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AF selects 8,167 for promotion to technical sergeant

Posted July 12, 2017 by Richard Salomon

Air Force officials selected 8,167 staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant out of 25,552 eligible for a selection rate of 31.9 percent. The technical sergeant promotion list will be available on the Air Force Portal and myPers July 20, 2017, at 8 a.m., CDT. On July 21, Airmen can also access their score notices…

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Around the Air Force: July 12

Posted July 12, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, the location for the 2018 Warrior Games is announced, Airmen and Marines work together during F-35 refueling Lightning II exercise, and the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year have been announced.

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Armament Thunderbolts keep pilots armed and mission ready

Posted July 10, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

When an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot returns from a day of target practice at the Gila Bend Auxiliary Field, the weapons systems are inspected for routine maintenance.

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56th Fighter Wing Vice Commander

Posted July 10, 2017 by

The 56th Fighter Wing’s new Vice Commander Colonel Richardson introduces himself and excitement to be back at Luke.

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Luke celebrates Independence Day

Posted July 7, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel An Airman from Luke Air Force Base grabs food provided by the Talking Stick Resort Arena personnel during an Independence Day military appreciation event hosted by World Wrestling Entertainment July 4, 2017 in Phoenix, Ariz. WWE supports the military by enhancing morale for armed forces both…

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Yesterday’s Air Force: RPAs

Posted July 7, 2017 by

This episode of Yesterday’s Air Force looks at the history of Remotely Piloted Aircraft. RPAs are not a new war-fighting technology, in fact their development goes back to the early 20th century. Roger Connor with the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum takes us through their evolution. Yesterday’s Air Force is a history and heritage featurette…

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Barry M. Goldwater Range conservation efforts

Posted July 3, 2017 by

Being a steward of our nation treasures is a great honor. The Barry M. Goldwater Range has many different species present including the endangered lesser long nosed bat.

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Bryant Fitness Center rededicated in honor of fallen Airman

Posted June 28, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

It has been more than five years since Team Luke officially renamed its fitness center the “Bryant Fitness Center” in honor of fallen Airman, Lt. Col. Frank Bryant Jr. Today, Thunderbolts, family and friends attended the Bryant Fitness Center’s Grand Opening Ceremony rededicating its name in his honor.

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Luke trains new Green Dot implementers

Posted June 28, 2017 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams Senior Master Sgt. Terri Reppe, 607th Air Control Squadron operations superintendent, briefs Airmen during Green Dot training June 23, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The Air Force Green Dot training began in 2016 and helps prepare organizations to implement a strategy of violence prevention that…

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Around the Air Force: June 26

Posted June 28, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, the historic 6thWeapons Squadron is reactivated, Saber Strike 2017 wraps up and tuition assistance is available for civil service PHD candidates.

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