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  • 56th SFS honors the fallen

    Members of the Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard march in formation, May 19, 2023, at Luke AFB, Arizona. The 56th Security Forces Squadron held a retreat ceremony to honor those of the 56th Special Operations Wing who died during the S.S. Mayaguez rescue operation. Ceremonies like these are a

  • 56th SFS hosts shooting competition

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nathan Rust, 56th Security Forces Squadron combat arms instructor, writes a score on a target, May 17, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The 56th SFS held a shooting competition as one of the squadron’s events for National Police Week. Luke AFB’s combat arms

  • WEAR program enables Airmen, Guardians to aid recruiting efforts

    Airmen and Guardians looking to help inspire, engage and recruit the future force by participating first-hand in events that enhance the Department of the Air Force’s recruiting mission are encouraged to look into the We Are All Recruiters, or WEAR, program.

  • 56 SFS puts on display for National Police Week

    A U.S. Army veteran speaks with members of the 56th Security Forces Squadron May 16, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The 56th SFS hosted a display at the Luke AFB Exchange to showcase some of their equipment and answer questions about their role at Luke as a part of National Police Week.

  • 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.

  • 56th Fighter Wing hosts Haboob Havoc at Barry M. Goldwater Range

    Haboob Havoc is a total force competition that provides an opportunity for pilots from various bases to demonstrate their skills across a diverse range of aircraft while also testing their abilities in different mission sets such as simulated dogfighting, strafing, and gun runs.

  • 56th and 81st Medical Groups conducts TCCC Exercise

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kaylee Simmers, 56th Medical Group family health clinic flight chief, provides Tactical Combat Casualty Care to a simulated patient during an exercise April 26, 2023, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. TCCC is designed to help lessen preventable combat deaths by providing

  • 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