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Luke expedites patient results with network-approved CT scanner

Posted May 21, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid

Over the past two years, radiology personnel at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., have saved the Air Force time and money since they began using the first secured network-approved computed tomography scanner. The CT scanner allows the 56th Medical Group personnel to process scans here instead of sending patients off-base to have scans accomplished, effectively…

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Team Luke runs for Air Force Assistance Fund

Posted May 21, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Luke Airmen run down the road during the Air Force Assistance Fund 5-kilometer Fun Run May 11, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The run helped to raise awareness for the AFAF campaign that offers financial assistance to Active Duty and retired Airmen and their families…

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Taste of Luke

Posted May 18, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan A competitor at the Taste of Luke cooking competition peels an avocado at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., May 9, 2018. The cooking competition, like others that the 56th Force Support Squadron hosts throughout the year, required competitors to cook three different dishes, an appetizer, an entrée,…

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SFS, EOD visit local middle school

Posted May 16, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan A 56th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician talks about his equipment and work with a group of students from L. Thomas Heck Middle School April 20, 2018, in Litchfield Park, Ariz. The 56th CES EOD joined several flights of Airmen from the 56th Security Forces…

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Luke Education Center

Posted May 14, 2018 by

Did you know that Active Duty members are eligible for up to $4500 in Tuition Assistance each year? Or that children of Active Duty members in Arizona are eligible for a scholarship to help cover the cost of private school? Learn more about some of the education benefits in this video and then head to…

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Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

Posted May 14, 2018 by

U.S. Air Force leaders have announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force. Starting Oct. 1, 2018, Airmen who have serviceable OCPs may wear the uniform,…

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Around the Air Force: May 11

Posted May 14, 2018 by

On this look around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson signs a letter of intent to partner with the National Science Foundation and an expert from the Headquarters Air Education and Training Command visited the 58th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, to discuss the Continuum of…

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Thunderbolt nation mural highlights Luke’s heritage

Posted May 11, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

“When I first drove onto the base, I noticed the wall and how blank it was,” said Staff Sgt. Brandon Garza, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron logistics planner at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. “That’s when I knew something had to be done.”

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Luke pilot attends ILA Berlin Air, Trade show

Posted May 9, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Capt. Andrew “Dojo” Olson, F-35 Heritage Flight Team commander and pilot, participates in an interview during the 2018 Berlin Air and Trade show at the Berlin Schönefeld Airport in Berlin, April 25, 2018. The show provides a collaborative opportunity to share and strengthen the U.S. and…

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Air Force directs one-day operational safety review

Posted May 9, 2018 by

Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein directed all Air Force wings with flying and maintenance functions to execute a one-day operational safety review by May 21, 2018. “I am directing this operational safety review to allow our commanders to assess and discuss the safety of our operations and to gather…

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