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Construction plan supports F-35 program

Posted September 4, 2015 by Airman PEDRO MOTA

A multi-disciplinary team across the 56th Fighter Wing is preparing Luke Air Force Base to become the largest F-35 Lightning II training base in the world.

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The Psychology of Leadership

Posted September 4, 2015 by by Lt. Col. GREGORY FRANA 62nd Fighter Squadron

Lt. Col. Gregory Frana When given the opportunity to lead, how do great leaders ensure people want to follow them? In the military it is sometimes the case that followers simply have to follow, but what makes people “want” to follow? The study of leadership has been taking place since the beginning of time. Great…

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Refuse to fear change

Posted September 4, 2015 by Master Sgt. TRACEY BUECHLER

Are you afraid of change? Most people are. Every day we experience change in our lives, and we certainly can’t hide from it. We learn and grow from changes; that’s what makes the world go around. With all of the Air Force and day-to-day life changes, learning to deal with change must be one of…

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Events

IN BRIEF

Posted September 4, 2015 by

Stand up for vets The 3rd Annual Stand Up For Veterans event is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Glendale Community College Student Union. There will be employment opportunities, social services, legal services, free hair cuts for veterans, free lunch for vets and their families, and more. Vets can apply for healthcare and…

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Munition flight’s isolation strengthens unit

Posted September 4, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight involves all types of conventional munition systems and is an essential component to the Luke Air Force Base mission.

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Reservist lends hand

Posted September 4, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Master Sgt. Steven Joubert, 944th Fighter Wing Detachment 1, is the first Air Reserve technician aircrew chief to hold a position within the 309th Aircraft Maintenance Unit since the base realignment and closure in 2007.

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August: National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Posted September 4, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Luke hosts first breastfeeding awareness luncheon Luke held its first Breastfeeding Awareness Luncheon to show support for breastfeeding mothers and their right to choose. Certificates of appreciation were handed out for mothers who are committed to breastfeeding. Prizes and food were donated. With changes occurring throughout the Defense Department in regard to physical fitness postpartum…

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Health & Safety

Mold still problem in dry desert

Posted September 4, 2015 by 56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron

People don’t think of mold here in the desert. However, molds are fungi that can be found practically everywhere. They are essential in devouring waste in the environment, from eliminating dead vegetation to dilapidated structures. Molds can grow on virtually any organic substance, as long as moisture and oxygen are present. There are molds that…

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Air Force News – September 4, 2015

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Washington A 15-member Type-3 Incident Management team arrived at Fairchild Air Force Base Aug. 22 to stand up a fire mobilization center aiding the firefighting efforts across eastern Washington. The resources inbound from California, Arizona, Idaho, Utah, Colorado and Nevada, will form eight task force components. Louisiana Ten years ago, the Airmen of Keesler Air…

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People First – September 4, 2015

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2016 visionary leadership award nominees sought Nominations for the 2016 General Wilma Vaught Visionary Leadership Award will be accepted through Oct. 16. Named in honor of Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught, the award recognizes service members and civilians who have exhibited innovation, commitment and a selfless spirit of service while inspiring others and significantly improving the…

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