Sports

June 29, 2012

Sports Shorts – June 29, 2012

Firecracker 5k Fun Run

The Firecracker 5k Fun Run is 6:30 a.m. July 6 at the 944th Fighter Wing, Bldg. 988 on Super Sabre Street. There will be prizes, refreshments and snacks. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

 

Fourth of July golf

The Fourth of July golf tournament is a four-player scramble format and begins with a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start Wednesday at Falcon Dunes Golf Course. The cost is $30 per club member, $35 per nonmember and $40 per guest. For more information, call (623) 535-9334. 

 

Youth soccer camp

A youth soccer camp is July 9 through 13 for youth program members. Classes for youth, ages 8 to 12, is 9 a.m. to noon and ages 13 to 18 is 1 to 4 p.m. Sign up at the Luke Air Force Base Youth Center. For more information, call (623) 856-6225.

 

Scuba diving classes

Two-day scuba diving classes will be held July 14 and 15, and Sept. 1 and 2 at Silver Wings Pool. The cost is $99 and includes all instruction materials and equipment. For more information or to sign up, call (623) 856-7120. 

 

Youth dance class

A youth dance class teaching hip-hop, stepping and the latest in fitness trends is 1 to 4 p.m. July 23 through 27 for youth program members ages 9 to 15 at the youth center. The cost is $10 a person. The class is limited to 24 participants. For more information, call (623) 856-7470.




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Supreme allied commander comes home

Gen. Philip Breedlove, left, NATO supreme allied commander, Europe, visited Luke Air Force Base Sept. 12. Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, right, 56th Fighter Wing commander, briefed the general on Luke’s evolving mission to train F-3...
 
 
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Command post chief averts potential disaster

Senior Airman Grace Lee Capt. George Normandin, 56th Fighter Wing Command Post chief, received the Aviation Safety Well Done Award Sept. 2, presented by Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th FW commander. Normandin took control of an F-...
 
 

You are what you eat

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Knowledge equals power

The phrase “knowledge is power” is said to originate from Sir Francis Bacon in 1597. Personally, I remember learning the phrase from the old television show “School House Rock” theme song. The key idea behind the phrase is the more knowledge you accumulate, the more “power” you will have. Here is a simple breakdown: knowledge...
 
 
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EOD Airman changed for good by life experiences

Senior AirmanMARCY COPELAND Tech. Sgt. David Gerig’s, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team chief, first assignment after technical school was Kadena Air Base, Japan. The challenges in life are often w...
 
 

News Briefs September 19, 2014

CFC kick-off The 56th Fighter Wing Combined Federal Campaign kick-off charity fair is 9 a.m. Monday in Bldg. 1130 auditorium. Learn about the 2014 campaign ‘Serving Our Country. Supporting Our Community.’ and visit with local charities. For more information, call Maj. Jennifer Preyer-Bonton at 623-856-7144. Hispanic Heritage Month National Hispanic Heritage Month began Monday and...
 




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