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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Alexander Cook Local

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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Events

Joint Airfield Assault Demonstration

Posted  March 15, 2018

A high-impact Joint Airfield Assault Demonstration will highlight the awesome capabilities of aircraft stationed at Luke Air Force Base and major weapons systems that our armed forces can bring to bear. The ground here at Luke AFB has just turned into an enemy airfield, and the aircraft and troops you see today have been tasked…

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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. David Miller
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Orientation Flight program provides Thunderbolts time in the cockpit

Posted  March 12, 2018

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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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan
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Luke’s newest chiefs recognized

Posted  March 9, 2018

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

Posted  March 7, 2018

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 Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.
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Air War College international students finish capstone program at Luke

Posted  March 5, 2018

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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