Aviano News

  • Wyvern Wonderland - A sense of home, unity, and fun

    The Community Center will be hosting ‘Wyvern Wonderland’ on Friday, Dec. 6, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. This annual event is a chance for all Aviano Air Base members, with base access, to celebrate what the winter season brings – even a special guest from the North Pole will be making an appearance. Events will take place at Wyvern Town Center and include a Christmas tree lighting, live entertainment, tubing slides, an ice skating rink, food, and more.
  • USAFE - AFAFRICA Traffic Safety

    Motor vehicle accidents continue to be among the leading causes of fatalities each year across the Air Force, and U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Airmen are not exempt. Whether commuting to work in Italy, heading out on holiday in the U.K., or driving on the local autobahn in Germany, unfamiliar signage, narrow roadways, high speed limits, and various other hazards continually pose threats to our safety.
  • New Two Wheel Initiative for Dorm Airmen

    Aviano dorm residents without a way of traveling are now able to rent a bike for free through dorm management. This program, started by Staff Sgt. Bojorquez, an Airman dorm leader with the 31st Civil Engineer Squadron, offers Airmen without vehicles a method of traveling to work and during their free time.
  • General Harrigian Visits Aviano

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander,
  • Exercise: Crashed damaged disabled aircraft recovery

    U.S. Airmen from the 31st Maintenance Squadron unhook a F-16 Fighting Falcon from a 60 ton crane at
  • A Day in the Life of a Services Airman

    U.S. Airmen order food at La Dolce Vita dining facility, Aviano Air Base, Italy, Nov. 7, 2019. On
  • Making History

    It was quiet, one could feel the stillness in the air, as about 1,000 people sat in white chairs, watching history being made right before their eyes.
  • 56th RQS/HMU return from deployment

    The 56th Rescue Squadron recently returned to Aviano Air Base after deploying downrange earlier this year.
  • Optometry Open House on Area F

    An open house is held at the new Optometry location on Area F, Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 30,
  • RAGE: Aviano makes history

    The crowd cheered with excitement as 10 Airmen from the 31st Munitions Squadron sprinted towards flat and empty trailers, ready to mark Air Force History.
  • 31 CES Fire Dogs perform live fire training

    U.S. Senior Airman Jose Villalobos, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection journeyman,
  • F-16 Flyover

    A U.S Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 555th Fighter Squadron takes flight at Aviano Air
  • Under the 31st Fighter Wing, you’ll find refuge

    The Wyvern Refuge reopened with a “Cupcake Kick-off,” Oct. 25, 2019.
  • Because every detail counts at the 56th HMU

    U.S Air Force Airman James Eyler, a crew chief from the 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 56th
  • COMUSAFE visits Triple Nickel Airmen

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeff L. Harrigian, right, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa
  • The Boring side of leadership

    There were crowds of people and hearts racing as the adrenaline pumped through their bodies. The sounds around were muffled by the narrow streets and concrete buildings and the upcoming plan for survival ran through minds.
  • 31st Fighter Wing partners with Poland for Nickel Strike

    U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons and Airmen from the 555th Fighter Squadron, 555th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 31st Munitions Squadron, and the 31st Operational Support Squadron worked side by side to deliver combat airpower with NATO allies at Lask Air Base, Poland from Sept. 24 to 26, 2019.
  • Wyverns close Fiscal Year 19

    The U.S. Fiscal Year 2019 started on Oct. 1, 2018 for various corporations, government agencies and individuals, and ended on Sept. 30, 2019. These calendars cover a 12 month period and are divided into four quarters, with the U.S. Fiscal Year 2020 currently in session.
  • USAFE Band swings through northern Italy

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa band, Wings of Dixie, recently completed a visit to the Aviano Air Base region in Italy.
  • 31st FW celebrates 25th Anniversary at Aviano

    The 31st Fighter Wing hosted the 25th Anniversary of the 31st FW Celebratory Banquet on Oct. 5, 2019, at Aviano Air Base, Italy.
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