• 31st Force Support Squadron flexes field capability in support of Astral Knight 19

    In the middle of exercises like Astral Knight 19, a joint, multinational exercise designed to test Europe and NATO’s integrated air and missile defense, your next meal often becomes a low priority.
  • Exercise Astral Knight 2019 boasts multinational relations

    Senior leaders, Italian Air Force Maj. Gen. Silvano Frigerio, Combat Force Commander, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Steven Basham, U.S Air Forces Europe and Air Forces Africa deputy commander, Brig. Gen. Mato Mikic, Croatian Air Force commander, and Maj. Gen. Alenka Ermenc, Slovenia chief of defense, visited Aviano Air Base, Italy as part of Astral Knight 2019, June 4.
  • Astral Knight 2019: Enhancing regional security

    U.S. Military Forces in Europe work closely with coalition forces from Croatia, Italy and Slovenia to execute Astral Knight 2019, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, and various locations across Europe, June 3, 2019.
  • 606th Air Control Squadron engaged and ready to support Astral Knight 2019

    The day started at 5:30 a.m. on May 23, 2019, a crisp spring morning at Aviano Air Base, Italy. The rising sun had barely crested the horizon as vehicle engines roared to life inside the 606th Air Control Squadron’s compound. Headlights buzzed on, and row by row, the vehicles rolled past a small crowd of smiling 31st Fighter Wing leadership gripping coffee cups in one hand and waving goodbye with the other.
  • Exceptional Leader Spotlight: 2nd Lt. Nicolas Capriato

    First by finding a love for sports, then by joining the U.S. Air Force, and finally, developing the family he always longed for, he rose from the ashes to become an exceptional leader.
  • Memorial Day 2019

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy attended the Florence American Cemetery Memorial Day event on May 27, 2019.

    Two black chairs sat on top of the beige stage, with blue curtains hanging from behind. Music played from a speaker, welcoming everyone into the “Conversations.”
  • Wyvern Warrior - Tech. Sgt. David Walker

    This week’s Wyvern Warrior is Tech. Sgt. David Walker, advanced medium-range air-to-air missile Section Chief at the 31st Munition Squadron at Aviano AB, Italy.
  • Joint International Non Commissioned Officer Development Course

    Aviano Air Base held a Joint International Non Commissioned Officer Development Course from May 15-17, 2019. It was a three-day course consisting of classes and workshops as well as a combat challenge. JINDC is designed to integrate the U.S. Air Force, Army, and Italian Air Force service members to grow skills in teamwork and communication. This is the second year the course has been held.