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  • 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."
  • Getting to know Luke’s Command Post

    Luke’s command post is in two locations, however, they are considered one team and one unit. The primary location is administratively owned by the 56th Fighter Wing and the alternate site is housed at the 944th Fighter Wing.
  • Team Luke essential part of AF development, hosts Revitalizing Squadron Task Force

    As the largest fighter wing in the world, Luke AFB often has the responsibility of sharing important practices and methods stemming from the innovation of our Airmen – both in and out of uniform.
  • National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

    On January 9th of each year, our nation’s citizens celebrate Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. To all of our 56th Security Forces Defenders, we thank you for your around the clock effort as we train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat ready Airmen.
  • F-35 HFT prepares for new demonstration profile

    The F-35 Heritage Flight Team is officially transitioning to the F-35 Demonstration Team for the 2019 air show season taking their current flying profile to new heights.
  • RAAF prepares F-35s for historic arrival

    The Royal Australian Air Force is preparing to send two F-35A Lightning II’s for their multi-day journey home to RAAF base Williamtown, New South Wales Australia.
  • Luke AFB remembers 9/11

    In honor of the sacrifices made by emergency responders during the attacks, members from the 56th Fighter Wing came together for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony.
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