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  • Luke Airmen compete at 2nd Quarter Load Crew Competition

    Senior Airman Javon Sweatts, 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, attaches the umbilical connector of an inert AIM-9L/M during the 2nd Quarter Load Crew Competition, July 17, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Load crew competitions pairs teams of three against one another

  • Sunset flights over Luke

    An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 63rd Fighter Squadron takes flight on an evening mission July 13, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The F-35 produces 43,000 pounds of thrust and is designed to provide the pilot with enhanced situational awareness, positive target identification and precision

  • 56th LRS transports equipment

    Airman 1st Class Nicolas Hussong, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron ground transportation, uses ratchet straps to tie down an unserviceable golf cart to a forklift June 23, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Ground transportation Airmen delivered the unserviceable golf cart to the LRS Disposal

  • Nighttime on the flightline

    An F-16 Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 310th Fighter Squadron, parks after a flight June 24, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. F-16 pilots train to fly and fight in all conditions; night flying is a critical capability for around-the-clock combat operations. More than 70 F-16s are assigned to

  • Luke AFB increases Health Protection Condition

    In recognition of the increased severity of COVID-19 cases throughout Arizona and in the surrounding community, Luke is moving from Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Bravo to Charlie.

  • Luke changes F-16 paint scheme to single color

    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – A team of nine 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Low Observable Aircraft Structural Maintenance personnel painted an F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the 310th Fighter Squadron a solid medium-gray color. The process took approximately a week and a half, including

  • Chaplain’s thought ... I will never leave an airman behind

    Currently, our country is facing arduous stressors, challenging questions and increasing demands for change. We are in the midst of a historical turning point, and the actions taken today will have implications for future generations.

  • Recharge for Resiliency with Outdoor Recreation

    Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. -- Outdoor Recreation is a resource available to all Airmen at Luke Air Force Base that allows Airmen to participate in organized activities and rent canoes, bikes, motorized boats, trailers, fishing equipment, camping equipment and more.

  • Pride Month flyby celebrates LGBTQ community

    Maj. Tyler McBride, 62nd Fighter Squadron F-35A Lightning II instructor pilot, and Capt. Justin Lennon, 56th Training Squadron F-35 instructor pilot, performed a Pride Month flyby over Luke Air Force Base, June 26, 2020 to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community.