David Sarvai

David Sarvai

Chief Master Sergeant Frank A. Chiariello is the 510th Aircraft Maintenance Unit Superintendent, 31st Aircraft Mainenance Squadron, 31st Maintenance Group, 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy. He is the senior enlisted advisor to the professional men and women of the 510th Buzzard AMU on matters concerning the morale, welfare, and readiness of all enlisted personnel assigned. The aircraft maintenance unit consists of five sections made up of 215 personnel that provide safe reliable aircraft maintenance for 25 F-16 aircraft for the 31st Fighter Wing.

Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin S. Freeborn is the Commander, 510th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 15:22

John W. "ACE" Drummond Passes

Senator John W. Drummond, 96, "The Senator from Ninety Six", widower of Holly Self Drummond, died on Saturday, September 3, 2016, at his home.  Born in Ninety Six, he was a son of the late James William and Fannie Mae Smith Drummond. A graduate of Ninety Six High School, he spent his early years working in the Greenwood Mills plants.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 15:11

510FS Honorary Commander Passes - Menegazzo

Claudio “Jammer” Menegazzo was the 510th FS Honorary Commander from 2010-2013.

Thursday, 09 June 2016 07:40

Aviation Detachment 16-3

About 350 personnel are supporting 20 F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, and the 138th Fighter Wing at Tulsa Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma, as part of bilateral flying training with the Polish Air Force.

Monday, 14 July 2014 07:20

Afghanistan Campaign Streamer

SPECIAL ORDER 14 July 2014 G-33993
Each of the units listed in the attachment is awarded Afghanistan campaign participation credit, and is thus authorized to display the Afghanistan campaign phase streamers as indicated. Authority: AFI 36-2803.

The U.S. Air Force deployed six F-16 Fighting Falcons from Aviano Air Base, Italy, support equipment and approximately 300 personnel to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey in support of Operation Inherent Resolve Aug. 9, 2015. This follows Turkey’s decision to host the deployment of U.S. aircraft conducting counter-ISIL  operations. The U.S. and Turkey, as members of the 60-plus nation coalition, are committed to the fight against ISIL in pursuit of peace and stability in the region.

Monday, 08 June 2015 00:42

Lt. Colonel Jeffrey M. Montgomery

Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey M. Montgomery is the Commander, 510th Fighter Squadron, 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy.

Friday, 05 June 2015 00:47

Buzzards kick off ACE 15

At the invitation of the government of Sweden, More than 150 Airmen and 12 F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, arrived at Norbotten Wing here in support of Arctic Challenge Exercise 2015.

Friday, 05 June 2015 04:43

“Acing” ACE 15

After two weeks of training with more than 1,500 sorties flown, the multi-national air exercise, Arctic Challenge 2015, has come to an end here June 5, 2015.  Airmen from Aviano Air Base, Italy participated in the second Arctic Challenge Exercise with nine other nations.