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Changes made in security clearance, background checks

Posted November 3, 2017 by by RON HOOVER

It is everyone’s responsibility to report potential derogatory information to the designated unit security manager when an incident occurs on or off Luke Air Force Base. Failure to report potential information could impact a person’s clearance, the mission and ultimately a person’s career. Continuous Evaluation is a new requirement and process that has been implemented…

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A look at Luke’s mission

Posted August 3, 2018 by

Our mission to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat ready airmen can’t happen without the hard work and support of Luke’s community. In a day, Luke is a buzzing base where so many people are busy working, getting groceries, and going to appointments and doing what they can, so that we can achieve…

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56th Medical Group

Posted June 9, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Henlsey Airman 1st Class Brandon Ibe, 56th Medical Support Squadron diagnostic imaging technician, prepares a patient for an X-ray scan June 5, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The radiology clinic specializes in X-rays, fluoroscopy, MRIs, ultrasound and mammograms.   Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante…

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Lightning integrated technicians reinvent F-35 maintenance

Posted July 13, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Caroline Burnett and Senior Airman Ridge Shan

As part of an effort to increase F-35A Lightning II maintenance effectiveness and efficiency at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit created a team of unified maintenance Air Force specialties called Lightning Integrated Technicians.

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Arizona Guard Airman relates leadership lessons

Posted June 21, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Michael Matkin

Arizona Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jonathan Sheaffer wears a fireman’s helmet as a hazardous material technician for the City of Maricopa Fire Medical Department, a coach’s cap as an assistant high school football coach, and a military duty cap as a vehicle maintenance apprentice with the 161st Air Refueling Wing here.

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Forging Saber training exercise

Posted November 25, 2015 by Air Force photograph by SrA. James Hensley

Air Force photograph by SrA. James Hensley F-15 Fighting Eagles from the 428th Fighter Squadron, arrived at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Nov. 19, 2015. The F-15s came in support of the training exercise Forging Saber from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Forging Sabre is an exercise involving the 428th FS, Luke AFB 425th…

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Holiday shoutouts

Posted December 22, 2017 by

Airmen from the 56TH Fighter Wing send holiday shout outs to loved ones.

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56th LRS Individual Protect Equipment Journeymen ensure an efficient deployment line

Posted June 6, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Airman 1st Class Jasmyn Marshall, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron Individual Protection Equipment journeyman, rehearses a deployment equipment distribution scenario with Staff Sgt. Hannah Hendry, 56th LRS IPE supervisor, June 4, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Practicing pre-deployment processes helps ensure a fast and efficient…

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Celebrating 75 Years of Airpower

Posted March 24, 2016 by

Luke Air Force Base is proud to present to the Arizona community the “75 Years of Airpower” airshow April 2 and 3. Attendees will experience exciting aerial acts, an array of static displays from both the past and present, and have the chance to interact with the Airmen who carry out the Luke mission of…

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Luke honors those lost, captured in war

Posted October 7, 2016 by by Airman 1st Class PEDRO MOTA

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Luke Air Force Base held a ceremony Sept. 16 in honor of prisoners of war and those missing in action preceded by a two-day vigil. The vigil began at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 15 with Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard, 56th Fighter Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Randy Kwiatkowski, 56th…

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