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  • 31st MXS Metals Tech

    Staff Sgt. Branagan Glennen, 31st Maintenance Squadron metals technician craftsman, welds a piece of metal at Aviano Air Base, Italy, July 6, 2022. The mission of Metals Tech is to support Aviano’s different agencies and their missions by fabricating and welding different pieces as the need arises.

  • 31 FW Commander gives final all-call

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jason Bailey, 31st Fighter Wing commander, speaks during his final all-call at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 30, 2022. Commanders use all-calls to communicate important messages and highlight different accomplishments to the entire base populace. Bailey commands the only

  • 724th AMS Conducts Honorable Carry of Suspected WWII Remains

    AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy – The 724th Air Mobility Squadron conducted an enroute honorable carry of nine caskets containing the remains of unidentified service members, through Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 27, 2022.These remains, suspected to be World War II service members, were located at the

  • Melodies of the Century

    The Chamber Orchestra “Nuova Orchestra da Camera Ferruccio Busoni” played at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 29, 2022. They were directed by Maestro Massimo Belli and performed “Melodies of the Century”. The goal of these events is to bring two nations together through music, international language and

  • 555th FS F-16 take offs

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 555th Fighter Squadron takes off from Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 16, 2022. The 555th FS provides combat airpower on demand to U.S. and NATO Combatant Commanders as well as the National Command Authority in order to meet national security objectives.

  • Ukrainian Airman’s perspective on resilience

    “If there is a will there is a way, keep that in mind. If you have goals and you don’t really feel like you are getting there, just remember life works in mysterious ways and as long as you really want it, then keep that carrot in front of you on the stick and keep going.”