Air Education and Training Command News

  • 33rd FW departs for Wisconsin, Northern Lightning

    Airmen with the 33rd FW left for Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Wisconsin, to participate in exercise Northern Lightning, a joint training exercise emphasizing user-defined objectives resulting in tailored, scenario-based, full-spectrum, high-end training.

  • 56th MXG 2nd Quarter Weapons Load Competition

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Rhio Rendon-Rivera, Senior Airman Rodrigo Jimenez, and Airman 1st Class Logan Ward, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit maintainers, load an AIM-9X Sidewinder missile as part of the 56th Maintenance Group’s Weapons Load Crew competition at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, July 22,

  • Altus, Luke AFB aircrews team up for air refueling training

    Task force AGILE JESTER from the 54th Air Refueling Squadron teamed up with Airmen from the 944th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, and the Arizona Air National Guard to complete an air refueling training exercise, Nov. 15-19, 2021.

  • Luke Airmen enhance F-35 communication

    The 56th Maintenance Group Continuous Improvement and Innovation office developed the F-35A Lightning II communication cable rebuild and class tester box, allowing Airmen to rebuild F-35 communication cables at the unit level.

  • First Danish F-35s land at Luke AFB

    Royal Danish Air Force pilots delivered the first two RDAF F-35A Lightning II fighter jets to Luke Air Force Base, April 13, 2021, in preparation of pilot training. The aircrafts, assigned to the 308th Fighter Squadron will eventually be joined by five other Danish F-35s for use in the F-35 training

  • Luke fighter pilot tops 1,000 F-35 flying hours

    Maj. Nicholas “JAKAL” Rallo, an instructor pilot with the 944th Fighter Wing, became the first Luke Air Force Base F-35 Lightning II pilot to attain 1,000 F-35 flying hours here, February 22, 2021.

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