• 56th, 57th RQS ruck for Jolly 22

    Airmen from 56th Rescue Squadron, 56th Helicopter Maintenance Unit and 57th RQS rucked up to 22 miles this week in memory of the fallen 56th RQS HH-60G Pave Hawk crew of Jolly 22.
  • 31st CS, 31st MXG participate in first integrated AFSC loading day

    There was a chill in the air, but one could feel the excitement from the Airmen. Their faces indicated motivation and focus- they were ready to be weapon troops for the day.
  • COVID-19 vaccine arrives at Aviano

    The 31st Fighter Wing received its first batch of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines on Jan. 7, with inoculations for first-tier recipients beginning Jan. 8. The vaccine was granted emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in prevention of the coronavirus disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
  • Military Working Dogs & Handlers stick together

    The 31st Security Forces Squadron military working dog and their handler train at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Jan. 4, 2021. MWDs and their handlers are teams that provide security, crime prevention patrols, emergency response, and intruder detection at permanent duty stations and deployed locations around the world. MWDs and their handlers train daily to ensure each are capable of completing the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)
  • Aviano Airmen highlight adaptable, rapidly executable posture during SECAF, CSAF, CMSAF visit

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett, Air Force Chief of Staff General Charles Q. Brown, Jr., and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, engaged with Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing during their visit to Aviano Air Base, Dec. 23, 2020.
  • 31st MUNS, beware our might

    Airmen from the 31st Munitions Squadron maintains equipment and a combat ready stockpile to support U.S. and NATO taskings at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Dec. 21, 2020. Airmen from the 31st MUNS armament flight ensure they remain mission ready throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ericka A. Woolever)
  • 555th FS, ITAF participate in ACE exercise at Rivolto Air Base

    U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons and Airmen assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, participated in an Agile Combat Employment exercise on Dec. 16, 2020, at Rivolto Air Base, Italy.
  • 31st SFS and Italian Air Force Personnel work together as first line of defense

    True success can only be achieved through cooperation and collaboration. That has been the fundamental driving force behind the 31st Security Forces Squadron and the “Pagliano e Gori” airport Italian military personnel partnership.
  • First Aviano Airmen to enlist in U.S. Space Force

    Two of our very own Wyverns transferred into the ranks of the U.S. Space Force during an enlistment ceremony at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Dec. 3, 2020. Senior Master Sgt. Sean Winters, 606th Air Control Squadron cyber operations and maintenance superintendent, and Senior Master Sgt. Paul Norris, 606th ACS cyber operations and maintenance operations superintendent, are the first Airmen to enlist into the U.S. Space Force while stationed here.
  • 31st SFS Airman proud of Native American Heritage

    Native Americans have served honorably in the U.S. military for the past 200 years including World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War. In fact, during those wars roughly 98,000 Native Americans served and more continue to serve to this day. One such service member is Tech. Sgt. Kristin Ray, 31st Security Forces Squadron unit deployment manager, who has been at Aviano Air Base for almost two years.
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