Vision: Highly motivated, goal driven Airmen enabling Air and Land power


Mission: To provide world-class mission and administrative agent support 

to US personnel assigned to NATO Allied Land Command Headquarters and associated units in Izmir, and administer the Çiğli Air Base Turnover Agreement

About the 425th ABS

The 425th Air Base Squadron is a Geographically Separated Unit, or GSU, of the 39th Air Base Wing, Incirlik AB, Turkey.


Performs as administrative agent and provides mission support for the NATO Allied Land Command Headquarters as well as six other associate units operating in Izmir, Turkey.  Administers the annual $1‑million Çiğli AB Loan Agreement between the United States and Turkey.


The 425th ABS is composed of ten sections: Communications, Financial Management, Contracting, Logistics, Medical, Supply, Personnel, Postal, Security Forces, and Services.  The squadron also has five staff functions: Chapel, Legal, Public Affairs, Protocol, Airman and Family Readiness Center.  Contractors perform many of the functions of the squadron to include Civil Engineering, Safety, Travel Management, Housing, and Vehicle Operations.

The squadron executes all functions that would normally be accomplished at a wing.


For more information on the 425th, click HERE.


(Current as of February 6, 2019)


General Information

Security Forces & Anti-terrorism
Security Forces and Anti-terrorism provide resource protection and security to members and assets of the 425th Air Base Squadron and NATO.

For more information, call: DSN 314-675-6771 or Comm +90-232-455-6771.


Postal Services
Postal hours are: Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m, and on Fridays from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  The post office is closed on federal and Turkish holidays.

For more information, call: DSN 314-675-6831 or Comm +90-232-455-6831.

Housing is open Monday through Friday 0730 - 1630. All housing at Izmir is on the economy and the housing office assists service members with their search, contracts and loaner furniture.

For more information, call: DSN 314-675-6756/6757 or Comm +90-232-455-6756/6757


Traffic Management Office (TMO)
TMO hours of operation are Monday - Friday 0730-1630.  We coordinate all Personal Property Shipments (HHG, UB), US Customs, Turkish Customs, Passenger Travel, Vehicle Operations & Maintenance, and Cargo.  We are available 24 hours for EMERGENCY purposes only. 

For more information, call: DSN 314-675-6729 or Comm +90-232-455-6729.


The community library is open five days a week, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.; 1.30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, call: DSN 314-675-6814 or Comm +90-232-455-6814.
Education Center

425th Air Base Squadron Education and Testing Center is open Monday through Friday 08:00 – 16:00.

Education Center provides CCAF counseling & advising, USAF Voluntary Education support such as school and degree search, AFVEC education records update, Military Tuition Assistance issuance, AF COOL, AU ABC,
GEM, Skill Bridge, Commissioning, VA Benefits and DANTES Programs info and guidance. Education Center also offers WAPS (Enlisted Promotion), AFOQT, DLPT, DLAB, ASVAB, AFCT, AFRAT, EDPT and other military exams.
University of Maryland Global Campus on base offers undergraduate face to face & online; and undergraduate + graduate online courses. The UMGC operated National Test Center offers CLEP, DSST college credit exams
and Pearson Vue Certification exams.
Education Center also supports Izmir’s Army NATO Soldiers’ voluntary education needs; as well as other GSUs’ Airmen, Soldiers & DoD Civilians assigned at Ankara 717th ABS & ODC; and Istanbul Det-4 USAFE Air Postal.

425th ABS Commander

Lt. Col. Todd A. Rotramel 



Chapel Community Programs:
- 1030 Sunday – Protestant Worship
- For information on other faith group worship opportunities available in the local area, please contact the chapel.

Chapel Staff Contact Info:
DSN: 675-6809
Comm: +90 232-455-6809


Medical Information

Care at the Izmir Medical Aid Station is provided by two Air Force Independent Duty Medical Technicians (IDMTs). We are only authorized to see Active Duty service members. If your condition is chronic in nature or beyond the scope of the IDMT, you will be referred to a downtown specialist.

Sick Call Hours:
Monday through Friday from 0930-1130

For additional information, call DSN: 314-675-6792 or Comm: +90-232-455-6792. If after duty hours, call BDOC at DSN: 314-675-6771 or Comm +90-232-455-6771

Command Section

Command Section Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
DSN: 314-675-6694
Comm: +90-232-455-6694