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  • 944th Fighter Wing Honors Fallen Comrades with Commemorative Ruck March

    Beating the sunrise, several members of the 944th Fighter Wing gathered at the Red Tail F-16 airpark at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., June 2, 2024, to partake in the inaugural "Fallen Comrade Ruck," an event aimed at honoring those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country.The 944th Top

  • Ready Now: A New Era of Reserve Citizen Airmen Training

    FLORENCE, Ariz. -- In the sprawling expanse of military training, where preparation meets purpose, a new era of readiness is being written. Reserve Citizen Airmen, traditionally seen hovering over computer-based training, are now gearing up, rifles in hand, en route to an unfamiliar, remote

  • Meeting the Warthog family

    Honorary Commanders from the 944th FW learned about the Air Force’s only aircraft specifically designed for close air support to protect combat troops on the ground, the 924th Fighter Group’s A-10 Thunderbolt II at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

  • Luke reinforces TFI with DoD level maintenance award

    The 56th and 944th Fighter Wings’ maintenance groups, referred to as the 1K Maintenance Group at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, will be recipients of the 2020 Secretary of Defense Field-level Maintenance Award in the large category. The information was officially confirmed in a Department of Defense

  • The 414th FG then, now

    The 414th Fighter Group, a geographically separated unit of the 944th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, hit their 10-year anniversary this summer since their reactivation at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, in July of 2010.

  • Standing ready to serve her country

    COVID-19 has taken the world by surprise, forcing isolation, social distancing, and sacrifice. For one Reservist, the Nightingale Pledge and duty to her country ran parallel in her decision to help combat the virus. Maj. Lizy Windsor, 944th Medical Squadron clinical nurse, was prepared to support

  • Reserve medics place third in worldwide competition

    The 944th Fighter Wing’s team was honored to represent all of Air Force Reserve Command and took third place in the competition. The five-man team comprised of Citizen Airmen from the 944th Medical and Aeromedical Staging Squadrons were first-time participants and brought unique skill sets and

  • Saving lives and building bombs

    Senior Airman James Boehm is a Reservist serving with the 924th Maintenance Squadron and works as a conventional maintenance technician. In other words, he builds bombs for a living.

  • Reserve Airmen participate in special project

    Over 50 service members from the U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps Reserve and Air National Guard who participated in an Innovative Readiness Training project May 18 through June 1.