• New equipment brings new life to Aviano Fitness

    31st Force Support Squadron Airmen replaced broken equipment and deep cleaned the Wyvern and Dragon Fitness Centers at Aviano Air Base, Italy, March 4 – 14, 2019.“Once you have a piece of equipment that you can’t fix anymore, it becomes a safety hazard.” said Staff Sgt. KaeAnne Snow, 31st FSS fitness operations manager. “We’re doing this because we
  • Aviano Rescue Squadrons provide medical assistance, personnel recovery in Croatia

    The 56th and 57th Rescue Squadrons worked closely with the 352nd Special Operations Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, in support of the U.S. Embassy Zagreb Non-combatant Evacuation Operation, NEO, exercise in Zagreb, Croatia, March 18, 2019.The exercise rehearsed the embassy’s personnel evacuation procedures in the event of a natural disaster that
  • Local Legend - Sandra Pizzinato

    Sandra Pizzinato, from the 56th Rescue Squadron, is our Local Legend for this week.
  • Wyvern Warrior - SSgt Andrew Burke

    This week’s Wyvern Warrior is SSgt Andrew Burke, dedicated crew chief at the 555th Aircraft Maintenance Unit! Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, Burke joined the Air Force eight years ago and oddly enough has been at Aviano for 5.55 years. Since arriving at Aviano, Burke has distinguished himself from others in many ways. For example, he designed
  • Local Legend - Elena Iacono Quarantino

    Elena Iacono Quarantino is our Local Legend this week.
  • 31st Fighter Wing Annual Award winners

    The 31st Fighter Wing Annual Awards were held Feb. 22, 2019, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Wyverns were recognized for their hard work in 2018 at the awards ceremony. Winners are slated to compete at the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa level. Winners by category are:  Airman of the Year
  • Wyvern Warrior - SrA Judah Wine

    This week’s Wyvern Warrior is Senior Airman Judah Wine.
  • Reenlistment aboard KC-135 honors father-in-law

    Reenlisting in the United States Air Force is a special occasion for many Airmen. Wingmen, friends, and family gather to celebrate as Airmen reaffirm their oath to protect and defend the constitution for several more years. Master Sgt. William Hinchcliff, 31st Security Forces Squadron operations non-commissioned officer in charge, says reenlistments have been particularly special occasions for him.
  • Legal Office Tax Center opens at Aviano

    This year’s tax season has officially begun and the Aviano Legal Office is here to help.
  • 57th RQS Parachute Rigger Earns Save

    Senior Master Sgt. Maurice Muro, Operations Superintendent for the 57th Rescue Squadron, had completed more than 1,100 successful parachute jumps in his Air Force career before taking off for a joint exercise in Spain.
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