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  • Women's History Month: Seventy-Five Years of Selfless Military Service

    This year, the 35th anniversary of women's history month, the month of March has carried official recognition from both the White House and the U.S. Congress. March offers unique perspective for the military member in commemorating the milestones passed and sacrifices made by women in the defense of our nation. The contributions of women in uniform
  • Rethinking Innovation – USAFE units get ‘mad’

    Innovation Madness kicks off March 10 for the second installment of USAFE-AFAFRICA's unique awards program meant to stimulate a culture of innovation around the command.The second annual competition will award six monetary prizes.  The wing declared most innovative will receive $175,000 to be used toward unfunded mission requirements.  The
  • Chief Shadow: Senior Airman Chad Barber

    Name/rank: Senior Airman Chad BarberSquadron: 39th Civil Engineer Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Disposal FlightJob title: Explosive Ordnance Disposal JourneymanJob description and how do you contribute to the 39 ABW's mission?As an explosive ordnance disposal technician on Incirlik Air Base, I provide explosives knowledge and expertise while
  • Desert Storm to Inherent Resolve: Twenty-Five Years of Coalition Ops at Incirlik

    A quarter-century after the fall of the Soviet Union and the ensuing coalition victory during the first Gulf War, Incirlik Air Base remains as important as it has ever been since the end of World War II, even as global threats evolve in size, scope, and symmetry.This last week of February marks 25 years since coalition forces liberated Kuwait City
  • Chief Shadow: Staff Sgt. Michele Waninger

    Name/rank: Staff Sgt. Michele WaningerSquadron: 39th Maintenance SquadronJob title: Aerospace Ground Equipment TechnicianJob description and how do you contribute to the 39 ABW's mission?Aerospace Ground Equipment Rangers perform inspections and maintenance on equipment such as heaters, hydraulic systems, floodlights, and certified equipment.What
  • Ask Mehmet: Salute Exchange

    Hey Mehmet, "I try to salute our Turkish counterparts on the base at Incirlik. They salute me back. Some friends of mine told me that I do not need to salute the Turkish officers. It sounded awkward to me. What is the reality about that issue?"We share the same base, the same environment and in some offices we work together. We work for the
  • Racking up miles; IAB Airman cycles for AF

    The air is crisp like the frost on the ground, winter is approaching, as Senior Master Sgt. Jason Chiasson hops onto his sleek road bike; today he will only ride 25 miles, but other days he will ride up to 100 on his strict training schedule of an Air Force Cycling Team cyclist.Chiasson is the 39th Communications Squadron production superintendent
  • Chief Shadow: Staff Sgt. Ramsey Tesch

    Name/rank: SSgt. Ramsey TeschSquadron: 728th Air Mobility SquadronJob title: Unit Deployment ManagerJob description and how do you contribute to the 39 ABW's mission?My primary duties include, unit deployment manager, unit safety monitor, unit neo representative, unit antiterrorism, and emergency management representative.  In our office we
  • Traffic safety stressed on Incirlik AB

    Due to the increase of operation forces at Incirlik Air Base in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, pedestrian and vehicle traffic is at an all-time high increasing the likelihood of traffic safety incidents.In an effort to combat the potential traffic incidents the 39th Safety office reminds members of Team Incirlik to follow the appropriate
  • Ready, Set, CLEP!

    The Education Center was off to the races at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey after a four day CLEP-A-Thon Dec. 7 - 10.The Education Center's CLEP-A-Thon offered DoD card holders the opportunity to participate in a first come first served style college level examination program and DANTES subject standardized tests as opposed to scheduling for the