Author Archive
 

Airman 1st Class
JAMES HENSLEY
0
comments
Health & Safety

Stress: Everyday occurrence for T-bolts

Posted May 2, 2014 by Airman 1st Class JAMES HENSLEY

Airman 1st ClassJAMES HENSLEY Luke Air Force Base offers resources to Airmen and family members dealing with stress. With the unique challenges that the busy Air Force lifestyle presents to Airmen and family members, some can easily be overcome by stress. However, here at Luke Air Force Base there are resources available to help Airmen…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Air Force

Writing skills key to good EPRs

Posted May 2, 2014 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Are you capturing what your Airmen are really doing for the Air Force when giving feedback and writing performance reports? Communicating well what Airmen do for the Air Force is the goal of military strategic writing. “Good communication has always been vital to the efficiency of our military mission,” said Master Sgt. Dustin Withrow, 56th…

Full Story »

140423-F-HT977-013
0
comments
Salutes & Awards

Practice makes precision …

Posted May 2, 2014 by Airman 1st Class James Hensley

Members of the 56th Force Support Squadron Honor Guard practice a casket sequence April 23 at Luke Air Force Base. The honor guard’s mission is to provide military honors for veterans and retirees.

Full Story »

7-140418-F-YH736-037
0
comments
Local

Pilot for a day

Posted May 2, 2014 by Senior Airman William Branch

Garret “Halo” Ray, 7, is pilot for a day April 18 as Capt. Mark Browning, 308th Fighter Squadron pilot, shows him the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Luke Air Force Base. Ray also visited with Col. Jeremy Sloane, 56th Fighter Wing vice commander, and experienced the flight simulator.

Full Story »

140411-F-BZ180-001
0
comments
Veterans

WW II, Korean War veteran retires at Luke

Posted April 25, 2014 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Courtesy photo A young Master Sgt. Marion Kiszczak, enlisted in the Army Air Corps Sept. 15, 1942. Kiszczak retired in 1969 from the 62nd Fighter Interceptor Squadron at K.I Sawyer Air Force Base, Mich. He returned to his old squadron, which is now the 62nd Fighter Squadron on Luke AFB to have an official retirement…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Commentary

Innovative social media has limits

Posted April 25, 2014 by Senior Master Sgt. TIMOTHY COLLINS

In today’s society people are able to receive and send information as soon as it happens. Text messages and social media sites have become the new norm and Google has become a verb. Some reach out to connect with family or friends who are far away while others may be reaching out for guidance or…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Commentary

Excellence unexpected result of mistakes

Posted April 25, 2014 by 1st Lt. CHRISTOPHER BENNETT

In our present environment of force shaping actions and an increasing expectation to do more with less, the idea exists that perfection is expected. While excellence remains one of our core values, our heritage is wrought with leaders, who are both men and women, great and small, that questioned the status quo and were not…

Full Story »

140416-F-BI157-008
0
comments
Air Force

CCRI reaps ‘excellents’

Posted April 25, 2014 by Airman 1st Class PEDRO MOTA

Airman 1st ClassPEDRO MOTA Senior Airman Shane Armour, 56th Communications Squadron networks operation technician, checks the file-share hard drives April 16 at Luke Air Force Base to ensure the drives were running properly to maintain the wing’s documents and files. As technology continues to grow, the digital world of zeros and ones has now become…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Local

News Briefs April 25, 2014

Posted April 25, 2014 by

Change of command Lt. Col. Gerald Brown will relinquish command of the 69th Fighter Squadron to Lt. Col. Korey Amundson at 9 a.m. May 2 in Hangar 999. EFMP-M clinic new hours The Exceptional Family Member Program Medical clinic new hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Walk-in hours are 8:30 to…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Salutes & Awards

Thunderbolt of the Week

Posted April 25, 2014 by

Airman 1st Class Aja’ Simpson 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit Scheduler Hometown: Douglasville, Ga. Years in service: one Family: Father, David Simpson; mom, Tracey Simpson; and brothers, Terrell and Michael Simpson Inspirations: My parents Goals: To go to Japan, get 90 percent or higher on my physical training test and someday have a family Greatest feat:…

Full Story »


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin