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October 4, 2013

News Briefs October 4, 2013

Free club membership

Join Club Five Six by Dec. 31 to receive free dues for three months, be enrolled in the free cash back rewards program and receive an instant win scratch-off ticket worth $5 to $100.

Air Force Clubs offer members numerous free and inexpensive activities including discounts on meals, an annual $25,000 scholarship program and other members-only programs. For more information, call Club Five Six at 623-856-6446.

AFSA meeting

The Air Force Sergeants Association Cactus Eagle Chapter 1260 will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Club Five Six Barcelona Room. For more information, go to www.afsa1260.com or call Master Sgt. Dustin Withrow at 623-856-2985.

Wine tasting

The Luke Officers Spouses Club monthly event is a wine tasting at 6 p.m. Oct. 15 at Falcon Dunes Golf Course. RSVP to the e-vite or contact Cindy at LukeOSCReservations@gmail.com.

Contemporary gospel 40th anniversary

The 40th anniversary celebration of the contemporary gospel service at Luke Air Force Base Chapel is 3 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Luke Community Chapel sanctuary with a meal immediately following. The guest speaker is retired Chaplain (Col.) Gregory Tate, former 56th Fighter Wing chaplain. For more information, call Chaplain (Capt.) Kenya Gray at 623-856-6211.

LEAD Council Block Party

The LEAD Council is featuring a block party at 3 p.m. today at Fowler Park. The party is open to 56th Fighter Wing members, friends and family and includes free food and drinks, individual and team competitions, and prizes.

Honor Guard scheduler opening

The Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard is accepting applications for a six-month scheduler tour for a senior airman or staff sergeant from any specialty code with a report no later than date of Nov. 1. Requirements include unit leadership approval. The application deadline is Oct. 14 with details available upon request. For more information, call Master Sgt. Keith Cooper at 623-856-7800.

Health expo/golf/car show

The 56th Medical Group is featuring a health expo, golf tournament and car show Nov. 1. The 56th MDG Family Health Expo and Tune Up for Health car show are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Club Five Six. For more information, call Capt. Sara Cossette at 623-856-9394 or Michelle Hoyt at 623-856-9784. The MDG 2nd Annual Golf Tournament is 11:30 a.m. at Falcon Dunes Golf Course. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. The cost is $50 per person and includes cart, range balls and lunch. There will be prizes and contests. For more information or to register, call John Fountain at 623-856-8988.

Retiree Appreciation Day

The 56th Fighter Wing Retiree Appreciation Day is 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 2 at Club Five Six. Health education booths, flu shots, Veterans Affairs and state information, refreshments, prizes and grab bags are included. For more information, call Capt. Melissa Parra at 623-856-9045.

National Anthem singers wanted

Have you been to an event, heard the National Anthem sung and thought, “I can do that!” For the opportunity to sing at various events and ceremonies, or for more information, call the 56th FW Protocol office at 623-856-5604 or email 56fw.ccp@us.af.mil.

Hispanic Heritage Month events

The Hispanic Heritage Month Committee is featuring a food sampling at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at the chapel annex. For more information, call 2nd Lt. Samantha Yolangco at 623-896-3684.




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