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  • 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.
  • A-M-M-O, keeps the mission rumbling on

    If it involves a “boom” it’s almost guaranteed that the 39th Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight, also known as Ammo, was involved.
  • 39th ABW celebrates Biomedical Sciences Corps Appreciation Week

    The Biomedical Sciences Corps is the most diverse officer corps in the Air Force Medical Service with 17 distinct specialties. At Incirlik, there are experts from 10 of those career fields including: Optometry, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Bioenvironmental Engineering, Public Health, Dietician, Pharmacy, Clinical Laboratory, Physical Therapy and Physician Assistants.
  • Things to know as you arrive and depart Incirlik

    Due to the high frequency of personnel arriving and departing Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, the 39th Force Support Squadron’s Military Personnel Flight has a unique job as they in and out-process approximately 400 people each month.
  • CSAF, CMSAF thank Incirlik for taking warfighting excellence to the next level

    “Never underestimate the importance of your service in uniform, deployed here, right now,” said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to Airmen during an all-call at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Dec. 23, 2018. “We can’t say thank you enough for your service, for your family and for what you are doing here when your Nation needs you most.”
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