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  • 39th ABW commander visits Izmir

    Col. Jason Gingrich, 39th Air Base Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Scott Shrier, 39th ABW command chief, visited the 425th Air Base Squadron at Izmir from Nov. 14 to Nov. 16, as part of their visit to geographically separated units in Izmir and Ankara to interact with the Airmen and to see

  • 425th Air Base Squadron Assumption of Command

    Lt. Col. Todd Rotramel (right) assumes command of the 425th Air Base Squadron from Col. Angela Herron, 39th Mission Support Group commander, during an assumption of command ceremony Aug. 31, 2021, at Izmir, Turkey. Herron officiated the ceremony. Rotramel was previously assigned to Combatant

  • Titans respond to Izmir in aftermath of earthquake

    The 425th Air Base Squadron stationed in Izmir, Turkey, was affected by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that occurred on Oct. 30, 2020 near the city. Team members from the 39th Air Base Wing, headquartered in Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, responded quickly to ensure the 425th ABS’s safety, mental health and

  • Ramadan holiday in Türkiye

    Ramazan Bayramı, or Şeker Bayramı, is the three-day religious holiday that follows the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a month of fasting. The Ramazan Holiday or Sugar Holiday, which starts June 4 and ends June 6 this year, marks the end of Ramadan and is one of the two great religious holidays of

  • A squadron stacked with love

    The first 15 minutes of our time in Izmir was a blur. Our host nation advisor eagerly walked, or should we say sprinted, us through the city trying to share everything his home had to offer. As we took a sharp left down another colorful market-filled street bustling with women and men conducting

  • 425th ABS, NATO members reach out to local children’s hospital

    Service members from the 425th Air Base Squadron and North Atlantic Treaty Organization, along with local national volunteers from the Izmir civilian community, reached out to a children’s hospital April 18 in Izmir, Türkiye.The volunteers handed out toys varying from cars and trucks to dolls to