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  • 56th Ammunitions Flight Builds 72 Laser Guided Bombs

    Airman Quinton Chaney, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions systems technician, and Senior Airman Tre Tate, 56th EMS munitions systems technician, use a forklift sling to move GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bombs Sept. 22, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Airmen assembled 24 bombs

  • AMMO utilizes new system for 100% munition inventory count

    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight is utilizing the new Theater Integrated Combat Munitions System (TICMS) to perform 100% munitions inventory count which validates for more than 3,470 munition components worth an estimated $72 million.

  • Luke leadership holds town hall with key spouses and mentors

    Brig. Gen. Gregory Kreuder, 56th Fighter Wing commander, speaks during a town hall meeting for spouses Sept. 10, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The meeting was livestreamed on Facebook to increase physical distancing measures and allowed viewers to ask questions and receive live responses from

  • Luke Airman’s story is one for the big screens

    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – Imagine discovering a once in a lifetime chance to change your life forever. Taking that chance meant you had to leave your home, move to a new country and face a new adventure. This Luke Air Force Base Airman’s story could be one for the big screen.

  • Remembering: A WWII vet’s story

    Black and white photos portray a strong, smiling young man preparing for war, a beautiful snow-covered Mount Fuji with B-29 Superfortresses flying by and aerial photos exhibiting the remains of war-torn Hiroshima.

  • Hydraulics Airman assembles F-16 brake

    Airman 1st Class Wesley De Leon, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron aircraft hydraulic systems journeyman, adjusts an F-16 Fighting Falcon brake Aug. 17, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Luke AFB supply sends broken or worn equipment to the hydraulics flight where it is fixed and sent back to