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Luke Days moves to March 17-18, welcomes U.S. Navy Blue Angels

Posted January 17, 2018 by

  The 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., has moved Luke Days to March 17-18, 2018, in order to ensure the public a more robust and dynamic experience. The event is free and open to the public. The upcoming air show marks Luke’s 77th year of operation since its founding in 1941….

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Did You Know … Pharmacy

Posted January 17, 2018 by

The 56th Medical Group Pharmacy at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, filled 391,000 prescriptions in 2017. In 2018, they plan to decrease patient wait times with patient prioritization.

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Team Luke honors life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted January 15, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Airmen assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing participate in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day remembrance march at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2018. Approximately 70 Airmen participated in the march which honored the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.   Air…

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Luke Strengthens Partnership with Local Law Enforcement

Posted January 12, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Police Department representatives from the cities of El Mirage, Peoria and Surprise pose for a photo with members from the 56th Security Forces Squadron after signing the Emergency Vehicle Operators Course Memorandum of Understanding at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 10, 2018. The memorandum allows…

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Health & Safety

Thunderbolts, trainers kickoff New Year’s wellness challenge

Posted January 10, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

Thunderbolts at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., have taken the first step toward self-improvement by beginning the Force Support Squadron’s “New Year, New You” Weight Loss Challenge. 

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Chapel Highlight

Posted January 10, 2018 by

The Chapel provides more for airmen than just a place to gain spiritual strength, but a place to give back to the community that provides so much support for them.

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Desert destinations: Fort Tuthill

Posted January 5, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Nestled among the towering Ponderosa pine trees of the Coconino National Forest, a cozy campground designed specifically for Airmen and other military service members exists just on the edge of the city of Flagstaff, 145 miles north of Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The Fort Tuthill Military Recreation Area comprises approximately 15 acres of cabins,…

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Air Force saves Airmen time, no longer requires first year evaluations

Posted January 5, 2018 by

Air Force officials announced Jan. 4, 2018, that Enlisted Performance Reports are no longer required for regular Air Force Airmen in the grade of airman first class and below with less than 36 months’ Time-In-Service or Air Reserve Component Airmen below the grade of senior airman.  This policy change supports Air Force senior leaders’ focus…

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2017 Fiesta Bowl Parade

Posted January 5, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Luke Airmen stop for a photo prior to walking through downtown Phoenix during the 2017 Fiesta Bowl Parade. Luke Airmen participated in the event which is part of Phoenix’s Fiesta Bowl event the Fiesta Bowl game itself in which Luke Airmen will be honored.   Air Force…

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Around the Air Force: Jan. 4

Posted January 5, 2018 by

On this look around the Air Force the 418th Flight Test Squadron assists NASA and Airmen can now enroll in the new Blended Retirement System.

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