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NOTICES

QUARTERLY INSTALLATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (IAC)
Come join us for the Quarterly Installation Advisory Committee (IAC) is meeting! This is a great opportunity for faculty, parents and students to work with military leadership in enhancing educational programs and supporting events. 

-WHAT: Quarterly Installation Advisory Committee
-WHEN: Tuesday, 6 December
-WHERE: Wing Conference Room

COLA SURVEY
This survey is used to capture the shopping patterns of Uniformed Service members stationed OCONUS. Data collected assists in the determination of Cost-of-Living Allowance (COLA) paid to members in your country of assignment. Participation in this survey is voluntary, but strongly encouraged so that data will be representative of your location of assignment. The survey closes Dec. 13, 2022.

Please use this link to fill out the COLA survey: https://www.travel.dod.mil/italy/

REPORTS AND ANALYSIS LIMITED SERVICES
On December 5 and 6 there will be limited services for the 31st SFS Reports and Analysis Office. During this time, Restricted Area Badges will not issued, report requests will not be processed and background checks/out-processing will only be accomplished in emergency situations. Walk-in reports will be tentatively accepted. Normal operations will resume 7 December at 0730. If you have any questions, please call 632-7155.

MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION OFFICE LIMITED SERVICES
The Motor Vehicle Registration Office will have limited services 5-6 Dec and 13-16 Dec. Please call 0434304858 or 632-4858 if you have any questions.  

AVIANO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT SCREENING SERVICES
Parents of elementary school age children, Aviano now offers services to conduct developmental screen for children ages 3 to 5.

There screenings are to gauge if your child’s speech, language, and/or readiness skills are on target for their age. If you would like to schedule and appointment or have further questions, please call 632-5677.

COMMISSARY HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
For the week of Thanksgiving, the Commissary will be open 23 Nov (The day before Thanksgiving) and closed on 24 Nov (Thanksgiving Day). For the week of Christmas, the Commissary will be open until 1600 on 24 Dec (Christmas Eve) and closed on 25 Dec (Christmas). Lastly for week of New Year’s, the Commissary will be open 31 Dec (New Year’s Eve) and closed on 1 Jan, 2023 (New Year’s Day).

AFN NOW TV APP
The “AFN Now” TV App is Now Available to all DoD – Stream your favorite TV series, reality shows, news, sports, and movies for Free.

1.  Make sure your Profile in DEERS is up to date to reflect that you are stationed in Europe/Italy via https://idco.dmdc.osd.mil/idco/ .
2.  Download the “AFN Now” app via the App Store / Google Play and register via https://afn-now.myafn.mil/.
3.  Enjoy watching!

“AFN Now” Help Desk: 571-559-1415 or dma.meade.hqdma.mbx.afn-now-service-desk@mail.mil. Did you know you can also listen to AFN radio on the go or at your computer via https://afngo.net/. The app can also be download via the App Sore or Google Play. Check out the AFN Aviano Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/AFNAviano) for more details.

WIC OVERSEAS
Is available to eligible participants living overseas. This program provides nutritious food/tips and health screenings for families. Pregnant women, children under 5 years old, and infants all potentially qualify. Starting Oct 1st, 2022 the fruit and vegetable draft has increased funding on it: $25/children, $44/pregnant & postpartum women, $49/breastfeeding* Call Aviano WIC Overseas today to see if your family qualifies for this benefit: 0434-30-7473

CLOSURES

HOUSING AND FURNISHING MANAGEMENT OFFICES CLOSURE
The Housing and Furnishing Management Offices will be closed on 8 and 9 Dec for Italian holidays. For Housing matters, please email 31fw.housing@us.af.mil For FMS matters, please email 31ces.ceihf.avianofurnishings@us.af.mil

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

POST OFFICE HOLIDAY VOLUNTEERS
Your Aviano Post Office has what you're looking for volunteers to help with packaging, unloading, and sending off gifts in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. Please reach out to SrA Ozzaya Hernandez or A1C Paris Bradley and use the following link to sign up. (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4BA)

-WHEN: Begins 1 Nov
-WHERE: Aviano Post Office

CDC VOLUNTEERS
The CDC (Building 1476) is looking for volunteers to help assemble toys and playground equipment for the children. Please call or email Anai Hernandez or call 632-5117 to schedule a date and time. 

-WHEN: 0700-1600 Mon-Fri
-WHERE: CDC (Building 1476)

AVIANO EVENTS

AVIANO AIR BASE HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
You are invited to attend the Aviano Air Base holiday open house Wednesday, Dec. 7 at the La Bella Vista Club! No RSVP is necessary. Below are specified time slots for each squadron.

1000-1050  —  MXG, 372 TRS, AFN
1100-1150  —  MDG, DeCA, AAFES
1200-1250  —  MSG
1300-1400  —  Break
1400-1450  —  OG, DLA, DRMO, OSI
1500-1550  —  WSA, 724 AMS, DoDEA

-WHAT: Aviano Air Base Holiday Open House
-WHEN: Wednesday, 7 December
-WHERE: La Bella Vista Club
-WHO: All active duty, local nationals, NAF, GS, DoDEA, and DoD contractors are welcome to attend.
-DRESS: UOD/Work Casual

AVIANO SPOUSE TOWN HALL
Join us for the virtual and in-person Spouse Town Hall with Brig. Gen. Tad Clark and CMSgt Jeremy Unterseher Friday, 9 Dec at 1000. at the Military Family Readiness Center (formerly AFRC) conference room or join in virtually on zoom!

-WHAT: Spouse Town Hall with Brig. Gen. Clark and CMSgt Unterseher
-WHEN: Friday, 9 Dec, 2022 at 1000
-WHERE: MFRC (formerly AFRC) conference room or virtually on zoom
-WHO: Please reach out through your chain of command or units to get the zoom link and password.

WYVERN WONDERLAND 2022
EVENT INFO
'Tis the season Wyverns! Join the Aviano Community Center for Wyvern Wonderland 2022 on 2 Dec from 1530-1930 at Wyvern Square (BX parking lot)!

There will be an ice skating rink, a sledding hill, a Winter Market to buy holiday gifts, FREE hot chocolate and cookies, the annual Tree Lighting, a Surprise Visitor, and much more! To see the full event details, go to: https://www.31fss.com/wyvern-wonderland.

VOLUNTEERS SIGN UPS
The Community Center is seeking volunteers to help make this event a success! To volunteer for this event, please sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080a4eaba72aabff2-wyvern4 If you have any questions or would like further information you can emailsarah.snyder.12@us.af.mil or call 632-5479.

FROZEN JR MUSICAL
The Aviano Community and Schools Theater would like to invite you to attend our upcoming performances of Disney's Frozen Jr the Musical! Performances will be held on December 2nd at 1900 and on December 3rd at 1400 & 1900. The doors will open an hour before showtime and Tickets will be $5 for kids and $10 for adults. If interested in Volunteering backstage or as an usher, please DM the ACT Facebook page.

-WHEN: 2 Dec at 1900 and 3 Dec at 1400 and 1900
-WHERE: Aviano Middle/High School MPR (Auditorium)

AIR FORCE GAMING AVIANO SUPER SMASH BROS. TOURNAMENT
Calling all Aviano AB gamers! Air Force Gaming Aviano is excited to announce that we have partnered with the Wyvern Refuge and are jointly hosting a Super Smash Brothers tournament! We have 30 slots available for December 16th at 1200-1800!

Free pizza and snacks will be available! Please bring your own controller! Sign up at the link below! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4EAAAC2FA2FAC16-airforce
For any questions please contact SrA Jayson Collier at jayson.collier@us.af.mil

ITALIAN AIR FORCE MUSEUM MONTHLY OPEN HOUSE
The History Office and Comando Aeroporto di Aviano will be hosting the FINAL Monthly Open House of the Italian Air Force Museum for 2022 from 1030 to 1200 on Thurs, 15 Dec. The museum includes extensive history on Aviano AB and the Italian Air Force. The Open House is open to all base personnel.

RESOURCES

WYVERN UNIVERSITY COURSES
Below you will find the Wyvern University Weekly Professional Development Courses being offered.  These courses are also designed for civilians (local nationals, contractors, GS) and dependents (14 and up). *BYO lunch optional* Civilian clothes are authorized.
Sign up for classes using this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4daea829aaf4c61-wyvern

APPLIANCE REPAIR TECHNICIANS AVAILABLE AFTER HOURS
Team Aviano – Our Appliance Repair Technicians are available on weekends and after duty hours for the following emergencies: 

  • Gas stove leaking
  • Entire refrigerator not working or freezer not working
  • Washer leaking and causing damage to floor/home

CALL CE after duty hours at 043430-5636 or notify FMS Customer Service at 31CES.CEIHF.AvianoFurnishings@us.af.mil 

MENTAL HEALTH AND RESILIENCY RESOURCES
Mental health and resiliency is always of utmost importance. We want our Airmen and Families to make use of any resources and opportunities that are available, as well as know where to go to get help. Check out our Wyvern Resiliency page at https://www.aviano.af.mil/About-Us/Community-Support-Agencies  for several resources, contact information, and tips to stay mentally ready. You can reach the Mental Health office at 0434-30-5321 during duty hours. For after-hours calls, you can call the Command Post at 0434-30-3100 for emergency situations. The Military & Family Life Counseling is still offering in-person and virtual counseling. You can make an appointment by calling 0434-30-5407 or DSN 632-5407.
If you’d like to speak to a Chaplain you can reach them at 0434-30-5211 during duty hours. For afterhours calls, you can call the Command Post at 0434-30-3100 to be patched directly with the on-duty Chaplain.

AF CONNECT
Download the US Air Force Connect app from iOS App Store and Google Play Store.

EVENTS FOR UPCOMING WEEKEND

Wyverns Out n’ About & The Vicini Americani Program are happy to provide new suggestions for the upcoming weekend. This is an initiative brought to our wing leadership to help inform our community of the wonderful opportunities that exist in our area. 
Click on the links below for more info: 

1.            Christmas Tree Contest https://promaniago.it/albero-rispettoso-2022

2.            Nativity Scenes Aviano www.prolocoaviano.it

3.            Jazz in Sacile https://controtempo.org 

4.            Nativity Scenes of Poffabro www.vivivalcolvera.it

5.            Christmas in Pordenone https://www.comune.pordenone.it/it/citta/eventi/natale 

6.            Christmas in Maniago https://www.facebook.com/pro.maniago

7.            Aviano Under the Tree http://www.prolocoaviano.it

8.           Magical Christmas in Oderzo  https://www.facebook.com/foroderzo

9.           Christmas Castle https://www.castellodizumelle.it/

10.         Christmas Spirit in Sacile http://www.visitsacile.it

11.         Advent Pur https://visitvalcanale.it/adventpur

12.         Nice to Meet Your Aviano

EXPLORING ITALY

Current as of December 1, 2022