March 12 marked the 16th birthday of the 63rd FS "Panthers" at Luke AFB, although this squadron had more than 50 years of service before arriving at Luke. The sun will set for the 63rd FS May 22.
Over the Arizona desert near Tucson, nine student pilots took the "final exam" for a career most people only dream about in April. They are in the final stages of training to become F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots for the Air Force.
Four F-16C Fighting Falcons from the 174th Fighter Wing marked the first ball game ever played in the new Yankee Stadium, as the Yankees held their season opener on Thursday, April 16.
Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General Norton Schwartz recently announced that the 179th Fighter Squadron is the recipient of the 2008 Raytheon Trophy for its accomplishments in Fiscal Year 2008.
Approximately 150 Wolf pack members departed Kunsan for Eielsen Air Force Base, Alaska recently to participate in Red Flag-Alaska 09-2.
After inclement weather damaged five Thunderbird aircraft upon their arrival to Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., for the base's air show -- a display of teamwork happened behind the scenes.
The 63rd Fighter Squadron "Panthers" will graduate six new F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots Saturday -- the unit's final class before being deactivated in May.
The 50th TFW's growing list of accomplishments and recognition continued into 1985. The wing received notice of its selection for an Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for the period July 1, 1982 through June 30, 1984.
U.S. Air Forces in Europe announced in late 1978 that the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing would test and then field the new F-16A Fighting Falcon.
To an outsider, it may have looked like a typical briefing -- military members gathered around a table discussing ideas while viewing a presentation describing the maintenance and operational side of Luke AFB. But this brief was anything but typical.
When operational test pilots of the 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron break something in an airborne fighter jet, it's a good day.
Syracuse-based New York Air National Guard fighters and ground crew will play the opposing force against the Air Force's most modern fighter, the F-22 Raptor, during the Red Flag exercise held in Nevada, March 21 - April 5.
Pilots from the 14th Fighter Squadron flew their F-16 Fighting Falcons to Misawa Air Base Feb. 27 after a five-month deployment to Joint Base Balad, Iraq.
The 13th Fighter Squadron, grounded by heavy snow at Misawa Air Base in Japan over the weekend, began pulling out early Monday for a six-month deployment in South Korea.
The 22nd FS Stingers began their air and space expeditionary force rotation spin-up in earnest in January when they set off with 16 jets, 35 pilots and more than 250 52nd FW Sabers to the "Home of the Fighter Pilot," Nellis AFB.