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Local

National Police Week honors defenders

Posted May 23, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Personnel from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., local police departments and members of the community came together to recognize the service and sacrifice of law enforcement personnel May 15 through 19 during National Police Week.

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Yesterday’s Air Force: Pilot training

Posted May 23, 2017 by

This episode of Yesterday’s Air Force takes a look back at the history of the Air Force’s Pilot Training Program, from its humble beginnings in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, to its modern day pursuit of air superiority.

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Around the Air Force: May 19

Posted May 23, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, the F-35 Lightning II pilot minimum weight restriction has been lifted and May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

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First term airmen courses receive curriculum overhaul

Posted May 19, 2017 by

The Air Force has rolled out a new First Term Airmen Course dedicated to developing Airmen as next-generation leaders. 

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Space

Senior leaders discuss US space posture

Posted May 19, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. Gibson

On May 17, 2017, Air Force senior leaders testified before the Senate Armed Service Committee Strategic Forces subcommittee on military space, organization, policy and programs. 

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Australian Air Chief visits Luke

Posted May 19, 2017 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams Air Marshal Gavin Davies, Royal Australian Air Force chief, and Lt. Col. Michael Gette, 61st Fighter Squadron commander, enter the 61st Fighter Squadron May 17, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Davies visited Luke to learn about ongoing and future activities regarding F-35 pilot training and…

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Salutes & Awards

Luke environmental engineer receives SEC DEF Environmental Award

Posted May 17, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Jeffery Schone, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental engineer, poses for a portrait May 15, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. For his continual dedication to the Department of Defense mission and integrated support of sustainability initiatives, Schone recently received the 2017 Secretary of Defense Environmental…

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Sports

Paralympic Military athletes train at Luke for Desert Challenge Games

Posted May 17, 2017 by

Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., hosted U.S. Paralympic Military Program track and field training camp at the Bryant Fitness Center May 9 to May 11 in preparation for the Desert Challenge Games at Arizona State University.

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Around the Air Force: May 16

Posted May 17, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, Dr. Heather Wilson is sworn in as the 24th Secretary of the Air Force, Airmen are being encouraged to share their ideas for revitalizing squadrons, and Air University has cancelled Squadron Officer School Class 17G.

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Around the Air Force: May 12

Posted May 15, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, the Senate confirms Dr. Heather Wilson to be the next secretary of the Air Force, the Air Force is accepting test pilot applications, and the Air Force Research Lab has developed sensory technology inspired by the fine hairs of crickets and bats.

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