Author Archive
 

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham
Health & Safety

Fitness Center Open for 24-hours operations

Posted January 3, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham The Bryant Fitness Center is now open for 24-hour access as of Jan. 2, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Active duty, dependents, DOD civilians and retirees, over the age of 18, will be able to enter the fitness center during unmanned hours with a common…

Full Story »

 
Local

Holiday shoutouts

Posted December 22, 2017 by

Airmen from the 56TH Fighter Wing send holiday shout outs to loved ones.

Full Story »

 
Air Force

Happy Holidays from Air Force senior leaders, spouses

Posted December 22, 2017 by

Secretary of the Air Force Heather A. Wilson and her husband, along with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright and their spouses, wish all Airmen and families season’s greetings.

Full Story »

 
Local

Yoga in the park

Posted December 20, 2017 by

Luke Airmen participated in a mindfulness session put on by Warrior One.

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan
Local

Legendary pilot inspires new generation of air warriors

Posted December 18, 2017 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

In March of 1967, a flight of F-4 Phantom IIs from the 433rd Tactical Fighter Squadron based out of Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand, flew through clear skies for a bombing run on a steel mill in North Vietnam.

Full Story »

 
Local

56th Fighter Wing security forces

Posted December 18, 2017 by

The men and women of the 56th Security Forces Squadron take pride in serving the community. SSgt Chris Copeland speaks about integrity first, maintaining law and order and keeping the community safe.

Full Story »

Luke-F16c
Local

Thunderbolts pursue F-16 seat raise initiative

Posted December 18, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Since 1976, the F-16 Fighting Falcon has seen a multitude of maintenance improvements which have enhanced its systems, simplified costs and reduced man hours needed to keep it in the air.

Full Story »

Courtesy photograph
Local

Medical Group staff observe NDEAM at Luke Elementary School

Posted December 13, 2017 by

Every October Luke Air Force Base in Arizona observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This year Luke had three major points of outreach to the community and a display honoring NDEAM in the Luke AFB library.

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Pedro Mota
Local

Luke Thunderbolts donate blood for troops

Posted December 11, 2017 by Senior Airman Pedro Mota

The Armed Services Blood Program teamed up with Bryant Fitness Center at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., staff to facilitate blood donations within the Thunderbolt community for overseas troops in need Dec. 7.

Full Story »

 
Veterans

James D. Smith: Pearl Harbor veteran

Posted December 11, 2017 by

James D. Smith was a reservist in the U.S. Navy when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. After being called into active service, he arrived in the Hawaiian Islands 4 days after the event. Here is his recollection of what he saw during his time there

Full Story »