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Be honest … choose to not lie

Posted August 14, 2015 by Master Sgt. SARA ABEL

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” ~ Albert Einstein What is your truest definition of honesty? Is it simply telling the truth? Is that all there is to honesty? If honesty is simply telling the truth, do you understand what telling the truth entails? We all…

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New fitness weapon at gym

Posted August 14, 2015 by irman PEDRO MOTA

AirmanPEDRO MOTA Astrid Cob, Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center instructor, guides Pandora Campbell with a Tabata exercise at Luke. The Tabata method is very short bursts of high intensity exercise, followed by short rests to improve the participant’s performance. Every Airman has to be regularly involved in a fitness program to pass the…

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News Briefs August 14, 2015

Posted August 14, 2015 by

Expo – open to all spouses The Luke Officers Spouses Club is featuring an expo for all Luke Air Force Base spouses Tuesday at Club Five Six. Luke AFB support organizations will be featured from 11 a.m. to noon. Club announcements and sit-down lunch are from noon to 1 p.m. The cost is $15 per…

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Lightning strikes … Spikes receive first jet

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Tech. Sgt. Timothy Boyer Lt. Col. Gregory Frana, 62nd Fighter Squadron commander, prepares to step from the cockpit of the unit’s first F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter Monday at Luke Air Force Base. Frana flew the jet from the Lockheed Martin plant in Fort Worth, Texas, to Luke where it became the 62nd FS’s…

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JAMES HENSLEY
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Summer safety prevents drownings

Posted August 14, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Senior AirmanJAMES HENSLEY Michael Ketterer, 56th Force Support Squadron lead lifeguard, practices a rescue technique Aug. 4 at Silver Wings Pool at Luke Air Force Base. Lifeguards for the base pool are trained in CPR, first aid and rescue techniques. The first Drowning Impact Awareness Month was in August 2003. August was chosen due to…

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This is your Air Force

Posted August 14, 2015 by

Airpower is not a solo effort. One leader does not win a war; one pilot does not bomb every target; one loadmaster does not supply the entire fight. Airpower has and always will be a team effort, and together we are the world’s greatest airpower team. The global vigilance, global reach and global power we…

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Get involved in legal side of AF

Posted August 14, 2015 by

Cross-training in the Air Force is an opportunity made available to most enlisted Airmen. There are many fields available and many can be the start of lifetime careers as they easily cross over into the civilian world. One such is specialty code 5J0X1 Paralegal. “If you’re interested in a career change that is both challenging…

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GRACE LEE
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Sun safety now pays dividend later

Posted August 14, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Senior AirmanGRACE LEE Kinsley Skelton, Luke Air Force Base Silver Wings Pool lifeguard, keeps watch over swimmers Tuesday at the pool. Applying sunscreen can help protect an individual from getting sunburn and shield the skin from ultraviolet rays, some of the most damaging sun rays. Having fun in the sun is great while at the…

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Dog Days of Summer

Posted August 7, 2015 by

Capt. Ryan DeCamp Glendale Police Department working dog Spike takes a bite out of Staff Sgt. Scott Emmick, 56th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog trainer, Saturday at the Dog Days of Summer event held at Murphy Park in Glendale. Emmick played the villain in the demonstration as Glendale PD Sgt. Ernie Ochoa and dog…

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944th FW hosts bone marrow drive today

Posted August 7, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

The 944th Force Support Squadron will be holding a bone marrow drive between 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. today at the 944th Airman and Family Readiness office in Bldg. 993. According to bethematch.com, more than six people die from a blood cancer every hour. Every three minutes, someone is diagnosed with a type of blood…

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