2016 in Photos — 12


Senior Airman Veron Sparks, 56th Force Support Squadron retirement and separations technician, poses for a photo Dec. 6 at Luke Air Force Base. Sparks used self-aid buddy care to help a woman who was a victim of a hit-and-run.

Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard, 56th Fighter Wing commander, welcomes the first class of F-35 Lightning II student pilots to train under the newly developed F-35 syllabus Dec. 5 in the F-35 Academic Training Center auditorium at Luke Air Force Base. The syllabus was created to teach pilots without prior fighter jet experience how to fly the F-35.

Two 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Korte iron work construction contractors install the overhang on the 62nd Fighter Squadron hangar door Dec. 8 at Luke Air Force Base. The hangar is scheduled for completion June 2017.

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