• 31 FW Airmen mentor Italian aeronautical students

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Ben Kern, 510th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, speaks to a group of aeronautical students at the Malignani Aeronautical Institute in Udine, Italy, March 3, 2022. Representatives from the 31st Fighter Wing and Col. Marco Schiattoni, Italian base commander, had the

  • MQ-9s execute new mission in Romania

    The U.S. Air Force recently deployed MQ-9 Reaper aircraft and approximately 90 Airmen at the 71st Air Base in Campia Turzii, Romania, to conduct intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions in support of NATO operations.

  • 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.

  • Fueling the Farm

    U.S. Airmen deployed here worked alongside their Romanian civil engineer counterparts to establish a diesel fuel farm, using fuels mobility support equipment in order to support various base operations.

  • Slovenian military leaders 1st visit to Aviano AB

    SlovenianArmed Forces leaders visited Aviano Air Base, Italy, Jan. 22, 2019.The visitfamiliarized Slovenian military leaders with the 31st Fighter Wing mission inorder to strengthen the U.S. and Slovenian partnership. “Thewillingness of our Slovenian counterparts to visit Aviano and continue

  • Aviano community gathers for 40th Anniversary of Friuli Earthquakes

    The President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella, 120 Italian political advisors, 31st Fighter Wing leadership and members from the Northeastern region gathered for the 40th Anniversary memorial ceremony, in remembrance of the Friuli Earthquake May 6, 2016, Udine, Italy.