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717th Air Base Squadron Logo Mission Statement
We exist to improve the lives of DoD personnel and their families through supporting their seamless transition to a life in Turkey
Vision Statement
To become the center of communal life and the primary driver of life satisfaction for the USG in Ankara by 2025

Command Section

Command Section Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
DSN: 314-672-7170
Comm: +90-312-422-7170

About the 717th ABS

The 717th Air Base Squadron, "The Pulse of Ankara," is a geographically-separated unit of the 39th Air Base Wing, Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.

The facility has a base Exchange, Commissary, DoDDS school, fitness center, community center, multiple picnic areas, library, laundromat, chapel and barber shop. In short, the squadron provides various support functions as a standard wing.

Turkish-U.S. Logistics Headquarters, Detachment 30 was established in 1965. The unit was established as the 7217th Air Base Group and activated Nov. 15, 1982.

It was re-designated as the 717th Air Base Squadron June 15, 1993 and then inactivated Jan. 30, 1994.

The 717th was re-designated as the 717th Expeditionary Air Base Group, converted to provisional status and assigned to the United States Air Forces in Europe to activate any time after Feb. 5, 2001.

Established as the 39th Air Base Wing, Detachment 1 in May 2002.

Established as the 425th Air Base Group, Detachment 1 on Oct. 3, 2005.

Withdrawn as provisional unit, and re-designated as the 717th Air Base Squadron July 18, 2008, and activated July 24, 2008.

(Current as of July 2022)

Emergency Information

Emergency services can be reached at the following numbers:
Police Department: 155
Fire Department: 110
Ambulance Services: 112
Embassy:  +90-312-455-5555

Medical Information

Most Medical/Dental care is provided on the economy. There is not a military treatment facility designated to the 717th Air Base Squadron.

For more information call: DSN 314-672-7165 or Comm +90-312-422-7165

General Information

Security Forces & Anti-terrorism
Security Forces and Anti-terrorism provide protection and security updates to members and assets of the 717th Air Base Squadron.

For more information call: DSN 314-672-7179 or Comm +90-312-422-7179 or Fax: +90-312-285-9251

Postal Services
Postal hours are: Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
For more information call: DSN 314-672-7171 or Comm +90-312-422-7171

Traffic Management Office
TMO handles member vehicle processing, household goods and unaccompanied baggage shipments.

For more information call: DSN 314-672-6926 or Comm +90-312-422-6926

The community library is open Wednesday - Friday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
For more information call: DSN 314-672-7162 or Comm +90-312-422-7162

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717th ABS

Religious Services

Religious Services
On-base Sunday worship services include Protestant and Lutheran.
Chaplain Contact Info:
DSN: 672-7168
Comm: +90 312-422-7168