• 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.
  • New equipment brings new life to Aviano Fitness

    31st Force Support Squadron Airmen replaced broken equipment and deep cleaned the Wyvern and Dragon Fitness Centers at Aviano Air Base, Italy, March 4 – 14, 2019.“Once you have a piece of equipment that you can’t fix anymore, it becomes a safety hazard.” said Staff Sgt. KaeAnne Snow, 31st FSS fitness operations manager. “We’re doing this because we
  • Aviano Rescue Squadrons provide medical assistance, personnel recovery in Croatia

    The 56th and 57th Rescue Squadrons worked closely with the 352nd Special Operations Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, in support of the U.S. Embassy Zagreb Non-combatant Evacuation Operation, NEO, exercise in Zagreb, Croatia, March 18, 2019.The exercise rehearsed the embassy’s personnel evacuation procedures in the event of a natural disaster that
  • Local Legend - Sandra Pizzinato

    Sandra Pizzinato, from the 56th Rescue Squadron, is our Local Legend for this week.
  • Wyvern Warrior - SSgt Andrew Burke

    This week’s Wyvern Warrior is SSgt Andrew Burke, dedicated crew chief at the 555th Aircraft Maintenance Unit! Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, Burke joined the Air Force eight years ago and oddly enough has been at Aviano for 5.55 years. Since arriving at Aviano, Burke has distinguished himself from others in many ways. For example, he designed
  • Local Legend - Elena Iacono Quarantino

    Elena Iacono Quarantino is our Local Legend this week.
  • 31st Fighter Wing Annual Award winners

    The 31st Fighter Wing Annual Awards were held Feb. 22, 2019, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Wyverns were recognized for their hard work in 2018 at the awards ceremony. Winners are slated to compete at the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa level. Winners by category are:  Airman of the Year