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Airman 1st Class Stuart Borgen, left, and  Airman 1st Class Richard Jones,  31st CES firefighters, put on their fire protection suits. The 31st CES fire prevention recommends people follow good fire safety practices to avoid having them or other firefighters come to their homes (Photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Holzworth) National fire prevention week ignites: Week focuses on home fire prevention
It can happen at any time. It could be from cooking or something else, but smelling smoke or hearing a smoke alarm can be a person's worst nightmare. The 31st Civil Engineer Squadron fire prevention flight doesn't want anyone to experience a fire. For fire prevention week, which is Sunday through Oct. 14, they want to remind everyone how to cook
0 10/05
2006
Default Air Force Logo Volunteers made summer ‘classic’
Volunteers from all over the 31st Fighter Wing gave Aviano Airmen alternative activities during last summer's Sports Classic. Members of the 31st Services Squadron, Airmen Against Drunk Driving, Airman and Family Readiness Flight, and others organized nighttime events such as a moonlight golf tournament and a softball tournament that had nearly 250
0 10/05
2006
Onlookers cheer on the 31st Civil Engineer Squadron’s tug-o-war team during Aviano’s wing sports day Monday. 
During Aviano Olympic Sports Day, squadrons earned points for winning first, second or third in an event. The points were added up at the end of the day with the 31st CES as the overall winner  with a score of 22 points. In second place was the 31st Maintenance Squadron with 15 points and third place was the 603rd Air Control Squadron with 14 points. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Charlein Sheets) Aviano hosts olympics, 31st CES champs

0 9/28
2006
Staff Sgt. Travis Clark, 555th Aircraft Maintenance Unit dedicated crew chief, polishes the side panels on an F-16. Once crew chief’s obtain a 7 skill level, their name is put on the aircraft they are assigned to maintain. (Photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Doza) Getting dedicated: 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron inducts 48 crew chiefs
Forty-eight members of the 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron were inducted as dedicated crew chiefs in a ceremony at Hangar One Tuesday. The ceremony recognizes an important step in a crew chief's career progression. A dedicated crew chief position is usually reserved for members who hold the rank of staff sergeant and have obtained a 7 skill
0 9/28
2006
Default Air Force Logo Acting on your behalf: What to consider before granting a power of attorney
One important matter to consider during pre-deployment planning is a power of attorney. A power of attorney authorizes another person to manage your personal affairs in your absence. The person authorized is considered your attorney-in-fact. Powers of attorney come in two forms: special and general. A special power of attorney, sometimes called a
0 9/21
2006
Default Air Force Logo 2007 Child care fees remain steady
With rising gas prices and a fluctuating exchange rate, many Aviano families may be feeling their wallets getting lighter. One thing that won't be contributing to the cost of living is the 31st Services Squadron child care fees. Child care fees for the 2007 service year are projected to remain the same as for 2006. "No raise in fees is always great
0 9/21
2006
Default Air Force Logo New readiness center deploys into service
Airmen looking for the Family Support Center will find themselves in the new Airman and Family Readiness Center. Air Force officials changed the name of the support center across the service in late August to reflect the center's current mission. "The Family Support Center has been actively involved in a transformation process that began with
0 9/21
2006
Brig. General Robert Yates, 31st Fighter Wing commander, center,  salutes after presenting a wreath during the annual POW/MIA ceremony, Sept. 15 in Hangar One.  The POW/MIA ceremony honors those who are or have been prisoners of war or missing in action. The ceremony is to remind people that there are servicemembers unaccounted for and they are not forgotten. (Photo by  Airman 1st Class  Liliana Moreno) You are not forgotten

0 9/21
2006
Seventh graders from Aviano Middle School learned about September 11 by caring for Irises planted in honor of those lost. (Courtesy photo) Seventh graders care for memorial flowers
Eighty-eight seventh graders tended to a 100-foot-long bed of irises in the Aviano Middle School courtyard Sept. 11 in honor of the day. Planted in September 2002 by the seventh and eighth grade class, the irises represent the lives of those lost on Sept. 11, 2001. Each year, the responsibility and privilege to care for the flowers is granted to
0 9/21
2006
Senior Airman Octavio Ortega, 31st Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance customer service representative, works on a damaged government owned vehicle Sept. 6. GOV drivers need to respect, obey rules
Base leadership has expressed concern in the rash of government- owned vehicle accidents. During the last two fiscal years, Aviano has had more than 690 GOV accidents - the highest amount in U.S. Air Forces in Europe. "People should take a little pride in ownership and see [GOVs] as tools to do their job," said Senior Master Sgt. Wayne Potter, 31st
0 9/15
2006
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