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U.S. Air Force Tops in Blue entertainers 1ST LT. Carlos Jayme and AIRMAN 1ST Class David Weaver playing the fiddle on stage at Aviano AB, Italy, on Oct. 23, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force members of the Tops in Blue"Musicology"musical review perform at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Oct. 24, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN First Class Scherrie K. Gates) (RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Drew Price, left, a Messaging Technician, 31st Communications Squadron, right, and STAFF SGT. Juan Toves, Network Manager, 31st Communications Squadron, are instructed by TECH. SGT. John Carroll, center), NCOIC of Contingency Readiness, on configuring the main controllers domain at a deployed location for set up of a bare base communications, during Air Expeditionary Communications Element training here at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Oct. 25, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lakisha Croley) (RELEASED)

From left to right: U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Nicholas Willford, a Computer Operator Systems Technician, works with STAFF SGT. Brandon Lambert, NCOIC of Data Systems, to install a firewall to the network, while SENIOR AIRMAN Tobias Salloum, a Network Administrator, installs a Microsoft exchange to the email server, during 31st Communication Squadron's Air Expeditionary Communications Element training here at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Oct. 25, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lakisha Croley) (RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Drew Price, left, a Messaging Technician for the 31st Communications Squadron, right, and STAFF SGT. Juan Toves, Network Manager from the 31st Communications Squadron, are instructed by TECH. SGT. John Carroll, center), NCOIC of Contingency Readiness, on configuring the main controllers domain at a deployed location for set up of a bare base communications, during Air Expeditionary Communications Element training here at Aviano Air Base, on Oct. 25, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lakisha Croley) (RELEASED)

Members of the the Aviano Air Base (AB) community celebrate Halloween during a Trunk or Treat festivities on Oct. 29, 2004, at Aviano AB, Italy. Trunk or Treat is a way for the base community to get together and celebrate an American tradition by trick or treating from decorated trunks. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

Community members get together to celebrate Halloween with their friends and family at the Haunted House at Aviano AB, Italy, on Oct. 30, 2004. Volunteers from the base helped build a Haunted House that consists of different themes for each room. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Erika Haskins, a diagnostic imaging ultrasound journeyman from the 31st Medical Support Squadron, uses a ruler to measure a mammogram film to pinpoint areas that are more likely to develop breast cancer at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 1, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

Jessica Brusseau, wife of U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Jordan Brusseau from the 31st Logistics Readiness Squadron, watches an image of her baby girl during an ultrasound at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 1, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Erika Haskins, a diagnostic imaging ultrasound journeyman from the 31st Medical Support Squadron, performs a mammogram examination on a patient at at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 1, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Erika Haskins, a diagnostic imaging ultrasound journeyman from the 31st Medical Support Squadron, uses a computer to update information on a patient's medical record at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 1, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force (USAF) GEN. John P. Jumper, CHIEF of STAFF of the Air Force, greets USAF Airmen from the 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron during his visit at the flight line at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 4, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Priscilla Robinson) (Released)

(From left-to-right standing), The Honorable Dr. James D. Roche, Secretary of the Air Force, U.S. Air Force (USAF) GEN. John P. Jumper, CHIEF of STAFF of the Air Force, and CHIEF MASTER SGT. of the Air Force Gerald R. Murray, talk to USAF Airmen during their visit at Aviano Air Base, Italy on Nov. 4, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Priscilla Robinson) (Released)

U.S. Air Force GEN. John P. Jumper, CHIEF of STAFF of the Air Force, greets CAPT. Joseph Vick, of the 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, during his visit at the flight line at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 4, 2004. In the background is an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft. (USAF PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Priscilla Robinson) (Released)

U.S. Air Force GEN. John P. Jumper, CHIEF of STAFF of the Air Force, conduct a re-enlistment ceremony at Hangar 1 during his visit at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 4, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Priscilla Robinson) (Released)

The Honorable Dr. James D. Roche (left), Secretary of the Air Force, and U.S. Air Force GEN. John P. Jumper, CHIEF of STAFF of the Air Force, are welcomed by an Honor Guard during their arrival at the Bella Vista Collocated Club at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 4, 2004. Dr. Roche and GEN. Jumper talked to USAF Airmen during their visit at the club. (USAF PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Priscilla Robinson) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing enjoy the food and refreshments during the Combat Wingman Day at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 8, 2004. (US Air Force photo by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force personnel from the 31st Medical Group/ Health and Wellness Center, watch the activities from their booth during the Combat Wingman Day at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 8, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti and TECH. SGT. Christina Bowlsby, both members of the 31st Communications Squadron, wrestle each other while wearing sumo wrestling suits during the Combat Wingman Day at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 8, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force personnel from the 31st Fighter Wing compete against each other during the Tug-Of-War competition during the Combat Wingman Day at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 8, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Joshua DeLeon, a member of the 31st Security Forces Squadron, uses a computer at the base chapel as part of an Out Reach Program to enhance the morale of Airmen living in the dormitories at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 17, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lakisha Croley) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen enjoy their time at the"Refuge"at the base chapel at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 17, 2004. The"Refuge,"which provides refreshment, games, movies, and Internet service to Airmen, is part of an Out Reach Program to enhance the morale of people living in the dormitories here. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lakisha Croley) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Annalisa Hernandez (left) and AIRMAN 1ST Class Elizabeth Stewart, both Chaplain Assistants with the 31st Fighter Wing, prepare the altar for a Catholic mass at the base chapel at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 17, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lakisha Croley) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Annalisa Hernandez (left) and AIRMAN 1ST Class Elizabeth Stewart, both Chaplain Assistants with the 31st Fighter Wing, arrange the altar in the Blessed Sacrament room at the base chapel at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 17, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lakisha Croley) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Annalisa Hernandez, a Chaplain Assistant with the 31st Fighter Wing, removes a statue of the Virgin Mary in preparation for a Catholic mass at the base chapel at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 17, 2004. Chaplain Assistants prepare the chapel for various religious services on base. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lakisha Croley) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN First Class Michael Walters, Non-Destructive Inspector, 31st Maintenance Squadron, uses a magnetic particle machine for detecting defects on aircraft parts at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 16, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN First Class Michael Walters, Non-Destructive Inspector, 31st Maintenance Squadron, uses a magnetic particle machine for detecting defects on aircraft parts at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 16, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Michael Walters, a non-destructive inspection technicinan with the 31st Maintenance Squadron, uses a magnetic particle machine to detect defects on aircraft parts at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 18, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Michael Walters, a non-destructive inspection technicinan with the 31st Maintenance Squadron, uses a magnetic particle machine to detect defects on aircraft parts at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 18, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN First Class Michael Walters, Non-Destructive Inspector, 31st Maintenance Squadron, views x-ray film for defects on an aircraft part at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 16, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN First Class Michael Walters, Non-Destructive Inspector, 31st Maintenance Squadron, uses a magnetic particle machine for detecting defects on aircraft parts at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 16, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN First Class Michael Walters, Non-Destructive Inspector, 31st Maintenance Squadron, uses a magnetic particle machine for detecting defects on aircraft parts at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 16, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN First Class Michael Walters, Non-Destructive Inspector, 31st Maintenance Squadron, views x-ray film for defects on an aircraft part at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 16, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Michael Walters, a non-destructive inspection technicinan with the 31st Maintenance Squadron, uses a magnetic particle machine to detect defects on aircraft parts at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Nov. 18, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force GEN. Robert H. Foglesong (left), Commander of U.S. Air Force Europe, shares a Thanksgiving meal with COL. Joe Abbott (second from left), 401st Air Expeditionary Wing Commander, Aviano Air Base (AB), Italy, MASTER SGT. Danny Shoemore (third from left), of the 435th Vehicle Readiness Squadron, Ramstein AB, Germany, STAFF SGT. Suellyn Nuckolls (right), from the 3rd Communications Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, and other Airmen deployed in support of Operation Joint Forge at Camp Butmir, Sarajievo, Bosnia, on Nov. 24, 2004. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Valerie J. Weaver) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 31st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler STAFF SGT. Carinae Samsel, plays frisbee with"Nico"in the training yard at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec. 3, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Priscilla Robinson) (Released)

Honorary Commander 31st Logistics Readiness Squadron Dr. Enzo Cainero poses next to a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft before an incentive flight here at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec. 3, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lakisha Croley) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircrew life support AIRMAN 1ST Class Charles Hagan, fits 31st Contracting Squadron Honorary Commander Mr. Roberto De Mattia, with a helmet before an incentive flight at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec. 3, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lakisha Croley) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 31st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler STAFF SGT. Carinae Samsel, plays with"Nico"in the training yard at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec. 3, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Priscilla Robinson) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 31st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler STAFF SGT. takes"Rico,"a military working dog, to the postal annex to sniff for bomb making materials at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec. 3, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Priscilla Robinson) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 31st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler STAFF SGT. Gene Fonseca, in a bite suit, trains"Rico"on aggressive attack tactics in the training yard at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec. 3, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Priscilla Robinson) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 510th Fighter Squadron pilot CAPT. Skylar Hester, conducts a preflight inspection in an F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft during an incentive flight for Enri Lisetto, one of Aviano's Honorary Commander's, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec. 3, 2004. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircrew life support AIRMAN 1ST Class Charles Hagan, fits 31st Contracting Squadron Honorary Commander Mr. Roberto De Mattia, with a helmet before an incentive flight at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec. 3, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lakisha Croley) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Europe band, Touch'n Go, STAFF SGT. Toby McWilliams, plays a guitar during a Commander's Call at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec 8, 2004. (U.S. Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Forces in Europe Commander, General Robert H. Foglesong, sings with Command CHIEF MASTER SGT. Gary Coleman during a Commander's Call at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec 8, 2004.(U.S. Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Jason David video tapes U.S. Air Forces in Europe Commander, General Robert H. Foglesong, singing with Command CHIEF MASTER SGT. Gary Coleman during a Commander's Call at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec 8, 2004.(U.S. Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

Celebrity Kamar De Los Reyes (left), a member of the Holiday Handshake Tour, signs autographs while serving food at the La Dolce Vita dining facility at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec. 31, 2004. The Holiday Handshake Tour, sponsored by the United Services Organization, is entertaining servicemembers at different bases throughout the Mediterranean.(US Air Force photo by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

Actor Dennis Farina (left), a member of the Holiday Handshake Tour, serves food at the La Dolce Vita dining facility at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec. 31, 2004. The Holiday Handshake Tour, sponsored by the United Services Organization, is ngtertaining servicemembers at different bases throughout the Mediterranean. (US Air Force photo by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

(From left-to-right), Celebrities Sherri Saum, Dennis Farina, Bill Brochtrup and Kamar De Los Reyes, all members of the Holiday Handshake Tour, sign autographs inside the Base Exchange at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Dec. 31, 2004. The Holiday Handshake Tour, sponsored by the United Services Organization, is entertaining servicemembers at different bases throughout the Mediterranean. (US Air Force photo by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Monique Brown, a member of the 31st Services Squadron, prepares chicken to be baked for the base community at the"La Dolce Vita"dining facility at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Jan. 6, 2005. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

Mauro Portolam, a member of the 31 Services Squadron, uses a cutter to bake biscuits at the La Dolce Vita dining facility at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Jan. 7, 2005. (US Air Force photo by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 555th Fighter Squadron Weapons Load Crew CHIEF STAFF SGT. Matthew Nottingham (right), briefs a load crew on safety issues before the 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Annual Weapon Load Competition begins at Aviano Air Base, Italy on Jan. 14, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Weapons Load Crew CHIEF STAFF SGT. Christopher Croley, reviews a checklist during the Annual Weapons Load Competition at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Jan.14, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lakisha Croley) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force 510th Fighter Squadron weapons load crew, load an AIM-120 AMRAAM Slammer missile on an F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft during the 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Annual Weapon Load Competition at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Jan. 14, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 31st Maintenance Operations Squadron 31st Fighter Wing Weapons Academic Instructor TECH. SGT. Natalie Brockman, gives a safety briefing using a megaphone to participants of the 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Annual Weapon Load Competition at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Jan. 14, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Scherrie K. Gates) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Logistics Readiness Squadron STAFF SGT. Ruben Silva inspects a tire during a base wide tire inspection at Aviano Air Base Italy, on Jan. 20, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Logistics Readiness Squadron STAFF SGT. Robert McCord inspects a tire during a tire safety inspection at Aviano Air Base Italy, on Jan. 20, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Logistics Readiness Squadron STAFF SGT. Ruben Silva inspects a tire during a base wide tire inspection at Aviano Air Base Italy, on Jan. 20, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Logistics Readiness Squadron STAFF SGT. Ruben Silva (left), inspects a tire during a base wide tire inspection at Aviano Air Base Italy, on Jan. 20, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 31st Dental Squadron orthodontist Dr. Phillip Junghans, brushes the teeth of 9-year-old Rachele Gilkeson during a routine check up at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Jan 27, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Nichole Adamowicz) (Released)

Nine-year-old Rachel Gilkeson brush her teeth during a routine dental check up at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Jan 27, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Nichole Adamowicz) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 31st Dental Squadron dental technician SENIOR AIRMAN John Snyder, teaches 4-year-old Olivia Gilkeson the correct way to brush your teeth at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Jan 27, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Nichole Adamowicz) (Released)

U.S. Air Force MAJ. Matthew Reidesel, a member of the 31st Medical Operations Squadron (MDOS), Aviano Air Base (AB), Italy, prepares for a surgery at the Sacile Hospital near Aviano AB on Feb. 4, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force MAJ. Matthew Reidesel (left) and SENIOR AIRMAN Laura Ohm, both members of the 31st Medical Operations Squadron (MDOS), Aviano Air Base (AB), Italy, perform a trigger finger release surgery on a patient's right middle at the Sacile Hospital near Aviano AB on Feb. 4, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force MAJ. Matthew Reidesel (right) and STAFF Sergeant Curtis Hill , both members of the 31st Medical Operations Squadron (MDOS), Aviano Air Base (AB), Italy, perform a ganglion cyst surgery on a patient's right middle finger at the Sacile Hospital near Aviano AB on Feb. 4, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF Sergeant Curtis Hill, of the 31st Medical Operations Squadron (MDOS), Aviano Air Base (AB), Italy, prepares equipment to be used for a surgery at the Sacile Hospital near Aviano AB on Feb. 4, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force MAJ. Matthew Reidesel (right) and STAFF Sergeant Curtis Hill, both from the 31st Medical Operations Squadron (MDOS), Aviano Air Base (AB), Italy, perform a ganglion cyst surgery on a patient's right middle finger at the Sacile Hospital near Aviano AB on Feb. 4, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT Bethann Caporaletti (right), a member of the 31st Communication Squadron, Aviano Air Base (AB), Italy, teaches a boy the basics of learning English during her visit at San Antonio Di Porcia Elementary School at Porcia, Italy, on Feb. 10, 2005. Aviano AB Airmen helped the children at the school learn the English language through interactive plays, worksheets and question and answer sessions. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT Bethann Caporaletti (left), a member of the 31st Communication Squadron, Aviano Air Base (AB), Italy, teaches children the basics of learning English during her visit at San Antonio Di Porcia Elementary School at Porcia, Italy, on Feb. 10, 2005. Aviano AB Airmen helped the children at the school learn the English language through interactive plays, worksheets and question and answer sessions. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Russell Gee, a member of the 31st Logistics Readiness Squadron, installs a wheel lift attachment to his wrecker equipment before towing a vehicle at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 11, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Russell Gee, a member of the 31st Logistics Readiness Squadron, uses the control levers to operate the wheel lift on the back of his wrecker equipment before towing a vehicle at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 11, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, board a World Airways MD-11 aircraft at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. The Soldiers are leaving for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, process through a mobility line inside an aircraft hangar before departing for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, from Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, based at Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, prepare to depart for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, from Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

A U.S. Army Soldier, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, process through a mobility line inside an aircraft hangar before departing for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, from Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, board a World Airways MD-11 aircraft at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. The Soldiers are leaving for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, prepare to depart for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, from Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

U.S. Army SPC. Shapiro, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, calls home before departing for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, from Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, based at Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, prepare to depart for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, from Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, prepare to depart for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, from Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, board a World Airways MD-11 aircraft at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. The Soldiers are leaving for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, wait inside an aircraft hangar before departing for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, from Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, prepare to depart for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, from Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

U.S. Army COL. Wesley Forystek, from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, reads a book at Aviano Air Base, Italy, before departing for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on Feb. 25, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, listen to a briefing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, before their Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on Feb. 25, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, process through a mobility line inside an aircraft hangar before departing for an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, from Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, enjoy free refreshments provided by Operation Yellow Ribbon volunteers at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on Feb. 25, 2005. The Soldiers are deploying to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. Operation Yellow Ribbon provide food and refreshment for troops transiting through Aviano AB.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Bethann Caporaletti) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Vincenza, Italy, prepare to board an aircraft at Aviano Air Base, Italy, before their Operation Enduring Freedom deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on Feb. 25, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class) (Released)

U.S. Air Force STAFF SGT. Aldomar Genao, a member of the 31st Communication Squadron, organizes boxes of digital phones by section and room number in preparation for the new telephone switch at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on April 1, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Martin May, and SENIOR AIRMAN Aaron Black, both members of the 31st Civil Engineering Squadron, look over the layout for replacing all the digital multi-line telephones with the new telephone switch at Aviano Air Base, Italy, on April 1, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Desiree Hayden) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen, from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, arrives at Camp Talon Pride at Tirana, Albania, onboard a C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft from the 167th Airlift Wing, West Virginia Air National Guard, on April 2, 2005, to provide support for an aircraft mishap investigation here. A U.S. Air Force Special Operations helicopter crashed in the mountains of Albania on March 2, 2005.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Michael R. Holzworth) (Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen, from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, arrives at Camp Talon Pride wait for airlift at Tirana, Albania, on April 2, 2005. The Airmen are here to provide support for an aircraft mishap investigation. A U.S. Air Force Special Operations helicopter crashed in the mountains of Albania on March 2, 2005.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Michael R. Holzworth) (Released)

US Air Force (USAF) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Gina Francis, assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron (FS), collects donations for Hurricane Katrina victims from a motorists at Aviano, Air Base (AB), Italy

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