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  • Flying High for the Bird’s Eye

    The sights and sounds of air power filled the skies of Utah, as 35 F-35As were launched in a combat power exercise on November 19, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

  • 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.

  • 8th Fighter Squadron reactivated after six years

    A pilot strides forward, his green flight suit a stark contrast to the pale blue of a desert morning sky. An insignia, circled in gold and donning a sheep with a wool coat black as night, is stitched atop his right breast. He hikes up a ladder, hands gripping steel and hops into the cockpit of an

  • Whisler Brothers Take Flight

    Airmen in the Air Force often times have family members who serve alongside them, but seldom does a brotherhood directly contribute to the same mission. For the Whisler brothers, they were reunited and had the opportunity to fly and train together April 24, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

  • F-16 pilots continue to graduate, continue to fight

    A class of F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots under the tutelage of instructor pilots from the 309th Fighter Squadron graduated Dec. 16, 2016, following approximately nine months of training at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

  • Remains of fighter pilot hero return home after 10 years

    This week, nearly 10 years after he was killed in combat operations in Iraq, U.S. forces brought home the remains of F-16 pilot Maj. Troy Gilbert, who died saving the lives of U.S. service members and coalition allies.