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  • Emerald Strike 2023

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron, flies during exercise Emerald Strike 2023 at Grosseto Air Base, Italy, Jan. 27, 2023. The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multi-role fighter aircraft that provides a relatively low-cost, high-performance weapon system

  • Emerald Strike 2023: Bilateral exercise begins

    The 555th “Triple Nickel” Fighter Squadron kicked off Emerald Strike 2023, Jan. 27, at Grosseto Air Base, Italy.The two-week exercise is designed to optimize integration of aircraft and to strengthen interoperability with Italian Air Forces during joint operations and air defenses to maintain joint

  • Wyvern Warrior of the Week: Christopher Smith

    This week’s Wyvern Warrior of the Week is Mr. Christopher Smith, Aviano Youth Program assistant, for his exemplary work in the Aviano Youth Program (AYP), especially with children whose parents are deployed. 

  • Wyvern Warrior of the Week: 1st Lt. Ethan Gameren

    This week’s Wyvern Warrior of the Week is U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Ethan Gameren, 31st Comptroller Squadron financial operations flight commander. This Brisbane, Australia, native has been part of team Aviano for approximately 17 months.

  • Aviano Air Base Anti-Terrorism Office

    The 31st Fighter Wing Anti-Terrorism office’s job is to always be on the lookout for threats of terrorism and other things that could potentially harm the Aviano Air Base community. The AT office takes measures to keep the base safe with things like Eagle Eyes and different Random Antiterrorism

  • Aviano Airman passes in motorcycle accident

    Tech. Sgt. Christopher Jose Pentecostes, 34, an Airman assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing, passed away as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Roveredo in Piano, Italy on January 5th.

  • Wyvern Warrior Team of the Week: 31st MDG Medical Management

    This week’s Wyvern Warrior Team of the Week is the 31st Medical Group Medical Management section! This team provides Wyvern Nation comprehensive and coordinated medical care to Aviano families as well as community support, medical and educational services. “One of our main priorities is outreach,”

  • Aviano Airman Saves Life

    Have you ever sat down to accomplish one of your computer-based trainings and thought to yourself ‘Will I ever actually need to use this’? For Tech. Sgt Timothy Herrell, 31st Fighter Wing weapons safety manager, the need for those CBT’s became a little too real.

  • Two nations, many helping agencies, one mission

    Members from the 31st Fighter Wing’s helping agencies and Italian Air Force equal opportunity representatives participated in an exchange program with the Friuli Venezia Giulia region Equal Opportunity board, Dec. 7, 2022, at the FVG region EO headquarters in Pordenone, Italy.The aim of the event

  • Wyvern Warrior of the Week: Selena Petris

    This week’s Wyvern Warrior of the Week is Selena Petris, 31st Fighter Wing’s Ground Safety section traffic safety manager.Petris contributed greatly to the safety of Wyvern Nation through her efforts on the Wing Traffic Safety Program.