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Welcome to Luke Air Force Base

Welcome to Luke Air Force Base, where we take pride in training the world’s greatest F-35 and F-16 fighter pilots while deploying mission-ready warfighters.

Newcomer's Information

Accommodations   Fighter Country Inn provides temporary lodging for military personnel and their dependents, sponsored friends, sponsored family members, Reservists, DOD employees, civilian contractors and

Housing

The Housing Management Element is responsible for the Enlisted Dormitory Campus, referrals and relocation services, and oversight of privatized family housing. Single Airmen, E-3

Medical Assistance

The Luke Air Force Base Clinic is an outpatient medical facility staffed by the 56th Medical Group to support and provide a range of

Airman & Family Services

The 56th Force Support Squadron (56th FSS) and Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC), in Building 1113 across from Fowler Park, offer programs and

Morale, Welfare & Recreation

The 56th FSS welcomes you to Arizona and Luke Air Force Base! We are responsible for enhancing the quality of life for the Air

Base Services

U.S. Post Office   Located in Building 545 on Mustang Street, the U.S. Postal Service Office provides stamps, money orders, special-handling mail, COD packages and

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

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

56th Mission Support Group

The 56th Mission Support Group’s mission is to provide, protect and sustain Luke Air Force Base in order to enable the wing’s mission, enhance

56th Operations Group

The 56th Operations Group, headquartered in Building 997, has operational control and responsibility for the entire fighter training mission at Luke Air Force Base.

56th Maintenance Group

The 56th Maintenance Group provides aircraft maintenance on more than 135 F-16s for the Air Force’s only active-duty F-16 training wing. The 56th Maintenance

54th Fighter Group

The 54th Fighter Group is located at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, but is under operational control of the 56th Fighter Wing commander

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 on 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 is one of more than 50 flying units in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. It reports to

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 www.azmnh.org Survey the history of Arizona and the Southwest with exhibits that
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