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  • Chief Shadow: Staff Sgt. Mark Suddeth

    Name/rank: Staff Sgt. Mark SuddethSquadron: 39th Operations Support SquadronJob title: Ground Radar Systems SupervisorJob description and how do you contribute to the 39 ABW's mission?Maintain Digital Airport Surveillance Radar, radar approach control, and portable Doppler Radar. Without these systems running at full capacity, control of air
  • Resilency, developed through adversity

    The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It's a very mean and nasty place and I don't care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't about how hard you hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you
  • Incirlik Airmen receive 'Below the Zone'

    Three Incirlik Air Base Airmen were selected for early advancement to the rank of Senior Airman, March 21, 2016.Airman 1st Class Justin Mickle, 39th Logistics Support Squadron, Airman 1st Class Jordanrey Queral, 39th Security Forces Squadron, and Airman 1st Class Elijah Grenier, 39th Communications Squadron, were selected as the first quarter,
  • Ground Radar keeps Incirlik AB, Adana flying

    The 39th Operations Support Squadron ground radar systems Airmen maintain the only functional radar systems in the local area for military and commercial aircraft traffic.The 39th OSS Airmen, working as maintainers, are charged with running the radar systems while ensuring the safety of all aircraft within its 11,300 square-nautical-mile
  • 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