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  • 56th MXG hosts Second Quarter Weapons Load Competition

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing prepare to start the second quarter weapons load competition, July 14, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Load competitions serve as part of the final evaluations for quarterly and annual awards in the weapons career field. (U.S. Air Force

  • Luke AFB supports 187th FW F-35 Training

    U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Savannah Raskey, 187th Fighter Wing student pilot, walks to her first F-35 Lightning II flight, July 7, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve pilots routinely train with the 56th FW to better integrate all Airmen in the Total Force

  • Luke AFB continues Air Guard F-35 training

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Peace, 187th Operations Support Squadron commander, prepares for takeoff in an F-35 Lightning II jet, July 10, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The 56th Fighter Wing welcomed Air National Guard F-35 student pilots from the 187th Fighter Wing to train alongside

  • 309th FS begins F-16 block swap with Holloman

    The 309th Fighter Squadron initiated an F-16 Fighting Falcon “block swap” with the 49th Wing at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, on July 10, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

  • Luke AFB supports Air Guard F-35 Training

    U.S. Air Force Col. Jay Spohn (right), 187th Fighter Wing vice commander, steps to his flight alongside U.S. Air Force Maj. Christopher Kirk (left), 56th Operations Support Squadron chief of weapons plans, June 29, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Spohn became the first Air National Guard

  • 607th ACS trains Multi-Capable Airmen

    The 607th Air Control Squadron instructs Airmen to become mission systems operators, combining three different career specialties within battle management in support of higher headquarters’ training goals at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

  • RCAF Lt. Gen. Kenny tours Luke AFB

    Royal Canadian Air Force Lt. Gen. Eric Kenny, RCAF commander, visited the 56th Fighter Wing to discuss training collaborations June 20, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

  • Luke AFB partners with Arizona National Guard

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Andrew Tomkins, 161st Air Refueling Wing crew chief, prepares a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 161st ARW for takeoff, June 23, 2023, at Goldwater Air National Guard Base, Arizona. The KC-135 has provided the core aerial refueling capabilities of the USAF for over 60

  • Luke 4th of July flyover

    A poster outlining the times and locations to best see the Luke Air Force Base 4th of July Fly Over.