• A Day in the Life of a Services Airman

    U.S. Airmen order food at La Dolce Vita dining facility, Aviano Air Base, Italy, Nov. 7, 2019. On average, La Dolce Vita has 340 guests every day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Thomas S. Keisler IV)
  • Making History

    It was quiet, one could feel the stillness in the air, as about 1,000 people sat in white chairs, watching history being made right before their eyes.
  • 56th RQS/HMU return from deployment

    The 56th Rescue Squadron recently returned to Aviano Air Base after deploying downrange earlier this year.
  • Optometry Open House on Area F

    An open house is held at the new Optometry location on Area F, Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 30, 2019. Optometry was located on Area 1 for over five years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Thomas S. Keisler IV).
  • RAGE: Aviano makes history

    The crowd cheered with excitement as 10 Airmen from the 31st Munitions Squadron sprinted towards flat and empty trailers, ready to mark Air Force History.
  • 31 CES Fire Dogs conduct live fire training

    U.S. Senior Airman Jose Villalobos, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection journeyman, participates in a live fire training exercise at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 29, 2019. Live fire training is conducted in a burn building, which is a structure built to be intentionally burned for firefighter training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
  • F-16 Flyover

    A U.S Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 555th Fighter Squadron takes flight at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 24, 2019. The unit performs air and space control and force application roles of counterair, strategic attack, and counterland including interdiction and close-air support in support of the joint, NATO, and combined operations. (U.S.
  • Under the 31st Fighter Wing, you’ll find refuge

    The Wyvern Refuge reopened with a “Cupcake Kick-off,” Oct. 25, 2019.
  • Because every detail counts at the 56th HMU

    U.S Air Force Airman James Eyler, a crew chief from the 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 56th Helicopter Maintenance Unit, washes under an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 22, 2019. The primary mission of the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter is to conduct day or night personnel recovery operations within hostile
  • COMUSAFE visits Triple Nickel Airmen

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeff L. Harrigian, right, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, speaks with Chief Master Sgt. Matthew Pipes, middle, 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 555th Aircraft Maintenance Unit superintendent and Lt. Col. Beau E. Diers, 555th Fighter Squadron commander, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 22, 2019.