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  1. stars make impact overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | NFL

    ... -- and one lifelong coach in Rex Ryan. Using their fleeting offseason downtime to voyage here, in April, to Aviano Air Base. A sprawling tangle of runways and tan buildings topped with clay-colored, terracotta-style roofing. Idling on a tour bus, we ...

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  2. We are all about education, research and innovation. Air University uses all thr...Read the original story

    Friday May 25 | PressReleasePoint

    ... event for the 56th Rescue Squadron at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 15, 2018. Relocating to Aviano Air Base, Italy, will provide strategic combat search and rescue capabilities to the European and Africa theaters of operations and provide ...

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  3. Air Force transitions to a single combat uniformRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Hilltop Times

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force. Starting Oct. 1, 2018, Airmen who have serviceable OCPs may wear the uniform, and Airmen can purchase OCPs at Army and Air Force Exchange Services at the following locations: Aviano Air Base, Italy; Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina; Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina; and MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

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  4. Lakenheath rescue squadrons make final flight in move to AvianoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A crowd of airmen gathered near the taxiway Tuesday, took pictures and watched two HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters fly toward Aviano Air Base. Over the last couple of months, the 56th and 57th Rescue Squadrons have relocated 350 airmen, 200 military families and five helicopters to their new duty station in Italy.

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  5. Youngstown Air Reserve Station included in uniform upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... uniform, and Airmen can purchase OCPs at Army and Air Force Exchange Services at the following locations: Aviano Air Base, Italy; Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina; Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina; and MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. ...

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  6. Air Force to switch to Army camo, ditch tiger stripes beginning in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Oct. 1. The new uniforms will go on sale on that date at Army and Air Force Exchange Services locations at Aviano Air Base in Italy, Charleston Air Force Base and Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina, and MacDill Air Force Base in Florida. They ...

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  7. 5 things US troops bring with them to help recreate the comforts of home on the battlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... and you can easily grab your gear when it's time to make a gun run. US Army soldiers play a computer game at Aviano Air Base in Italy, as they await transportation to a forward-deployed location. The same exact chairs you'll see covering the sandy ...

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  8. 57th Rescue Squadron drops in for a bird's-eye view of AvianoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    ... C-130 from the 86th Airlift Wing at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, is dwarfed by the snow-capped mountains near Aviano Air Base, Italy, as it passes by during a jump onto the base on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.

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  9. After more than 30 years of service, paratrooper finds Army still takes him to new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The United States Army

    ... by multiple jumps from a 34-foot tower in which his technique was assessed. The next day, Hall reported to Aviano Air Base in northern Italy, donned his parachute with a couple of hundred other Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, climbed ...

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  10. Face of Defense: Paratrooper Makes First Jump in More Than 30 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... by multiple jumps from a 34-foot tower in which his technique was assessed. The next day, Hall reported to Aviano Air Base in northern Italy, donned his parachute with a couple of hundred other soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, climbed ...

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  11. Retirees and civilians hit by Aviano hospital downsizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Expectant mothers aren't the only people losing access to military medical care as the Aviano Air Base hospital transitions to a clinic in the coming months. So are Defense Department civilians and retirees.

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  12. Aviano out of the baby business, sending military women 'downtown' to deliverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The U.S. military is set to end maternal care for women assigned to Aviano and Vicenza this spring, leaving obstetrical and other medical services to local Italian hospitals that officials say are better-equipped to handle American patients than in the past. Aviano Air Base's 31st Medical Group hospital - the last bastion of American military maternal medicine in northern Italy - has set May 1 as the last delivery due date.

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  13. Aviano airman guilty of attempted murder in stabbing of fellow airmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... she was sleeping. Accidentally. You know how that sounds? Ridiculous." Photo of outside of courtroom at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. Airman Cameron A. Owens was found guilty of attempted murder, aggravated assault, unlawful ...

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  14. Increasing interoperability at Blue Flag Israel 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    Four F-16C Fighting Falcons assigned to the 510th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, prepare to take off at Uvda Air Base, Israel, Nov. 6, during Blue Flag 2017. This biennial exercise is essential to building and maintaining defensive interoperability.

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  15. Military women, serving as targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | New York Daily News

    ... And Congress couldn't turn away from the infamous case of Lt. Col. James Wilkerson. An ace fighter pilot at Aviano Air Base in Italy, he was accused by Kimberly Hanks, a house guest and civilian contractor, of waking and assaulting her at three in ...

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  16. Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Brandi HansenRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2017 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... control. The three 40th FTS and one 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron pilots flew F-16 Fighting Falcons from Aviano Air Base, Italy's 510th Fighter Squadron during the exercise. The F-16s flew as "opposition forces" against a group of NATO ships, ...

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  17. Formidable Shield 2017 Concludes with Ship Engaging Supersonic TargetRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | Holtville Tribune

    ... Missile (ESSM) against the supersonic target. U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, were designated as "opposition forces" and fired the supersonic target during this exercise scenario. "Events like ...

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  18. Swift LoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    U.S. service members load two vehicles into a Spanish Air Force C-130 Hercules during Exercise Swift Response 2017 at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017. Army photo by Paolo Bovo The mission of the Department of Defense is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country.

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  19. Relocation of RAF Lakenheath squadrons from Suffolk to Italy underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Eastern Daily Press

    An HH-60G Pave Hawk from 56th Rescue Squadron, based at RAF Lakenheath. Picture: US Air Force photo/Master Sgt Eric Burks The United States Air Force's 56th and 57th Rescue Squadrons are being moved to Aviano Air Base, Italy, because of its more strategic and economically suited location.

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  20. Search for Aviano housing extends farther off base as airmen numbers riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... will be enough options for airmen when they begin to arrive in the spring. This sign just a few minutes from Aviano Air Base, Italy, using a combination of Italian and English, indicates that there are some properties available near the base. But ...

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