Luke Editorial Staff

Commander…………………………………………Brig. Gen. JD Harris

Public Affairs chief………………………….Capt. Tristan Hinderliter

Public Affairs deputy chief……………………1st Lt. Ryan DeCamp

Editor…………………………………………………..Deborah Leuthold

Staff writer…………………………………………………Steve Delgado

Staff writer………………………..Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

Designer………………………………………………………Erika Kendra

 

Editorial Information

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The 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Office prepares all editorial content for the Thunderbolt. The editor will edit or rewrite material for clarity, brevity or to conform with Air Force style as required by Air Force Instruction 35-101. Submission deadline is at noon Thursday the week prior to the desired publication date. Contributions for the Thunderbolt can be made to the Public Affairs office, 14185 West Falcon Street, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., 85309 or through e-mail to luke.thunderbolt@luke.af.mil. The editor can be reached at (623) 856-5998 and the fax number is (623) 856-6013.

The Thunderbolt uses material from the Armed Forces Information Service, Air Force News Service, AETC News Service and other sources. All advertising is handled by Aerotech News and Review, 9192 W. Cactus Road, Suite M, Peoria, Ariz., (623) 487-7321.

The Thunderbolt is published by Aerotech News and Review, a private firm in no way connected with the U.S. Air Force, under exclusive written contract with the 56th Fighter Wing, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. This civilian enterprise Air Force newspaper is an authorized publication for members of the U.S. military services. Contents of the Thunderbolt are not necessarily the official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. government, the Department of Defense or the Department of the Air Force.

The appearance of advertising in this publication, including inserts or supplements, does not constitute endorsement by the DOD, the Department of the Air Force or Aerotech News and Review of the products or services advertised.

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Editorial content is edited, prepared and provided by the Public Affairs office of Luke AFB, Ariz. All photographs are Air Force photographs unless otherwise indicated.

 

ACTION LINE

Brig. Gen. JD Harris, 56th FW commander
56fw.pa@luke.af.mil
(623) 856-7011

The commander’s Action Line is your direct line to me with questions or suggestions about subjects of concern to the entire Luke Air Force Base community.

I appreciate your feedback. Your ideas and concerns help build a stronger foundation on which we can successfully complete our mission and take care of our people.

To receive a response, leave your name and telephone number. Action Lines of general interest are printed in the Thunderbolt. Remember, the quickest and most efficient way to resolve a problem is to talk directly to the responsible agency or through your chain of command.

The Action Line isn’t just for complaints. Send along your kudos when someone provides exceptional service, goes out of their way to help or deserves a kind word.

 

PHONE NUMBERS

Armed Forces Bank (623) 535-9766

Airman Family Readiness Center (623) 856-6550

Base operator (623) 856-1110

Bowling Center (623) 856-6529

Chapel (623) 856-6211

Community Center (623) 856-7152

Computer IT service desk DSN 945-2900

Day Care Center (623) 856-6339

Eye Clinic (623) 856-7965

Fitness Center (623) 856-6241

Flight Medicine (623) 856-2273

Housing office (623) 856-7643

Legal assistance (623) 856-6901

Library (623) 856-7191

Military Equal Opportunity (623) 856-7711

Military pay (623) 856-7028

Outdoor Recreation (623) 856-6267

Pass and registration (623) 856-4880

Patient advocate (623) 856-8968

Public Affairs (623) 856-5853

Security Forces (623) 856-5970

Straight Talk Line (623) 856-7064

Sexual Assault Prevention/Response (623) 856-4878

Veterinary services (623) 856-6354

Wellness Center (623) 856-2273

Youth Center (623) 856-7470