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  • Dirt Boyz: it’s a tough job, but they dig it

    Within the 31st Civil Engineer Squadron are specialized sections that take on their own unique nicknames to describe their duties, such as the pavements and heavy equipment section, better known as the “Dirt Boyz.” The Dirt Boyz are responsible for any CE project that involves construction and

  • 31st MXS AGE team saves time, money, fuel

    Whenever mechanical equipment from Aviano Air Base needs to be deployed abroad to support the mission, it goes through a multiple day process to drain the fuel for safe transportation.Aviano AB Airmen have many processes to support U.S. and allied nation missions throughout the region. Whenever

  • 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.”

  • 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

  • HAF transports 31 FW members to INIOCHOS 21

    A Hellenic air force (HAF) C-130 Hercules, carrying members from the 31st Fighter Wing, takes off from Aviano Air Base, Italy, April 6, 2021. The 31st FW is participating in INIOCHOS 21, a HAF-led, large force flying exercise focused on strengthening partnerships and interoperability at Andravida

  • 2020 Defender Challenge

    “The model defender possesses the qualities that 99% of wyvern defenders exhibit each day: discipline…in thought and action; physically and mentally ready to conquer the challenges of dynamic operating environments; lethal…superior in tactics, smarter than the enemy, and deadly behind the trigger,”

  • The Bridge: Aviano Elementary's PTA

    At Aviano Elementary, anticipation is high this time of year. Students are excited to start a new grade and teachers are thrilled to meet their new students!