STUTTGART, Germany -- Commercial electric power was restored to Incirlik Air Base in Turkey today.
The base was without power since July 16 and was operating on backup generator power. We will retain this capability should the power be interrupted again. Meanwhile, there is a steady flow of hot food, water, and fuel to support our service members and civilians in Turkey.
The United States, in close coordination with the Turkish military, will continue to work towards ensuring our [facilities on the Turkish base], the U.S. servicemembers who live and work on it, and the operations occurring there remain fully prepared to take on a myriad of missions as we work together to defeat terrorism.
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