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  • RAAF prepares F-35s for historic arrival

    The Royal Australian Air Force is preparing to send two F-35A Lightning II’s for their multi-day journey home to RAAF base Williamtown, New South Wales Australia.

  • Encountering crossroads, making choices

    An upbringing of physical and emotional abuse, drug filled streets and foster care are what one Luke Thunderbolt encountered that lead to a decision to change his life for the better.

  • Whisler Brothers Take Flight

    Airmen in the Air Force often times have family members who serve alongside them, but seldom does a brotherhood directly contribute to the same mission. For the Whisler brothers, they were reunited and had the opportunity to fly and train together April 24, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

  • Whisler Brothers Take Flight

    Airmen in the Air Force often times have family members who serve alongside them, but seldom does a brotherhood directly contribute to the same mission. For the Whisler brothers, they were reunited and had the opportunity to fly and train together April 24, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

  • Fitness Warrior

    Fitness is a key component in achieving Luke’s mission: building the future of airpower. With fitness, Airmen are able to achieve physical and spiritual health. For Sherri Biringer, 56th Force Support Squadron fitness specialist supervisor, her love of fitness grew through a type of workout called

  • The Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen

    The fourth Thursday in March has become a significant date in Arizona as a day to celebrate the famed Tuskegee Airmen who helped shape the diverse culture of the United States Air Force.Luke Thunderbolts, members of the Archer-Ragsdale Arizona Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen and community members came

  • 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.

  • 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.