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  • Airmen from 22d EARS honor Shell 77 legacy

    Airmen from the 22d Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron and the tanker community paused for 77 seconds of synchronized silence to commemorate the legacy of the fallen heroes of “Shell 77” May 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six years ago, the air refueling community lost three of their own when a KC-135R crashed in Chaldovar, Kyrgyz Republic, after departing to conduct a combat mission. The aircrew members who died were Capt. Mark T. Voss; Capt. Victoria A. Pinckney; and Tech Sgt. Herman “Tre” Mackey III., who were deployed to the 22d EARS in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • First term Airman: Failing my way to success

    First term Airman. A term for many Airmen that carries moments of success, failure, disorientation, and most importantly, questions.
  • Holiday tree lighting ceremony

    U.S. Air Force Airmen attended a holiday tree lighting ceremony at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Dec. 4, 2018. U.S. Air Force Col. Britt Hurst, 39th Air Base Wing commander, spoke during the ceremony and stressed the importance of rest and relaxation during the holiday season in order for service members to stay mission ready.
  • Without tanker gas, there is no fight

    “F-35’s (Lightning II) and F-22’s (Raptor) look really nice on a ramp somewhere, but if they don’t have a tanker to get them to the fight, they are no good. They are just static displays,” explained U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Clay Dotson, 22nd Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker instructor boom operator. Due to the limited
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA leadership visit's Incirlik

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Phillip Easton, United States Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa command chief, visited Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, March 14, 2018.
  • CFACC visits Incirlik Airmen

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces Central Command commander is briefed by Lt. Col Timothy Mach, 22nd Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron commander, on the day-to-day operations at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 28, 2016. Harrigian learned about the base’s capabilities and visited Airmen deployed here in support of
  • 39th ABW sustains ops during coup

    Video recap of sustained operations 39th Air Base Wing Incirlik, Turkey. Incirlik Airmen prove that they are Larger Than Life!https://www.dvidshub.net/video/477975/39th-abw-sustains-ops-during-coup
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