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  • Sen. Kyrsten Sinema visits Luke

    U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona discusses key topics with 56th Fighter Wing Airmen during a roundtable Oct. 9, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Sinema toured Luke AFB and spoke with leadership to learn about its mission and challenges impacting the base and its community. As a primary training base for pilots flying the F-35A Lightning II
  • Luke Airmen conduct a Fuel Spill Exercise

    Senior Airman Joseph Bahr (left), 56th Aeromedicine Squadron bioenvironmental technician, and Staff Sgt. Eric Roberts, 56th Aeromedicine Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of Radiation and Safety Operations Element, monitor volatile organic compounds in the air during a fuel spill exercise Oct. 4, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The
  • Fire Prevention Week

    Brig. Gen. Todd D. Canterbury, 56th Fighter Wing commander, signs a Fire Prevention Week proclamation at the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 2, 2019. Fire Prevention Week is observed from Sunday to Saturday of the week of Oct. 9 to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, which occurred in 1871. (U.S. Air
  • National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Thompson, 56th Fighter Wing command chief, addresses the audience at the annual POW/MIA 24-hour vigil run opening ceremony Sept. 19, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The ceremony was held to honor those who are still listed as missing in action or were prisoners of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Leala
  • Honor the Fallen: 9/11 Tower Challenge

    A firefighter from the Glendale Fire Department rings a bell during the 9/11 Tower Challenge Sept. 11, 2019, at the Gila River Arena, Glendale, Ariz. Participants rang a bell signifying their completion of the 2,071 steps they climbed during the challenge. The steps represented the 110 floors of the World Trade Center first responders climbed
  • Unit highlight: Weather Airmen’s predictions essential to the mission

    Flying missions take hours of preparation and one key aspect is considering how weather will impact pilots during flight.
  • 41 years of DOD service, comes to an end for this aviation enthusiast

    With a black camping chair, a sack of cold sandwiches, and a very large camera, Harvey Brugger, 56th Operation Support Squadron air traffic controller, sits between runways, doing what he loves: aviation photography.
  • Luke AFB Recognizes 12 Honor Guardsmen

    Members from the Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard were Awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal during an Honor Guard recognition breakfast ceremony Dec. 12, 2018.
  • Exercise JERSEY WRATH 19-1

    The mobility-centric training exercise highlighted integration between mobility and combat assets in a realistic training scenario.
  • Top cadets from across Latin America visit Luke

    A group of distinguished cadets from the air service academies of several Latin American countries visited Luke Oct. 31, 2018, as part of the Department of Defense Latin American Cadet Initiative program.
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