Tag: Luke AFB
  • Window opens for Air Force golf camp, Armed Forces championship

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Active-duty, guard and reserves Airmen interested in participating in the 2019 Golf Trial Camp, and ultimately Armed Forces Golf Championship, have until next month to submit their applications to compete.The camp is May 8-14 at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The Armed Forces Golf Championship, also at Luke,
  • United and it feels so good

    The 414th Fighter Group, a geographically separated unit of the 944th Fighter Wing, flew in two F-15 Eagles and three KC-135 tankers filled with Airmen eager for some off-station annual tour training with their 944th counterparts.
  • Civilian boss’s deploy from Luke

    More than 60 local civilian employers of citizen airmen from the 944th Fighter Wing visited experienced a “deployment” scenario for Bosses Day 2017 here April 1.
  • Guarding the gates

    Citizen Airmen with Luke’s 944th Security Forces Squadron travelled to Kadena June 26 to provide extra manning for their active-duty counterparts. The joint mission is part of the Reservists’ annual tour, dubbed “Operation Patriot Habu,” and Kadena Airmen are excited to have them here.
  • One foot in front of the other

    Being one of the Air Force’s new cadre of F-35 Instructor Pilots and pulling multiple G-forces daily puts a toll on one’s body, however, that’s nothing compared to running a 100-mile race through rugged terrain. Major Peter Cossette, a F-35 Instructor Pilot with the 944th Fighter Wing, ran the Zion 100 Mile Ultra Marathon along the outskirts of
  • Luke hosts Tuskegee 75th Anniversary

    A ceremony honoring 75 years of the Tuskegee Airmen experience and the great heritage of the “Red Tail” warriors from the 302nd Fighter Squadron took place during the Third Annual Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day here March 24.Held at the Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Air Park, the ceremony highlighted the incredible bravery, commitment, and expertise
  • Mayo Clinic cardiologist follows heart, gives back to troops

    Both a fathers dream for his son's success and a sons desire to serve his country, finally came true in pursuit of the American dream October 24.Dr. John F. Beshai, Arizona Mayo Clinic cardiologist and senior associate consultant, took the Oath of Office for the United States Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) and more specifically the 944th
  • Luke Boss Day 'well worth the trip'

    "This was just fabulous, well worth the trip" said Bobbie Gibbons, an insurance agent who traveled from Salt Lake City, Utah, to attend the Boss's Day event here Nov. 7.  Gibbons was among 85 employers who visited the Air Force Reserve's 944th Fighter Wing to get a glimpse into the military service of their employees.  "We have two goals here