• 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.

  • Buzzards soar over Aviano AB

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 510th Fighter Squadron ascends above Aviano Air Base, Italy, March 22, 2021. Increase flying operations are key to the success of maintaining the 31st Fighter Wing’s ‘Adapt, Deter, Dominate’ capabilities. It also provided critical training

  • 31 FW trains with ITAF

    Integrating multiple trainings on different objectives is critical to ensuring the collective defense of the NATO alliance. Airmen honed their operational and tactical skills while familiarizing our ITAF counterparts.

  • 31st FW conducts ACE dispersal exercise

    In addition to participating in an Agile Combat Employment dispersal exercise, F-16s from the 510th FS also deployed to Germany for exercise Agile Fury with the 480th FS and the German air force’s 74th Tactical Air Force Wing.

  • 31st OG Conducts Operation Porcupine 2021

    The 31st Operations Group conducted Exercise Operation Porcupine in Cincu, Romania, March 4, 2021. Operation Porcupine is an annual exercise that tests the capability of the different squadrons inside the 31st OG and their ability to work together. “Operation Porcupine is a joint exercise taking

  • Leaders for Readers; 31 FW commander reads book to Aviano AB children

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jason E. Bailey, 31st Fighter Wing commander, reads “Fox in Socks” to Aviano Elementary School children at Aviano Air Base, Italy, March 2, 2021. National Read Across America Day is celebrated March 2 in coalition with Dr. Seuss’s birthday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman

  • 31 FW Airmen receive second Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kimberly Carranza (right), 31st Healthcare Operation Squadron family health technician, administers the second Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Tech. Sgt. Raphael Baylis, 31st Maintenance Group quality assurance technician, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Feb. 26, 2021. According to