• Hidden talents; Luke Airmen build resilience through music

    Twenty-four U.S. Air Force active-duty members, Reserve Citizen Airmen, spouses and Department of Defense civilians have formed a musical group called the Fighter Country Talent Squad. It all began with Lt. Col. Roger Greenwood, 944th Operations Group Detachment 2 director of operations, and his

  • 944 FSS top MPF in AFRC

    Col. (Ret.) Jim Greenwald, former 944th Fighter Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Catherine Buchanan, 944th FW command chief, presented the Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command A1 Gerritt D. Foster, Jr. Award to the 944th Force Support Squadron during Greenwald’s final Commander’s Call May 2,

  • Expanding Capabilities: 414th FG leads flying ops

    In an effort to expand capabilities, the 414th FG, a subordinate unit to the 944th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, successfully launched four F-15E Strike Eagle training sorties on Saturday of the UTA. The effort involved members of the 414th Maintenance Squadron, 307th Fighter

  • Charting history: female pilot reaches 2,000 hours in F-16

    Col. Trena “HaK” Savageau is known for breaking barriers and setting high expectations as the first female commander of the 944th Operations Group at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. On January 13th, she crushed another goal as she flew past her two thousandth flying hour in the F-16C Fighting Falcon

  • Luke fighter pilot tops 1,000 F-35 flying hours

    Maj. Nicholas “JAKAL” Rallo, an instructor pilot with the 944th Fighter Wing, became the first Luke Air Force Base F-35 Lightning II pilot to attain 1,000 F-35 flying hours here, February 22, 2021.

  • Going virtual – adapting to the new normal to celebrate success

    Orchestrating this year’s annual awards ceremony presented the unique challenge of putting together a public event during a time of social distancing. 944th Fighter Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen came together to plan what is normally a major social event for the unit, while keeping health safety

  • Always Ready: 944th FW trains for upcoming deployments

    The 944th Fighter Wing’s November Unit Training Assembly was very different from the standard two-day UTA. Held Nov. 6-9 at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, the ‘super’ UTA encompassed four days of intense pre-deployment preparations.

  • First of 944th medics mobilized for COVID-19 response

    In response to short-notice mobilization orders, several members of the 944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron deployed today to aid in the COVID-19 response in New York City and surrounding states.This deployment is part of a larger mobilization package, activated by President Donald Trump, of more