• AHA Honors Col. Jason Richter, Federal Health Care Leader

    U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Richter, 31st Medical Support Squadron commander, recently won the American Hospital Association (AHA) 2020 Special Achievement Award.
  • Sunny with a chance of lightning

    The 724th Air Mobility Squadron, an Air Mobility Command tenant unit at Aviano Air Base, participated in exercise Nodal Lightning May 17-21, 2021. Nodal Lightning is a readiness exercise conducted by the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing based out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
  • 31 FW, multinational allies conclude Astral Knight 21

    U.S. Airmen, F-16 Fighting Falcons, and HH-60 Pave Hawks assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing participated in exercise Astral Knight 21 at Aviano Air Base, Italy, and several locations throughout Europe from May 13-21, 2021.
  • 31 LRS meets AK21 supply, demand

    Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing are conducting this exercise across multiple locations throughout Europe with U.S. partners, and among them are the 31st Logistics Readiness Squadron, executing the mission while maintaining the capability to deploy personnel and cargo in support of air and space expeditionary forces.
  • 555th FS Airmen perform operations on AK21 F-16s

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Russell Main, 555th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, sits in an F-16 after flying in Astral Knight 2021 (AK21) at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 18, 2021. AK21 involves approximately 1900 combined joint force members from the Albanian, Croatian, Hellenic, Italian and Slovenian militaries. The participating aircraft
  • EUCOM leadership visits Aviano

    AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy –Chief Master Sgt. Phillip Easton, U.S. European Command senior enlisted leader, visited Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 12-13, 2021. Easton briefed Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing on command priorities and provided leadership guidance.As the senior enlisted leader of EUCOM, he was able to provide a perspective on the current
  • 606th ACS strengthens communication during AK21

    In support of Astral Knight 2021 (AK21), a joint multinational exercise involving six different countries and approximately 1,900 combined joint forces, two 606th Air Control Squadron (ACS) teams are operating out of forward-deployed locations in Slovenia and Croatia. At Aviano, the 606th ACS is on active standby to provide backup air control for the forward-deployed locations.
  • 31st FW kicks-off Astral Knight 2021

    Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing kicked-off Astral Knight 2021, a joint, multinational exercise operating out of multiple locations throughout Europe, May 13, 2021 at Aviano Air Base, Italy.AK21 is a U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa-led event involving U.S. Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors working with service members from Albania, Croatia,
  • 31st FW Airmen participate in 2021 Police Week

    Airman Jamal R. Carter, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, drags a fire hose during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. Airmen from the 31st SFS and 31st Civil Engineer Squadron competed in an obstacle course. The course consisted of a hose drag, litter carry, body drag, tire flips, Keiser FORCE Machine, sprints, M4 carbine assembly and disassembly, and a Humvee team push. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)
  • 31 OSS ATCs keep their eyes on the sky

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Cabezas, 31st Operations Support Squadron (OSS) air traffic controller, scans the horizon for landing lights and obstructions on the flight line at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 7, 2021. The ATCs observe aircraft in their airspace and monitor different variables such as wind speed and altitude. The 31st OSS provides
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