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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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Hands across Luke …

Posted May 5, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Joshua Altice

Airman 1st Class Joshua Altice Nearly 300 Luke Airmen participated in Hands Across Luke April 29 on the Maj. Troy Gilbert Bridge. The event was sponsored by the 56th Fighter Wing Sexual Assault and Prevention Office and was accompanied by a moment of silence to recognize victims of sexual assault. It was one of several…

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Holiday Magic Sets off season

Posted December 10, 2015 by adriennek

Mrs. Claus arrives to Holiday Magic aboard a 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Services fire truck. The Clauses entertained visitors and posed for photo with children and families during the event. Sparky, the Fire Dog and mascot of the 56th CES fire department, greets children at the event. The fire department displayed a truck at…

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Year in Photos – May 2015

Posted January 7, 2016 by

Senior Airman Devante Williams Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th Fighter Wing commander, and Charles Lilly, lithograph artist, unveil the new fighter wing lithograph May 21 at Luke Air Force Base. The presentation took place during the 56th Fighter Wing change-of-mission ceremony. Senior Airman Devante Williams Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th Fighter Wing commander, speaks with…

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STREET BEAT April 22, 2016

Posted April 21, 2016 by Courtesy of Staff Sgt. Christopher Washburn

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents April 11 through 17 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for six moving violations and one nonmoving violation. Traffic-related  incidents April 11: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle collision near Bldg. 460. There were no injuries. April 15:…

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Veterans Day Events

Posted November 3, 2017 by

Nov. 11 • Military Appreciation Game – Airmen unfurl the American flag during the playing of the national anthem in major league baseball’s Arizona Fall League. • Veterans Day tribute at 3 p.m. – Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard speaks at Goodyear Ballpark. An F-35 flyover will also take place. • Apache Junction Veterans Day Parade…

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IN BRIEF

Posted October 2, 2015 by adriennek

Finance office closed The 56th Comptroller Squadron Finance Customer Service office will be closed 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 9 due to an official function. For more information, call Master Sgt. Lisa Krejci at 623-856-3995. Chapel events The 56th Fighter Wing Chapel is presenting a flightline feast at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Bldg. 914…

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Bataan 2016, who will you march for?

Posted February 25, 2016 by Courtesy of White Sands Missile Range

The 27th annual Bataan Memorial Death March is gearing up to step into another record-breaking year March 20 at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The event is an active history lesson and a true test of endurance. Considered one of the hardest marathon-length routes in the U.S., participants come from all over the world…

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JUSTICE REPORT

Posted November 12, 2015 by Courtesy of the 56th Fighter Wing

The following is a list of administrative actions issued in October at Luke Air Force Base: 56th Operations Group Administrative discharges • An Airman was discharged for minor disciplinary infractions. • An Airman was discharged for drug abuse. 56th Maintenance Group Articles 15 • An airman first class received nonjudicial punishment for disorderly conduct and…

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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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