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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

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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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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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Luke spouses receive KC-135 orientation flight

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook A KC-135 Stratotanker pilot assigned to the 452nd Air Mobility Wing presses a switch during an in-flight refueling mission over Arizona, March 12, 2018. Luke Air Force Base provided an opportunity for military spouses to experience an in-flight refueling mission in a KC-135 Stratotanker.   Air…

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Orientation Flight program provides Thunderbolts time in the cockpit

Posted March 12, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. David Miller Capt. Hank McKibban, 61st Fighter Squadron instructor pilot, prepares to fly then Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon in an F-16 orientation flight June 8, 2007. The purpose of the flight was to promote understanding to community leaders of Luke’s F-16 training mission and the airspace requirements to accomplish…

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Luke’s newest chiefs recognized

Posted March 9, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Six Airmen were recognized for their promotion to chief master sergeant during the Chief Master Sergeant Recognition Ceremony which took place at Luke Air Force Base, March 3, 2018.

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Luke Days 2018 Blue Angels

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The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be headlining the Luke Days 2018 air show at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, March 17th and 18th of 2018.

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Air War College international students finish capstone program at Luke

Posted March 5, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.

United States Air Force Air War College International Fellows students visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 27 to gain a better understanding of U.S. military operations and see how Luke is building the future of airpower.

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Australian Defence Force vice chief visits Luke

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Australian Wing Commander Darren Clare, 61st Fighter Squadron instructor pilot and Australian Senior National Representative, shows the F-35 Lightning II helmet to Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, Vice Chief of the Australian Defence Force at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 22, 2018. During the visit, Griggs…

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