• Suicide Prevention: Talking about it is the hard part

    Death leaves a heartache that is often difficult to heal from, because it can be tough to forget someone who gave so much to remember.
  • Small innovation saves 31st FW thousands of dollars

    Innovators can be found around the world, even in the 31st Fighter Wing. Members of the 31st Maintenance Group Air Force Repair Enhancement Program (AFREP) team are such visionaries.
  • USAFE Equal Opportunity conference boosts knowledge, training

    At the Aviano Air Base Equal Opportunity (EO) Office, every day is different. “It’s like Forrest Gump’s box of chocolates, you never know what you are going to get,” said Tech. Sgt. Ashley O’Brien, the 31st Fighter Wing’s Equal Opportunity NCO in charge.
  • Team Aviano ‘Unites’ for new program

    In August 2016, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General David Goldfein, released his letter to Airmen titled, ‘The Beating Heart of the Air Force…Squadrons!’ where his number one focus was to revitalize squadrons.
  • Town Hall August 2019 Q&A

    Leadership from the 31st Fighter Wing hosted a Town Hall for Airmen, contractors, civilian and Italian employees, and families here, Aug. 13, 2019. 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.
  • 31 FW mission defense team ensures cyber security

    The U.S. Air Force has been tackling cyberspace defense for two decades with Airmen serving around the globe defending air, space and cyberspace domains with defensive cyber operations (DCO) and offensive cyber operations (OCO) forces.
  • The Bridge: Aviano Elementary's PTA

    At Aviano Elementary, anticipation is high this time of year. Students are excited to start a new grade and teachers are thrilled to meet their new students!
  • The Volunteer Program at Aviano AB

    Volunteering at Aviano Air Base is as easy as reaching out to the Airman & Family Readiness Center. The Volunteer Program on base provides service to others, builds or maintains skill sets, expands networking opportunities, and can be personally rewarding.
  • USAFE CAPEX 2019

    Combat Ammunition Production Exercise, an exercise typically located at a Pacific Air Forces base, has been hosted by USAFE the last two years, most recently by the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, from Aug. 5 through 9. 
  • 31 MDG BE Flight practices protecting Wyvern Nation

    As a part of the 31st Aerospace Medicine Squadron (AMDS), the Bioenvironmental Engineering (BE) section provides care and protective measures for Airmen and their families. Usually, this includes heat stress warnings, testing air and water quality for the base, and conducting gas mask fit tests to keep Wyverns prepared for anything. However, they also perform another critical mission role: hazard identification and containment.