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Pilots, combat systems officers may be eligible for retention incentives

Posted April 10, 2015 by Courtesy of af.mil

WASHINGTON — Eligible active-duty pilots and combat systems officers have until Sept. 30 to apply for fiscal year 2015 Aviator Retention Pay Program, Air Force officials said April 1. “The Air Force continues to expand previous ARP programs to decisively and deliberately shape and retain the rated force. External factors such as new congressional mandates…

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F-35 Lightning II costs drop, report shows

Posted April 10, 2015 by Courtesy of afnews.mil

WASHINGTON — A recent account of F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter aircraft program costs shows decreases, the Air Force’s F-35 program executive officer told reporters in a media roundtable March 24. Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, citing this year’s selected acquisition report on the aircraft, called the roundtable to clarify cost and performance facts. He…

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Saving lives at home …

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Senior Airman Grace Lee Staff Sgt. Steven Stein, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron requirements and optimization electrical subject matter expert, donates blood for the United Blood Services drive March 26 at Luke Air Force Base. Donors like Stein are needed year-round to provide blood for life-saving treatment of patients suffering from serious injuries, in need of…

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Aussie F-35 leaders visit base

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Airman Pedro Mota FROM LEFT: Retired Royal Australian Air Vice-Marshal John Quaife, airworthiness board representative, Maj. Nathan Draper, 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit Australian squadron leader, and Royal Australian Air Vice-Marshal Chris Deeble, joint strike fighter program manager, tour the 61st AMU and hangar Monday at Luke Air Force Base. Deeble and Quaife met with Col….

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Safeguard social media, protect your information

Posted April 3, 2015 by 2nd Lt. TANYA WREN

Social media can be a great tool for military members; it helps to keep in touch with friends, family and loved ones, even when far away from home. However, if the proper precautions aren’t taken into consideration, information on social media pages can be used against service members. On March 21, a group claiming association…

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Explaining why to Generation Y

Posted April 3, 2015 by Maj. SHANE MARTIN

Who makes up Generation Y? They are the millennials, anyone born in the 90s, your kids, and our young Airmen. They are uniquely connected to each other and the world around them. They grew up with a computer in their house and now have more information at their fingertips than any previous generation. They don’t…

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LEAD offers new programs to develop Airmen

Posted April 3, 2015 by Senior Airman SPENCER BROCKMAN

Leaders Empowering Airmen’s Decisions Council has undergone a transition in its scope and operation. We are excited to offer some new programs for Airmen to gain exposure and develop. Some of these programs are just getting started, and we need your help to make them a success. The first opportunity is the shadowing program. This…

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month under way

Posted April 3, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Senior AirmanDEVANTE WILLIAMS Evelyn Perez, 56th Fighter Wing Sexual Assault Resource Center assistant, speaks with first-term Airmen March 24 at the SARC office about sexual assault and bystander intervention at Luke Air Force Base. The SARC office develops policies and programs that address sexual assault prevention, education, accountability, victim assistance and assessment efforts of the…

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News Briefs April 3, 2015

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Musical revue auditions The Luke Experience is holding auditions at 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the base theater for a Broadway musical revue. Ages 14 and up are required to audition with a song, duet or group number that they would like to perform. The song does not yet need to be memorized. We…

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Tuskegee Airmen honored

Posted April 3, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. LOUIS VEGA Jr.

Tech. Sgt.LOUIS VEGA Jr. FROM LEFT: Retired Master Sgt. Rudolf Silas and retired Lt. Cols. Asa Herring and Robert Ashby, original Tuskegee Airmen, are recognized during the Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day ceremony. A ceremony honoring the great heritage of the “Red Tail” warriors from the 302nd Fighter Squadron took place March 26 during the Second…

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