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56th Mission Support Group leadership development

Posted July 30, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid

Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Vern Findley spoke to the 56th Mission Support Group at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., on the 56th Fighter Wing training day July 23, 2018.

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Luke Freedom Fest 2018

Posted July 6, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Children participate in a tricycle race during the annual Freedom Fest celebration June 29, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Freedom Fest is an event that offers a variety of games and activities for military members and their families to enjoy in celebration of Independence…

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56th Force Support Squadron’s 2018 Jump in the Mud 5K

Posted June 27, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Airmen assigned to the 56th Civil Engineering Squadron fill an obstacle with water before the 56th Force Support Squadron’s 2018 Jump in the Mud 5K June 22, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The pool was eight-feet deep and one of six obstacles throughout the…

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Pride Observation LGBTQ luncheon

Posted June 27, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider Leadership from Luke Air Force Base and members of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays group pose for a photo after attending the Pride Observation LGBTQ luncheon June 22, 2018. PFLAG is an organization committed to supporting people who are LGBTQ, educating people about the…

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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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Welcome!

Posted March 15, 2018 by

On behalf of all Luke Airmen, I extend a warm welcome to Luke Days 2018! We are excited to open our gates to our surrounding communities and fellow Arizonans, who show us unwavering support each and every day. It’s our way of saying thank you and our opportunity to showcase your Air Force and world-renowned…

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Rower Airshows Vintage Stearman Airshow

Posted March 15, 2018 by

Gary Rower, former U.S. Air Force F-16 instructor pilot, and current airline captain, has flown more than 21,000 hours in numerous airframes. A modified Pratt and Whitney R-985 radial engine powers the Stearman. Almost 1,000 cubic inches of vintage character and 450 horsepower is coupled with a billowing smoke system. When this amazing bird takes…

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Desert Rats: Formation Demonstration Team

Posted March 15, 2018 by

The Desert Rats Formation Demonstration Team is based at the Phoenix Deer Valley Airport and flies the CJ-6 military trainer. They are one of the few four-ship formation demonstration teams in the Southwest. Pilot bios Lead: Retired Lt. Col. Mike Carter Flew the F-4 and F-16 during a 20-year active-duty career, former 61st Fighter Squadron…

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Bob Freeman — Extra 330

Posted March 15, 2018 by

Bob Freeman, air show performer and unlimited competition pilot flies the EXTRA 330SC. The EXTRA is a single seat, low-wing aerobatic monoplane with conventional (taildragger) landing gear, offering incredible aerobatic performance.

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Blue Angels: 72 Years of aviation excellence

Posted March 15, 2018 by

Blue Angels History In 1946, the Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Chester Nimitz, created a flight exhibition team to raise the public’s interest in naval aviation and boost Navy morale. It began with precision combat maneuvers in the F-6 Hellcat, F-8 Bearcat and F-9 Panther. During the 1950s, aerobatic maneuvers performed in the F-9 Cougar…

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