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  • Flyovers: Sight, sound of freedom

    They are breathtaking, flawless and can cause the viewer to have goosebumps. They look easy, but, according to those who perform them, flyovers take training, skill and precise decisions to execute.The most recent flown in the area was the Super Bowl flyover, where the Thunderbirds, officially known as the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration
  • Altus' working dog team enhances security forces mission

    Military life can be tough, especially for those in security forces, whose first and foremost mission is to protect, defend and fight to enable Air Force joint and coalition missions. However, a select few Airmen get to face those day to day challenges with a furry, four-legged partner.U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Justin Ridenour, 97th Security Forces
  • AETC graduates first class of pipeline Global Hawk crew chiefs

    Six Airmen became the first Air Force recruits to graduate initial skills technical training as RQ-4 Global Hawk crew chiefs after completing Mission-Ready Airmen training here Feb. 10.The RQ-4 Global Hawk is a high-altitude, long-endurance, remotely piloted aircraft that provides global all-weather, day or night intelligence, surveillance and
  • AETC releases ‘Heritage Today’ video series

    Air Education and Training Command’s A9 Directorate released a new Airman professionalism video February 9, 2015, as part of a new series of videos titled “Heritage Today.”The first video, “Oath of Service,” is available for viewing at, and reminds Airmen “The Oath is the bond that brings all Airmen together.”“As a service, we
  • VH1 brings Super Bowl concert to Luke

    Hundreds of Thunderbolts waited in line, some with faces painted and signs ready, in anticipation of seeing their favorite artists -- Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX.The VH1 and Papa John's Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops event was hosted by Nick Lachey, former 98 Degrees band member, in Hangar 999 at Luke Air Force Base.Speaking for the
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