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EOD: A job for the Air Force’s best and bravest

Few tasks require as much attention to detail as disarming an explosive device. EOD uses many tools and technologies including robots, x-ray systems and bomb suits to execute the mission in the most efficient, expeditious and safest way possible.


F-16 Fighting Falcon Heritage Aircraft gets new look with vintage style

The former 56th Fighter Wing flagship F-16 Fighting Falcon, tail number 89-2056, got a paint job and is taking its new look to the skies above Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.


New Air Traffic Control Trainer Course better prepares Airmen to control the skies

The Air Force recently developed an Air Traffic Control Trainer Course, the first trainer course designed for a specific career field, to improve retention rates. The three-day course, implemented first at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., trains Airmen who have completed their year of on-the-job training and are preparing to train the newest controllers coming from technical school.


Base’s roster of F-35s increasing; spike in noise complaints

Luke Air Force Base's roster of F-35s has grown and that means more noise around the pilot-training installation on the west side of metro Phoenix.


Metals Technology: Innovating the future of airpower

From aircraft parts to specialized tools, the Airmen at the 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., aircraft metals technology flight manufacture and fix any asset that comes their way.

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Airmen ‘eat up’ at feast

Posted  January 21, 2016

Members of the base chapel and volunteers host a free flightline feast on the first Thursday of every month. A row of entrees and warm sides, including Frito-pie, lines the serving table at flightline feast. Enough food was prepared for an expected turnout of 300 people. A choice of desserts rounds out the meal. Pulled…

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ALS takes a field trip …

Posted  November 6, 2015

Senior Airman Devante Williams Staff Sgt. Brandon Rowe, left, 56th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment training NCO in charge, shows members of Airman Leadership School Class 15-7 the inside of an F-16 Fighting Flacon cockpit training module Oct. 28 during a tour of the 62nd Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base. The 62nd…

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FTAC holds professional enhancement course for Airmen

Posted  May 24, 2017

Airmen at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., now have an opportunity to participate in an Airman Professional Enhancement Course to develop their leadership, as well as followership skills.

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Around the Air Force: Jan. 4

Posted  January 5, 2018

On this look around the Air Force the 418th Flight Test Squadron assists NASA and Airmen can now enroll in the new Blended Retirement System.

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Air Force selects its best for Developmental Special Duties

Posted  August 19, 2016

Developmental special duties shape the Air Force by building leaders and placing them in key positions to lead Airmen.

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