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  • Ukrainian Airman’s perspective on resilience

    “If there is a will there is a way, keep that in mind. If you have goals and you don’t really feel like you are getting there, just remember life works in mysterious ways and as long as you really want it, then keep that carrot in front of you on the stick and keep going.”

  • Strengthening alliances through joint NATO training

    Pararescuemen assigned to the 57th Rescue Squadron and HH-60G Pave Hawks and crew assigned to the 56th RQS, both from Aviano Air Base, Italy, alongside Royal Marines Commando Mobile Air Operations team with Commando Helicopter Force performed joint NATO training with the 53rd Commando Battalion

  • 555th FS supports NATO's eAP

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jacob Wood, 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assistant dedicated crew chief, checks flight control movement on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Feb. 25, 2022. The flight will support NATO’s enhanced

  • 31 LRS meets AK21 supply, demand

    Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing are conducting this exercise across multiple locations throughout Europe with U.S. partners, and among them are the 31st Logistics Readiness Squadron, executing the mission while maintaining the capability to deploy personnel and cargo in support of air and space

  • 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.

  • 31st FW Airmen put ‘AFE’ in safe

    Pilots from the 555th Fighter Squadron rush into the locker room, preparing for another day of flying during NATO enhanced Air Policing. Music is blasting from a portable speaker as they laugh, smile and throw on their gear before heading out. As the pilots prepare to focus on the flight ahead,

  • 31st FW Airmen meet with Bulgarian students

    While supporting NATO’s enhanced Air Policing mission, 31st Fighter Wing Airmen gave 35 students from First English Language School in Sofia, Bulgaria, a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon tour at Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Oct. 2, 2020. During the event, Aviano Airmen taught students about what