Italy

Military bases in Italy

Allied Joint Force Command Naples

Submitted by warstartshere on Thu, 08/18/2011 - 12:09

Allied Joint Force Command Naples (JFC Naples) is a NATO military command. It was activated on 15 March 2004, after what was effectively a redesignation of its predecessor command, Allied Forces Southern Europe (AFSOUTH), originally formed in 1951. Commander JFC Naples reports to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Casteau, Belgium.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allied_Joint_Force_Command_Naples
Official website: http://www.jfcnaples.nato.int

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Aviano Air Base

Submitted by warstartshere on Wed, 08/17/2011 - 14:51

Aviano Air Base (IATA: AVB, ICAO: LIPA) is a NATO Air Base under U.S. Air Force administration in northeastern Italy, in Friuli-Venezia Giulia region. It is located in Aviano municipality, at the foot of the Carnic Alps, about 15 kilometers from Pordenone.

Aviano is hosted by the United States Air Force 31st Fighter Wing (31 FW), a part of the United States Air Forces in Europe, a major command of the Air Force and also the air component of the United States European Command, one of the Unified Combatant Command of the Department of Defense.

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