Incirlik receives F-15s in support of OIR

An U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle from the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath, UK, lands Nov. 12, 2015 at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The aircraft are deployed to Incirlik AB in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria. This dual-role fighter jet is designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)

An U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle from the 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, lands Nov. 12, 2015 at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa F-15Es deployed to Incirlik AB as a part of Operation Inherent Resolve in coordination with the Turkish Government and to reinforce the counties' shared commitment to the fight against ISIL in Iraq and Syria. This dual-role fighter jet is designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle lands on the runway Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, are deployed to Incirlik AB as a part of Operation Inherent Resolve.These aircraft are designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Taylor Worley)

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle lands on the runway Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, are deployed to Incirlik AB as a part of Operation Inherent Resolve.These aircraft are designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Taylor Worley)

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle lands Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six F-15Es deployed to Incirlik AB from the 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria. The F-15E Strike Eagle is designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions, and specializes in gaining and maintaining air superiority. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Lile/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle lands Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six F-15Es deployed to Incirlik AB from the 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, to conduct counter-ISIL missions in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. This dual-role fighter jet is designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Lile/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle lands on the runway Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.  Six F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing deployed to Incirlik deployed as a part of Operation Inherent Resolve in coordination with the Turkish Government and to reinforce our shared commitment to the fight against ISIL in Iraq and Syria. These aircraft are designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle lands on the runway Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, deployed to Incirlik AB in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. These aircraft are designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders/Released)

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle taxis the runway on Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing, based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, will join U.S., Turkish, and other Coalition aircraft in supporting Operation Inherent Resolve and counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle taxis the runway on Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, will join U.S., Turkish, and other Coalition aircraft in supporting OIR and counter-ISIL missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles taxi the runway after landing Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Strike Eagles deployed to Incirlik AB to conduct counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. This dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Taylor Worley)

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles taxi the runway after landing Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Strike Eagles deployed to Incirlik AB to conduct counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. This dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Taylor Worley)

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle taxis the runway Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, UK, deployed to Incirlik in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria. These aircraft are designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle taxis the runway Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, deployed to Incirlik AB as a part of Operation Inherent Resolve in coordination with the Turkish Government and to reinforce the countries' shared commitment to the fight against ISIL in Iraq and Syria. These aircraft are designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle parks shortly after landing Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing, based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, deployed to Incirlik in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle parks shortly after landing Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, deployed to Incirlik AB in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. The U.S. defense relationship with allies like Turkey is critical to ensuring security for the U.S., NATO, and regional partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle sits shortly after landing Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing, based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, and are deployed to Incirlik in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle sits shortly after landing Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, will join U.S., Turkish, and other Coalition aircraft in supporting Operation Inherent Resolve and counter-ISIL missions. The U.S. and Turkey, as NATO allies, share a commitment to peace and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)

A U.S. Air Force pilot steps out of an F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft shortly after arriving at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey Nov. 12, 2015. Six F-15E Strike Eagles deployed to Incirlik AB from the 48th Fighter Wing, based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria. This dual-role fighter jet is designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)
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A U.S. Air Force pilot steps out of an F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft shortly after arriving at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey Nov. 12, 2015. The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa F-15Es deployed to Incirlik AB as a part of Operation Inherent Resolve. This dual-role fighter jet is designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles arrive at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Nov. 12, 2015. The six F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, UK, deployed to Incirlik in in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)
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U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles arrive at Incirlik Air Base to support the combat air patrol mission in Turkey, Nov. 12, 2015. The six F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, deployed in Incirlik AB in response to the government of Turkey's request to support in securing the sovereignty of Turkish airspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle sits after shortly landing Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing, based at RAF Lakenheath, UK,  deployed to Incirlik in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria. This dual-role fighter jet is designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)
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U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle sits after shortly landing Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath, UK, deployed to Incirlik AB to conduct counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)

Three F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron at RAF Lakenheath, UK, taxi the flight line at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Nov. 6, 2015. Six F-15Cs are deployed to conduct combat air patrols in Turkish air space. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Taylor Worley/Released)
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Three F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron at RAF Lakenheath, UK, taxi the flight line at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Nov. 6, 2015. Six F-15Cs deployed to Incirlik AB to conduct combat air patrols to help secure sovereign Turkish airspace. The U.S. and Turkey, as NATO allies, share a commitment to peace and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Taylor Worley/Released)

Three F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron at RAF Lakenheath, UK, taxi the flightline at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Nov. 6, 2015. The six F-15Cs are deployed to Incirlik to conduct combat air patrols in Turkish air space. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Taylor Worley/Released)
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Three F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron at RAF Lakenheath, England taxi the flight line at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Nov. 6, 2015. Six F-15Cs deployed to Incirlik AB deployed after the Government of Turkey requested support in securing the sovereignty of Turkish airspace. The U.S. and Turkey share a strong and long-lasting relationship in addition to a close military partnership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Taylor Worley/Released)

Six F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron at RAF Lakenheath, UK, arrived Nov. 6, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The six F-15Cs are deployed to Incirlik to conduct combat air patrols in Turkish air space. The U.S. and Turkey, as NATO allies, share a commitment to peace and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles/Released)
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Six F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron at RAF Lakenheath, sit on a runway Nov. 6, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The six F-15Cs deployed to Incirlik AB in response to the Government of Turkey's request for support in securing the sovereignty of Turkish airspace. As an air-to-air fighter aircraft, the F-15C specializes in gaining and maintaining air superiority. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles/Released)

An F-15C Eagle from the 493rd Fighter Squadron at RAF Lakenheath, UK, taxis into a parking spot Nov. 6, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The six F-15Cs are deployed to Incirlik to conduct combat air patrols in Turkish air space.The U.S. and Turkey, as NATO allies, share a commitment to peace and stability in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles/Released)
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An F-15C Eagle from the 493rd Fighter Squadron at RAF Lakenheath, UK, taxis into a parking spot Nov. 6, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The six F-15Cs deployed to Incirlik AB in response to the Government of Turkey's request for support in securing the sovereignty of Turkish airspace. As an air-to-air fighter aircraft, the F-15C specializes in gaining and maintaining air superiority. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles/Released)

Six F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron at RAF Lakenheath, UK, park at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey Nov. 6, 2015. The six F-15Cs deployed are Incirlik to conduct combat air patrols in Turkish air space . As an air-to-air fighter aircraft, the F-15C specializes in gaining and maintaining air superiority. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)
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Six F-15C Eagles from the 493rd Fighter Squadron at RAF Lakenheath, UK, arrived at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey Nov. 6, 2015. The F-15Cs deployed to Incirlik AB to support the combat air patrol mission in Turkey. The U.S. Air Force response to the Turkish Government request for increased combat air patrols marks yet another successful cooperative effort between Turkish and U.S. militaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush/Released)