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Default Air Force Logo Luke creates first F-35 undergraduate pilot curriculum
The first class of undergraduate pilots began training through the newly written F-35 Lightning II curriculum Dec. 5 in the F-35 Academic Training Center at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.
0 12/08
2016
Senior Airman Adrian Cook, 56th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, spars with an instructor during his black belt ceremony at Sentosa Martial Arts in Avondale, Ariz., March 12, 2016. In order to receive the black belt, Cook had to go through rigorous training which included boxing, sparring, and ground game (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devante Williams) Luke Airman receives black belt
Out of all the different styles of martial arts, Muay Thai is considered by many as the hardest to master. However one Airman was able to achieve this mastery and learn more about himself in the process.
0 4/06
2016
Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, the 56th Fighter Wing commander, lands the flagship F-35 Lightning ll at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., April 28, 2015. The flagship's arrival coincides with the start of Luke’s F-35 student pilot training, which begins in May. Luke now has 20 U.S. F-35s and two from the Royal Australian Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Devante Williams) Luke commander brings home flagship F-35
The 56th Fighter Wing flagship F-35 Lightning II arrived at Luke Air Force Base April 28, it was the base's 22nd F-35. Flying the aircraft from Lockheed Martin's Forth Worth, Texas, plant to Arizona was Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, the 56th FW commander.
0 5/01
2015
A pilot from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., flew the 1,000th F-35A Lightning II training sortie March 31, 2015. The 56th Fighter Wing is the fastest F-35 wing to reach the 1,000-sortie milestone in the Defense Department. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Staci Miller) 1,000th F-35 training sortie flown at Luke AFB
The 56th Fighter Wing flew its 1,000th F-35A Lightning II training sortie March 31, making it the fastest F-35 wing to reach the 1,000-sortie milestone in the Defense Department.
0 4/01
2015
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