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New CATM facility to train combat ready Airmen

Luke Air Force Base in Arizona has partnered with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for a shared firing range in Buckeye, Ariz., to serve as a new Combat Arms Training and Maintenance facility.

Events

Women’s history month is celebrated across Luke

March has been observed as Women’s History month since the early 1980s, honoring the contributions women have made throughout history.

Air Force

SECAF announces resignation

Upon a favorable final vote by the regents, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced her resignation March 8, after serving in her position as the service’s top civilian since May 2017, to accept the role as president of the University of Texas at El Paso.

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Luke F-35 weapons load crew capabilities enhanced through total force training

It’s a phrase often heard around the Air Force, “We train like we fight”, and this time, it came from the weapons community in what’s commonly referred to as the “Weapons Load Barn”.

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Rosie the Riveter and me

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published March 18, 2015. WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. — As we recognize Women’s History Month this March, I am struck by the thought that heroes and role models do not have to be one single person but, in fact, can be several people. For me, this truth is…


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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Leala Marquez
Local

New CATM facility to train combat ready Airmen

Posted  March 15, 2019

Luke Air Force Base in Arizona has partnered with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for a shared firing range in Buckeye, Ariz., to serve as a new Combat Arms Training and Maintenance facility.

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Airpower Foundation visits Luke

Posted  March 15, 2019

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Members of the Airpower Foundation pose for a group photo in front of an F-35A Lightning II, March 8, 2019 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Tour members included two Medal of Honor recipients, five Purple Heart recipients and an assortment of veterans from every branch…

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Women’s history month is celebrated across Luke

Posted  March 13, 2019

March has been observed as Women’s History month since the early 1980s, honoring the contributions women have made throughout history.

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Ask the Chief, times two

Posted  March 13, 2019

It’s been said by many that “marriage is hard work,” but when you’ve got the right pair anything is possible. Chief Master Sergeant Rochelle Hemingway, 56th Medical Operations Squadron Superintendent, and Chief Master Sergeant Dominic Hemingway, 56th Maintenance Group Superintendent, are on opposite ends of the flightline at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., but they…

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Air Force

SECAF announces resignation

Posted  March 11, 2019

Upon a favorable final vote by the regents, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced her resignation March 8, after serving in her position as the service’s top civilian since May 2017, to accept the role as president of the University of Texas at El Paso.

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