Health & Safety

January 31, 2014

February: Month to increase security, force protection awareness

February is Security Awareness Month. The purpose is to increase security and force protection awareness and provide training and exercises that focus on that awareness. Ultimately, we want to perpetuate a culture in which each and every person in our Air Force community is aware. Each individual is a critical element in the force protection posture at Luke Air Force Base. Be aware of surroundings and report things that are abnormal. Avoid becoming complacent with personal protective measures.

Routine behaviors to reduce risk:

Maintain a low profile when traveling.

Keep daily routines as unpredictable as possible, and always be alert to the surroundings.

Report anything suspicious, abnormal or out of place to the 56th Security Forces Squadron by calling 623-856-5970, or to make an Eagle Eyes report, call Air Force Office of Special Investigations at 623-856-6821.

Be aware of personality changes in friends and coworkers and report concerns to leadership, a chaplain or medical professionals.

Luke’s threat working group is continually assessing data and will provide relevant information to the Luke community when appropriate.




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