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  • Luke Airmen participate in 9/11 Tower Challenge

    Over 1,500 participants attended the 9/11 Tower Challenge at Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona including civilians, active-duty and reserve military personnel, veterans, firefighters and first responders. Participants walked up and down stadium stairs representing the 110 flights of stairs climbed by New York City firefighters during the attacks on the World Trade Center and in honor of those who lost their lives.
  • 56th FW deploys Airmen to support Operation Allies Welcome

    More than 70 Airmen assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing deployed to Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, in support of Operation Allies Welcome, Aug. 30, 2021.
  • 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. Additionally, Brnovich met with wing leadership to observe Luke’s mission of training the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen.
  • Back-to-School Bash brings supplies to military families

    The Back-to-School Bash event, hosted by the 56th Fighter Wing Chapel, provides school supplies for military families July 21, 2021, at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.
  • EFMP provides specialized services, family support, care

    A family unit can be a unique dynamic filled with members who are continuously developing, growing and coming into their own. While each member navigates their personal experience, additional services may be needed to ensure optimal support and care. A program in place equipped to assist with specialized needs and care is the Exceptional Family Member Program. Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, has two EFMP-Family Support coordinators who serve as a central focal point for all EFMP related information.
  • Weather Flight - Watching the Skies

    Take a moment and paint a picture. You are a pilot for an F-35A Lightning II aircraft and are executing your pre-flight checklist at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. All lights are green, the aircraft is fueled, and the tower gives you the go-ahead. As you taxi to the end of the runway, you hear over the radio that the flight is cancelled due to weather.
  • Luke reinforces TFI with DoD level maintenance award

    The 56th and 944th Fighter Wings’ maintenance groups, referred to as the 1K Maintenance Group at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, will be recipients of the 2020 Secretary of Defense Field-level Maintenance Award in the large category. The information was officially confirmed in a Department of Defense news release posted on Nov. 19.
  • 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 Air Force Base increases health protection condition

    Due to the significant increase in COVID-19 cases throughout the United States, the Secretary of Defense directed all Air Force installations to increase their Health Protection Condition (HPCON) to Charlie on March 26, 2020. Luke Air Force Base accomplished this change immediately following the announcement.
  • Luke AFB Update for COVID-19

    “Due to the actions of healthcare providers at the 56th Medical Group, the members and their families have been isolated in their home since first showing symptoms,” said Brig. Gen. Todd Canterbury, 56th Fighter Wing commander. “I ask all of you to remain calm as we work to safeguard our Airmen and families and preserve combat capabilities."
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