• 603rd Air Control Squadron Fallen Memorial Project

    The 603rd Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron was activated on Dec. 31, 1945. It was re-activated on July 1, 1991, and re-designated as the 603rd Air Control Squadron on March 31, 1992. The 603rd ACS was assigned to Aviano Air Base, Italy, from April 1, 1994 until it was in-activated on Jan. 31,

  • Let's Talk About It!

    “Let’s Talk About It!” is a 31-day period from March 11, 2019 to April 11, 2019 that is meant to inspire increased conversation within daily life in order to reduce the interference of communication barriers. The goal is to make effective communication a normal part of life for everyone at Aviano

  • This is a FIGHTER Wing

    We are the keepers of military power, entrusted by our nation to wield immense lethality at a moment’s notice. Are we full-up ready for a fight if it kicked off tonight?

  • Oh, the places you’ll go

    Everyone knows Dr. Seuss’ famous phrase. It’s filled with hope and excitement, possibility and wonder. Now let’s apply it to everyday life and the Air Force.

  • 31 MDOS celebrates National Physical Therapy Month

    October was National Physical Therapy month. During this month, the 31st Medical Operations Squadron Physical Therapy clinic raised awareness on the importance of physical therapy to decrease pain, improve mobility, and help people engage in healthy lifestyles.

  • 731 MUNS: Known to few, vital to many

    As our nation celebrated Independence Day on July 4th this year, I landed at Pisa International Airport bound for U.S. Army Garrison, Darby Military Community [Camp Darby], Livorno Italy, ready to take command of the 731st Munitions Squadron, an Air Force tenant unit located just minutes from the

  • First impressions: Sponsors impact newcomers for life

    I arrived at Aviano Air Base as a brand new second lieutenant in November 2001 and left kicking and screaming three years later. The 31st Maintenance Squadron was my first Air Force assignment and I cannot truly express how happy and proud I am to return to the same squadron 13 years later and now

  • The new lieutenant: Getting comfortable being uncomfortable

    I recently had a conversation with a young officer who was frustrated by the steep learning curve in a tough job to which she was freshly assigned. While she was fully committed, she was building experience along with some professional bruises, and knew she was bound for additional missteps along