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  • Luke AFB holds 24-hour POW/MIA vigil

    U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II aircraft assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing conduct a missing man formation during the POW/MIA retreat ceremony, Sept. 15, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The 56th FW capped off its 24-hour vigil with a retreat ceremony, featuring the missing man formation, as

  • Luke AFB honors the fallen at 9/11 Tower Challenge

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Brian Smith, 56th Operations Group senior enlisted leader, rings a bell after completing the 9/11 Tower Challenge, Sept. 11, 2023, at Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale, Arizona. Participants of the challenge climbed 110 floors around the arena in honor of the first

  • 56th MDG Dental Clinic keeps Airmen smiling

    For Airmen across the 56th Fighter Wing, maintaining readiness is a constant duty to fulfill. The 56th Medical Group dental clinic helps ensure that Airmen not only keep a healthy smile but also stay combat-ready.

  • Luke Airmen exercise ACE during Wild Coyote

    Airmen from the 56th Fighter Wing, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, and the 317th Airlift Wing, Dyess AFB, Texas, executed Agile Combat Employment tactics during exercise Wild Coyote, April 12-13, 2023, at Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field, Arizona.

  • Luke hosts Gila Bend honorary commander overnight

    U.S. Air Force military and honorary commanders from Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, observe a bombing demonstration from an A-10 Thunderbolt II assigned to the 47th Fighter Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, during a tour Oct. 21, 2021, at Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field, Arizona. Luke AFB

  • Brig. Gen. Kreuder tours Luke AFB

    Maj. Kimberly Guest (center), 56th Security Forces Squadron commander, explains the capabilities and training opportunities of the 360-degree virtual reality simulation to Brig. Gen. Gregory Kreuder (left), 56th Fighter Wing commander, June 4, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Krueder, who took

  • 56th FW CC speaks at Patriot All-America

    Brig. Gen. Todd Canterbury, 56th Fighter Wing commander, provides remarks during the opening ceremony of the 2019 Patriot All-America Invitational, Dec. 28, 2019, in Litchfield Park, Ariz. Canterbury spoke about the mission of the 56th FW and how it relates to the importance of the golf tournament.

  • 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