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  • More than one-and- a half billion celebrate Ramadan

    On Saturday, April 2, more than one-and-a-half billion of the world’s population will change their way of doing things overnight. It will be the work of God. The Islamic month of fasting, called Ramadan-Ramazan in Turkish, begins.

  • Diversity and Inclusion–an Air Force asset

    The year is 1947 and Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play for a Major League Baseball team, the Brooklyn Dodgers. That same year, the U.S. Supreme Court also prohibited segregation for Mexican-American students in California public schools, which set a precedent for the historic

  • Titans of Incirlik: Senior Airman Ralph Hunt

    The 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen have a hand in every facet of base and mission operations.They are responsible for maintaining Airman readiness, providing supply and fuel support and transportation.

  • Building bridges between Airmen and diplomats

    During Third Air Force leaders’ recent visit to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, one member stood out from the rest. Erin Sawyer is the Senior Foreign Policy Advisor (POLAD) to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa and is a Foreign Service Officer at the U.S. Department of State.

  • Incirlik AB, born and raised

    In addition to their emergency response functions, ambulatory service Airmen of the 39th Health Care Operations Squadron also transport 39th Air Base Wing patients for specialized medical care.Due to the language barrier an ambassador is needed to serve as a translator. But one Airman with the 39th

  • Be your best self: Airman fortifies resilience in the face adversity

    When it comes to personal stories of resiliency, Staff Sgt. Kristen Domke, 39th Security Forces Squadron Turkish Pass and ID American liaison, said her whole life is a resiliency story.“Everything I’ve gone through has made me a stronger person and has helped me be the best me I can be.”

  • Health Promotion duo optimizes health on Incirlik

    The 39th Operation Medical Readiness Squadron health promotion team provides and integrates evidence-based programs to optimize the health and readiness, even during these unprecedented times. “Airmen must be ready to operate and succeed in the future high-end fight,” Air Force Chief of Staff Gen.

  • Air traffic specialists control flow, safety of aircraft

    “Ready for departure, runway zero-five, holding short.”“Octane five-one heavy, runway zero-five, wind calm, cleared for take-off.”The short and direct phraseology that pilots and air traffic controllers use is a unique language that is a small portion of an ATC’s responsibilities.

  • SFS Airmen complete annual M-9 qualifications

    39th Security Forces Squadron Defenders become trained and qualified by Combat Arms Training and Maintenance instructors on their M-9 pistol at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, April 21, 2021.

  • Army vets, a love beyond duty

    The Air Force mission relies on the dedicated work of all its members and it takes considerable effort to keep the force fit to fight, all the more so if your patients can’t speak. However, there are a pair of U.S. Army specialists at Incirlik Air Base that are there specifically for them.