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  • 2018 Third Quarter Load Competition

    Weapons load crews from various units on base battle it out every quarter on their ability to quickly and correctly arm their respective aircraft.
  • Luke AFB remembers 9/11

    In honor of the sacrifices made by emergency responders during the attacks, members from the 56th Fighter Wing came together for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony.
  • Follow Your Dreams

    Graduating basic training is an exciting achievement for many but for one Airman from Ghana, it was a dream come true. After dealing with hardships in his past, he now makes it his goal to support his family and become the best Airman he can be.
  • Airman takes action, saves three families

    Powerful gusts waded between the rows of houses lining the street of a sunny suburb of Manteca, Calif. It was a hot July day and Tech. Sgt. Michael Cleary, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintainer, noted that it was unusually windy in his hometown.
  • Republic of Korea Air Force F-35A pilot takes first flight

    After a year of preparation and instruction through the 944th Operations Group Detachment 2, Lockheed Martin and their active duty team members at the 56th Fighter Wing, Maj. Kiyun Jung, ROKAF F-35A pilot, flew his first solo mission.
  • Luke’s new Mission Defense Team provides active cyber security

    Luke Air Force Base’s Mission Defense Team, a group of talented and vigilant communications and cyber warfare Airmen, maintain the 56th Fighter Wing’s network communications security and prevent the exploit of potential vulnerabilities in the base’s network by monitoring, identifying, and communicating threats.
  • Luke Air Force Base Hensman Dining Facility

    Luke's Dinning Facility ensures the health and well being of our Airmen
  • 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron wins ‘Roadeo’ fuel truck competition

    A team of 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management Airmen won the 2018 Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants “Roadeo” competition hosted at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., from April 8-9, 2018. The competition pitted teams of POL Airmen from Luke AFB, Ariz., Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., and Nellis AFB against each other in a series of challenges related to driving and maintaining a fuel truck.
  • Luke Egress Airmen reduce F-35 canopy shaped charge replacement time by 120 hours

    Over the past two months, Airmen from the 56th Component Maintenance Squadron’s Egress Systems Flight developed a new process for the replacement of flexible linear shaped charges on F-35 Lightning II canopies. In an emergency situation when an F-35 pilot is required to eject, the FLSC is the component responsible for destroying and separating the canopy from the rest of the jet, giving the pilot’s seat a clear path to depart the aircraft.
  • Luke crew chief earns coveted MAJCOM award

    An F-16 Fighting Falcon dedicated crew chief assigned to the 309th Aircraft Maintenance Unit here was named the 2017 Air Education and Training Command Crew Chief of the Year.
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