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Fly Over: ‘Practicing Greatness: 7 Disciplines of Extraordinary Spiritual Leaders’ and ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Posted May 8, 2015 by Timothy Boyer and Nestor Cruz

On Amazon: ‘Practicing Greatness: 7 Disciplines of Extraordinary Spiritual Leaders’ There are books out there that claim to teach people the skills they need to be successful. There are books out there that claim to teach people to become leaders. I just so happened to stumble upon a book I truly believe can make good…

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Chaplain’s thoughts …

Posted May 8, 2015 by Chaplain (Maj.) Larry Fowler

Thursday was America’s National Day of Prayer. Since you and I did not get a day off work you may have missed this national observance. Yet it is a long-standing observance, both formally and informally. In his 2015 Presidential Proclamation, President Obama declared: “Throughout our nation’s history, Americans have come together in moments of great…

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Street Beat

Posted May 8, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Jalomo, 56th SFS

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents April 27 through May 3: Tickets Security forces issued citations for four moving violations and one nonmoving violation. Traffic-related incidents April 27: Security forces responded to a report of a minor two-vehicle accident at Bldg. 1124 parking lot. There were no injuries. Nonemergency responses April 30: Security forces…

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Sports Shorts – May 8, 2014

Posted May 8, 2015 by

Semmi Quarles, 56th Operations Support Squadron team coach, sets up a volley during a match against the 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron April 27 at Luke Air Force Base. OSS dominated both matches with scores of 25-13 and 25-17. OSS dominates LRS in season opener Story and photo by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY, 56th Fighter Wing…

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Air Force News – May 1, 2015

Posted May 1, 2015 by

Alaska Twice a year, millions of pounds of explosives and ammunition travel north through Pacific waters in a biannual migration designed to resupply military installations across Alaska with enough ammunition to defend its soil and citizens. Bulgaria The Louisiana Air National Guard’s 159th Fighter Wing from Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, is participating…

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People First – May 1, 2015

Posted May 1, 2015 by

Editor’s Note: The “People First” section is compiled from information from the Air Force Personnel Center, TRICARE, 56th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Readiness Flight, Veterans Affairs, the civilian personnel office and armed forces news services. For the complete story, click on the link in the title.   TRICARE beneficiaries targeted by call centers The…

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This week in history

Posted May 1, 2015 by Rick Griset,

April 30, 1975: The fall of Saigon Forty years ago this week, Saigon, the capital of the Republic of Vietnam, fell. The republic was also called South Vietnam. In 1973, United States combat troops left Vietnam, and though diminished, American support continued. Therefore, several thousand Americans still worked there. In March of 1975, the Democratic…

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Golf Course opening to public

Posted May 1, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Considered to be one of the top golf courses in the Air Force, Falcon Dunes Golf Course at Luke Air Force Base offers numerous activities for retirees and members of the military community. From the driving range to the practice facility, Falcon Dunes ensures top-of-the-line maintenance and supplies for its members.

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Mudder puts cadets in pit

Posted May 1, 2015 by Airman PEDRO MOTA

Luke Air Force Base held its 2nd Annual Luke Tough Mudder Challenge April 17, giving two Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps detachments from Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University a chance to learn about the active-duty Air Force training lifestyle.

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Victim advocates help in time of need

Posted May 1, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Being a victim or survivor of a sexual assault can be a traumatic experience, but there are resources available to help at the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office. One of the most valuable resources is the victim advocate.

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