• 56th HMU sets roots in Aviano

    From Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, the 56th Helicopter Maintenance Unit has finally finished setting down roots at Aviano Air Base, Italy.

  • 56th HMU Airman accepted to U.S. Air Force Academy

    The U.S. Air Force Academy isn’t just a premier education establishment. It's an unparalleled academic and military institution that provides young men and women with rewarding opportunities to transform into the leaders of tomorrow.

  • Silent superheroes

    “I was choked up, filled with emotions that a nine year old girl took the time to write the commissary a letter,” said Ruben Nadal, commissary officer and store director at Aviano Air Base, Italy. “Not only was this month special to her as she celebrated her birthday during this difficult time, but

  • Because every detail counts at the 56th HMU

    U.S Air Force Airman James Eyler, a crew chief from the 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 56th Helicopter Maintenance Unit, washes under an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 22, 2019. The primary mission of the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter is to conduct day or night