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  • Command Chief takes first familiarization flight

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer, 56th Fighter Wing command chief, prepares for his familiarization (FAM) flight, Dec. 2, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. FAM flights familiarize individuals with little-to-no flight experience to flight operations while flying under the

  • 56th MSG breaks ground on Splash Pad

    A groundbreaking ceremony for a new splash pad was held, Nov. 30, 2022, as Luke Air Force Base sets to create more recreational opportunities for Airmen and their families.

  • Luke AFB conducts senior enlisted leaders course

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer, 56th Fighter Wing command chief, speaks to aspiring senior enlisted leaders during an SEL course Nov. 29, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The SEL course is designed to develop Airmen on being effective leaders, while fostering an environment for

  • AETC commander announces rebalanced mission, vision focus

    Lt. Gen. Brian Robinson, commander of Air Education and Training Command, recently announced the command’s rebalanced mission, vision and lines of effort that will continue to accelerate change, while building the force necessary for the high-end fight.

  • Ray V. Hensman Dining Facility hosts Thanksgiving Lunch

    U.S. Air Force Col. Anthony Mullinax, 56th Mission Support Group commander, speaks with Airmen while serving food Nov. 23, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The Ray V. Hensman Dining Facility gave an opportunity for Airmen, retirees, dependents and leadership to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving

  • Luke AFB honors RNAF 10,000 flying hours

    Three Royal Norwegian Air Force F-35 Lightning II aircraft training at the 56th Fighter Wing fly in formation to commemorate the RNAF achieving 10,000 flying hours Nov. 16, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The RNAF is training with the 62nd Fighter Squadron and achieved this milestone seven

  • RCAF F-18's get exercise Swift Strike off the ground

    Royal Canadian Air Force airmen from the 401 Tactical Fighter Squadron prepare CF-18 Hornet aircraft as part of exercise Swift Strike Nov. 17, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The 401 TFS participated in the exercise alongside the 42 Radar Squadron and the 607th Air Control Squadron,

  • Luke Airmen host military retirees during Retiree Appreciation Day

    Airmen from various support agencies at the 56th Fighter Wing joined civilian counterparts to honor retired military members from all service branches during a Retiree Appreciation Day event at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, Nov. 19, 2022. More than 100 retirees and their spouses attended the event,