Local

January 9, 2019
 

2019 Honorary Commander’s tour Luke

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid

Honorary Commanders stand on top of the air traffic control tower during a base tour at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 8, 2019. The Honorary Commanders watched as F-35A Lightning IIs and F-16 Fighting Falcons took off for training missions.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid

Brig. Gen Todd Canterbury, 56th Fighter Wing Commander, provides a wing mission brief to the Honorary Commanders at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 8, 2019. The briefing provided an overview of how we train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat ready Airmen.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid

Honorary Commanders receive a briefing on the F-35A Lightning II during a base tour at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 8, 2019. Honorary Commanders are influential members of the communities surrounding Luke that get to experience life on base and the effort that goes into training the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Leala Marquez

New CATM facility to train combat ready Airmen

Valerie Berube, community partnerships director at Luke Air Force Base, fires a rifle at the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Firing Range in Buckeye, Ariz., Feb. 25, 2019. Berube is a key member in the partnership between Lu...
 
 

Airpower Foundation visits Luke

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Members of the Airpower Foundation pose for a group photo in front of an F-35A Lightning II, March 8, 2019 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Tour members included two Medal of Hon...
 
 

Women’s history month is celebrated across Luke

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Senior Master Sgt. Michael Olmstead, 56th Operations Support Squadron superintendent, stands with Caroline Kilgore, a local “Rosie,” March 8, 2019 at Luke Air Force Base, ...