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  • Cardinals alumni and cheerleaders tour Luke AFB

    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – Arizona Cardinals alumni meet with Airmen from the 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 56th Security Forces Squadron, 310th Fighter Squadron, 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and the Airmen's families during a base tour Nov. 4, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

  • Arizona Attorney General visits Luke

    Mark Brnovich, Arizona Attorney General, receives a base tour Aug. 20, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Brnovich’s visit included a wing mission brief, an Academic Training Center tour and an F-35A Lightning II virtual demonstration conducted by pilots with the 62nd Fighter Squadron.

  • Luke F-35s, F-16s train daily

    An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 62nd Fighter Squadron prepares to takeoff, Dec. 15, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The 62nd FS transitioned from flying F-16 Fighting Falcons to flying F-35 aircraft in 2015. There are four F-35 fighter squadrons and four F-16 fighter squadrons that

  • Armament shop maintains F-35 weapons system equipment

    Airmen from the 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron F-35A Lightning II armament shop are building a capability the Air Force may benchmark to store and maintain alternate mission equipment for the F-35’s weapons system.

  • F-35s demonstrate airpower during sortie training

    An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 62nd Fighter Squadron takes flight during an evening mission, Nov. 2, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Unlike any other legacy aircraft, the F-35 cockpit has advanced controls that allow the pilot to change the size, location and content of data on each

  • Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35 mission at Luke AFB

    A Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 308th Fighter Squadron prepares for takeoff Sept. 15, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The RNLAF arrived at Luke AFB in February 2019 and shares Luke’s mission of training the world’s greatest fighter pilots. Luke currently

  • Aircraft soaring over Luke AFB

    An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 61st Fighter Squadron takes off July 27, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The F-35 is the Air Force’s latest fifth-generation fighter and produces 43,000 pounds of thrust. Luke AFB is home to F-35s and F-16 Fighting Falcons that are used to train the world’s

  • Sunset flights over Luke

    An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 63rd Fighter Squadron takes flight on an evening mission July 13, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The F-35 produces 43,000 pounds of thrust and is designed to provide the pilot with enhanced situational awareness, positive target identification and precision

  • Luke, Arizona ANG salute Phoenix

    Luke Air Force Base and the Arizona’s Air National Guard honored Arizona front line responders with a 15-aircraft flyover today, May 1, 2020.

  • Luke AFB continues training mission

    Tech. Sgt. James Hayes, 63rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit instructor, marshals an F-35A Lightning II April 8, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Maintainers at Luke AFB enable the mission by launching and recovering aircraft, inspecting components and ensuring aircraft are serviceable to fly. Luke AFB