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Arizona Cardinals mascot “Big Red” and Senior Airman Michael Gray, Jr., 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief and mascot “Bolt” stand in front of an F-35A Lightning II Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Arizona Cardinals mascot “Big Red” and Senior Airman Michael Gray, Jr., 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief and mascot “Bolt” stand in front of an F-35A Lightning II Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Luke Airmen hosted Arizona Cardinals alumni and cheerleaders and provided them a base tour to meet and greet with Airmen and visit several units on base. The Arizona Cardinals alumni concluded the day with a youth training camp at Fowler Park. Events such as this strengthen community partnerships by providing a first-hand look of Luke’s mission to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman David Busby)

Arizona Cardinals alumni meet with Airmen from the 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit during a base tour Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Arizona Cardinals alumni meet with Airmen from the 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit during a base tour Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The Cardinals alumni toured the base, met with Airmen and learned about Luke’s various units’ roles. Events such as this strengthen community partnerships by providing a first-hand look of Luke’s mission to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phyllis Jimenez)

Arizona Cardinals mascot “Big Red” poses for a photo in front of an F-35A Lightning II during a visit Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Arizona Cardinals mascot “Big Red” poses for a photo in front of an F-35A Lightning II during a visit Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The 56th Fighter Wing Airmen hosted a tour for Cardinals alumni and cheerleaders, which provided them an opportunity to meet and greet with Airmen and visit several units on base. Events such as this strengthen community partnerships by providing a first-hand look of Luke’s mission to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phyllis Jimenez)

Airmen from the 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit and guests from the Arizona Cardinals stand next to an F-35A Lightning II Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Airmen from the 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit and guests from the Arizona Cardinals stand next to an F-35A Lightning II Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Luke Airmen hosted Arizona Cardinals alumni and cheerleaders and provided them a base tour to meet and greet with Airmen and visit several units on base. The Arizona Cardinals alumni concluded the day with a youth training camp at Fowler Park. Events such as this strengthen community partnerships by providing a first-hand look of Luke’s mission to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman David Busby)

(From left to right) Retired Arizona Cardinals Marcel Shipp, Rick Cunningham and MarTay Jenkins play a game of corn hole with Arizona Cardinals mascot “Big Red” Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

(From left to right) Retired Arizona Cardinals Marcel Shipp, Rick Cunningham and MarTay Jenkins play a game of corn hole with Arizona Cardinals mascot “Big Red” Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Airmen from the 310th Fighter Squadron and 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit met with AZ Cardinals alumni and cheerleaders during a tour of the base. Luke AFB bolstered community partnerships by providing a first-hand look of Luke’s mission to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman David Busby)

Arizona Cardinals cheerleaders interact with one of our littlest Thunderbolts Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Arizona Cardinals cheerleaders interact with one of our littlest Thunderbolts Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The cheerleaders and Cardinals alumni met with 310th Fighter Squadron and 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit Airmen and their families during a tour of the base. Events such as this strengthen community partnerships by providing a first-hand look of Luke’s mission to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phyllis Jimenez)

Senior Airmen Noah Hill, 56th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and Enzo, 56th SFS MWD, greet Arizona Cardinals cheerleaders Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Senior Airmen Noah Hill, 56th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and Enzo, 56th SFS MWD, greet Arizona Cardinals cheerleaders Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Cardinals cheerleaders and alumni met with service members as part of a base tour. Events such as this strengthen community partnerships by providing a first-hand look of Luke’s mission to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phyllis Jimenez)

Mo Streety, U.S. Air Force veteran and youth football program manager for the Arizona Cardinals, leads a warm-up during a kids camp at Fowler Park Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Mo Streety, U.S. Air Force veteran and youth football program manager for the Arizona Cardinals, leads a warm-up during a kids camp at Fowler Park Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Luke Airmen hosted Arizona Cardinals alumni and cheerleaders and provided them a base tour to meet and greet with Airmen and visit several units on base. Events such as this strengthen community partnerships by providing a first-hand look of Luke’s mission to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman David Busby)

Over 100 children and dependents participate in warm-up stretches at a kids camp Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Over 100 children and dependents participate in warm-up stretches at a kids camp Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. After the warm-up, retired football players from the Arizona Cardinals led the participants through games and obstacle courses as part of their tour of the base. Luke Airmen hosted Arizona Cardinals alumni and cheerleaders and provided them a base tour to meet and greet with Airmen and visit several units on base. Events such as this strengthen community partnerships by providing a first-hand look of Luke’s mission to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman David Busby)

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – Arizona Cardinals alumni meet with Airmen from the 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 56th Security Forces Squadron, 310th Fighter Squadron, 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and the Airmen's families during a base tour Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The Cardinals alumni toured the base, met with Airmen and learned about Luke’s various units’ roles. Events such as this strengthen community partnerships by providing a first-hand look of Luke’s mission to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen.