• Strengthening partnerships and interoperability between nations

    The 31st Fighter Wing is scheduled to participate in INIOCHOS 21 at Andravida Air Base, Greece, from April 12-22, 2021.
  • 31st FW leadership signs Month of the Military Child proclamation

    U.S. Air Force Col. Christopher Busque, 31st Mission Support Group commander, speaks during the Month of the Military Child proclamation celebration at Aviano Air Base, Italy, April 8, 2021. April is MOMC, a time to honor the sacrifices made by children of military members serving at home and overseas. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Stephanie
  • HAF transports 31 FW members to INIOCHOS 21

    A Hellenic air force (HAF) C-130 Hercules, carrying members from the 31st Fighter Wing, takes off from Aviano Air Base, Italy, April 6, 2021. The 31st FW is participating in INIOCHOS 21, a HAF-led, large force flying exercise focused on strengthening partnerships and interoperability at Andravida Air Base in Greece. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
  • 510th FS supports exercise INIOCHOS 21

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 510th Fighter Squadron takes off to support exercise INIOCHOS 21, Aviano Air Base, Italy, April 6, 2021. INIOCHOS 21 is an annual exercise in Greece designed to provide advanced and realistic aircrew training to strengthen interoperability of allied and partner air forces. The exercise aims to enhance combat readiness, fighting capabilities and interoperability of the participating forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)
  • 31 MUNS cuts ribbon on new munitions storage area

    The 31st Munitions Squadron hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil their new earth-covered munitions storage modules on Area F at Aviano Air Base, Italy, March 31, 2021. The three modules will allow Airmen from the 31st MUNS to pre-position munitions on the flightline, allowing faster delivery without the requirement of shutting down the highway between Areas F and G to safely cross.
  • Wyvern Writers: Lt. Col. Katherine Hemken

    When I was asked to write an article for Women’s History month, I wasn’t sure that I was the right fit. I see so many talented, successful women who are probably more qualified to write something. But, one of my senior noncommissioned officers convinced me that all I needed to write is my story. I’m not sure if this is what she was expecting, but here goes:
  • Darby Delights: 731 Munitions Airman brings joy to the workplace

    Lost in thought, he walked through the grocery store trying to decide what to have for dinner. Suddenly, someone tapped him on the shoulder and told him they laughed at the comic strip they saw on the local Facebook page. He was surprised that someone recognized him for his work.
  • Always ready: Wyvern EOD

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jordan Burger, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team leader, puts safety pins on an F-16 Fighting Falcon to secure the aircraft during a training session at Aviano Air Base, Italy, March 23, 2021. The training session simulated an in-flight emergency scenario. During the training, an EOD
  • 31st MDG enhances facility with series of art installations

    The 31st Medical Group (MDG) and a team of mosaic artists worked together to create and install art pieces around the MDG facility at Aviano Air Base, Italy.Artists Denise Toson & Marzia Cancian, graduates of Scuola dei Mosaicisti del Friuli school, worked with the 31st Medical Support Squadron Facilities Management team, to organize, engineer and
  • COMUSAFE visits Aviano

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeff Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brion Blais, USAFE-AFAFRICA command chief, visited Aviano Air Base, Italy, March 24-25, and familiarized themselves with the 31st Fighter Wing’s current mission and operations.