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31st Fighter Wing hones skills during exercise with NATO allies in Bulgaria

Drills in Bulgaria are the latest in a series of exercises taking place across Europe, where the Air Force has conducted numerous show-of-force flights.

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Rohling takes command of US Army Africa

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Diners hungry for Brazilian barbecue can find it at Boom Brasil in Sacile

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Aviano airmen test enemy evasion, pararescue skills during Operation Porcupine

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Bailey to take command of Aviano’s 31st Fighter Wing

Brig. Gen. Jason E. Bailey is scheduled to take command of Aviano’s 31st Fighter Wing during a virtual ceremony Friday, wing officials said.