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  • DAF senior leaders amplify SecDef directives for reproductive health care

    Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced that the DoD would ensure service members and their families can access reproductive health care within its authority and consistent with applicable federal law, in addition to clear guidance for health care providers to operate effectively.

  • Brig. Gen. Rueschhoff holds first All Call at 56FW

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jason M. Rueschhoff, 56th Fighter Wing commander, speaks to Airmen of the 56th FW, August 5, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Rueschhoff recently took command of the 56th FW and hosted his first All Call, where he formally introduced himself to Airmen and spoke about

  • New leader takes reins at AETC

    Lt. Gen. Brian Robinson took the reins of Air Education and Training Command from Lt. Gen. Brad Webb during a change of command ceremony here May 20. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. presided over the ceremony and emphasized the importance of the AETC mission to recruit, train and educate

  • 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