Salutes & Awards

November 3, 2017

Thunderbolt of the week: September and October

Sept. 13
Airman 1st Class Dorothy Zurlinden
56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron
Armament technician
Zurlinden has the characteristics of a true leader with her dedication constantly displayed on- and off-duty through her commitment to her fellow Airmen and unit.

Sept. 30
Staff Sgt. Caitlin Carter
56th Fighter Wing Legal Office
NCO in charge
Carter has been leading the team through an above average operations tempo, all the while also carrying out upgrade training for the only three-level paralegal at the legal office. She truly represents the best of what we expect from young NCOs in the 56th FW.

Oct. 4
Melissa Arnold
56th Force Support Squadron
Club Five Six manager
Melissa has been serving for 18 years and strives daily to learn something new. She offers kind words and encouragement to those she encounters and creates relevant programs and events to offer the Luke community

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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Franklin R. Ramos

Lt. Gen. Roberson inducted into Order of the Sword

Retired Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson was inducted into the Order of the Sword Sept. 13, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Roberson was selected for this honor due to his unyielding devotion and care of Air Education and Training C...
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider

Preparing for flu season; vaccine drive planned for Oct 15

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider Staff Sgt. Gisele Adanlete-Engram, 56th Medical Group aerospace medical technician, administers a shot to Staff Sgt. Daniel Durbin, 56th MDG Immunizations backup technician, S...

CDC employees attend physical education seminar

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider Dr. Diane H. Craft, a physical education professor, demonstrates a clean-up activity during a seminar Sept. 5, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. During Craft’s seminar Chil...