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  • 39th ABW vice commander visits 717th ABS

    Col. Shelly Mendieta, 39th Air Base Wing vice commander, visited the 717th Air Base Squadron in Ankara, Turkey, Aug. 9 – 12, 2020. During her visit, Mendieta toured the grounds and familiarized herself with the unit’s unique mission.
  • Incirlik Behind the Scenes: 39th CS keeps Incirlik in-touch

    Incirlik Air Base functions purely on the efforts of its dedicated Airmen, working together to ensure the base’s continuing effort of supporting U.S. allies and coalition partners continues without fail. Each working area performs a vital support function and this ‘Behind the Scenes’ series will highlight what they do for the mission.
  • 39th CONS – keeping Incirlik running

    The Airmen of the 39th Contracting Squadron are responsible for coordinating acquisitions of everything from the desk furniture in offices to the construction crews repairing the runway here.
  • 39th MXS: Maintaining Incirlik’s surety and support mission

    Despite no U.S. Air Force aircraft being permanently assigned to the 39th Air Base Wing at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, the 39th Maintenance Squadron plays an important role in supporting the air mission for U.S., NATO and partner nation forces here.
  • Teamwork helps Incirlik Airmen handle new COVID-19 testing requirements

    Incirlik Air Base and its Turkish Air Force coalition partners are adapting to evolving COVID-19 conditions to ensure base safety as military members travel between bases during peak moving season in the month of July, 2020.
  • A family legacy at Incirlik AB

    Incirlik Air Base has a long and colorful history dating back to it’s opening in 1955 and many Airmen have called Incirlik home during their assignment here.
  • “Check on us… we’re not ok!”

    An Airman posted this message on social media; a cry for help amidst a period of racial violence and social turmoil in America. U.S. troops stationed overseas could only watch as their nation reeled under one of the most divisive chapters in its history.
  • Confronting racial issues: why it’s important

    The death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer left many Americans shouting for change. While protests ripple through the country, echoes for reform can be heard across the world. These events have shined a light on how racism and other forms of discrimination are handled, and many Airmen are wondering how to address the problem. While Americans back home are confronted with this reality face-to-face, Airmen stationed here at Incirlik Air Base are watching as these events unfold back home stateside.
  • Striving towards an inclusive, healthy workspace

    There is no doubt that today's Air Force, and other armed forces, are built on their diverse and unique inclusion of individuals from all walks of life to include personal life experiences, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds, age, race, ethnicity and gender. Airmen at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, are coming together June 10-20, 2020, to participate in discussion groups with their leadership to help gain understanding and work towards building a more inclusive workspace.
  • 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.