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  • Third AF commander experiences 39th ABW mission, partnerships during visit to Incirlik AB

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Randall Reed, Third Air Force commander, and members of his senior staff visited Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Oct. 14-15, 2021
  • 39th ABW, US embassy showcase Hispanic heritage to Turkish community

    For the first time in several years, the 39th Air Base Wing collaborated with U.S. Mission Turkey to participate in a virtual panel in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month for more than 50 students across Turkey Oct. 6, 2021.
  • America’s Partner in Law

    For over 40 years, Mehmet Nur Tanisik has been the host nation attorney advisor at the 717th Air Base Squadron in Ankara.
  • 93rd EARS supports Bright Star 21, fuels regional partner capacity

    Airmen and KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 93rd Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron deployed out of Fairchild Air Base, Washington, provided aerial refueling capabilities as part of exercise Bright Star 21 Sept. 5-16, 2021.
  • 39th ABW honor POW/MIA with a ruck march

    An Airman assigned to the 39th Air Base Wing carries the POW/MIA flag during a POW/MIA remembrance walk at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Sept. 18, 2021. The Airmen participated in the event to honor the 82,000 U.S. service members who remain unaccounted for, dating back to World War I. The 39th ABW also observed a moment of silence for our NATO allies
  • 39th ABW receives first doses of FDA approved COVID-19 vaccine

    Master Sgt. Evan Millard, 39th Medical Logistics flight chief, inventories Food and Drug Administration approved COVID-19 vaccine doses at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Sep. 19, 2021. To ensure the safety and readiness of the force, the Department of the Air Force, in line with the Department of Defense, has directed that all active-duty, reserve and
  • 39 SFS work with U.S. Army Black Hawks in K-9 Helo Training

    Military working dog handlers conducted medical evacuations on simulated K-9 casualties and other mission-specific tasks required for real-world operations. This interservice training with U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawks enabled them to acclimate their K-9s to helicopter operations under combat conditions.
  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • Incirlik Air Base celebrates U.S. Air Force's 74 year legacy of excellence

    Col. Jason Gingrich, 39th Air Base Wing commander, leads a toast during the Air Force birthday gala at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Sept. 18, 2021. Gingrich and the rest of the 39th ABW’s leadership team hosted the gala to celebrate the Air Force’s 74-year legacy of excellence. From humble beginnings in 1947, the service stands on the shoulders of
  • 39th ABW command team visits 717th ABS

    Col. Jason Gingrich, 39th Air Base Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Scott Schrier, 39th ABW command chief, visited the 717th Air Base Squadron Sept. 7-10, 2021.