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  • 39th ABW command team visits 717th ABS

    Col. Jason Gingrich, 39th Air Base Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Scott Schrier, 39th ABW command chief, visited the 717th Air Base Squadron Sept. 7-10, 2021.
  • Incirlik Air Base commemorates 20th anniversary of 9/11

    Nearly 100 service members assembled at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in northern Virginia. Among those in attendance was Tech. Sgt. Amanda Brown, 39th Health Care Operations Squadron flight chief of ambulance services, women's health and allergy immunization. She attended the event because as a native New Yorker, she was directly impacted by the day’s events.
  • Incirlik hosts National Suicide Awareness Month stortyteller event

    Incirlik Air Base hosted a storytelling event to raise awareness and promote resources which focus efforts on directing treatment to those who need it most. Base members had the opportunity to hear from two base members who have overcome mental and resilience challenges thanks to the support of their family, wingmen, and all those around them.
  • 425th Air Base Squadron Assumption of Command

    Lt. Col. Todd Rotramel (right) assumes command of the 425th Air Base Squadron from Col. Angela Herron, 39th Mission Support Group commander, during an assumption of command ceremony Aug. 31, 2021, at Izmir, Turkey. Herron officiated the ceremony. Rotramel was previously assigned to Combatant Command, Command and Control Division, Digital
  • Triathlon challenges Incirlik athletes

    Athletes from the U.S. military, Turkish air force and Spanish army participated in a triathlon hosted by the 39th Air Base Wing at Incirlik Air Base Aug. 28, 2021. Approximately 38 participants came out to complete the 400-meter swim, 13-mile bike ride and a 5K run
  • Ask Mehmet: Victory Day

    Victory Day is a Turkish national holiday that's celebrated on Aug. 30 each year. It's the day of the great and final victory between national Turkish forces over Greek invaders in 1922. The Ottoman Empire, which was in power for almost 600 years, was on the losing side of World War I. After the war, Turkey was divided and occupied by British, French, Italian and Greek troops.
  • 728th AMS Airmen deploy in support of Operation Allies Refuge

    Twenty four air transportation specialists assigned to the 728th Air Mobility Squadron deployed from Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, to Southwest Asia to run aerial port operations in support of Operation Allies Refuge, Aug. 20, 2021. The team comprises Airmen with various service and experience levels, from those who are only a year removed from high school to others with more than 16 years of service. Their deployment supports the U.S. military’s mission, directed by the President of the United States, to facilitate the safe, expedient evacuation of U.S. citizens, Special Immigrant Visa applicants and other at-risk Afghans out of Afghanistan.
  • US Consul to Adana experiences 39th ABW and mission partners for the first time

    Consul Amanda Pilz, U.S. Consulate Adana principal officer, visited U.S. service members stationed at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 24, 2021, experiencing for the first time since assuming her new role how the 39th Air Base Wing and its tenant units work together to defend NATO’s southern flank and promote shared U.S.-Turkish interests in the region.
  • 39th ABW and NATO allies celebrate Polish Armed Forces Day

    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
  • 39th ABW welcomes new commander

    Col. Jason Gingrich assumed command of the 39th Air Base Wing during a change of command ceremony at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, July 1, 2021. Gingrich replaced Col. John Creel as 39th ABW commander after serving as the senior military advisor for the U.S. Mission to NATO.
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