• Soaring with Advancement

    Soaring with Advancementby Airman Pedro Mota56th Fighter Wing Public AffairsServing 24 years in the Navy, Clay Goehring has seen things most can only dream of.When first meeting Goehring, one will find an old soul filled with experience, but with still a sense of boyish charm. He has his wits about

  • Galero: family man and Airman

    From the Philippines to the U.S., Tech. Sgt. Richard Galero, 56th Force Support Squadron Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard NCO in charge, has worked hard to get where he is professionally, lead his Airmen and provide for his family.Galero was born and raised in a small town in the Philippines.  He and

  • History gets a paintjob

    A walk through Luke's air park reminds us of the legacy and the significant role Luke has played in Air Force history.  Unfortunately, these static displays have been subject to years of abuse from the harsh Arizona heat and are in desperate need of a little TLC.Restoration started on the static

  • Importance of Mentorship

    Airmen are encouraged to take charge of their personal and professional development through a mentorship program where junior Airmen receive guidance and direction from more experienced Airmen.At Luke Air Force Base, any Airman may take part in mentorship, in the role of a mentor or mentee, to share

  • Spiritual pillar strengthened at VBS

    A slew of volunteers, including eight active-duty members, helped make the Luke Air Force Base Chapel's Vacation Bible School program a success June 1 through 5.More than 130 children participated in the event, which aimed to help them grow in their faith."Our mission was to develop the spiritual

  • Chief returns to where career began

    As Chief Master Sgt. Ben Carson, 308th Aircraft Maintenance Unit superintendent, attends the graduation for the last class of 308th Fighter Squadron F-16 pilots, he will also say goodbye to the squadron where he began his career.In June of 2015, the 308th will inactivate making way for the

  • Luke hosts VH1 concert ft. Fall Out Boy

    Thousands of Thunderbolts waited in line, some with their faces painted and signs ready, in anticipation of seeing their favorite artists--Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX.The VH1 and Papa John's Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops event was hosted by Nick Lachey in Hangar 999 at Luke Air Force

  • Surviving Katrina: Hurricane can't stop Airman from serving

    Many people know what it's like to live through a natural disaster. Growing up in California may allow someone to know what an earthquake is like while someone in the Midwest may be more familiar with tornados. But most of the natural disasters that have occurred in the United States in recent years

  • Avionics Airmen: Troubleshooting mission success

    Have you ever wondered what's inside an F-16 that makes everything function and who was responsible for fixing those parts when something went wrong?The answer to that question is the Airmen of the 56th Component Maintenance Squadron Avionics Flight. They are responsible for analyzing various

  • Thunderbirds make a wish come true for Arizona children

    Children watched in delight as the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Squadron, better known as the Thunderbirds, flew across the skies over Luke Air Force Base. The demonstration team brightened the day for a group of special-needs children March 14 during their practice demonstration and