Newcomer's Orientation & In-Processing
31FW improving the First 31 minutes, hours, & days before, upon & after arrival
Arrival & Sign-In
All newly arrived DoD members must report to their respective squadron Command Support Staff (CSS) within 24hrs (1 duty day) of arrival in country. They will provide in-processing checklists and agendas.
All overseas locations require members to be prepared in the event of an emergency situation. All military members with dependents and/or pets and all US civilians assigned to Aviano are required to maintain a NEO binder and a 72-hr kit in the event that Noncombatants are evacuated from the base. Upon in-processing with your unit, you will receive more information from your Unit NEO Warden.
Welcome & In-Processing Schedule
- Wyvern Welcome (Base Newcomer's Orientation & In-Processing)
All military and self-sponsored civilians must attend Wyvern Welcome. Spouses are highly encouraged to attend.
- Benvenuti (Welcome) Tour
Part of the Wyvern Welcome program, this Cultural Adaptation tour is provided to all newcomers and their families. The bus tour takes you around the local area. You will experience an open market, learn some tips on grocery shopping on the economy, have some free time to enjoy a cup of coffee, or perhaps buy some chocolate, bread, cheese, etc. The tour continues on where you will have lunch at a local venue and then finish the day with a visit to a winery and wine tasting.
- For in-processing/ requirements/ documents, please contact the MFRC at 011-39-0434-30-5407 or DSN 632-5407
MFRC Newcomer’s Worksheet
31 FW Mission/Vision
Pass & Registration
TRICARE Enrollment Information
Individual Protective Equipment (IPE)
Stay in touch with your gaining EFMP-Family Support Coordinator at the Military & Family Readiness Center. They can provide non-clinical case management and support throughout your PCS process. EFMP-Family Support regularly organizes events, trips, and educational opportunities open to EFMP families. Contact your local MFRC to speak with the EFMP-Family Support Coordinator.
Find us on Facebook at: Aviano AB EFMP FS. Our FB is a is closed group, you will need to request an invitation to join and may be asked questions before being permitted to join.
Upon Arrival Topics
- First 31 PCS Start
- Transport from the Airport
- Wyvern Welcome & In-Processing
- Travel Allowance
- Codice Fiscale & Soggiorno
- Child & Youth Programs Registration
- School Registration
- Pet Registration
- Driving Overseas
- Buying & Renting a Car
- Vehicle Registration
- Fuel Card
- Medical, Dental & Eye Care
- Mental Health, Family Advocacy, & Health Promotions
- Pregnancy in Italy
- Finding a Home
- Overseas Electricity
- Bills Banks & Exchange Rates
- Areas of Base