Welcome to Luke Air Force Base

Welcome to Luke Air Force Base, where we train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen! Located in Glendale, Arizona, just west of

Newcomer's Information

Preplanning is essential for newcomers moving to Luke Air Force Base, whether for a permanent change of station, a temporary-duty assignment or a school


The Housing Management Element is responsible for Unaccompanied Housing, off-base and privatized housing referrals and relocation services, and oversight of privatized family housing. Single

Medical Assistance

FLIGHT MEDICINE Flight Medicine supports the flightline with in-flight and ground emergency response during flying operations. It also provides primary care for aircrews and controller

Airman & Family Services

The 56th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) is in Bldg. 1113, across from Fowler Park. It offers programs and service

Morale, Welfare & Recreation

LEISURE & RECREATION ACTIVITIES The 56th Force Support Squadron (FSS) welcomes you to Arizona and Luke Air Force Base! We are responsible for enhancing the

Base Services

The American Red Cross, through its military and social services department, provides a worldwide system of emergency-related services that are available to military service

Luke Air Force Base History

In 1940, the U.S. Army sent a representative to Arizona to choose a site for an Army Air Corps training field for advanced training

56th Fighter Wing

FIGHTER WING The host command at Luke Air Force Base is the 56th Fighter Wing, which is organized under Air Education and Training Command. The

56th Mission Support Group

The 56th Mission Support Group’s mission is to “serve Fighter Country with PRIDE.” P is for Professionalism — All customers we serve should clearly

56th Operations Group

In 1992, the Peace Fenghuang Program was approved by Congress under the signature of then-President George H.W. Bush. Peace Fenghuang is Chinese for Phoenix, the

56th Maintenance Group

  The 56th Maintenance Group (MXG) provides aircraft maintenance on 133 F-35s and F-16s for the Air Force’s only active-duty F-35 and F-16 training

F-16 Fighting Falcon

The sophisticated F-16 Fighting Falcon began performing the fighter training mission here Feb. 2, 1983. This multirole fighter is equally potent in air-to-air and

F-35 Lightning II

The first F-35A Lightning II arrived at Luke AFB March 10, 2014. The fifth-generation F-35A Lightning II integrates advanced stealth technology into a highly

Tenant Units

944TH FIGHTER WING The 944th Fighter Wing (FW) is one of more than 50 flying units in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. It report

Local Area

HISTORY Arizona’s first inhabitants were Native Americans who many anthropologists believe migrated to the area 12,000 years ago across the land bridge that once

Area Attractions

ARIZONA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY 53 N. MacDonald Mesa, AZ 85201 480-644-2230 Survey the history of Arizona and the Southwest with exhibits that explore


Last surviving medic from World War II Band of Brothers' Battalion honored during funeral service

Story by SGT David Lietz on 06/18/2019 EVANSTON, Ill. - Legendary World War II Soldier Al Mampre, one of the featured Soldiers in the 2001

Luke CES Airmen participate in IRT project

Story by TSgt Louis Vega on 06/10/2019 Nestled on top of a mountain surrounded by plush vegetation and scenic views of the Pacific Ocean o

Bittersweet: 306th Rescue Squadron Deploys from Davis-Monthan AFB

Story by Andre Trinidad on 06/06/2019 Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. -- "You've got 14 minutes left to say goodbye to your family, if you don't have

Thunderbolts, ASU strive to innovate, enhance pilot training

Story by SrA Caleb Worpel on 06/04/2019 LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. Intel Airmen assigned to the 56th Operations Support Squadron have been working i

Pa. Guard's 171st Air Refueling Wing wins Adjutant General's Combined Arms Match

Story by LTC Angela King-Sweigart on 06/02/2019 FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa.A team of Airmen assigned to the 171st Air Refueling Wing placed first in the

Army Civilians Train on Equal Employment Opportunity at USARCENT

Story by SGT Von Marie Donato on 04/05/2019 SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. (April 04, 2019) Readiness depends on Soldiers and U.S. Army Civilians applying
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