425th Air Base Squadron Emblem

Vision: The Air Force's premiere Air Base Squadron, effectively and efficiently executing today's mission and postured for rapid change.


Mission: Provide ready, adaptive support to NATO Allied Land Command Headquarters and all associated personnel; Administer the Çiğli Air Base agreement through robust Host Nation engagement and strategic prioritization.

About the 425th ABS

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


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, Türkiye.  Administers the annual $1‑million Çiğli AB Loan Agreement between the United States and Türkiye.


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.

Military & Family Readiness Center
As part of the 425th Air Base Squadron at the Izmir Air Station, the Military & Family Readiness Centers incorporates Airman & Family Readiness, Army Community Service (ACS) and Fleet & Family Support providing a full range of programs and services to support mission readiness for those assigned to the Izmir area.

One of our major functions is linking service members and their families with the right resources to meet their specific needs on Izmir Air Station or with external resources. We offer a variety of training, workshops, and one-on-one consultations to support individuals, families, and leadership with programs that strengthen our communities, encourage self-sufficiency, enhance mission readiness and resiliency, and ease adaptation to the military way of life.

One-on-one consultations are available by appointment. briefings, group or unit training at alternate locations are available by request.

Services provided by the Military & Family Readiness are open to all branches of services, active duty, Reservists, National Guard, retirees, surviving spouses, their families, and DoD civilian employees unless otherwise stated.

For those relocating to the Izmir area, here are some additional resources to assist with your move:
Izmir Air Station
Plan My Move

If you would like to receive a Welcome Guide or the monthly Community Connections newsletter please email the Izmir Air Station Military & Family Readiness Center.

Click Here to view the MFRC's monthly Community Connections newsletter.

Military & Family Life Counselors (MFLCs)

MFLCs are licensed professionals who provide confidential situational, problem-solving counseling. No written records are kept, and it is free to active duty military and their family members.
Call to schedule an appointment: 0 (538) 035-58-64

Military & Family Readiness Center
ICC, 6th Floor, Rm 642-1

Hours of Operation:

Monday:  1300-1600
Tuesday-Friday:  0900-1600
Lunch:  1130-1300
Closed Federal Holidays


DSN: 314-675-6638
COMM: 0 (232) 455-6638


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

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