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425th Fighter Squadron celebrates 25 years at Luke

Posted May 30, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham

The 425th Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., celebrated 25 years of United States Air Force and Republic of Singapore Air Force partnership with a parade ceremony May 22.

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Luke Airmen commemorate fallen Thunderbird pilot with 4K run

Posted May 30, 2018 by

  Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Participants of the Thunderbird 4-kilometer memorial run gather for an invocation May 24, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Fallen Thunderbird pilot, Maj. Stephen Del Bagno, was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed during a routine aerial demonstration training flight. The length of…

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56th LRS receives supplies, strengthens partnership with RAAF Airmen

Posted May 30, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham An Australian C-17 Globemaster III taxis at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., May 23, 2018. The C-17 arrived with cargo for the Royal Australian Air Force Airmen training with the 61st Fighter Squadron. The 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., supported the Royal…

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Salutes & Awards

Thunderbolts receive PACE Leadership Impact Award

Posted May 23, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

Two Thunderbolts at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., recently received the 2017 Profession of Arms Center of Excellence Leadership Impact Award for their contributions in shaping Air Force culture by impacting Airmen’s professional growth and development within the 56th Fighter Wing.

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Sports

Luke Air Force Base Powerlifting Competition

Posted May 23, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Josh Canterberry, powerlifting competitor, wraps his knee with support wraps before competing in the Luke Air Force Base Powerlifting Competition at Luke AFB, Ariz., May 18, 2018. Sixteen Thunderbolts competed to see who could lift the most weight and complete the highest repetitions of three workouts….

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Health & Safety

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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