Graphic commemorating the F-35 Heritage Flight Team's first air show of the 2018 season.

Welcome to Luke

The 56th Fighter Wing, headquartered at Luke Air Force Base, Phoenix, Ariz., is the largest fighter wing in the U.S. Air Force. A part of Air Education and Training Command, Luke oversees the training of 75% of the world's F-35 pilots. The wing also oversees the Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field and is steward of the 1.7 million acre Barry M. Goldwater Military Training Range.

Luke's Mission is to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen! By becoming a part of Thunderbolt Nation you will be joining the world’s premier fighter wing... advancing airpower to win tomorrow’s fight.

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