• Birds of a feather host morale event together

    The 31st Fighter Wing’s vision is to be the Air Force’s most combat ready, go-to Fighter Wing. Getting our jets in the air is a priority and requires Airmen from various units throughout Aviano to get the mission done.
  • Do what you have to do to be where you want to be

    According to the Air Force Personnel Center, only 0.013 percent of enlisted members in the U.S. Air Force noncommissioned officer tier have a professional degree, one of which calls Aviano home.
  • MWD team joins forces, forge courage

    A Wingman can have a great impact on protecting Airmen and their loved ones from harm. It’s a promise and a commitment between Airmen. But not all Wingmen are human.
  • From small town kid to top fighter pilot

    What does it take to be named the top fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force? For “Fuel,” 31st Operations Support Squadron chief of weapons and tactics, it’s a culmination of ten years’ work in the Air Force.
  • Destinations: Venice, The Floating City

    Venice is most likely your first stop after you move to Aviano. And why not? It’s a short train ride away, the food options are plentiful, architectural monuments line the canals, history envelops you, what’s not to like? Oh yeah…the crowds can be a little rough, but personally I think that’s a small price to pay.
  • Destinations: Aquileia

    Aquileia was easily one of the most beautiful locations I have ever experienced. It was an easy hour and a half drive there with plenty of parking.
  • 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.