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  • Luke Airmen conduct a Fuel Spill Exercise

    Senior Airman Joseph Bahr (left), 56th Aeromedicine Squadron bioenvironmental technician, and Staff Sgt. Eric Roberts, 56th Aeromedicine Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of Radiation and Safety Operations Element, monitor volatile organic compounds in the air during a fuel spill exercise Oct. 4, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The
  • Airmen recognized at military appreciation baseball game

    A Scottsdale Scorpion baseball player stands on third base during an Arizona Fall League military appreciation baseball game Oct. 6, 2019, at Camelback Ranch stadium in Phoenix. The Arizona Fall League hosted the military appreciation game to honor members of the armed forces, recognizing 14 Airmen from the 56th Fighter Wing during the game. Luke
  • Atlanta Falcons visit Luke

    Kenjon Barner, Atlanta Falcons running back, signs memorabilia during a tour of the 56th Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment’s facility Oct. 8, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. While at Luke, Airmen hosted the Falcons who toured the 56th Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment and held a meet-and-greet for Airmen
  • Pilot’s quick thinking resolves in-flight emergency

    From initial pilot training to mission qualification training, U.S. Air Force pilots complete intensive training and preparation to learn critical skills to fly, fight and win, as well as prevent mishaps. However, F-35 and F-16 trainees in the 56th Fighter Wing also receive cutting edge human performance optimization training across physical, mental, and emotional domains. In May 2019, Capt. Robert, a 61st Fighter Squadron student pilot, was on a training mission when he found himself faced with an in-flight emergency.
  • Fire Prevention Week

    Brig. Gen. Todd D. Canterbury, 56th Fighter Wing commander, signs a Fire Prevention Week proclamation at the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 2, 2019. Fire Prevention Week is observed from Sunday to Saturday of the week of Oct. 9 to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, which occurred in 1871. (U.S. Air
  • Luke Airman recieves service-level award for security of PAF F-16 technology

    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – A Luke Airman was recognized in his efforts for excelling above and beyond in his career while working alongside the Pakistani Air Force (PAF), continuously monitoring the PAF F-16 Fighting Falcon’s advanced technology.
  • Air superiority in action

    An F-35A Lightning II, assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing, performs a pass Oct. 1, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. F-35s are capable of reaching speeds of 1,200 mph or Mach 1.6, almost twice the speed of sound. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Leala Marquez)
  • Luke Airman granted unlimited contracting warrant

    In the contracting career field an unlimited warrant is the highest expenditure authority and is rarely granted to enlisted members. Tech. Sgt. Michael Jakubec, 56th Contracting Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of services flight, became one of two enlisted members within the Air Education and Training Command to receive an unlimited warrant, Sept. 26, 2019.
  • National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Thompson, 56th Fighter Wing command chief, addresses the audience at the annual POW/MIA 24-hour vigil run opening ceremony Sept. 19, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The ceremony was held to honor those who are still listed as missing in action or were prisoners of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Leala
  • EOD detonates rocket motor

    Staff Sgt. Jordan Jones, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team member, assigned to Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., inspects the aftermath of an explosion Sept. 12, 2019, at the Barry M. Goldwater Range near Gila Bend, Ariz. EOD detonated a rocket motor, containing more than 7,200 pounds of explosives, during a demonstration
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