• Aviano consolidates events; creates Fighter Wing Friday

    More than 120 community events were hosted on Aviano Air Base throughout 2016. That’s one event every three days.
  • Destinations: Crete in a day

    Think of everything that says, “Greece,” in your mind’s eye. Socrates and Aristotle, the Parthenon, the epic tales of Homer, and how you can’t even begin pronouncing “Η Κρήτη είναι φοβερό” all exemplify Greek culture. Now, except for the fact you probably don’t know the Greek alphabet, just forget all of the above.
  • Airmen help clean Aviano

    Airmen and their families joined local Italians during a city cleanup event in Aviano, March 12, 2017.
  • The moment when everything clicks

    It was a hot Afghanistan deployment and the flightline power generators were all experiencing the same problem, too much rotation speed.
  • Judges crown Aviano’s Got Talent winner

    Team Aviano gathered for the Aviano’s Got Talent finale, March 2, 2017, at Aviano Air Base, Italy.
  • Children learn how to keep teeth pearly white

    Airmen from the 31st Dental Squadron visited the elementary school, child development centers and library during February’s Children’s Dental Health Month.
  • It takes a village: Diverse team trains JTAC candidate

    Airman 1st Class Jeremy Mootz, a 31st Medical Support Squadron medical logistics technician, was recently selected to become an Air Liaison Officer, which is a commissioned position as a JTAC.
  • Destinations: Venice under 50 euro

    I planned to visit Venice and spend less than 50 euro for the day. I was already down to 42 euro thanks to the ticket. I wanted to stay off the beaten path and find out what Venice was like beneath the surface.
  • Wyvern Warriors return home

    Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing returned to Aviano Air Base, Italy, from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Feb. 9, 2017, after a seven month deployment. In July 2016, the U.S. Air Force forward deployed the 31st FW F-16s, 100th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotankers from Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom, Airmen and equipment to Camp Lemonnier.
  • 31 MXS flight preps, paints F-16 tails

    Airmen from the 31st Maintenance Squadron Corrosions flight recently painted a new design on five 31st Fighter Wing F-16 Fighting Falcon tails.