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  • ADAPT: combatting substance abuse correctly

    When you are faced with an internal battle, the Air force provides many avenues to seek help. Whether this avenue is mental health or a wingman, the tools provided to keep Airmen at their best are available 24/7. One resource provided is the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program, commonly known as ADAPT. This is a program used to not only help Airmen when an alcohol-related incident occurs, but to also provide tools to curb habits before they start.
  • Supply and demand

    The 39th Logistics readiness Squadron is made up of four flights. Within the squadron individual flights such as individual protection equipment, hazardous materials pharmacy and distribution and deployment provide Incirlik Air Base services to keep the Airmen ready to complete various missions across the installation.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Don’t be scared, be prepared

    At hour four of what was supposed to be an eight-hour trip, my steering wheel began to uncontrollably shake, my drive got bumpy and my low-tire pressure light turned on.
  • Lean but mean: 39th CES makes mission happen

    A typical Civil Engineer Squadron consists of roughly 400 active-duty members.
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