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  • 555th FS F-16 take offs

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 555th Fighter Squadron takes off from Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 16, 2022. The 555th FS provides combat airpower on demand to U.S. and NATO Combatant Commanders as well as the National Command Authority in order to meet national security objectives.

  • Ukrainian Airman’s perspective on resilience

    “If there is a will there is a way, keep that in mind. If you have goals and you don’t really feel like you are getting there, just remember life works in mysterious ways and as long as you really want it, then keep that carrot in front of you on the stick and keep going.”

  • USAFE Religious Affairs Airman of the Year

    Wyvern Nation’s very own Senior Airman Nicolle Schambon Martinez was recognized as the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Religious Affairs Airman of the Year. Martinez works hard to ensure her fellow Airmen have the resources they need to be at the top of their game. Her job consists

  • 31 MXG trains Romanian maintainers, build friendship

    The 31st Maintenance Group conducted a training-oriented mission to assist in the development of the Romanian air force’s F-16 Fighting Falcon jet program. U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Brian Johnston, 31st MXG phase section chief, took a team of five U.S. Airmen to Romania’s 86th Air Base to train

  • Air Force members deploy to Aviano to support mission

    In the face of rapidly changing mission sets due to global events, several bases throughout U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, including squadrons from the 31st Fighter Wing, find themselves executing real-world and training operations at a faster pace to support the increased mission

  • Local Mayors visit Aviano

    AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy - U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jason Bailey, 31stFighter Wing commander, alongside Italian air force Col. Marco Schiattoni,Italian Base Commander, hosted the first 31st FW Community Council meeting with nine local mayors on June 7, 2022.

  • Empowered Airmen embrace diversity

    DEI&A Day allowed Airmen to discuss how diversity strengthens the Air Force and participate in team building activities. Airmen and their families were also able to take part in cultural information booths, interactive conversations, and presentations from various cultural committees.