• Buzzard team returns home

    Families welcomed back 31st Fighter Wing Airmen from a six-month deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan on Aviano Air Base, Italy, April 30 – May 9.Down range, the Airmen from the 510th Fighter Squadron flew 7,500 combat hours and executed more than 1,000 sorties to deter adversaries and execute the National Defense Strategy.“From maintainers,
  • Aviano AB Develops Exceptional Leaders

    Striving to be the Air Force’s most combat ready go-to Fighter Wing is no small feat. Day in and day out, members of Aviano Air Base from a variety of mission sets and ranks work together toward rapid readiness throughout the base’s surety enterprise.
  • Aviano Town Hall Meeting

    Since the first Town Hall meeting in August, the 31st Fighter Wing Leadership has taken your questions/comments and worked diligently to fix problems, consider recommendations, and pursue new avenues. The following answers were updated on Nov. 15, 2018 to provide community members with the latest information.
  • SecAF visits Aviano AB

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited with Wyvern Warriors at Aviano Air Base, Italy on April 24. Wilson was able to directly see and experience the many missions of the 31st Fighter Wing and how Aviano supports warfighters and contributes to the national defense strategy.
  • Safe Cycling: Knowing How to Ride in Italy

    Bicycling is a healthy alternative to commuting by car. It provides an aerobic workout that builds muscle. Though being on two wheels does carry some risks.
  • Increased Ops Across Aviano AB

    The heat isn’t the only thing rising as summer grows closer. Aviano AB will be experiencing a rise in people, aircraft and possibly noise as exercises begin to kick off. This year’s exercises will demonstrate the agile interoperability of air, land, and sea capabilities of multiple NATO allies in order to defend key terrain throughout Europe.
  • Warren Aderholt’s Evasion Adventure

    On April 9, 1945, 2nd Lt. Warren Aderholt, of Birmingham, Ala., flew his fifteenth combat mission with the 309th Fighter Squadron, 31st Fighter Group. What started as a routine mission for a combat-seasoned P-51 Mustang pilot would instead change the lives of two families for the next 75 years.
  • Patriot Express: Back to Serve Aviano AB

    The Aviano Passenger Terminal recently brought back the Patriot Express (PE). This service, also known as the Rotator, is a Department of Defense contracted commercial charter flight providing international support to travelers on official duty orders and their families. Along with this service, the PE also provides Space Available travel for qualifying members.
  • Triple Nickels kick-off exercise African Lion 2019 with a roar

    Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing and Royal Moroccan Air Force conduct F-16 aviation training during exercise African Lion 2019, March 25-April 3, 2019, at Ben Guerir Air Base, Morocco.
  • Town Hall Community Updates

    The town hall series provides a venue for updating the community on quality-of-life improvements and for leadership to hear suggestions and feedback from the community.
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