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  • 39th SFS Defenders improve readiness

    It was a dreary autumn morning at Incirlik after a night of rainfall. Still the storm clouds lingered, ready for another downpour.But little did anyone know they were in for a different kind of storm.Out of nowhere came the blaring of sirens resounding throughout the community. In response to their deep droning, waves upon waves of security forces
  • On the ground or in the air, OSS keeps watch out there

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Keona Woods, 39th Operations Support Squadron radar approach and control watch supervisor, monitors the surrounding airspace Nov. 25, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Air Force RAPCON facilities conduct 24/7 surveillance of their airspaces to ensure safe air traffic within their respective areas of responsibility. (U.S.
  • IPE Airmen provide life-saving gear to comrades

    Since the dawn of human warfare, logistics and supply have influenced the outcome of countless battles. The ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu wrote about logistics in his work, The Art of War, saying “the line between disorder and order is logistics.”An indispensable part of military logistics is individual protective equipment. From ancient Roman
  • Back in session: courts-martial return to Incirlik

    It was a sobering message not just for those in the hot-seat, but for all who witnessed the trial.
  • Fit to Fight: Incirlik Airmen roll with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christian Brancato, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach, flips Senior Airman Steven Nadeau, a student, during a class Nov. 7, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The free class is conducted by Airmen who volunteer to teach as BJJ coaches, and is available for all Airmen stationed on the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff
  • Turkish AF, USAF learn Paver

    Paver is a pavement management software tool that allows engineers to collect data on an airfield to determine pavement condition index, or PCI, ratings from zero to 100. Based upon the condition rating and types of distresses recorded, engineers can estimate the total quantity of future repairs and make decisions on what areas need reconstruction.
  • Incirlik Airmen build resilience with new rugby team

    Helen Keller, an American author and activist, once said “alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.”This is what two Airmen discovered when they worked together to bring one of their dreams to life: establishing a rugby football club at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.The dream started when Maj. Michael Stacpoole, a health care integrator
  • Seeing the bigger picture

    Capt. Genesis Guerrero, a chaplain for the 39th Air Base Wing, was 17 years old when his family almost fell apart.
  • VCSAF thanks Incirlik Airmen

    U.S. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Stephen W. Wilson addresses Airmen during an all-call at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Sept. 30, 2019. Wilson toured facilities and spoke with Airmen about various topics including readiness, resiliency and the strategic importance of their mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Magbanua)
  • Taking care of business

    More equipment. More supplies. More services. You got it, they bought it. The 39th Contracting Squadron uses knowledge of the federal acquisition regulations to bolster the Air Force’s capability to support the base, the mission and its mission partners.
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