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  • Luke says farewell to honorary commanders

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jason Rueschhoff, 56th Fighter Wing commander, speaks to attendees during an honorary commander farewell event, June 14, 2024, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. During the ceremony, Luke AFB commanders bid their honorary commanders farewell as they completed their two-year

  • Luke enters the drone age in new class

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Dakota Belcher, 56th Fighter Wing spark cell lead, instructs a class on the use of small unmanned aerial systems, May 29, 2024, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Belcher, along with the rest of the spark cell team, hosted the 56th FW’s first Combat Airpower for All Airmen

  • 309th takes final vacation with F-16's

    A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III assigned to Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, takes off, May 7, 2024, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The C-17 supported the 309th Fighter Squadron in conducting total force training at Kingsley Field Air National Guard Base, Oregon, with the 173rd Fighter

  • D-Backs go Purple for military kids

    Volunteers from the 56th Fighter Wing and Wayland Baptist University present a booth during a Purple Up Arizona Diamondbacks game, April 12, 2024, in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks hosted a Purple Up night to celebrate Month of the Military Child. Month of the Military Child helps bring

  • Luke unveils Fiesta Bowl field

    A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Fiesta Bowl field was held, April 11, 2024, as Luke Air Force Base seeks to improve recreational opportunities for Airmen and their families.

  • The DOD Doctorate

    Education serves as the cornerstone of our ability to effectively serve others. It empowers individuals to innovate, collaborate, and implement solutions that have a positive impact on those around them.

  • Westwood JROTC visits Luke AFB

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Daniel Frieson, 309th Fighter Squadron instructor pilot, gives a tour of an F-16C Fighting Falcon cockpit to a Westwood High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps student, Mar. 7, 2024, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The students were briefed on the mission

  • Luke AFB opens Innovation Lab

    A grand opening ceremony for the new Cox Innovation Lab was held, Feb. 22, 2024, as Luke Air Force Base sets to expand enrichment opportunities for military families and children.