• The Boring side of leadership

    There were crowds of people and hearts racing as the adrenaline pumped through their bodies. The sounds around were muffled by the narrow streets and concrete buildings and the upcoming plan for survival ran through minds.
  • 31st Fighter Wing partners with Poland for Nickel Strike

    U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons and Airmen from the 555th Fighter Squadron, 555th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 31st Munitions Squadron, and the 31st Operational Support Squadron worked side by side to deliver combat airpower with NATO allies at Lask Air Base, Poland from Sept. 24 to 26, 2019.
  • Wyverns close Fiscal Year 19

    The U.S. Fiscal Year 2019 started on Oct. 1, 2018 for various corporations, government agencies and individuals, and ended on Sept. 30, 2019. These calendars cover a 12 month period and are divided into four quarters, with the U.S. Fiscal Year 2020 currently in session.
  • USAFE Band swings through northern Italy

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa band, Wings of Dixie, recently completed a visit to the Aviano Air Base region in Italy.
  • 31st FW celebrates 25th Anniversary at Aviano

    The 31st Fighter Wing hosted the 25th Anniversary of the 31st FW Celebratory Banquet on Oct. 5, 2019, at Aviano Air Base, Italy.
  • Exceptional Leader Spotlight: Tech. Sgt. Christopher Carey

    The U.S Air Force is constantly evolving in order to win today’s fight and prepare to win tomorrow’s fight. Therefore leadership in the Air Force must be willing to understand what changes are needed to achieve success.
  • Exceptional Leader Spotlight: Developing the next generation of leaders

    There are numerous articles about leadership and how to be a great leader. At times, their suggestions can be too broad or wide-ranging that it can be difficult to know just what to do next when trying to lead.
  • 31st Fighter Wing executes Rapid Buzzard

    U.S. Air Force Airmen and F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing executed a rapid deployment to Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria to conduct “hot pit” refueling and participate in the bilateral training exercise, Rapid Buzzard, with the Bulgarian Air Force, Sept 24 to 27, 2019.
  • Disinfection byproducts above drinking water standards

    The DBPs test results received on 19 September 2019 show that our system in Area C exceeds the standard, or maximum contaminant level (MCL) for total trihalomethanes (TTHMs).
  • From first to final flight

    Several thousands of feet in the air, an unlikely reunion takes place at Aviano Air Base, Italy. In the front seat of an F-16 Fighting Falcon is U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Daniel “Deuce” Lindsey, commander of the 510th Fighter Squadron. In the rear is Italian air force Col. Vincenzo Tozzi, commander of Aviano Air Base – and Lt. Col. Lindsey’s flight instructor from 16 years ago at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.