Air Force

March 10, 2016

500th sortie

Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan

Maj. Nicholas Rallo, 62nd Fighter Squadron F-35 instructor pilot, shuts down the engines of his aircraft after completing the squadron’s 500th sortie in an F-35 March 2 at Luke Air Force Base. The 62nd FS is the second fighter squadron to host the F-35 at Luke. To date, the 56th Fighter Wing has flown more than 3,900 sorties at Luke.

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Luke Days 2018 demonstrations

Marion Cartland The Desert Rats Formation Demonstration Team performed at the 2018 Luke Days airshow. They are based at the Phoenix Deer Valley Airport. Marion Cartland The U.S. Navy Blue Angels headlined the 2018 Luke Days airshow March 17 and 18 at Luke Air Force Base.

T-Bolts reminded to “See Something, Say Something” about suspicious activity

Have you ever been on or near the base and noticed something that just didn’t look right, but didn’t quite know what to do? In an effort to highlight the role that all personnel have in insuring installation security and th...
(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ridge Shan)

Luke puts past, present, future of airpower on display

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Hensley) A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt demonstrates close air support during Luke Days at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 17, 2018. Luke Days demonstrates the capabilities of m...