Aviano Airmen deploy to Afghanistan

Aviano Airmen deploy to Afghanistan

Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing board a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Aug. 30, 2017. The Team Aviano Airmen departed for Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Brooks)

Aviano Airmen deploy to Afghanistan

Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing board a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Aug. 30, 2017. The Airmen departed for Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cary Smith)

Aviano Airmen deploy to Afghanistan

A C-17 Globemaster III aircraft takes off from Aviano Air Base, Italy, August 30, 2017, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. The aircraft transported Team Aviano Airmen to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Brooks)

Aviano Airmen deploy to Afghanistan

Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing participate in pre-deployment weapons training Aug. 19, 2017, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Team Aviano Airmen recently deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cory W. Bush)

Aviano Airmen deploy to Afghanistan

Senior Airman Jay Choeun, 31st Airfield Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, participates in pre-deployment weapons training Aug. 19, 2017, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Team Aviano Airmen recently deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cory W. Bush)

Aviano Airmen deploy to Afghanistan

An Airman from the 31st Fighter Wing cleans his M4 carbine during pre-deployment weapons training Aug. 19, 2017, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Before deployment, Airmen take part in a variety of resiliency and deployment related trainings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cory W. Bush)

Aviano Airmen deploy to Afghanistan

Two Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing participate in pre-deployment weapons training Aug. 19, 2017, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Team Airmen recently deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cory W. Bush)

Aviano Airmen deploy to Afghanistan

Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing receive pre-deployment training Aug. 19, 2017, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Before deploying, Airmen received first aid, weapons, finance and other deployment-related training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cory W. Bush)

Aviano Airmen deploy to Afghanistan

Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing participate in first aid pre-deployment training Aug. 19, 2017, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Pre-deployment training courses ensure Airmen are fully qualified to deploy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cory W. Bush)

AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy -- Team Aviano Airmen recently deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Several Aviano Air Base units worked to ensure the deploying Airmen were trained and equipped before departure.