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  • 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.
  • The 728th AMS: Solutions, execution, evolution

    “It’s always been done this way.” This is a phrase that’s been said at almost every job around the world. It is a phrase that time and time again has halted the possibility of increased initiative, safety, time management and more. Members of the 728th Air Mobility Squadron are putting an end to that and crafting new ideas from some of their most creative members: junior Airmen and new NCOs. To encourage creativity and empower the squadron’s future leaders, leadership at the 728th AMS created a Solutions Group, which is comprised of members from across the squadron. The Solutions Group solves work-related issues they have either experienced or noticed and brainstorm ways to fix those problems.
  • Different strokes: Airman combines love for drawing, Air Force

    With one paint brush secured in her right hand and another tucked behind her ear she effortlessly applies bright-yellow paint to her newest masterpiece. When presented with the chance to combine her love for drawing with her love for her job, one Airman jumped at the opportunity to create a mural for her squadron’s heritage room. The loud music blaring over the speakers in the background fits today’s mood, but it doesn’t matter because drawing is always her happy place. Though the environment has changed throughout the years, from doodling notebook sketches to drawing on canteens, they all symbolize one thing: an Airman’s love for creating new things.
  • 728th AMS gatekeepers: Aerial port Airmen keep mission moving

    The 728th Air Mobility Squadron’s aircraft services flight ensures the base is able to maintain daily operations and is ready as a power projection platform to support Operation Inherent Resolve. In addition to supporting the southern region, the aircraft services flight guarantees the base has necessary supplies to sustain the mission such as food and maintenance materials. This flight consists of four sections: ramp services, special handling, clean and dirty fleet and cargo processing.
  • 728th AMS projects global reach

    The 728th Air Mobility Squadron maintains all transient and assigned aircraft while serving as the gateway to U.S. Air Forces Central Command. The squadron falls under the 521st Air Mobility Operations Group, headquartered at Naval Station Rota, Spain and the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing, headquartered at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The unit provides expertise in three core competencies: aerial port operations, aircraft maintenance and command and control. Together, they ensure safe and effective en route support for missions transiting Europe, Africa, and Southwest Asia and support five combatant commanders with aerial port operations, aircraft maintenance, and command and control. The aerial port operations section works around-the-clock to ensure the necessary cargo gets to the right places in a safe and timely manner. The aircraft maintenance flight projects Air Mobility Command’s global air mobility mission by executing flight line operations to generate, launch, recover, service and repair C-17 Globemaster III, C-5 Galaxy, and other commercial cargo aircraft. The air terminal operations center is responsible for all coordination between the terminal, Airmen in the freight and the aircraft itself to keep all sections updated and synchronized.
  • IG names SFS Airman superior performer

    Lt. Col. Robert LaMore, 39th Air Base Wing inspector general, presented a coin to Airman 1st Class James Cline, 39th Security Forces Squadron modern facility operator, April 17, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The IG and the Wing Inspection Team identified Cline as a superior performer during a recent exercise where he administered self-aid buddy care to wounded individuals and fireman carried injured personnel out of the affected area to a safe location for treatment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Trevor Gordnier)
  • Talented titan

    Happy Titan Tuesday! Today’s Talented Titan is Airman 1st Class David Engle from the 39th Air Base Wing Command Post. These days Engle is an emergency actions controller, but prior to joining he was controlling the unpredictable wildfires that plagued the west coast. While he isn’t putting out wildfires today, he credits the skills he learned over the 10-year timespan with his sound decision making tactics in high stress situations that saved countless lives and resources. Now that’s what we call Titan Strong and we are proud to have him on our team.
  • Airmen appreciation BBQ

    On March 29, the wing leadership of Incirlik Air Base held an Airmen Appreciation BBQ to recogninze the hard work and dedication of Airmen from across the wing.
  • Phantom lift

    The 39th Maintenance Sqaudron crew chiefs demonstrated and exercise that tested their ability to recover damaged aircraft by practicing with an F-4 Phantom II March 8, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The lift helps maintain the mission by increasing operational effectiveness, as well as improving on the processes to minimize further damage to downed aircraft.
  • Keeping your boundaries; Incirlik teaches self-defense class

    Members of the Incirlik Jiu-Jitsu Club instructed a self-defense class for Women’s History Month and included a lesson about boundaries from the Sexual Assault Prevent and Response office March 19, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.
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