• 606th ACS unleashes TORCC at Astral Knight 20

    The 606th Air Control Squadron, call sign “Primo,” is the U.S. Air Force’s only Control and Reporting Center outside the continental United States. Primo’s mission is mobile command and control. The squadron can load equipment worth millions of dollars onto trucks and convoy nearly anywhere in Europe from its home station at Aviano Air Base, Italy.
  • 606th ACS suits up for AK 20 in Poland

    Exercise Astral Knight kicked off in Poland Sept. 21, 2020, and featured participants from several European partners and U.S. service branches. The exercise aims to enhance the command and control integration, coordination and interoperability of air, land and sea capabilities and overlapping operations into the integrated air and missile defense enterprise in Europe.
  • ‘Run for the Dream’ 5k continues diversity conversation at Aviano

    On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was killed while being arrested outside a shop in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Video of the incident quickly spread online, igniting social outcry and protests across the United States and the world. The video was viewed by millions of people around the globe, including those right here at Aviano Air Base.
  • 555th FS participates in Point Blank 20-4 exercise

    The 555th Fighter Squadron participated in exercise Point Blank 20-4 over the North Sea, September 10, 2020. Point Blank 20-4 is a recurring large force exercise designed to increase tactical proficiency between multiple forces.
  • USAFE Controller of the Year earns FAM flight

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Devon Kercher, assigned to the 31st Operations Support Squadron, was not only recently recognized as the 2019 U.S. Air Forces in Europe Air Traffic Controller of the Year, but he was also able to fly in one of the U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons he works with on a daily basis.
  • Aviano hosts First Sergeant Symposium

    Have you ever wanted to be a first sergeant? This question was posed to the Airmen of Aviano Air Base, followed by an invitation to attend a First Sergeant Symposium beginning on Aug. 31.
  • 31 FW, 52nd FW conduct CDDAR training

    Airmen assigned to the 52nd Maintenance Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, joined the 31st MXS for a Crashed Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery lift training event August 28 and 29, 2020 at Aviano Air Base, Italy.
  • Wyverns taking care of Wyverns

    Mission. Airmen. Family. Our Wyverns have taken the 31st Fighter Wing priorities to heart and banded together to take care of our own.
  • Birds of a feather host morale event together

    The 31st Fighter Wing’s vision is to be the Air Force’s most combat ready, go-to Fighter Wing. Getting our jets in the air is a priority and requires Airmen from various units throughout Aviano to get the mission done.
  • Do what you have to do to be where you want to be

    According to the Air Force Personnel Center, only 0.013 percent of enlisted members in the U.S. Air Force noncommissioned officer tier have a professional degree, one of which calls Aviano home.