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Pursue education for career’s sake

Posted July 31, 2015 by Staff Sgt. MICHAEL GORSKE

Everyone knows education can be a good bullet on an enlisted performance report, but few know the true value of an education in regard to a military career. The pursuit of an education can be just as valuable as the degree acquired at the end. The knowledge acquired in the pursuit of an education can…

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Health & Safety

Candid money talk improves relationship

Posted July 31, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

There are many reasons why people divorce but at the top of the list are lack of communication and finances. That’s why it’s important to combine these two topics to make for a successful long-lasting relationship. “I believe communication is very important in a relationship overall and communication about money is at the top of…

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News Briefs July 31, 2015

Posted July 31, 2015 by

Total body conditioning class A new total body conditioning class is 6:30 and 9 a.m. Monday and Wednesday. The 6:30 a.m. class is broken into two half hour segments to accommodate squadron or individual physical training. The 9 a.m. class is one hour. The class consists of body weight movements and the use of equipment…

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Salutes & Awards

FSS gets new leader

Posted July 31, 2015 by

Senior Airman Grace Lee Col. James Kossler, 56th Mission Support Group commander, passes the 56th Force Support Squadron guidon to Maj. Tonya Mack, incoming commander, July 17 at Luke Air Force Base.

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Veterans

Neubauer retires from AF at Luke

Posted July 31, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Senior AirmanJAMES HENSLEY Maj. Gen. Kurt Neubauer, Air Force Safety Center commander, presents Sandy, his wife, with the ceremonial flag. A former Luke Air Force Base commander retired July 24 in a ceremony held at Luke Air Force Base with family and friends in attendance. Maj. Gen. Kurt Neubauer, Air Force chief of safety, retired…

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Health & Safety

Security managers: Protecting information Keep bad guys out, let good guys in

Posted July 31, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

At Luke Air Force Base we need Airmen to fly, fight and maintain our aircraft, but we also need Airmen to protect classified information and ensure individuals have the clearances they need in order to complete the mission, and that’s where Luke’s security managers step in. “The security manager acts as the liaison between the…

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Home security part of Airman readiness

Posted July 31, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

A home invasion, burglary or robbery can be a terrifying experience. Unfortunately, along with the possible loss or damage to possessions, it can remove the sense of security and make the victim feel vulnerable within his own home. According to the Federal Bureau Of Investigations, in 2013, there were an estimated 8,632,512 property crime offenses…

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Crossing over: Enlisted to officer

Posted July 31, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Courtesy photo Second Lt. Shaun Chaplain, 56th Comptroller Squadron flight commander, surveys his surroundings at an unnamed deployed location when he was still an enlisted member. From a technical sergeant in cyber operations, he became a second lieutenant three months ago after completing Officer Training School. Luke Air Force Base is his first assignment as…

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Local

Lightning II debrief …

Posted July 24, 2015 by

Staff Sgt. Staci Miller Senior Airman Roger Combs, 61st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, downloads information from an F-35 Lightning II engine at Luke Air Force Base. Since 2010, more than 1,800 maintainers have been trained on the F-35. The first production F-35A rolled out of assembly in February 2006 in Fort Worth, Texas. Later…

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Commons provides ‘crib’ for Airmen

Posted July 24, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Courtesy graphic The Community Commons concept design. Renovation has begun and will be completed in May 2016. The Luke Air Force Base Community Center, Bldg. 700, where the 56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Wellness Center resides, is being renovated and will include a name change to Community Commons. “The building is getting a total overhaul from…

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