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Posted 7/14/2014 Printable Fact Sheet

Aviano Top News

Area 2 Gate hours revised
Beginning immediately, the Area 2 gate hours are:
Monday-Friday: 4:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

For access to Area 2 outside of established gate hours, please use the pedestrian foot tunnel or contact the emergency control center at 632-7200 for assistance.

June Legal Blotter
The 31st Fighter Wing Legal Office blotter is intended to keep members of the Team Aviano community informed of legal actions and associated punishments each month. Those who have information, which may help security forces solve a crime or prevent a criminal act, should contact the law enforcement desk at 632-7200 or 0434-30-7200. The blotter is posted at: http://www.aviano.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-140708-015.pdf.

Teen Adventure Camp in Edelweiss, July 21-25
The United States Air Forces in Europe Youth Programs will host a 5-day camp for teens in Garmisch, Germany. The camp will feature white water rafting, zip-lining, mountain biking, hiking and more. All applications are due to the Youth Programs Coordinator by July 16, by emailing jessica.martinez.21@us.af.mil. For more information, call 632-7575.

Base Events

FSS events, briefs
Click here to find information about weekly 31st Force Support Squadron information and events.

FSS Snapshot
Click here to find information about monthly 31st Force Support Squadron information and events.

Senior NCO induction ceremony emcee auditions, July 15
The Senior NCO Induction Ceremony committee will hosts emcee auditions from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the La Bella Vista Club. If selected, the emcees will be required to wear mess dress for the event. To sign up or for more information, contact Master Sgt. Dave Richardson at 632-2354, david.richardson.11@us.af.mil, or Master Sgt. Jeffrey Stuart at 632-4857, jeffrey.stuart.3@us.af.mil.

Military Consumer Protection Day kick off, July 16
The Department of Defense and the Federal Trade Commission will host an Air Force-wide Military Consumer Protection Day to kick off a year-round campaign to promote financial readiness for military personnel. For more information, click here or contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 632-5407.

Aviano Top III Association meeting, July 17
The Aviano Top III Association will host its monthly membership meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the La Bella Vista Club. Free finger food will be available. Lunch and fellowship is from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., and the official meeting will begin at 12 p.m. For more information, click here.

Wing Quarterly Awards Ceremony emcee auditions, July 18
The 31st Fighter Wing will host a quarterly awards ceremony emcee audition at 10 a.m. at the Airman Leadership School in Area 2. The event will be held Aug. 1. All ranks are able to audition for the position. For more information, email steven.brenneman@us.af.mil or call 632-8452 by July 16.

Bundles for Babies, July 18
A Bundles for Babies class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Airman and Family Readiness center. The class will include information on labor, delivery, financial awareness, stress management and car seat safety for new or soon-to-be parents. For more information, call 632-5407.

"Open Mic Night", July 18
The Aviano African American Heritage Council will host an "Open Mic Night" from 9 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $5 at the door. Poets, singers, dancers and musicians are welcomed to perform. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Monise Butler at 632-4960 or monise.butler@us.af.mil.

Motorcycle show, July 19
A motorcycle show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Exchange parking lot. The motorcycle selected for the best "Cruiser, Sport, Sound and Overall" will be given $50 Exchange gift cards. The judging will begin at noon. For more information, call 632-7331.

Chapel pool party, July 27
The Chapel Youth Ministry will host a free pool party from 7 to 10 p.m. at the outdoor pool in Area 1. For more information, call 632-5211.

FAFSA Friday lunch, Aug. 1
The schools within the Education Center will host a Free Application for Federal Student Aid lunch and brief from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Education Center. The briefings will include how to apply for FAFSA, scholarships and GI Bill information. For more information or to sign up, call 632-5143.

5K Glow Run, Aug. 1
A 5K Glow Run will be held at 8:45 p.m. at the Dragon Fitness Center. Sign-in and family fun will begin at 8 p.m. The event will cost $10 and included a glow necklace and race bib. Drinks, t-shirts, games and kids events will be available.

My Wingman is My Buddy, Splash Party, Aug. 2
A pool party with free ice-cream for special needs children and their families will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Base Pool on Area 1. There will be a $2 fee per person, for entrance into the pool. My Wingman is My Buddy initiative pairs volunteer Airmen with special needs children to host events and help build camaraderie. For more information on the event, or the program, please contact Staff Sgt. Kristie Kersch at 632-3010, or Glenn Romano at 632-5407.

Reel Time movies
July 17: Blended at 7 p.m.
July 18: The Purge: Anarchy at 7 p.m.
July 19: Planes: Fire and Rescue in 3D at 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
July 20: Planes: Fire and Rescue in 2D at 2 p.m. and Jersey Boys at 7 p.m.

For a complete list of upcoming movies and show times, click here.

Chapel schedule and events
Click here to find information about the chapel worship schedule and upcoming events.

Other Notable Information

Off-limits roads
Road construction leading to Areas 1 and 2 has been completed. Government owned vehicles are no longer authorized to utilize off-limits roads. For any questions, please consult your vehicle control officer or contact vehicle dispatch at 632-7666.

Personnel desiring leisure travel to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, or Baltimore will need to be at the Aviano Passenger Terminal for the Space-A Roll Call at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday mornings. For more information, call 632-7680 or click here.

OSI "Tip Box"
The Aviano Office of Special Investigations now offers a "Tip Box" in the post office next to the parcel pick-up window to help Team Aviano members report suspicious behavior or crime. Members can also submit tips online by clicking here. For more information, call 632-7642.

Emergency contact number change
The commercial number for emergencies is now 0434-30-1911. For emergencies on base, dial 911 or 112. To contact off base medical services, call 118. To contact fire services, call 115 and to contact local police, call 113.

Soggiorno permit notice

The Soggiorno Office will be open during the summer months with limited service. Starting July 10 through August 31 the Questura will not be on base for Soggiorno processing or pick-up. Appointments should be made as early as possible for new applicants or for customers whose soggiorno expires during the months of June, July or Aug. For more information, call 632-4802 or 4806

New Commissary 'Early Bird' hours
To improve customer service and offer a larger variety of product to select from, the main store is now open for Early Bird Shopping, 20 items or less, on Monday through Saturday from 7 to 9 a.m. and Sunday from 8 to 10 a.m. The Aviano Commissary Grab 'n Go section is now closed.

Volunteering at Aviano
Anyone interested in volunteering on- or off-base can click here for more information. Users must have Internet Explorer version 9 or higher installed. First-time users should register on the site as an individual and organization points-of-contact should register as their organization. For help using the site, access the "How-To" videos. For questions about volunteering or the new site, call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 632-5407.

Aviano Against Drunk Driving
AADD provides a safe ride home for military members, dependents and civilian employees who have been drinking. For AADD services, call 0434-30-2233 on Fridays and Saturdays between midnight and 4 a.m.

Off-base recycling
Team Aviano members are reminded to comply with important Italian recycling laws while living in Italy. To view English versions of each community's recycling handbook and calendar, click here. For additional assistance with understanding a community's recycle program or to set up an appointment at a local city dump for disposal of large bulky items, contact 632-2511.

AFN Aviano the Eagle and AFN 360
Tune in to AFN Aviano at 106.0 at 7 a.m. Wednesdays to hear the 31st Fighter Wing commander, command chief or other senior leaders talk live about what's going on in the wing and Air Force. To listen live online, click here.

Attention Aviano newcomers
Get critical information about the base, newcomer procedures, housing, driving in Italy, and more through Aviano Air Base's official website. For more information, click here.

Red Cross classes, newsletter

The Aviano Red Cross offers several different health and safety classes throughout the month. The Volunteer Corner is a newsletter highlighting Red Cross events monthly. For more information on events or to read the newsletter, click here or call 632-5576.

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Family days and federal holidays
The list of United States Air Forces in Europe family days and federal holidays for the fiscal year are as follows:
Aug. 15
Sept. 1

Employment training
The Airman and Family Readiness Center regularly conducts employment training for those seeking positions at Aviano Air Base. For more information or to register, call 632-5407.

Additionally, job hunters can use the following links to view available base vacancies:
For federal positions, click here.
For nonappropriated funds positions, click here.
For Army and Air Force Exchange Service, click here.

The Wyvern is distributed every Monday and contains base events and information. Deadline for submission is noon the Thursday before distribution. Public Affairs' reserves the right to edit, publish and remove briefs as applicable.


Items in the Wyvern do not necessarily constitute endorsement of the information, products or services contained therein by Aviano Air Base, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, the United States Air Force, or the Department of Defense.

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