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  • 425th ABS, NATO members reach out to local children’s hospital

    Service members from the 425th Air Base Squadron and NATO, along with local national volunteers from the Izmir civilian community, reached out to a children’s hospital April 18 in Izmir, Turkey. The volunteers handed out toys varying from cars and trucks to dolls to more than 60 children who were being treated for a variety of different medical reasons in wards that included leukemia, pediatric surgery and the infectious diseases units.
  • Different strokes: Airman combines love for drawing, Air Force

    With one paint brush secured in her right hand and another tucked behind her ear she effortlessly applies bright-yellow paint to her newest masterpiece. When presented with the chance to combine her love for drawing with her love for her job, one Airman jumped at the opportunity to create a mural for her squadron’s heritage room. The loud music blaring over the speakers in the background fits today’s mood, but it doesn’t matter because drawing is always her happy place. Though the environment has changed throughout the years, from doodling notebook sketches to drawing on canteens, they all symbolize one thing: an Airman’s love for creating new things.
  • The 728th AMS: Solutions, execution, evolution

    “It’s always been done this way.” This is a phrase that’s been said at almost every job around the world. It is a phrase that time and time again has halted the possibility of increased initiative, safety, time management and more. Members of the 728th Air Mobility Squadron are putting an end to that and crafting new ideas from some of their most creative members: junior Airmen and new NCOs. To encourage creativity and empower the squadron’s future leaders, leadership at the 728th AMS created a Solutions Group, which is comprised of members from across the squadron. The Solutions Group solves work-related issues they have either experienced or noticed and brainstorm ways to fix those problems.
  • First term Airman: Failing my way to success

    First term Airman. A term for many Airmen that carries moments of success, failure, disorientation, and most importantly, questions.
  • Spanish Patriot Unit change of command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Britt Hurst, 39th Air Base Wing commander, and Spanish army Lt. Col. Jose Alberto Munoz Martinez, Spanish Patriot Unit commander, pose during a going-away gift exchange at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Jan. 16, 2019. As NATO allies, both countries are dedicated to demonstrating unwavering support for security in the region. (U.S.
  • CSAF, CMSAF thank Incirlik for taking warfighting excellence to the next level

    “Never underestimate the importance of your service in uniform, deployed here, right now,” said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to Airmen during an all-call at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Dec. 23, 2018. “We can’t say thank you enough for your service, for your family and for what you are doing here when your Nation needs you most.”
  • Not all heroes wear capes

    As U.S. Air Force Airmen, it is our job to meet the Air Force’s priorities of restoring readiness, strengthening alliances, driving innovation and developing exceptional leaders. With innovation and readiness at the forefront of our force, one U.S. Air Force Airman found a way to use those ideas to aid Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, by developing a solution to improve tomorrow’s readiness. As a way to support the safety and readiness of Airmen across the installation, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Gary Bass, 39th Security Forces Squadron police services NCO in charge, developed Midnight Titans.
  • Contingency defenders aid 39th SFS

    In addition to the permanent party members stationed at Incirlik Air Base, deployed members are sent to help fill crucial positions in the Security Force Squadron. Deployers, also known as contingency members, often are assigned to monitor the base perimeter and flightline. “We are the first line of defense,” said U.S. Air Force Senior Airman
  • Incirlik honors Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

    U.S. military members joined forces with the 10th Tanker Base Command for a memorial ceremony in honor of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Nov. 10, 2017.
  • Turkey now an unaccompanied, 12-month tour

    Air Force assignments to Turkey are now unaccompanied, 12-month tours, effective Sept. 21, Air Force officials said Sept. 29.
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