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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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Phase Shop Airmen oversee F-16 Preservation

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota Staff Sgt. Drew Hagen, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron phase team member, inspects an F-16 Fighting Falcon leading edge flap Nov. 23, 2016, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. T...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

EOD Airman receives Purple Heart

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Tech. Sgt. Steven Dauck, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordinance disposal team leader, holds the Purple Heart Medal Nov. 30, 2016, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. D...
 
 
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open-season

2016 Federal Benefits Open Season runs through Dec. 12

The Office of Personnel Management has set the dates for the 2016 Federal Benefits Open Season from Nov. 14 through Dec 12, which includes the Federal Employees Health Benefits program, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision I...