• History of Friuli Venezia Giulia region

    Travelers can visit many different historical sites and experience a mixture of traditions, languages and religions within the diverse Friuli Venezia Giulia region, a region that borders Austria, Croatia and Slovenia.
  • AFA raises money for breast cancer awareness

    Last October, the Aviano Firefighters Association sold their annual custom-made breast cancer awareness shirts and hoodies to raise money for breast cancer awareness month.
  • Investing in the bank of trust

    Nearly two weeks after the 31st Fighter Wing held its first Unity in Diversity Day, Airmen are still hard at work compiling surveys, gathering data, and planning a way forward. Unity in Diversity Day was never intended to be a one-off event, but the first step towards bigger, meaningful change.
  • Wyverns connect to make friends and build families

    As the old saying goes, ‘we choose our friends, not our family.’ The personal and positive nature of friendship is voluntary and may often be the best of occurrences.
  • 56th HMU sets roots in Aviano

    From Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, the 56th Helicopter Maintenance Unit has finally finished setting down roots at Aviano Air Base, Italy.
  • 31st CS keeps Wyvern Nation connected during COVID-19

    The 31st Communications Squadron kept the 31st Fighter Wing virtually connected during COVID-19 operations.
  • Wyvern Nation is listening

    The 31st Fighter Wing Equal Opportunity office among other trained facilitators and helping agencies hosted a series of group discussions for Wyvern Nations.
  • 31st FSS hosts Fourth of July celebration for Wyvern Nation

    The 31st Force Support Squadron held an Independence Day event, July 4, 2020, at Aviano AB. The event was held outside at Freedom Park and included food, movies and a fireworks show.
  • 31st FW conducts Operation Porcupine 2020

    Multiple squadrons from the 31st Fighter Wing worked closely during Exercise Operation Porcupine, June 30, 2020, at Aviano Air Base.
  • A Day in the Life: Pilot on the Ground

    Over the years, the U.S. Air Force has employed some of the most advanced aircraft in the world, its pilots utilizing extraordinary skill and precision to command the skies. While mission success is paramount, a pilot’s role as an officer and leader is just as important, and often overlooked.
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