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  • From puppy to patrol: the life of a military working dog

    Just like any other trainee, military working dogs (MWDs) must be trained as pups into a member of the U.S. Air Force. Kay, a Belgian Sheppard and one of the MWDs assigned to Aviano AB, began his military career at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, the home of U.S. Air Force basic training.

  • Wyvern University keeps Aviano AB educated

    Wyvern University (WU) is an extracurricular education program that offers a wide variety of courses for professional and personal development.The classes offered at WU are available to the entire Aviano AB community, regardless of their status.

  • 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.”

  • 31st CES Airmen save Hangar

    “It was 3 p.m. and I was finishing a job in building 925 when the facility manager came up to me and he seemed flustered,” said Senior Airman Tyler J. Vance, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron structural journeyman. “I could tell something was wrong.”

  • FS21 strengthens aircraft integration and alliances

    One of the only noises to be heard at Amendola Air Base, Italy, is the thundering sound of three different nations’ fourth-and-fifth-generation fighter aircraft starting up and taking off to participate in Falcon Strike 2021 (FS21), June 7-15.

  • Sunny with a chance of lightning

    The 724th Air Mobility Squadron, an Air Mobility Command tenant unit at Aviano Air Base, participated in exercise Nodal Lightning May 17-21, 2021. Nodal Lightning is a readiness exercise conducted by the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing based out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

  • 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