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  • Fight for a better life

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Ahmed Alghadhban, 56th Operational Readiness Squadron bioenvironmental engineer, was born in Karbala, Iraq. He was 16 when the U.S. and coalition forces invaded at the beginning of the Iraq war. He was later brought to America after being selected by the Fulbright Program and

  • 2,000th U.S. F-35 pilot graduates from Luke AFB

    The 56th Fighter Wing graduated the 2,000th F-35 Lightning II pilot across the DoD, U.S. Air Force Maj. Christopher “Blade” Jeffers, April 17th, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

  • DAWN-ED program seeks advanced degree applicants for 2024 academic year

    Advanced degree opportunities are advertised through MyVector, and the Developing the Airmen We Need/Education (DAWN-ED) program, which is DAF-funded and managed by Air Education and Training Command, is one such opportunity. DAWN-ED information will be available on MyPers starting in mid-April

  • Vietnam Security Police Association at Luke AFB

    Retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jerry Nelson, Vietnam Security Police Association president, speaks during the annual reunion of the VSPA, Oct. 7, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The VSPA visited Luke AFB’s Air Park and remembered those who were lost in the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air

  • A month in the seat with Brig. Gen. Rueschhoff

    Brig. Gen. Jason Rueschhoff assumed command of the 56th Fighter Wing, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, on 29 July, 2022. After a month of immersing with organizations across base and meeting with community leaders, Rueschhoff discussed his perspective, goals, and insights with 56th Fighter Wing Public

  • 607th ACS strikes with resiliency

    For the Airmen of the 607th Air Control Squadron, high-paced training environments can induce immense levels of stress. In addition to training the newest Control and Reporting Center operators, the squadron prides itself in its mission to improve the well-being and working environment of its

  • Brig. Gen. Rueschhoff holds first All Call at 56FW

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jason M. Rueschhoff, 56th Fighter Wing commander, speaks to Airmen of the 56th FW, August 5, 2022, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Rueschhoff recently took command of the 56th FW and hosted his first All Call, where he formally introduced himself to Airmen and spoke about

  • Luke AFB hosts Desert Challenge

    The Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center hosted the annual paralympic ‘Desert Challenge Track and Field Training Camp’ May 23, 2021.