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Fighting Wyvern; 24-hour base defense exercise

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  • By Senior Airman Brooke Moeder
  • 31st Fighter Wing Public Affairs
An F-16 Fighting Falcon crew chief assigned to the 31st Maintenance Group wears Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear while holding marshaling glow sticks to signal an F-16 at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Nov. 4, 2021. The 31st Fighter Wing conducted exercise Fighting Wyvern, a base defense exercise, Nov. 1-5, and provided Airmen the opportunity to train for realistic situations they may face in a real-world combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brooke Moeder)