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  • 56th FW CC speaks at Patriot All-America

    Brig. Gen. Todd Canterbury, 56th Fighter Wing commander, provides remarks during the opening ceremony of the 2019 Patriot All-America Invitational, Dec. 28, 2019, in Litchfield Park, Ariz. Canterbury spoke about the mission of the 56th FW and how it relates to the importance of the golf tournament.

  • CSAF visits Luke to meet with Airmen, discuss F-35 future

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, accompanied by his wife Dawn, visited Luke Air Force Base, Nov. 8, 2019, to engage with key leaders and address 56th Fighter Wing Airmen about the current state and future of the Air Force.

  • A Reunion of a Lifetime

    For most residents of Accra, Ghana, life seemed like any other day on Nov. 11, 2011 … the people, accustomed to the hot and humid fall weather, buzzed around the sprawling city. Although, for Akwasi Ageyman-Prempeh, it was anything but normal – it was filled with excitement and hope.

  • Luke Airmen conduct a Fuel Spill Exercise

    Senior Airman Joseph Bahr (left), 56th Aeromedicine Squadron bioenvironmental technician, and Staff Sgt. Eric Roberts, 56th Aeromedicine Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of Radiation and Safety Operations Element, monitor volatile organic compounds in the air during a fuel spill exercise

  • Pilot’s quick thinking resolves in-flight emergency

    From initial pilot training to mission qualification training, U.S. Air Force pilots complete intensive training and preparation to learn critical skills to fly, fight and win, as well as prevent mishaps. However, F-35 and F-16 trainees in the 56th Fighter Wing also receive cutting edge human

  • Encountering crossroads, making choices

    An upbringing of physical and emotional abuse, drug filled streets and foster care are what one Luke Thunderbolt encountered that lead to a decision to change his life for the better.

  • Airmen get unique opportunity at PIR

    Luke Airmen met drivers and crewmembers during the NASCAR Troops to the Track tour Sunday before the Camping World 500 race at the Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz.

  • National Children’s Dental Health Month

    The 56th Dental Squadron is celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month. This year’s emphasis is to educate parents on how to care for children’s teeth.