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  • Airmen hone their skills at CATM

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Miki Mullen, 309th Fighter Squadron student pilot, fires at a target using an M9 service pistol during a qualification course, Oct. 27, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Student pilots are required to qualify with the M9 as part of their graduation requirements. (U.S. Air

  • 56th MXG 3rd Quarter Weapons Load Competition

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Janey Sawmiller, 309th Aircraft Maintenance Unit maintainer, inspects the landing gear well of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during a weapons load competition, Oct. 7, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Load competitions help ensure weapons Airmen are proficient in

  • 56th FW welcomes Class of 2022 Honorary Commanders

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jason Rueschoff, 56th Fighter Wing commander, addresses attendees of the 2022 honorary commander induction ceremony, Oct. 14, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The honorary commander program seeks to help build relationships with the surrounding communities by

  • 56th Civil Engineer Squadron celebrates Fire Prevention Week

    “Sparky”, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department mascot, waves hello to a Luke Air Force Base family during the Fire Prevention Week parade Oct. 13, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The parade was in celebration of the 100th annual Fire Prevention Week and was met by base residents as

  • DAF senior leaders amplify SecDef directives for reproductive health care

    Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced that the DoD would ensure service members and their families can access reproductive health care within its authority and consistent with applicable federal law, in addition to clear guidance for health care providers to operate effectively.

  • Vietnam Security Police Association at Luke AFB

    Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jerry Nelson, Vietnam Security Police Association president, speaks during the annual reunion of the VSPA, Oct. 7, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The VSPA visited Luke AFB’s Air Park and remembered those who were lost in the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air

  • Yoga for Breast Cancer Awareness Event

    Members of the Luke Air Force Base community participate in a breast cancer awareness event Oct. 5, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The event, held by the awareness organization Reba’s Vision, featured a free yoga session, a static display, and a showcase with various items that are given to

  • Luke AFB kicks off the 100th Fire Prevention Week

    U.S. Air Force Col. Keagan McLeese, 56th Fighter Wing vice commander, signs the 100th Anniversary Fire Prevention Week Proclamation Oct. 7, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The signing kicked off this year’s event with the theme, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape,” which promotes fire safety