• Aviano unit honors fallen Airmen

    The 603rd Air Control Squadron held a remembrance ceremony May 19 to honor the five ‘Scorpions’ who lost their lives since the squadron began operating here in 1994.The remembrance ceremony focused on the friendships and the lives of the fallen Airmen.“Today is a day of celebrating and joy, not a

  • EDIS helps ease parents’ worries

    Discovering a child may have developmental disorder can be tumultuous time for a parent. Parents worry about how their child will get along at school and how to ensure they learn necessary skills.Helping ease Aviano parents from the weight of worry is the Educational and Development Intervention

  • Body art must fit military image

    The history of tattoos can be traced back thousands of years. Archaeologists discovered tattoos on Italy’s very own 5,200 year old “Iceman.” Tattoos disappeared from Western society for many years, but re-emerged in the 1760s. Sailors from the ship of Capt. James Cook returned from the Polynesians

  • Military bases tighten up on Internet chitchat

    Operation security experts across the Air Force are focusing more attention on the idle chitchat that now runs rampant among Internet blogs.Typically a mix of what is happening in a person’s life and what’s occuring on the Web, blogs are the public diaries of the 21st century. The activity of

  • Wing plans to dine out "MASH" style

    Military life revolves around traditions. The way we salute, address each other and celebrate career milestones all have deep roots. Now the Aviano community as a whole will have the opportunity to experience another unique military tradition.The 31st Fighter Wing is hosting a MASH Bash-themed

  • Aviano gains national recognition

    For the past 50 years, the National Restaurant Association and the Hennessy Travelers Association have honored the special achievements of Air Force food service facilities worldwide. This year, they are recognizing one of Aviano’s own.Tech. Sgt. Derrick Wells, 31st Services Squadron La Dolce Vita

  • Airmen participate in Wingman Day events

    Sexual assault, drinking and driving and suicide are, for some, uncomfortable topics, but they were the focus of group discussions during Aviano’s Wingman Day Monday.“It’s important that we talk about these things because it’s better to break the ice when someone’s life is not in danger,” said Lt.

  • Aviano medics train for any situation

    Part of Area D was transformed into a field hospital last week by the 31st Medical Group Medical Readiness Flight. Officials used the area to conduct a two-day Continual Medical Readiness Training course.“This is a great teaching tool,” said Master Sgt. Robert Velez, medical readiness flight NCOIC.