• AAFES defeats CMS

    The 56th Component Maintenance Squadron team and the Army and Air Force Exchange Services team stepped on the field Oct. 8 for an intramural football match at Luke Air Force Base. AAFES defeated the 56th CMS 40-34.CMS came in the game undefeated and was on a mission to keep the streak alive. The

  • Total Force Integration active at Luke

    Although the Active and Reserve component Air Force are operationally indistinguishable, only by continuing to leverage the unique contributions of each component can we achieve the strategic agility necessary to realize the Air Force we need.Part of the total force integration at Luke is including

  • Cybersecurity: Are you safe?

    October is Cybersecurity awareness month when Airmen need to refresh themselves on safety tips for keeping their personal and work information safe."Cybersecurity awareness month is about getting the word out to Airmen making them aware of what they are putting out there," said Staff Sgt. Kevin

  • Luke Airman wins Outstanding Airman of the Year 2015

    The Air Force is made up of more than 307,000 Airmen. Of those Airmen, 12 were selected as the Air Force Association's Outstanding Airmen. One of those is stationed at the 56th Fighter Wing in the 56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron.That Airman is Senior Airman Allen Cherry, 56th AMDS public health

  • Wingman Day: a day to come together

    Airmen across Luke came together to strengthen bonds and build new ones through sporting events and activities during Wingman Day. The reason for Wingman Day can be overlooked through all the fun, and it's important to take a step back and remember why it's celebrated.The concept of being a wingman

  • EMS/AGE defeats 607th ACS

    The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircrew ground equipment team and the 607th Civil Engineer Squadron stepped on the field Sep. 22 for an intramural football match at Luke Air Force Base. 56 EMS/AGE defeated the 607th ACS 21-14.The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircrew ground equipment

  • Luke LEAD Council involved in the community, helps Airmen

    There are many organizations available for Airmen to be a part of. From the Air Force Sergeant's Association, Top 3 to Focus 56, each has its own goals, but there is one group, although low in rank have great vision for the future."LEAD stands for Luke Empowering Airmen's Development," said Senior

  • Dylan Vogel

    Dylan Vogelby Airman Pedro Mota56th Fighter Wing Public AffairsThe LEAD president at Luke Air Force Base,  Senior Airman Dylan Vogel, 56th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, is also a dedicated family man.When first meeting Vogel, he appears as a tall young man, with sincerity in his

  • Airman's son survives brain tumor

    Every once in a while there are moments that change everything. For one mom and dad, it was learning they might lose their 2-year-old son, Paul.Paul was asleep on the floor in his two sisters' bedroom. He liked to camp out there sometimes. There was a loud shriek and when Tech. Sgt. Tim Boyer, 56th

  • AFE parachute section Airmen keep pilots safe

    A crucial part of a pilot's survival, if the worst were to happen, is a serviceable parachute. Without it, a pilot wouldn't be able to land safely, and that's where the Airmen in the aircrew flight equipment parachute section at Luke Air Force Base step in."In the parachute section we work on the