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Luke F-16C emergency lands, pilot ejects

An F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., diverted and attempted to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, Lake Havasu City, Ariz. at approximately 10:35 a.m., April 24 during a routine training flight. During landing the aircraft departed the prepared surface and the pilot ejected from the aircraft….

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Luke Egress Airmen reduce F-35 canopy shaped charge replacement time by 120 hours

Over the past two months, Airmen from the 56th Component Maintenance Squadron’s Egress Systems Flight at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., developed a new process for the replacement of flexible linear shaped charges on F-35 Lightning II canopies.

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Human performance training facility continues to progress

A team of highly trained professionals from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., known as the Human Performance Team, have taken strides in the development of the Tactical Integrated Training and Nutrition (TITAN) Arena.

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Thunderbolt Digital Edition – April 6, 2018

Luke AFB Thunderbolt – Base Newspaper for Luke AFB, serving the West Valley region of Phoenix, AZ Thunderbolt Digital Edition – April 6, 2018 This month’s edition includes follow-up coverage of the Luke Days 2018 air show and open house. What a great weekend, full of fun, energy and awesome displays of air power! You’ll…

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56th Communications Squadron breaks ground on new operations building

Construction on the 56th Communications Squadron’s new central operations building began during a groundbreaking ceremony March 28, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.


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Chapel hosts faith and leadership seminar for Airmen

Posted  August 30, 2017

The 56th Fighter Wing Chapel team hosted a Faith and Leadership Seminar at the Academic Training Center at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 23, 2017.

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High definition featured at base theater

Posted  August 30, 2017

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Six competitors are introduced during a bodybuilding competition at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 26, 2017. Each competitor chose one category, physique, figure or bikini to compete as well the overall category for male or female.   Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Master…

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Aircrew Flight Equipment Airmen sustain F-16 survival mission

Posted  August 25, 2017

Equipment efficiency can be the determining factor between life and death in a survival situation.

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Combined police training benefits team Luke and local communities

Posted  August 25, 2017

Members of the 56th Security Forces Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Calif., participated in an evasive driving training program this week in conjunction with police departments from the surrounding communities.

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Air Force Selects Airmen for the 2017 All-Air Force Golf Championship

Posted  August 25, 2017

The Air Force has selected candidates to participate in the 2017 All-Air Force Golf Championship to be held in Millington, Tenn., from Sept. 4-9, 2017. Included in the selection is Master Sgt. John J. Accorso of Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. If selected, candidates will move on to represent the Air Force at the 2017…

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