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  • 2020 Defender Challenge

    “The model defender possesses the qualities that 99% of wyvern defenders exhibit each day: discipline…in thought and action; physically and mentally ready to conquer the challenges of dynamic operating environments; lethal…superior in tactics, smarter than the enemy, and deadly behind the trigger,” said Chief Master Sgt. Lawrence J. Kirkley, the 31st Security Forces Squadron manager.
  • Aviano Starts Combatives Program

    The first Aviano Air Base U.S. Air Force Combatives Program class graduated Feb. 13, at the Wyvern Fitness Center. Seventeen participants graduated the basic warrior course.
  • SNCOs give back to dorm Airmen

    Aviano’s senior noncommissioned officers hosted a dormitory give-back event at Aviano Air Base, Italy, February 11, 2020. The event offered senior NCOs the opportunity to walk through the dorm campus to take note of things that may need to be fixed throughout the facilities, provide hands-on assistance with ongoing projects to maintain dorm appearance, and also to speak with Airmen about issues they may be having and provide a mentoring opportunity.
  • 31 FW legal office opens tax center

    This year’s tax season has officially begun and the Aviano Legal Office is here to help. For many people, filing taxes can be stressful and time-consuming; even more so for first-time tax filers or those still relatively new to the process. The legal office aims to help alleviate some of that stress and will open their tax center from 11 Feb. to 15 April, 2020.
  • Aviano’s STEM Junk Box Challenge

    The Aviano Elementary School held a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math challenge on Jan. 8, 2020. The STEM Junk Box is a monthly challenge that the school holds for their students to practice out-of-the-box thinking and creative problem solving.
  • USAF Expeditionary Center leadership visits 724th AMS

    U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center leadership visited the 724th Air Mobility Squadron at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Jan. 24, 2020. U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center leadership visited Aviano Air Base as part of a larger visit to the geographically separated units under the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing’s area of responsibility.
  • Exercise Agile Buzzard boosts regional security and coalition operations

    U.S. Air Force Airmen and F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing rapidly deployed to Decimomannu Air Base, Italy, Jan. 13 -16, for exercise Agile Buzzard.
  • Your future is waiting: APPLY NOW

    For the last eight years, it’s been quite a challenge for applicants to join the U.S. Air Force while living in Italy. However, this has recently changed as Aviano now has its own enlisted active duty recruiter.
  • Town Hall Community Updates - January 2020

    The town hall series provides a venue for updating the community on quality-of-life improvements and for leadership to hear suggestions and feedback from the community. The following are updates on topics that were discussed at the last town hall here on August 13, 2019.
  • Best and Bravest: Aviano EOD

    A job for the best and bravest, they do what needs to be done to keep others safe. “Who are they" you might ask?
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