• Air Force members deploy to Aviano to support mission

    In the face of rapidly changing mission sets due to global events, several bases throughout U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, including squadrons from the 31st Fighter Wing, find themselves executing real-world and training operations at a faster pace to support the increased mission

  • Police Week: Battle of the Badges, Guns and Hoses Competition

    Airman 1st Class Jalyn Cash, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department firefighter, drags a fire hose during the annual Guns and Hoses obstacle course in honor of Police Week at Aviano Air Base, Italy, May 18, 2022. The 31st CES competed against the 31st Security Forces in an obstacle course

  • COMUSAFE, Command Chief visits Aviano

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces inEurope and Air Forces Africa commander, performs a static jump with members from the 57th Rescue Squadron during a visit at Aviano Air Base, Italy, April 21, 2022. While visiting Aviano AB, Harrigian completed his final flight in an F-16

  • 555th AMU continues maintenance mission

    Each individual has a part to play in the 31st Fighter Wing’s vision of maintaining an agile and ready force while maintaining trust as a NATO ally. The 555th Fighter Squadron and 555th Aircraft Maintenance Unit are operating as an important part of NATO’s around-the-clock mission.

  • Wyvern Fighter of the Week: SSgt Christopher Gentry

    This week’s Wyvern Fighter of the Week is Staff Sgt. Christopher Gentry, 731st Expeditionary Attack Squadron, power production, who has been a part of Wyvern Nation for almost two months.Gentry led a team of five Airmen outside their career fields in the rapid install of weather-stripping on a

  • Aviano Local Legend; Ghada Abumuhor

    Ghada Abumuhor, 31st Operational Medical Readiness Squadron (OMRS) administrative assistant, is this month’s Local Legend. Abumuhor is originally from Bethlehem, Palestine, and has worked at Aviano Air Base since April 2018.In her short amount of time here, Abumuhor has contributed a great deal to

  • 31st FW kicks-off Astral Knight 2021

    Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing kicked-off Astral Knight 2021, a joint, multinational exercise operating out of multiple locations throughout Europe, May 13, 2021 at Aviano Air Base, Italy.AK21 is a U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa-led event involving U.S. Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors

  • 31 FW RAGE exercise showcases ACE capabilities

    The 31st Maintenance Group held an Integrated Combat Turnaround (ICT) Rapid Aircraft Generation Employment (RAGE) exercise April 1, 2021, to showcase the base’s lethal combat capabilities and proven Agile Combat Employment (ACE) effectiveness.