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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.

  • Command Post: communication professionals

    Senior Airman Brooke Kehoe, 56th Fighter Wing Command Post senior emergency actions controller, reviews documents July 8, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Command Post specialists ensure operations and communications run efficiently and effectively, no matter the circumstance. Command Post Airmen

  • 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

  • Luke Airmen compete at 2nd Quarter Load Crew Competition

    Senior Airman Javon Sweatts, 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, attaches the umbilical connector of an inert AIM-9L/M during the 2nd Quarter Load Crew Competition, July 17, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Load crew competitions pairs teams of three against one another

  • Luke changes F-16 paint scheme to single color

    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – A team of nine 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Low Observable Aircraft Structural Maintenance personnel painted an F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the 310th Fighter Squadron a solid medium-gray color. The process took approximately a week and a half, including

  • 56th FW Commander takes final flight before retirement

    Brig. Gen. Todd Canterbury, 56th Fighter Wing commander, taxis through water streams after his final flight May 21, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Canterbury is a command pilot with 4,200 hours in the F-15E Strike Eagle, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-35A Lightning II, T-37 Tweet, T-38 Talon and

  • AGE is “lifeline to the flightline”

    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Aerospace ground equipment personnel perform a variety of tasks to help keep the world’s greatest Air Force jets in flight. LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Aerospace ground equipment personnel perform a variety of tasks to help keep the world’s greatest Air Force jets in