31st Munitions Squadron

31st Munitions Squadron patch

31st Munitions Squadron patch

MISSION
The 31st Munitions Squadron maintains and supports a combat ready stockpile, people and equipment to support U.S. and NATO taskings. Maintain and support assigned weapon storage and security systems and comply with required standards. Provide munitions and armament support for 50 assigned F-16C/D aircraft.

VISION
Precision execution of all assigned missions.

PERSONNEL AND RESOURCES
The more than 250 active-duty employees filling three Air Force specialty codes are assigned to six flights. They support munitions and armament requirements for 50 assigned F-16C/D aircraft, maintain four separate stockpiles valued at $790 million. Maintains 69 facilities, a fleet of 61 vehicles, associated support equipment and alternate support equipment valued in excess of $360 million.

ORGANIZATION
The six flights within the 31st MUNS are armament, production, materiel, weapons, systems and programs. The unit falls under the 31st Maintenance Group, 31st Fighter Wing, and is located at Aviano Air Base, Italy.

HISTORY
Since its establishment as the 1st Material Squadron at Moffett Field, Calif., on Sept. 1, 1940, the unit has been through multiple re-designations, mission changes, and location moves. During World War II, the unit was bounced around the country--California, then Washington State, finally finding a home in Texas changing names and missions along the way.

The unit was inactivebetween 1948 and 1996.

In September 1996, the unit was re-designated as the 31st MUNS under the 31st Logistics Group, Aviano AB. The 31 MUNS was inactivated between 2004 and 2009. It was re-activated as the 31st MUNS to the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano AB on Aug. 21, 2009.

31st Fighter Wing Public Affairs Office
Unit 6140, Box 100
Aviano AB, Italy
APO AE 09604