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Thunderbolt nation mural highlights Luke’s heritage

Posted May 11, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

“When I first drove onto the base, I noticed the wall and how blank it was,” said Staff Sgt. Brandon Garza, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron logistics planner at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. “That’s when I knew something had to be done.”

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Luke pilot attends ILA Berlin Air, Trade show

Posted May 9, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Capt. Andrew “Dojo” Olson, F-35 Heritage Flight Team commander and pilot, participates in an interview during the 2018 Berlin Air and Trade show at the Berlin Schönefeld Airport in Berlin, April 25, 2018. The show provides a collaborative opportunity to share and strengthen the U.S. and…

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Air Force directs one-day operational safety review

Posted May 9, 2018 by

Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein directed all Air Force wings with flying and maintenance functions to execute a one-day operational safety review by May 21, 2018. “I am directing this operational safety review to allow our commanders to assess and discuss the safety of our operations and to gather…

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Rock Fest 2018

Posted May 9, 2018 by

Luke Air Force Base in Arizona hosted Rock Fest 2018.

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AF Honor Guard training team graduates Luke honor guardsmen

Posted May 7, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Clinton Atkins

An Air Force Honor Guard mobile training team from Joint Base Anacostia Bolling, Washington, D.C., graduated a group of 24 local honor guardsmen at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., April 25, 2018.

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Second Lady Karen Pence speaks to military spouses at Luke AFB

Posted May 2, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham

Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., for her first time to talk to military spouses May 1.

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Luke family’s blind son awarded service dog

Posted April 30, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Clinton Atkins

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Clinton Atkins Hunter Codding, 4, bonds with his soon-to-be service dog, Indy, at Fowler Park on Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., April 26, 2018. Hunter was born with optic nerve hypoplasia, which causes blindness due to underdeveloped optic nerves. Indy is an 18-month-old female Golden Retriever who was recently…

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Days of Remembrance 2018

Posted April 30, 2018 by

Why do we remember the Holocaust? The Days of Remembrance allows Airmen to mourn the loss of so many lives, celebrate those who saved them, honor those who survived and contemplate the obligations of those living. Thanks to the Luke AFB Chapel for facilitating this year’s memorial and sponsoring The Hiding Room. All with base access are invited to stop by…

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Arizona Diamonbacks scoreboard dedication ceremony

Posted April 27, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams Mark Grace, former Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman, speaks with Thunderbolts during a ribbon cutting ceremony April 23, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The Diamondbacks, together with Arizona Public Service, presented Luke AFB with a new scoreboard for field number three.   Air Force photograph by…

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AF announces changes to Courses 14 and 15

Posted April 27, 2018 by

Effective immediately, Air Force officials have removed the requirement to complete Courses 14 and 15 for all Airmen serving in the active component. Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen will have the option to complete their enlisted professional military education through distance learning or in-residence attendance. Airmen will no longer be required to…

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