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November 16, 2012

Sports Shorts – November 16, 2012

756th AMXS crushes CMS 17-8

Kevin Cheney, 756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, is about to catch the ball as Fanci Brown, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron, runs to first base during an intramural baseball game Nov. 7 at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center softball field.


Erik Smith, 756th AMXS, stretches to catch the ball after Fanci Brown, 56th CMS, connected with the ball during the fifth inning of the intramural baseball game. Brown was CMS’s second out of the inning.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Robert Davis, 756th AMXS, slides into third base Nov. 7 in the third inning of the intramural baseball game against the 56th CMS giving the 756th a 6-5 lead.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Winter games

The Luke Winter Games are Dec. 10 through 14 and include a home run derby, tug-o-war tournament, relay races, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, humvee push, 3-on-3 football tournament, obstacle course, bench press challenge, 2-on-2 sand volleyball tournament, track and field events, and a 5k fun run. The Luke Winter Games and Commander’s Cup trophies will be presented in an awards ceremony. For more information, call the Bryant Fitness Center at (623) 856-6241.

Combative classes

Hand 2 Hand combative classes are 6 to 8 a.m. Nov. 26 through Dec. 21 at the Warrior PT Center. Space is limited and participants must be military identification card holders and 18 or older. Sign-up now at the Bryant Fitness Center. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

World Wide Bowling

Children ages 5 to 18 can enter to win a 900 Global bowling ball and bag by bringing friends to bowl at Thunderbolt Lanes. For more infomation, call (623) 856-6529.

Turkey trot fun run

The turkey trot 5k fun run is 7 a.m. Nov. 16 at the 944th Fighter Wing headquarters, Bldg. 988. Trophies, turkey drawings and refreshments are included. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.




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Staff Sgt. 
STACI MILLER

CMS aircraft fuel systems provides push for pilot

Staff Sgt.STACI MILLER Airman 1st Class Gary Esposito, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems apprentice, prepares to inspect a 370-gallon external fuel tank on Luke Air Force Base. Esposito inspected the tan...
 
 
Senior Airman 
GRACE LEE

Latest F-35 has fastest induction to ALIS

Senior AirmanGRACE LEE The 14th F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter to arrive at Luke Air Force Base is shown Dec. 5 on the flightline. Airmen at the 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit worked quickly to get the aircraft ready to...
 
 

Gratitude cultivates exceptional leadership

Several months ago I was inspired by the phrase “cultivate an attitude of gratitude.” The topic was presented in a religious context; however, I found these words significant and profound when considered as a tenent of exceptional leadership. Cultivate is an action verb. The word brings to mind images of an experienced gardener patiently tending...
 

 

Leadership vs. management

Have you ever had a boss or someone that made you want to come to work every day, someone you would do anything for without question? Then you were probably working beside a leader, not a manager. The biggest difference between managers and leaders is the way they motivate people who work for or follow...
 
 

Decking the halls …

Staff Sgt. Timothy Boyer Andrea Mathis, 56th Force Support Squadron Fighter Country Inn accounting clerk, decorates a Christmas tree Dec. 4 in the lobby at the Fighter Country Inn at Luke Air Force Base. Base lodging is available to active-duty service members, retirees and dependents on a space-available basis. For more information, call 623-856-3941.
 
 

Safety begins with asking ‘What could go wrong?’

I’m sure most of us have been told to “be safe” at some point either by a commander, supervisor or even a co-worker. This holiday season will probably not be any different. Someone will use this simple phrase in the next few weeks, and it will feel like a cliché to you, but what does...
 




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