56th Fighter Wing

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First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

56th Fighter Wing change of command

Brig. Gen. Michael D. Rothstein, 56th Fighter Wing commander, relinquished command to Brig. Gen. Scott L. Pleus during a ceremony June 20 at Luke Air Force Base.Pleus, an F-16 command pilot who commissioned in the Air Force through the ROTC program at ... [Published Peoria Times - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Year of change continues at Luke

Brig. Gen. David Rothstein looked out at a hangar at Luke Air Force Base Friday morning and saw family and friends, community supporters and the men and women he has led as commander of the 56th Fighter Wing.“You all know me by now; you know I can get ... [Published Daily News-Sun - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Luke's top general transferring to Afghanistan

Maj. Gen. Michael Keltz pins the Legion of Merit on Brig. Gen. Michael D. Rothstein on Friday. (Photo: Charlie Leight/Republic)Story Highlights Outgoing Luke Air Force Base commander Brig. Gen. Michael D. Rothstein oversaw arrival of F-35s. Rothstein ... [Published AZCentral.com - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

Luke Air Force Base getting new commanding general

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Luke Air Force Base in Glendale is set to get a new commanding general and the current commander is heading to Afghanistan. Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus (Pl-OYS') will assume command of the 56th Fighter Wing later this month. He's ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 12 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

[Photo] Two Lightnings fly together: F-35A and P-38 over Luke Air Force Base

On Mar. 14, 2014, Luke Air Force Base hosted a ceremony for the arrival of the first F-35 (Tail Number LF 5030), the 5th generation stealth fighter that will equip the 56th Fighter Wing. “The F-35 Lightning II represents the future of tactical aviation ... [Published The Aviationist - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 2 reports

Luke Air Force Base Receives First F-35A Lightning II

The first Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing was officially delivered during a ceremony attended by dignitaries and hundreds of local civic leaders, wing military and civilian members here today. The F-35A Conventional ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

First F-35 Lightning II arrives at Luke AFB

(U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Hazeltine)Maj. Justin Robinson flies the 56th Operations Group flagship F-16 Fighting Falcon as he escorts Luke Air Force Base’s first F-35 Lightning II to the base March 10, 2014. The F-35 was flown by Col. Roderick Cregier, ... [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Mar 13 2014]

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"Our first month of flying the F-35, we flew it as hard as any unit has flown the F-35 yet in terms of sorties per aircraft per month. It was only one aircraft for most of the month, but we pushed it hard to help us get the system up and going" Rothstein said before the change of command
...The F-35A Conventional Takeoff and Landing variant, known as LF 5030, is the first of 144 F-35As scheduled for delivery to the base. "The F-35 Lightning II represents the future of tactical aviation for the United States and our allies" said U S Air Force Gen. Robin Rand, Commander, Air Education and Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. Read more

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56th Fighter Wing change of command [Published Peoria Times - Jun 24 2014]
Year of change continues at Luke [Published Daily News-Sun - Jun 22 2014]
Luke's top general transferring to Afghanistan [Published AZCentral.com - Jun 21 2014]
Luke Air Force Base getting new commanding general [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 12 2014]
[Photo] Two Lightnings fly together: F-35A and ... [Published The Aviationist - Mar 28 2014]
Luke Air Force Base Receives First F-35A Lightn... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Mar 15 2014]
Luke AFB Receives First F-35A Lightning II [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Mar 14 2014]
First F-35 Lightning II arrives at Luke AFB [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Mar 13 2014]
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[Photo] Two Lightnings fly together: F-35A and ... [Published The Aviationist - Mar 28 2014]
On Mar. 14, 2014, Luke Air Force Base hosted a ceremony for the arrival of the first F-35 (Tail Number LF 5030), the 5th generation stealth fighter that will equip the 56th Fighter Wing. “The F-35 Lightning II represents the future of tactical aviation ...
Luke Air Force Base Receives First F-35A Lightn... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Mar 15 2014]
The first Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing was officially delivered during a ceremony attended by dignitaries and hundreds of local civic leaders, wing military and civilian members here today. The F-35A Conventional ...
Luke AFB Receives First F-35A Lightning II [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Mar 14 2014]
Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. - The first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing was officially delivered during a ceremony attended by dignitaries and hundreds of local civic leaders, wing military and civilian members ...
First F-35 Lightning II arrives at Luke AFB [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Mar 13 2014]
(U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Hazeltine)Maj. Justin Robinson flies the 56th Operations Group flagship F-16 Fighting Falcon as he escorts Luke Air Force Base’s first F-35 Lightning II to the base March 10, 2014. The F-35 was flown by Col. Roderick Cregier, ...
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