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  • Luke hosts annual weapons load competition

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Paolo Silva, 63rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, navigates a jammer during the annual weapons load competition, Feb. 9, 2024, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The load competition featured the loading of an AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air

  • Luke AFB performs active shooter exercise

    William Anderson (left), 56th Security Forces Squadron defender, and Tech Sgt. Jacob Sime (right), 56th SFS defender, perform a simulated emergency medical examination on a simulated injured victim during an active shooter exercise, Jan. 24 2024, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. This exercise allows

  • Saving a Species: The Sonoran Pronghorn

    It’s no secret that the Barry M. Goldwater Range, located in the southwest region of Arizona, is used for training the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen. But what most don’t often think about are the efforts behind maintaining and conserving the 1.7-million-acre piece of land

  • Holiday Magic visits Luke AFB

    Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus impersonators pose for a photo, Dec. 8, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Holiday Magic is an annual event with food, games, and holiday cheer for families at Luke AFB. Events like holiday magic contribute to the 56th Fighter Wing’s line of effort to advance quality

  • Lock 'n Load Weapons Comp

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jacob Schweigart, 309th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, helps prepare a AIM-9X bomb for a U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II during the third quarterly weapons load competition, Oct. 6, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Load competitions serve as

  • Luke celebrates Air Force's 76th Birthday

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Scott Pleus, U.S. Forces Korea deputy commander, and Airman Jaylen Craig, 56th Security Forces Squadron defender, participate in the formal cake cutting ceremony during the 76th Air Force Ball, Sept. 16, 2023, at the Wigwam Resort, Litchfield Park, Arizona. The cake cutting

  • Luke AFB hosts Arizona Commanders Summit

    The 56th Fighter Wing hosted the semi-annual Arizona Commanders Summit on Sept. 8, 2023, at Luke AFB, Arizona.In attendance were military commanders and senior leadership from Yuma Proving Ground, Davis-Monthan AFB, Luke AFB, 161st Air Refueling Wing, Fort Hauchuca, Marine Corps Air Station-Yuma,

  • Operation KIDS kicks off!

    U.S. Military children prepare for the 15th annual Operation KIDS event Sept. 9, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Operation Kids is a simulated deployment experience for children of deployed service members, giving them a look into what their parents may experience while deployed. Experiences