• 31st AMXS perform safe, aircraft maintenance anytime, anywhere

    The early morning was still as clouds covered the dark skies. Frost grew over the ground; it was the type of cold that reached into the bones. The only thing they could do was keep moving. A few Airmen forced their breath into their hands and rubbed them together for just a few seconds of heat. 
  • U.S. and Romanian air forces cement alliance

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jason Bailey, the 31st Fighter Wing Commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jamie Newman, the 31st FW Command Chief, visited Campia Turzii, Romania, Feb. 3-4, to meet with Romanian air force leadership and key defense leaders in the region.
  • Fueling the Farm

    U.S. Airmen deployed here worked alongside their Romanian civil engineer counterparts to establish a diesel fuel farm, using fuels mobility support equipment in order to support various base operations.
  • 31st OG leadership visits Campia Turzii

    U.S. Air Force leaders visited Campia Turzii for a base facilities and mission familiarization tour.
  • USAF conducts ISR mission in Romania

    Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance is one of the Air Force’s five enduring core missions, and is integral to global vigilance and foundational to global reach and power. The U.S. Air Force has deployed MQ-9 Reaper aircraft and approximately 90 Airmen at the 71st Air Base in Campia Turzii, Romania, to conduct ISR missions in support of NATO operations.
  • Safe in the snow: 31 FW, ITAF undertake joint survival training

    The forest is nearly silent; the only sounds reaching their ears are those of their own breaths and the crunch of snow underfoot. A heavy fog has set in across the slope of the snow-covered mountain, making their job that much more difficult - but working in the favor of the three ‘survivors’ evading pursuit.
  • Brothers, together forever

    “We haven’t been in the same room, car or space with each other for longer than one to three days in the last 10 years,” said U.S Air Force Staff. Sgt. Robert Loerke, 31st Munitions Squadron crew chief and inspector.
  • 31st MDG opens doors to COBRA Clinic

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jason E. Bailey, 31st Fighter Wing commander, participates in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Comprehensive Operational Medicine for Battle Ready Airmen (COBRA) Clinic with Airmen from the 31st Medical Group at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Jan. 14, 2021. The COBRA clinic is a newly innovated program unique to Aviano and designed to focus on readiness by preventing or reducing mental health and musculoskeletal profiles of our Airmen. The COBRA clinic is based on a hub and spoke model of care incorporating diagnosis, recovery, rehabilitation, and performance optimization into a single unified mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ericka A. Woolever)
  • Sending a special grazie to local law enforcement

    This holiday season, Office of Special Investigations (OSI) Detachment 531 at Aviano Air Base, Italy, partnered with Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students to send a special ‘grazie’ to 75 Italian law enforcement and security service agencies across Italy.