• The legal, financial cost of Driving Under the Influence

    Drinking and driving not only puts you at risk for hurting yourself and others, but it can also have dire legal and financial consequences. Consequences vary depending if the person had a previous Uniform Code of Military Justice violation. The following is a list of punishments Aviano Airmen have received in 2006 for drinking and driving:
  • Outdoor Recreation plans sporting trips to Slovenian Dolomites

    People looking for a way to combine the stunning views of the Alps and getting fit can take an Outdoor Recreation trip to Slovenia next month. Outdoor Recreation will host a hiking tour March 24 and a horseback riding and caving tour March 31. Both trips can take up to eight people, but the hiking trip can take more if people sign up in
  • Aviano dorms get wireless Internet

    Living in Aviano's dorms just got better now that the 31st Communications Squadron has installed wireless Internet access. The squadron began installing Internet access points in November and has completed connections to all the dorms except dorm 219. "It has really improved their quality of life," said Staff Sgt. Alex Argudin, 31st Communications
  • USAFE, Liberian medics team up to save lives

    Within minutes of completing two days of medical training in Liberia taught by medics from U.S. Air Forces in Europe, 23 Armed Forces of Liberia medical technicians were put to the test when they responded to a high-speed vehicle rollover Jan. 28. Outside the gate to the remote military barracks where the eight USAFE medics were conducting medical
  • 31st Fighter Wing to hold National Prayer Breakfast

    The base chapel is sponsoring the National Prayer Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday in the La Bella Vista Club. The guest speaker is Chaplain (Col.) Carl Andrews, U.S. Air Forces in Europe command chaplain. "In addition to being a chaplain, [Chaplain Andrews] was a munitions officer in Vietnam," said Senior Airman Elizabeth Stewart, 31st Fighter Wing
  • Get in tune: Aviano prepares for USAFE Idol

    Aviano will host its base-level U.S. Air Forces in Europe Idol Talent Contest at 2 p.m. March 24 at the base theater. Singers interested in competing need to sign up by Wednesday at the Community Center.The 2007 contest has some changes and updates that participants should be aware of.All contestants must choose two songs to perform, one which must
  • Aviano Airmen conduct self-aid, buddy care training

    Wrapping second- and third-degree burns and splinting bone fractures were just two parts of the self-aid and buddy care training Airmen learned here Feb. 6. The training will be put to the test during a tactical evaluation in March, and can be essential for Airmen gearing up for deployments to Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom. "When
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