19th Air Force Command Team visits Luke AFB

Maj. Gen. Craig Wills, 19th Air Force commander, and Lt. Col. Nicholas Krajicek, 310th Fighter Squadron commander, board an F-16 Fighting Falcon, April 6, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The 19th AF command team visited Luke AFB to engage with the 56th Fighter Wing members while gaining a better understanding of the successes and challenges faced by the wing. The 56th FW’s mission is to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen. (Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Noah Coger)
Chief Master Sgt. Kristina Rogers, 19th Air Force command chief, prepares to fly in an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 309th Fighter Squadron, April 6, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The 19th AF command team visited Luke AFB to engage with the 56th Fighter Wing members while gaining a better understanding of the successes and challenges faced by the wing. The 56th FW’s mission is to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen. (Air Force photograph by Senior Airman David Busby)
Chief Master Sgt. Kristina Rogers, 19th Air Force command chief, and Lt. Col. Matthew Eldrege, 309th Fighter Squadron commander, walk towards an F-16 Fighting Falcon, April 6, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The 19th AF command team visited Luke AFB to engage with the 56th Fighter Wing members while gaining a better understanding of the successes and challenges faced by the wing. The 56th FW’s mission is to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen. (Air Force photograph by Senior Airman David Busby)
Chief Master Sgt. Kristina Rogers, 19th Air Force command chief, operates a weapons simulator during a visit at the 56th Security Forces Squadron Defender Performance Optimization Center, April 6, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The 56th SFS DPOC provides security forces personnel with a virtual reality training system used to sharpen their weapon handling skills. The 19th AF command team visited Luke AFB to engage with the 56th FW members while gaining a better understanding of the successes and challenges faced by the wing. (Air Force photograph by Senior Airman David Busby)
Chief Master Sgt. Kristina Rogers, 19th Air Force command chief, operates a weapons simulator during a visit at the 56th Security Forces Squadron Defender Performance Optimization Center, April 6, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The 56th SFS DPOC provides security forces personnel with a virtual reality training system used to sharpen their weapon handling skills. The 19th AF command team visited Luke AFB to engage with the 56th FW members while gaining a better understanding of the successes and challenges faced by the wing. (Air Force photograph by Senior Airman David Busby)
Maj. Gen. Craig Wills, 19th Air Force commander, coins Senior Master Sgt. Jeremy Wong, 756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assistant superintendent, during a tour of the 56th Maintenance Group, April 4, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Wills recognized multiple Airmen from the 56th Fighter Wing for their outstanding contributions and innovations to improving processes and programs within the Air Force. The 19th AF command team visited Luke AFB to engage with the 56th FW members while gaining a better understanding of the successes and challenges faced by the wing. (Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Phyllis Jimenez)
Maj. Gen. Craig Wills, 19th Air Force commander, meets with Airmen assigned to the 56th Maintenance Group, during a heritage fighter aircraft tour, April 4, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Wills got an up-close look at one of Luke AFB’s F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, which has a paint scheme to match that of the World War II era 310th Fighter Squadron’s “Passionate Patsy” Republic P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft. The 19th AF command team visited Luke AFB to engage with the 56th FW members while gaining a better understanding of the successes and challenges faced by the wing. (Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Phyllis Jimenez)

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