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  • Luke AFB F-16s and F-35s fly with Kingsley Eagles

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 309th Fighter Squadron out of Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, is launched out for a training mission at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon, May 14, 2024. The F-16s and F-35s from Luke AFB were here temporarily to train and fly with the Oregon Air

  • 56th Fighter Wing Conducts Fuel Spill Exercise

    U.S. Air Force firefighters assigned to the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron, pour out water to simulate a fuel spill, May 9, 2024, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The exercise simulated scenarios where responders practiced containment and mitigation techniques for fuel spills. Exercises like these are

  • The TITAN arena initiative: HPT prioritizes pilot health

    Effectively operating a Fourth or Fifth-Generation fighter jet requires the human body to surpass extraordinary physical and mental heights. Spending hours upon hours strapped into the confined space of a cockpit, fighter pilots endure a constant barrage of extreme G-force at dangerous altitudes

  • 56 FW Commander Speaks at Commissioning Ceremony

    Brig. Gen. Jason Rueschhoff, 56th Fighter Wing commander, was the guest speaker for Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 025’s Commissioning Ceremony May 8, 2024, at Arizona State University, Arizona, where 19 new second lieutenants joined the Profession of Arms as Airmen and

  • 309th takes final vacation with F-16's

    A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III assigned to Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, takes off, May 7, 2024, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The C-17 supported the 309th Fighter Squadron in conducting total force training at Kingsley Field Air National Guard Base, Oregon, with the 173rd Fighter

  • EOD flight showcase skills in Operation Pegasus

    The U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight assigned to the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron engaged in exercise Operation Pegasus at Camp Navajo, Arizona, April 21-26, 2024.

  • Haboob Havoc 2024

    Various fighter squadrons from Luke Air Force Base and Davis Monthan participated in Haboob Havoc 2024, an annual fighter pilot training exercise, April 24th and 25th, 2024, at Barry M. Goldwater Range, Arizona.

  • Luke AFB hosts Purple Up parade

    Children and caretakers from the Luke Air Force Base Child Development Center participate in a Purple Up parade, April 19, 2024, at Luke AFB, Arizona. Purple represents the joint branches and the military children that sacrifice alongside service members across the Department of Defense. Events like