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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota
Local

Luke’s hydraulics shop adds to the Air Force stockpile

Posted August 16, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Airmen from the 56th Component Maintenance Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., work together with squadrons across the base to maintain the hydraulics systems for various aircraft systems.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel
Salutes & Awards

Thunderbolt earns Outstanding Airman of the Year

Posted August 9, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Tech. Sgt. Kyle Wilson, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment support NCO in charge at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., has been awarded as one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year and attributes his success to his rigorous fitness routine and family.

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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham
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62nd FS mate finally laid to rest

Posted August 9, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham

Approximately 50 Airmen assigned to the 62nd Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., attended the funeral of former 62nd FS pilot 2nd Lt. Charles E. Carlson at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, Penn., Aug. 4, 2017.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexis P. Docherty
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8th Fighter Squadron reactivated after six years

Posted August 7, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Alexis P. Docherty

A pilot strides forward, his green flight suit a stark contrast to the pale blue of a desert morning sky.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota
Salutes & Awards

Luke graduates first F-35A initial qualification course

Posted August 7, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Class 17-ABL from the 61st Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., made history graduating the first F-35A Lightning II initial qualification course Aug. 5, 2017.

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Top Dogs pump out six combat-ready F-35 pilots

Posted August 4, 2017 by by Lt. Col. RHETT HIERLMEIER

Class 17-ABL from the 61st Fighter Squadron makes history on Aug. 5, graduating as the first F-35A Lightning II initial qualification course in the Air Force. It has taken eight months of tremendous teamwork from across the 56th Fighter Wing and Team Luke to produce these six F-35 fighter pilots for the combat air force….

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DUI: What it really costs

Posted August 4, 2017 by Story and photo by Airman 1st Class LAUREN SPRUNK

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Airman A epitomized what every stellar Airman should be. He passed every test with flying colors, volunteered during his free time, and went above and beyond during his everyday job. He had just received Senior Airman Below-the-Zone, a promotion given six months early, and went out to celebrate. Before…

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams
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Future Leaders visit Luke

Posted August 3, 2017 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

A group of cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy are at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., look this week receiving an in-depth look at how Luke is building the future of airpower.

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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham
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EOD Airman finds balance on ice

Posted July 31, 2017 by Staff Sgt Jensen Stidham

An electric, jolt of energy rushed through his veins. “Hold still, don’t move,” he screamed. A land mine had been dusted off by the impact of his team leader’s right boot. Instantly training kicked in, Knelange and his team started the procedure to safely get their fellow Airman away from the land mine and back into the vehicle.

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Events

Luke Days set for March 10-11, 2018

Posted July 28, 2017 by

Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., has announced that its biennial air show is planned for March 10 and 11, 2018. The event, Luke Days 2018: The Future of Airpower, is free and open to the public. “We are excited to welcome the community on base to see their Air Force and meet the Airmen of…

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