In Brief


Stand up for vets

The 4th Annual Glendale Stand Up For Veterans Arizona is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Glendale Community College Student Union at 6000 W. Olive Avenue, Glendale 85302. Employment opportunities, social services for vets, court representatives and attorneys along with free haircuts for vets and free lunch for veterans and their families are included. To register, go to

Flightline feast

The Luke Community Chapel is featuring a free Hawaiian Feast 5:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at Bldg. 914 fire pit (same location as the chief’s burger burn). The menu is kalua pork, teriyaki chicken, rice, stir fried vegetables, salad, fruit, dessert and beverages.

UFC Fight Night Diaz vs. McGregor

The UFC fight night features Dias vs. McGregor and will be shown at 4 p.m. Aug. 20 at Club Five Six. Admission is free for club members and $5 per nonmember. Free snacks and food specials. Free soft drinks will be provided to designated drivers. For more information, call 623-856-6446.

Exchange sweepstakes

From now through Aug. 31, authorized shoppers can enter to win one of six Teleflora bouquets valued at $83 at the Luke Air Force Base Exchange. No purchase is necessary to enter or win. For more information, go to

Before and after school care

Register now for the before and after school care program, which provides breakfast, transportation to and from Luke Elementary, Barbara B. Robey Elementary and Dreaming Summit schools. The Heritage Elementary school bus picks up and drops off at the 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center. An after-school snack and recreational programs for school-age children are also included. For more information, call 623-856-7471.


The Luke Air Force Base Exchange is offering the Axe Back to School Sweepstakes today to Sept. 1. Authorized shoppers can enter for a chance to win one of 25 $500 Exchange gift cards. Shoppers 18 and above can login to to enter. No purchase is necessary, and entrants do not need to be present to win. The drawings will take place on or around Sept. 8.

Toastmasters on base

Toastmasters meets noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in Bldg. 1150, 3rd Floor Conference Room. Improve communication and leadership skills through friendly, constructive exercises involving prepared and impromptu speaking, and group leadership. Instructional materials are provided. The cost is $20 to join and $7 per month thereafter. For more information, call Lynne Nutter at 623-856-8711.

‘Chicago’ auditions

The Luke Experience is holding auditions for the musical “Chicago” at 6 p.m. Aug. 9 and 11 at the base theater. For more information, call Lacey Quattlebaum at 623-856-9949.

Back-to-school physicals

The 56th Medical Group is offering camp, sports and school physicals through Aug. 23. To schedule or for more information, call 623-856-2273.

Comprehensive Airman Fitness training

Comprehensive Airman Fitness Training is Sept. 20 through 22 and Dec. 20 through 22. It is a three-day course for Airmen or Defense Department employees who endorse the resiliency program. Resilience training assistants provide awareness education and skill development techniques for Airmen and their families while enhancing individual resilience across the four domains of CAF: mental, physical, social, and spiritual. For more information, or to schedule a particular skill training for your unit or squadron before the dates, call Sharon Kozak at 623-856-2716.

Dinning room change

The Ray V. Hensman Dining Facility is undergoing renovation. Dining has been moved to the Jade Room. For more information, call Tech. Sgt. Sindy Nazon at 623-856-6238.