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CEOs get ‘down low’ on 5th gen jet

Posted January 21, 2016 by

Chief executive officers of various companies who sponsored the College Football National Championship arrive Jan. 11 at Luke Air Force Base. Maj. Jessica Williams, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintenance operations officer, gives a tour through the 61st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-35 hangar.

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Luke Air Show 2016: Static Displays

Posted April 1, 2016 by

TBM Avenger The roar of the TBM Avenger echoed off countless carrier decks throughout the world more than 65 years ago. Constructed in 1940 as a replacement for the obsolete Douglas TBD Devastator, Grumman’s team ended up creating one of the most influential aircraft of the Second World War. The Avenger’s line of service began…

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Buck Roetman Pitts S-2S

Posted March 15, 2018 by

Courtesy photos Buck Roetman has been flying for more than 35 years in more than 105 different airframes, from Cubs to corporate jets, resulting in more than 13,500 hours of flight time.

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P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen

Posted March 15, 2018 by

The Commemorative Air Force Red Tail Squadron’s P-51C Mustang, named Tuskegee Airmen, is an authentic and fully restored operational fighter from the World War II era. This awe-inspiring aircraft sparks conversations to educate young and old alike about the often-overlooked history of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew this same model as their signature aircraft in…

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In Brief December 11, 2015

Posted December 10, 2015 by

DFAC Christmas Day lunch The Ray V. Hensman Dining Facility will serve Christmas Day lunch 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 25 in Bldg. 545. Active-duty, retirees and their dependents are welcome. For more information, call 623-856-6396. Exchange doubles gas savings Drivers fueling up with a Military Star…

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In Brief January 22, 2016

Posted January 21, 2016 by

Lightning Leadership Reach your potential and beyond through Lightning Leadership training. Classes are 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday for senior NCOs; Thursday for NCOs and 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 29 for Airman tier. To sign up, email llc@us.af.mil. VA benefits advisors on base For…

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Are you ready? Luke undergoes cyber readiness inspection

Posted November 2, 2018 by Courtesy of 2nd Lt. Jonathan Banks,

The Luke Command Cyber Readiness Inspection is scheduled for Dec. 17 through 21. It evaluates the 56th Fighter Wing’s compliance with Defense Department security orders and directives, and assesses network vulnerabilities, physical and traditional security, and user education and awareness. Here are a few simple steps to remember to help Luke stay cyber-ready 24-7/365: DO:…

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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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Halloween safety tips, Luke events available to families

Posted October 27, 2017 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams Halloween decorations illuminate the night on Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 23, 2017. Halloween is traditionally a time for families to socialize and partake in festivities, however its important to be alert for costume wearers while driving on base so everyone stays safe. On a dark…

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Phoenix Navy Week begins at Arizona Science Center

Posted March 25, 2016 by PO2 Antonio Turretto Ramos

Phoenix Navy Week began March 21 with an opening ceremony and remarks at the Arizona Science Center.

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