Team DoD-Turkey

Unit 6940, Box 45
APO, AE, TU 98220016

Established: 1952
Base Type: Army/Navy/Air Force


ODC Turkey is a joint command comprised of three directorates (Security Cooperation Directorate; Agreements and Operations Directorate; and Administration and Logistics Directorate) staffed by Army, Navy, and Air Force personnel. Our mission is to assist the Turkish Armed Forces to modernize; increase cooperative weapons systems research, development and acquisition; support U.S. Forces and activities in Turkey; and, as possible, assist U.S. industries competing for sales of U.S. equipment. Additionally, we work to facilitate bi-lateral Turkish and American military operations on behalf of the U.S. European Command (EUCOM). 717th AB Squadron’s mission is to be the premier support provider to the entire Ankara Mission community with a vision of enabling an environment where partnerships will grow resulting in a strong strategic alliance. The 717 ABS provides logistical support to AAFES, Commissary, and DoDDS. We manage activities of the Ankara Air Station to include AT/FP, Library, APO, and Community Readiness Center (A&FRC), Coordinate customs clearances for import, export, and transfer of all equipment, munitions, and vehicles within Turkey. We also monitor the Turkey/Spain Base Maintenance Contract’s (TSBMC) Ankara portion and Airport Ground Handling Services contract and the Unified Communications Support contract in Ankara.


At the Airport
Your sponsor should have scheduled your pick up form the airport. You should determine prior to your arrival where your unit sponsor will meet you. If you are meeting your sponsor at the airport, it is important to note that they will be meeting you in the waiting area as no one is allowed to pass through the international gateway without an airline ticket and passport. It is also important to give your sponsor the flight number and arrival time so he/she can meet you there. Sponsors who cannot meet their new arrival should coordinate military transportation through the SHAPE motorpool at least 48 hours prior to expected arrival. Service members arriving with no sponsor and in the afternoon should call the military police at NATO Support Activity (NSA)- See Contacts. This number is an on-call 24-hours a day number. The military police can make arrangements to have you picked up and taken to temporary lodging.
You may wish to convert some Dollars to Euros for incidental expenses. Food and beverages are expensive at the airport. It would be wise to pack some snack items (raisins, cheese crackers etc). When traveling with young children, plan on bringing an adequate supply of diapers and formula. Remember store hours are different here and a particular brand, style, or size you use may not be available.
Arrival by Train (Gare)
Take the train to Mons (Bergen). Once you arrive in Mons contact your sponsor, or take a taxi from the train station to SHAPE. Taxi fares are expensive in Belgium.
Driving Directions from the Airport
When traveling from Zaventem Airport in Brussels to SHAPE, follow signs to Gand/Ghent to Charleroi (E19) to Bergen/Mons (E19/E42). On E19/E42 to Mons take exit number 23 to SHAPE/Maisieres. Turn right and go straight to the top of the hill. SHAPE is on the left side.

Quick Reference

Ankara Support Facility
Balgat, Ankara, Turkey 09824

Education Center
Unit 7075, Box 175
Team DoD-Turkey
APO, AE 09824
(011) 903-223166755

Family Advocacy
Incirlik AB APO, AE 09824

Family Center
Unit 7075, Box 175
Team DoD-Turkey
APO, AE 09824
(011) 903-223166755

Airman and Family Readiness Center
717 ABS/AFRC Unit 7075 Box 175 APO, AE 09822

Finance Office
Incirlik AB APO, AE 09824

Incirlik Housing Management Office
Unit 7065 Box 750
APO, AE 09824
(011) 903-223166232

Ankara Housing Management Office
Ankara Support Facility
Unit 6940 Box 10
APO, AE 09822
(011) 903-124226924

Citizenship and Immigration Services
US Embassy Ankara
110 Atat├╝rk Blvd
Kavakl─▒dere, 06100
(011) 903-124555555

Medical Care

Tricare Numbers
Nurse Advice Hotline TRICARE- (800) 874-2273 Opt 1
Primary Care Appointments- (800) 600-9332
TRICARE for Life- (866) 773-0404

Tricare partners with United Healthcare Military & Veterans as its regional contractor in the Western United States to provide health care services and support to beneficiaries.


Tricare Home Page allows access to Enroll in or Purchase a Plan, File or Check a Claim, View Referrals, Find a Health Care Provider, Change Your Primary Care Manager, Compare Plans, Manage Prescriptions and much more.

Nurse Advice Line TRICARE: (800) 874-2273 Opt 1.

The Nurse Advice Line is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries in the U.S., except those enrolled in US Family Health Plan. You can call the Nurse Advice Line 24/7, at no cost to you, to talk to a registered nurse who can: Answer your urgent care questions.


Learn more about TRICARE- Watch an overview video & take free public TRICARE courses online.


You can make Primary Care appointments, check lab results and even order your pharmacy refills using TOL, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Contact: (800) 600-9332

Contact- (866) 773-0404

TRICARE for Life is your Medicare-wraparound coverage for TRICARE-eligible beneficiaries who have Medicare Part A and B. TRICARE for Life beneficiaries can receive care at military hospitals and clinics, but only on a space-available basis.

TRICARE Pharmacy Program:

The TRICARE Pharmacy Program provides the prescription drugs you need, when you need them, in a safe, easy, and affordable way.

Customer Service Community Directory:

The directory helps you connect with a Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinator (BCAC), Debt Collection Assistance Officer (DCAO), or other member of the customer service community. If you have questions or issues specific to a single clinic or hospital, contact someone listed for that facility.

You may contact any customer service community representative for general TRICARE issues.

Must be registered in the DEERS program to be eligible for TRICARE
Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System:

Base Listings

The numbers for Fairchild Air Force Base have low accuracy due to its unique utilization. Entire companies are rotated through on a regular basis, so large portions of the phone directory are subject to change without notice. Please contact the base operator at (509) 247-1212 if you experience any difficulty reaching your desired contact.

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