• 56th HMU Airman accepted to U.S. Air Force Academy

    The U.S. Air Force Academy isn’t just a premier education establishment. It's an unparalleled academic and military institution that provides young men and women with rewarding opportunities to transform into the leaders of tomorrow.
  • Aviano AB prepares for first virtual ALS class across AF

    Personnel at the Tech. Sgt. Adam K. Ginett Airman Leadership School at Aviano Air Base, Italy, prepare to start the first virtual ALS class across the Air Force on April 14, 2020, in response to COVID-19.
  • 510th FS Stays Mission Ready

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 510th Fighter Squadron flies at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Apr. 6, 2020. The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multi-role fighter aircraft that is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Thomas S. Keisler IV)
  • Aviano Airmen help make exercise ODIN SPEAR 20 a success

    U.S. Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controllers, or JTACs, are responsible for directing combat aircraft during close air support operations. As such, keeping these Airmen well-trained and ready is vitally important to the mission.
  • 31 FW civilian workforce stays ready

    The civilian workforce at Aviano works side-by-side with military members who prepare, employ, and sustain lethal, combat-ready Airman and assets to deter, win the current fight and be ready to win the next fight.
  • Silent superheroes

    “I was choked up, filled with emotions that a nine year old girl took the time to write the commissary a letter,” said Ruben Nadal, commissary officer and store director at Aviano Air Base, Italy. “Not only was this month special to her as she celebrated her birthday during this difficult time, but she thought of all the commissary workers as ‘SUPERHEROES!’”
  • 31 MXG family stays resilient

    For several months, Italy has been battling COVID-19, a new coronavirus disease affecting thousands of people worldwide. With the help of their Italian partners, U.S. service members stationed at Aviano Air Base have been able to deter threats through safe, secure, and effective operations during this global outbreak.
  • Aviano Post Office keeps Wyvern Nation connected

    The importance of the postal service has increased during COVID-19, providing a means of receiving essential items when people are staying home to help slow the spread of the virus. The post office staff has also implemented measures to protect staff and customers, such as cleaning and sanitizing work surfaces and door handles, and removing the requirement to sign for packages to limit contact.
  • Public Health continues mission: COVID-19 prevention

    Since February, the 31st Medical Group Public Health office has shifted their focus to administering screening calls and advising Aviano Air Base community members on preventive measures to help reduce the risk of contracting the novel Coronavirus.
  • 31st Fighter Wing remains Lethal, Rapidly Ready

    The 31st Fighter Wing is dedicated to remaining lethal and rapidly ready while operating within the confines of very important decrees set down by the Italian government.