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  • Men at work: the life of a cable dawg

    Whether it is climbing down a manhole or up a tower, battling the summer heat, facing wild animals or just another day on the job—life is full of adventures when you’re a cable dawg.
  • Incirlik observes Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is celebrated throughout the month of May to honor Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. During this month, Incirlik Air Base along with the Department of Defense recognize those whose lineage originates from this geographical area, and the benefits they bring to the U.S.
  • Mental Health Awareness: Mental resilience through prevention

    May marks Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to educate the public about the benefits of staying mentally fit. Mental health has a negative stigma attached to it—a stigma the team stationed at the 39th Air Base Wing wants to change.
  • Sextortion: “It’s a trap!”

    Sexual extortion, often called “sextortion,” poses a significant threat to cyber surfers everywhere—even in the military.
  • Teleworking upholds Incirlik mission

    While the world continues to battle COVID-19, the Titans of Incirlik Air Base continue the mission with support from the 39th Communications Squadron.
  • Airman desires to help others after recovery from alcoholism

    Two years ago, Senior Airman Matthew Fouard, an air traffic controller assigned to the 39th Operations Support Squadron Radar Approach Control (RAPCON), checked himself into Cannon Air Force Base’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program (ADAPT). The program focuses on promoting readiness, health and wellness through the prevention and treatment of substance misuse and abuse.
  • Month of the Military Child: “Goodbye, hello… goodbye again”

    Many military men and women have to be away from their loved ones for months at a time. The wait to reunite can feel like an eternity. His wife was due to give birth Dec.17, but he would not be able to depart Incirlik until Dec. 10. The issue he had to face was people moving to their next duty station and taking precedence over his leave.“I was
  • 39th SFS remembers MWD Bruno

    INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- Losing a pet is an event many might describe as similar to losing a loved one. It may be difficult for some to understand the bond between an animal and owner, but it's not a bond that should be taken lightly. This is a bond that many Military Working Dog (MWD) handlers understand and share with their canine partners. The United States Air Force is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of MWDs. When one of the dogs falls ill, they do what they can to provide care and treatment. Unfortunately, it’s not always enough. Such is the case of MWD Bruno, whose life and service to his country was cut short due to cervical intervertebral disc disease and degenerative lumbosacral stenosis, both of which affected his spinal cord and caused him severe pain.
  • Social distancing got you stressed? Helping agencies at Incirlik offer support

    In stressful times of the COVID-19 global pandemic, it can be difficult for many service members and their family members to feel mentally strong and connected. With Incirlik Air Base already being a remote assignment, it can present even more challenges.
  • Incirlik sentries unwavered by COVID-19

    Defenders spend every waking moment standing watch, ready to defend the base at a moment’s notice. The weight of their weapons and gear can be overbearing at times, causing physical stress on the body, but can also put emotional stress on the heart and mind.As the light crests the mountains surrounding Incirlik, Defenders ready their weapons and
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