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  • Bombs away: Luke AFB trains for AFCOCOMP

    Members of the 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron participated in a training exercise in preparation for the Air Force Combat Operation Competition, Aug. 1, 2023.

  • AFETS personnel essential to Luke AFB’s mission

    Comprised of highly qualified veteran specialists, the Air Force Engineering and Technical Services civilians collaborate closely with active-duty Airmen and their Lockheed Martin counterparts, offering continuity of knowledge and decades of experience to aviation maintenance across the Air Force.

  • Luke AFB offers legal services for EFMP families

    Military life presents unique challenges for military families, especially those with special needs members. Demetria Themistocles, the 56th Fighter Wing Judge Advocate’s most recent attorney advisor, specializes in the Exceptional Family Member Program and can advise service members on how to best

  • Luke AFB continues Air Guard F-35 training

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Peace, 187th Operations Support Squadron commander, prepares for takeoff in an F-35 Lightning II jet, July 10, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The 56th Fighter Wing welcomed Air National Guard F-35 student pilots from the 187th Fighter Wing to train alongside

  • 607th ACS trains Multi-Capable Airmen

    The 607th Air Control Squadron instructs Airmen to become mission systems operators, combining three different career specialties within battle management in support of higher headquarters’ training goals at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

  • RCAF Lt. Gen. Kenny tours Luke AFB

    Royal Canadian Air Force Lt. Gen. Eric Kenny, RCAF commander, visited the 56th Fighter Wing to discuss training collaborations June 20, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

  • Luke AFB partners with Arizona National Guard

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Andrew Tomkins, 161st Air Refueling Wing crew chief, prepares a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 161st ARW for takeoff, June 23, 2023, at Goldwater Air National Guard Base, Arizona. The KC-135 has provided the core aerial refueling capabilities of the USAF for over 60

  • Aiming High: the legacy of Skip Hopler

    Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Edwin “Skip” Hopler’s funeral and internment were held at the National Memorial Cemetery June 6, 2023, in Phoenix, Arizona.

  • IG conducts fuel spill exercise

    The 56th Fighter Wing Inspector General hosted a Defense Logistics Agency fuel spill exercise May 4, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.