Local

January 11, 2019
 

Aviation-themed playground opens

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider

Leadership from the 56th Fighter Wing participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony, officially opening a new playground at Fowler Park, Jan. 9, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The imaginative and aviation-themed playground is designed for children ages 2-12 and includes many sensory-stimulating and fitness activities.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider

A new playground at Fowler Park was officially opened Jan. 9, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The play equipment contains many custom aviation-themed and educational panels such as pilot instruments, a nose cone, cockpit navigator, wing base, fuselage door and U.S. Air Force insignia.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider

A young Thunderbolt smiles after riding down a slide at the new Fowler Park playground, Jan. 9, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. All seven of the sensory play requirements have been achieved throughout the playground, allowing children to integrate and develop the senses and skills necessary to engage, change and impact the world around them.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

AGE flights across Luke AFB become centrally located in a bigger building

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Airman 1st Class Connor Blankenship, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment maintainer inspects a jammer lift plate, March 14, 2019, at Luke Air Force ...
 
 

March of the Fallen held to remember heroes who passed

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Leala Marquez Participants in the March of the Fallen ruck march climb a hill in Buckeye, Ariz., March 16, 2019. Attendees rucked 4.5 miles to honor fallen troops and to give back to the...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Leala Marquez

New CATM facility to train combat ready Airmen

Valerie Berube, community partnerships director at Luke Air Force Base, fires a rifle at the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Firing Range in Buckeye, Ariz., Feb. 25, 2019. Berube is a key member in the partnership between Lu...