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F-35 Demo Team pilot practices new maneuvers

Capt. Andrew “Dojo” Olson, F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team commander and pilot has spent the last three months, designing, developing and practicing the maneuvers of the all new demo profile.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Leala Maquez Local

EMS works behind the scenes to get aircraft from the shop to the sky

The roar of fighter jets zooming by is a familiar sound on Luke. They fill the sky with spectacles of weaving, winding and intricate maneuvers.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Leala Marquez Local

Emerald Knight’s shine restored

After closing its doors more than three years ago, the 308th Fighter Squadron, also known as at the Emerald Knights, was reactivated at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., in November 2018.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Franklin R. Ramos Local

Hope fills the heart

Hope can come in many forms, and for the children who visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., for the “Day of Hope,” Dec. 21, 2018, hope came from the Airmen of the 56th Fighter Wing.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Leala Marquez Local

Defenders partner with local law enforcement for annual Shop with a Cop

In a celebration of holiday spirit, members of the 56th Security Forces Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., helped children from low-income families pick out toys during the annual Glendale Shop with a Cop charity event, Dec. 15, 2018, at Glendale, Ariz.


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Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kickoff breakfast

Posted  April 4, 2018

  Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Chief Master Sgt. Randy Kwiatkowski, 56th Fighter Wing command chief, and Col. Robert Sylvester, 56th Mission Support Group commander, sign the Air Force Assistance Fund donation forms during the AFAF campaign kickoff breakfast at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., April 2, 2018. Kwiatkowski and Sylvester…

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Thunderbolts are reminded to ‘See Something, Say Something’ about suspicious activity

Posted  April 4, 2018

Have you ever been on or near the base and noticed something that just didn’t look right, but didn’t quite know what to do? In an effort to highlight the role that all personnel have in insuring installation security and the importance of reporting vulnerabilities or suspicious activity, Air Force officials are urging all personnel…

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Luke hosts 2018 Heritage Flight training, certification course

Posted  April 4, 2018

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II, A-10C Thunderbolt II, P-51 Mustang, F-16 Fighting Falcon, and P-40 Warhawk fly in formation during the annual Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 4, 2018. During the course, aircrews practice ground and flight…

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F-35 touches down for the first time in South America

Posted  April 2, 2018

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

Posted  April 2, 2018

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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