• Walk raises breast cancer awareness: Aviano Airmen raise thousands for CFC cancer charities

    More than 200 Airmen and family members put their best foot forward to help raise breast cancer awareness during an Aviano Community Enlisted Spouses Club-sponsored walk Oct. 21 at the Dragon Fitness Center track. "We walk for our mothers who didn't survive, for our sisters who continue to stuggle and for our daughters so they won't have to," said
  • Bodybuilder teaches students healthy living

    Bodybuilder Craig "The Diamond" Richardson visited Aviano Middle School Oct. 10 during the sixth and eigth grade physical education classes. Students had an opportunity to ask Mr. Richardson about his weight training regime and how many push-ups and sit-ups he could do. Mr. Richardson gave healthy snacking tips and encouraged students to take care
  • Tops in Blue entertains Aviano community

    The Air Force's expeditionary entertainers performed for the Aviano community during their "What's Love?" show Oct. 14 and 15 in Hangar One. Tops in Blue expressed to audiences the many stages of love by performing ballads from artists ranging from Elton John to Barry White. The troupe is a musical entertainment group composed of Airmen who travel
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  • USAFE medics provide healthcare in Zambia

    Medics from U.S. Air Forces in Europe units recently returned from a week of examining eyes and teeth in Zambia as a part of USAFE's first military-to-military medical capabilities initiative in that part of the world. "When we went to the orphangages and saw how they lived and how much what we were doing meant to them, it really opened my eyes and
  • Flu vaccination to arrive at end of month

    The 31st Medical Group will receive the first shipment of influenza vaccine by the end of October. The group will use the first shipment to vaccinate people in high priority groups such as deploying personnel, hospital staff and children. Flu vaccinations are given between 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Immunization Clinic. All active duty personnel
  • Squadrons ‘pull’ money for charity

    Aviano people can cheer for their squadron's "Humvee" and donate to the Combined Federal Campaign during a Humvee pull from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Dragon Fitness Center. Squadrons are sponsoring Humvee pulling teams to raise money in support of CFC, which runs through Dec. 1. Aviano's CFC goal is to reach $270,000 in donations within the
  • Consequences of Drinking and Driving

    On Feb. 17, I made the worst decision of my life. I should have known better than to drink and drive. They always say the most important thing is to have a plan before you go out to drink, even if it is something as simple as having wine with dinner. I didn't have a plan. I was celebrating Valentine's Day with my girlfriend and we went to a local
  • National fire prevention week ignites: Week focuses on home fire prevention

    It can happen at any time. It could be from cooking or something else, but smelling smoke or hearing a smoke alarm can be a person's worst nightmare. The 31st Civil Engineer Squadron fire prevention flight doesn't want anyone to experience a fire. For fire prevention week, which is Sunday through Oct. 14, they want to remind everyone how to cook
  • Volunteers made summer ‘classic’

    Volunteers from all over the 31st Fighter Wing gave Aviano Airmen alternative activities during last summer's Sports Classic. Members of the 31st Services Squadron, Airmen Against Drunk Driving, Airman and Family Readiness Flight, and others organized nighttime events such as a moonlight golf tournament and a softball tournament that had nearly 250