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


Cyber security technicians protect Luke network

Story by Amn Brooke Moeder on 08/08/2019 LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.-- The Air Force relies heavily on computer and software systems, therefore it's crucial

NAVFAC EXWC MUSE Technicians Support Critical Power Outage at CES Facility

Story by Sarah MacMillan on 08/05/2019 Three Navy Seabees deployed from Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE)

New Runway Braking System

Story by CPT Ramah Husidic on 08/04/2019 When asked what the four large black fan looking pieces sitting in the parking lot off the runway

Gold Star Families Tour USS Spruance during Seattle Fleet Week

Story by PO1 Eva-Marie Ramsaran on 08/03/2019 By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eva-Marie Ramsaran, Navy Region Northwest Public Affairs SEATTLE (Aug. 2, 2019) During

Desert contracts enhance training, quality of life

Story by Patrick Loch on 08/02/2019 U.S. Army units have vast spaces to work with for training events. For the Minnesota National Guard, those space

Exchange Recognizes Academic Achievements of Military Students with $4,000 in Gift Cards

Story by Alexandra Pirkle on 07/31/2019 DALLAS Mary Rita Kostas, 13, has had a busy summerfrom lifeguard camp to space camp to winning the grand
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