56th Fighter Wing

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Name: 56th Fighter Wing
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

100 F-35A Training Sorties8/29/2014

The F-35A trainingprogram at Luke AFB, Ariz., hit the century mark this week, completing the 100thsortie of an Air Force Lightning II. The benchmark sortie was flown on Aug. 26by the 62st Fighter Squadron, which is part of the 56th Fighter Wing, theprimary ... [Published Air Force Association - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Air Force nurses complete inaugural trauma fellowship

Three Air Force nurses became the first graduating class of the Scottsdale Healthcare-U.S. Air Force Critical Care & Emergency Trauma Nursing Fellowship at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center on Aug. 7.The 12-month program includes five weeks ... [Published Arizona Business Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 2 reports

Luke civilian earns coveted Marquez award

An aircraft armament systems technician at Luke Air Force Base, in Arizona, distinguished himself by earning the 2013 Air Force Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez Award for Outstanding Munitions/Missile Maintenance Person of the Year, civilian technician category. ... [Published Air Force Link - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Luke on path to becoming main F-35 training site

Lt. Gen. Christopher C. Bogdan (right), head of the Pentagon’s F-35 program, offers his impressions Tuesday after taking a look around Luke Air Force Base. Listening to him is Brig. Gen. Scott L. Pleus, head of the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke. (Photo: Mark ... [Published AZCentral.com - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

F-35s fly again

F-35s are up in the air again at Luke Air Force Base. Flights of the Lightning II aircraft started up again July 17 after a few days of being grounded. All F-35 flights were stopped after July 3, when a report of an engine fire in an F-35 occurred June ... [Published Peoria Times - Jul 29 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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"I'm humbled," Moore said. "If you stick to integrity, work ethic and can relate to people, sooner or later that will show up among your peers."
"We're being very cautious right now in what we're allowing the operational users to do with the airplane, because we haven't quite gotten to why it happened yet" the general said
...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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100 F-35A Training Sorties8/29/2014 [Published Air Force Association - Aug 28 2014]
Air Force nurses complete inaugural trauma fell... [Published Arizona Business Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
Luke civilian earns coveted Marquez award [Published Air Force Link - Aug 09 2014]
Luke civilian earns coveted Marquez award [Published Noodls - Aug 09 2014]
Luke on path to becoming main F-35 training site [Published AZCentral.com - Aug 07 2014]
F-35s fly again [Published Peoria Times - Jul 29 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]
Biography for Philip Mark Breedlove [Published Silobreaker - Mar 31 2013]
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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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