• Aviano Air Base recognizes Month of The Military Child with Open House event

    The Frecce Tricolori Italian air force aerobatics team performs expert aerial maneuvers during an open house at Aviano Air Base, Italy, April 1, 2022. Frecce Tricolori literally translates to tricolored arrows and the team is the world's largest military aerobatic team to perform aerial maneuvers.

  • Driving innovation, 606th ACS and 435th AGOW refine tactical C2

    Multi-capable Airmen and equipment assigned to the 606th Air Control Squadron, from Aviano Air Base, Italy, and the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing, from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, have forward deployed to areas throughout Europe to provide critical command and control capabilities in support of

  • 555th AMU continues maintenance mission

    Each individual has a part to play in the 31st Fighter Wing’s vision of maintaining an agile and ready force while maintaining trust as a NATO ally. The 555th Fighter Squadron and 555th Aircraft Maintenance Unit are operating as an important part of NATO’s around-the-clock mission.

  • Wyvern Fighter of the Week: SSgt Christopher Gentry

    This week’s Wyvern Fighter of the Week is Staff Sgt. Christopher Gentry, 731st Expeditionary Attack Squadron, power production, who has been a part of Wyvern Nation for almost two months.Gentry led a team of five Airmen outside their career fields in the rapid install of weather-stripping on a

  • 31st CES holds immersion with Wyvern families

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jenny Gibson, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron commander, shares her experiences during a 31st CES immersion at Aviano Air Base, Italy, March 24, 2022. U.S. Air Force Airmen in different 31st CES sections held an immersion with Wyvern families to showcase the operations within

  • The 31 FW Rucks to Remember

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing participate in a ruck march at Aviano Air Base, Italy, March 23, 2022. The ruck, hosted by the Civil Engineer Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight, celebrated the life of Senior Airman Elizabeth A. Loncki during Women’s History Month.

  • Faces of Aviano; ITAF Women Making History

    In 1948, President Harry S. Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act into law, allowing women to serve in all branches of the U.S. military. That has allowed the opportunity for women to serve with different nations– including women within the Italian air force.

  • Strengthening alliances through joint NATO training

    Pararescuemen assigned to the 57th Rescue Squadron and HH-60G Pave Hawks and crew assigned to the 56th RQS, both from Aviano Air Base, Italy, alongside Royal Marines Commando Mobile Air Operations team with Commando Helicopter Force performed joint NATO training with the 53rd Commando Battalion