• 31st OSS Airmen train on contingency response procedures

    Senior Airman John Kendall, 31st Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, places a light down on the flightline during a training session at Aviano Air Base, Italy, March 10, 2022. The members used a Phantom AZL-15 lighting kit to simulate landing zones for a variety of aircraft

  • Aviano Congratulates Wyvern University’s first graduate

    Making personal and professional improvements isn’t always easy, especially when juggling work, school, fitness and families. Finding time in the day and opportunities that line up together can be a challenge. However, one Airman assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing faced those challenges head-on and

  • 31 FW Airmen mentor Italian aeronautical students

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Ben Kern, 510th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, speaks to a group of aeronautical students at the Malignani Aeronautical Institute in Udine, Italy, March 3, 2022. Representatives from the 31st Fighter Wing and Col. Marco Schiattoni, Italian base commander, had the

  • 555th FS supports NATO's eAP

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob Wood, 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assistant dedicated crew chief, checks flight control movement on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Feb. 25, 2022. The flight will support NATO’s enhanced

  • 56th HMU/RQS reunites with family, friends after deployment

    A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 56th Rescue Squadron reunites with her family after returning from a deployment, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Feb. 9, 2022. The primary mission of the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter is to conduct day or night personnel recovery operations into hostile environments

  • 56th RQS helicopter returns from deployment

    A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 724th Air Mobility Squadron prepares to unload an HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to the 56th Rescue Squadron from a C-17 Globemaster at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Feb. 9, 2022. The HH-60G returned from a deployment with the 56th RQS and 56th Helicopter Maintenance

  • Aviano Airmen share the love

    Valentine’s Day is about showing appreciation, love and friendship for those around you, whether it be family, friends, or even strangers. Four Airmen and civilians from the 31st Security Forces Squadron Pass & Registration office shared the love and donated Valentine’s Day gift bags to 15 children

  • Carabinieri Commander visits Aviano

    Brig. Gen. Francesco Atzeni, Friuli Venezia Giulia Carabinieri commander, visits the 56th Rescue Squadron at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Feb. 11, 2022. Atzeni is a helicopter pilot; his previous assignment was in Pratica di Mare (Rome) where he was the commander of the Carabinieri's Aircraft Regiment

  • Aviano Gamer Group Community

    Some Airmen use hiking to destress and for some it’s a face mask with a glass of grape juice, for Airman 1st Class Jason Collier video gaming with others is where he alleviates stress in his life.