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Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle

Posted September 8, 2017 by Peter Holstein

September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is…

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AF to implement Second Assignment In-Place Pilot Program

Posted September 8, 2017 by Senior Master Sgt. Allison Day

The Air Force will allow limited fighter aircrew to extend their time at certain assignments in an effort to improve quality of life, quality of service and help retain experienced aviators for longer than 20 years. Beginning Sept. 7, 2017, the Air Force will implement the Second Assignment In-Place Pilot Program for active duty, late-career…

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Health & Safety

Health assessments ensure F-35 crew chiefs are fit to fight

Posted September 6, 2017 by

It was a regular day on the flightline at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

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Salutes & Awards

Luke honors gold star family

Posted August 30, 2017 by Senior Airman James Hensley

As part of a Department of Defense program launched in May 2017, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., honored its first gold star family Aug. 18, 2017.

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Local

Accessories Flight

Posted August 30, 2017 by

The Airmen of Accessories Flight have a wide range of missions. Although they’re not on the flightline, the jets aren’t getting in the air without them.

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Chapel hosts faith and leadership seminar for Airmen

Posted August 30, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

The 56th Fighter Wing Chapel team hosted a Faith and Leadership Seminar at the Academic Training Center at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 23, 2017.

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Sports

High definition featured at base theater

Posted August 30, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Six competitors are introduced during a bodybuilding competition at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 26, 2017. Each competitor chose one category, physique, figure or bikini to compete as well the overall category for male or female.   Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Master…

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Local

Aircrew Flight Equipment Airmen sustain F-16 survival mission

Posted August 25, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Equipment efficiency can be the determining factor between life and death in a survival situation.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel
Local

Combined police training benefits team Luke and local communities

Posted August 25, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Members of the 56th Security Forces Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Calif., participated in an evasive driving training program this week in conjunction with police departments from the surrounding communities.

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Air Force Selects Airmen for the 2017 All-Air Force Golf Championship

Posted August 25, 2017 by

The Air Force has selected candidates to participate in the 2017 All-Air Force Golf Championship to be held in Millington, Tenn., from Sept. 4-9, 2017. Included in the selection is Master Sgt. John J. Accorso of Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. If selected, candidates will move on to represent the Air Force at the 2017…

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