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Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kickoff breakfast

Posted April 4, 2018 by

  Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Chief Master Sgt. Randy Kwiatkowski, 56th Fighter Wing command chief, and Col. Robert Sylvester, 56th Mission Support Group commander, sign the Air Force Assistance Fund donation forms during the AFAF campaign kickoff breakfast at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., April 2, 2018. Kwiatkowski and Sylvester…

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Health & Safety

Thunderbolts are reminded to ‘See Something, Say Something’ about suspicious activity

Posted April 4, 2018 by

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 the importance of reporting vulnerabilities or suspicious activity, Air Force officials are urging all personnel…

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Luke hosts 2018 Heritage Flight training, certification course

Posted April 4, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II, A-10C Thunderbolt II, P-51 Mustang, F-16 Fighting Falcon, and P-40 Warhawk fly in formation during the annual Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 4, 2018. During the course, aircrews practice ground and flight…

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F-35 touches down for the first time in South America

Posted April 2, 2018 by Kiley Dougherty

Air Force graphic Graphic commemorating two F-35 Lightning II’s assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing landing in South America for the 2018 Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio marking the first time the F-35 has been to South America. Two F-35 Lightning II’s assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base,…

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Women’s Mentoring Panel

Posted April 2, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan A display exhibits excerpts of women’s history at the Women’s Mentoring Panel luncheon Mar. 21, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The panel honored Women’s History Month by allowing accomplished women from Luke to speak about their experiences and share stories of overcoming challenges.   Air…

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Events

2018 Wings Over South Texas air show

Posted March 30, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook An F-35A Lightning II and P-51 Mustang fly in formation as part of a heritage flight during the Wings Over South Texas air show at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas, March 25, 2018. The F-35 HFT represents the past, present, and future of aviation airpower.  …

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Salutes & Awards

Luke crew chief earns coveted MAJCOM award

Posted March 28, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Clinton Atkins

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Pedro Mota Senior Airman Tanner Apple, 309th Aircraft Maintenance Unit dedicated crew chief, inspects the flight control accumulator , March 22, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Apple was named the Air Education and Training Command crew chief of the year for 2017 and now competing at the…

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New pump house supplies fuel directly to flightline

Posted March 26, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Airman Johnny Jackson, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management operator, cuts the ribbon with Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard, 56th Fighter Wing commander, to open the new fuel pump house at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 15, 2018. Leonard and other members of Luke’s command team were…

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Driving simulator modernizes training, enhances skills

Posted March 23, 2018 by Senior Airman Pedro Mota

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Pedro Mota Airman 1st Class Larry Key, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator dispatcher, and Senior Airman D’Andre Prempeh, 56th LRS vehicle operator trainer, review a lesson plan at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 6, 2018. The lesson plan supplements training on vehicle maneuvers practiced in the driving…

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Sports

2018 Reebok CrossFit Games open

Posted March 21, 2018 by

  Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Book Senior Airman Taylor Keller, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment technician, performs a deadlift to demonstrate proper form during the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games Open 18.4 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 15, 2018. The open is the first stage of the CrossFit…

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