Sports

August 24, 2012

Sports Shorts – August 24, 2012

Fall triathlon

The fall triathlon featuring a 400-meter swim, 12-mile bike ride and 5k run is 7 a.m. Sept. 22 at Silver Wings Pool. The cost is $20 per military person and $45 for others. Register by Sept. 14 and receive a free T-shirt. Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in the open male, open female, over-40 male, over-40 female and team categories. For more information, call (623) 856-9334.

 

Combat PT bowling

Combat PT bowling is $1 per game and 50 cents to rent shoes at Thunderbolt Lanes. For more information or to reserve a lane, call (623) 856-6529.

 

Golf tournament

Falcon Dunes Golf Course is featuring a Labor Day tournament at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 3. The cost is $30 per club member, $35 per nonmember and $40 per guest and includes green fees, range balls, cart rental and lunch. For more information or to sign up, call (623) 535-9334.

 

Bowlers wanted

Thunderbolt Lanes is looking for bowlers for the winter league that begins the first week of September. For more information, call (623) 856-6529.

 

World Wide Bowling

World Wide Bowling is through Oct. 31 at Thunderbolt Lanes. Youth, ages 5 to 18, can enter to win a new bowling ball and bag by bringing family and friends to bowl. There are three winners a week. For more information, go to www.usafbowltowin.com.




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Rain

Lakefront property …

A staff sergeant watches as water continues to flood a parking lot Monday in front the 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit on Luke Air Force Base. The base experienced a two-inch rainfall causing flooding and delays around Luke.
 
 
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Program ALIS initiated

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‘The butterfly effect’

Shortly after taking command, the Wild Duck Aircraft Maintenance Unit officer in charge requested I explain to his Airmen exactly what the pilots would be doing on training missions during an upcoming temporary duty. I was embarrassed that he had to ask. In this specific case, I had thoughtlessly kept these details from our closest...
 

 

Advise Airmen of rights before asking questions

Every day supervisors are faced with challenging scenarios and situations that require them to engage in efforts to help their Airmen. When this engagement is due to a negative act such as theft, damage to property or other possible legal violations, we must resist the instinct to question them directly. One scenario I am presented...
 
 
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GRACE LEE

Thunderbolts save volts

Senior AirmanGRACE LEE A solar array panel stands on a dormitory roof Sept. 3 at Luke Air Force Base. There are currently four active solar arrays on base. The solar array shown will produce hot water to the dormitory. With res...
 
 

News Briefs September 12, 2014

GOV service station closure The Base Service Station (government-owned vehicle gas station) will close at midnight Sept. 28 and reopen at midnight Oct. 1. For more information, email Staff Sgt. Bradley Ahlemeyer at bradley.ahlemeyer@us.af.mil or call 623-856-7391. Quit tobacco for 31 days The Stoptober Challenge is to be smoke free for the month of October....
 




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