• EUCOM leadership visits Aviano

    AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy –Chief Master Sgt. Phillip Easton, U.S. European Command senior enlisted leader, visited Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 12-13, 2021. Easton briefed Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing on command priorities and provided leadership guidance.As the senior enlisted leader of EUCOM, he was able to provide a perspective on the current
  • 606th ACS strengthens communication during AK21

    In support of Astral Knight 2021 (AK21), a joint multinational exercise involving six different countries and approximately 1,900 combined joint forces, two 606th Air Control Squadron (ACS) teams are operating out of forward-deployed locations in Slovenia and Croatia. At Aviano, the 606th ACS is on active standby to provide backup air control for the forward-deployed locations.
  • 31st FW kicks-off Astral Knight 2021

    Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing kicked-off Astral Knight 2021, a joint, multinational exercise operating out of multiple locations throughout Europe, May 13, 2021 at Aviano Air Base, Italy.AK21 is a U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa-led event involving U.S. Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors working with service members from Albania, Croatia,
  • 31st FW Airmen participate in 2021 Police Week

    Airman Jamal R. Carter, 31st Security Forces Squadron (SFS) member, drags a fire hose during Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 11, 2021. Airmen from the 31st SFS and 31st Civil Engineer Squadron competed in an obstacle course. The course consisted of a hose drag, litter carry, body drag, tire flips, Keiser FORCE Machine, sprints, M4 carbine assembly and disassembly, and a Humvee team push. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)
  • 31 OSS ATCs keep their eyes on the sky

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Cabezas, 31st Operations Support Squadron (OSS) air traffic controller, scans the horizon for landing lights and obstructions on the flight line at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 7, 2021. The ATCs observe aircraft in their airspace and monitor different variables such as wind speed and altitude. The 31st OSS provides
  • IMDT, the art of medicine

    Hippocrates said, "Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.”
  • 31st CES, ALS host Tech. Sgt. Ginett birthday demonstration

    The 31st Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team conducted an explosion demonstration to celebrate the birthday of Tech. Sgt. Adam Ginett, 31st CES EOD technician, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 3, 2021. Ginett lost his life in January 2010 due to wounds from an improvised explosive device while conducting operations
  • 31 MXS participates in readiness exercise

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cristian Martinez, left, exchanges a gas mask with Airman 1st Class Dhaikyah Geter, 31st Maintenance Squadron (MXS) aircraft fuels systems maintenance (AFSM) journeymen, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, April 29, 2021. The 31st MXS performed an annual aircraft fuel tank extraction and aqueous film forming foam exercise to show
  • 724 AMS receives 2020 AF Small Terminal Unit of the Year

    The 724th Air Mobility Squadron, an Air Mobility Command tenant unit at Aviano Air Base, Italy, earned the 2020 Air Force Small Terminal Unit of the Year award March 16, 2021.