• USAFE - AFAFRICA Traffic Safety

    Motor vehicle accidents continue to be among the leading causes of fatalities each year across the Air Force, and U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Airmen are not exempt. Whether commuting to work in Italy, heading out on holiday in the U.K., or driving on the local autobahn in Germany, unfamiliar signage, narrow roadways, high speed limits, and various other hazards continually pose threats to our safety.
  • New Two Wheel Initiative for Dorm Airmen

    Aviano dorm residents without a way of traveling are now able to rent a bike for free through dorm management. This program, started by Staff Sgt. Bojorquez, an Airman dorm leader with the 31st Civil Engineer Squadron, offers Airmen without vehicles a method of traveling to work and during their free time.
  • General Harrigian Visits Aviano

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, shakes hands with an Italian Air Force member at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Nov. 15, 2019. Gen. Harrigian has served in a variety of flying and staff assignments, including Deputy Director for Strategy, Plans and Assessments, U.S. Forces-Iraq, in
  • Exercise: Crashed damaged disabled aircraft recovery

    U.S. Airmen from the 31st Maintenance Squadron unhook a F-16 Fighting Falcon from a 60 ton crane at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Nov. 16, 2019. The lifting sling and guide ropes were used to keep the F-16 stable during the lift. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ericka A. Woolever).
  • A Day in the Life of a Services Airman

    U.S. Airmen order food at La Dolce Vita dining facility, Aviano Air Base, Italy, Nov. 7, 2019. On average, La Dolce Vita has 340 guests every day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Thomas S. Keisler IV)
  • Making History

    It was quiet, one could feel the stillness in the air, as about 1,000 people sat in white chairs, watching history being made right before their eyes.
  • 56th RQS/HMU return from deployment

    The 56th Rescue Squadron recently returned to Aviano Air Base after deploying downrange earlier this year.
  • Optometry Open House on Area F

    An open house is held at the new Optometry location on Area F, Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 30, 2019. Optometry was located on Area 1 for over five years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Thomas S. Keisler IV).
  • RAGE: Aviano makes history

    The crowd cheered with excitement as 10 Airmen from the 31st Munitions Squadron sprinted towards flat and empty trailers, ready to mark Air Force History.
  • 31 CES Fire Dogs conduct live fire training

    U.S. Senior Airman Jose Villalobos, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection journeyman, participates in a live fire training exercise at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 29, 2019. Live fire training is conducted in a burn building, which is a structure built to be intentionally burned for firefighter training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
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