light turned on.
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