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Grill Masters 2018

Posted February 28, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Chefs square off against each other by preparing meals in the Community Commons kitchen during the 2018 Grill Master competition at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 23, 2018. The Grill Master competition invited teams of two Airmen from units across the base to cook the best…

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Luke tech expo offers peak into the future

Posted February 26, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

The 2018 Luke Tech Expo took place Feb. 22 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., demonstrating mission-centric technology solutions from approximately 20 industry-leading commercial partners for Airmen to exhibit and learn about.

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WWE athlete AJ Styles visits Luke

Posted February 23, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Members from Team Luke pose for a photo before a meet-and-greet event with AJ Styles, World Wrestling Entertainment professional athlete, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 20, 2018. Airmen and other visitors with base access had the opportunity to take photos, receive autographs and interact…

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Salutes & Awards

Luke hosts Tuskegee Airman, honors Black History Month

Posted February 21, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Retired Lt. Col. Robert Ashby, Tuskegee Airman, autographs a toy model P-47 Thunderbolt during the 2018 Tuskegee Airmen Honor Event at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 15, 2018. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first black military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps who performed…

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Airpower pioneer Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager visits Luke

Posted February 16, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Retired Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager sits in his wheelchair while visiting Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 13, 2018. In 1943, the flying ace graduated flight training and received his wings while stationed at Luke. As part of Yeager’s 95th birthday celebration, he participated in telling stories…

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AGE flight implements 32-day training program

Posted February 16, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., implemented a new program to accelerate training for three-level Airmen on the F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-35A Lightning II. Throughout an Airman’s career, on-the-job-training and career development courses are required to progress in career and skill level. These skill levels…

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Salutes & Awards

Luke commemorates women’s accomplishments

Posted February 14, 2018 by Senior Airman Pedro Mota

This year, the Women’s History Month committee at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., has scheduled an array of events throughout March to show admiration for these heroine’s role in history, past and present.

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Air Force FY 2019 budget addresses great power competition

Posted February 14, 2018 by

The Air Force budget request of $156.3 billion for fiscal year 2019 builds on the progress made in 2018 to restore the readiness of the force, increase lethality, and cost-effectively modernize. Secretary of the Air Force Dr. Heather Wilson said the budget request is aligned with the National Defense Strategy, prioritizing long-term competition with China…

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AF upgrades to Windows 10

Posted February 14, 2018 by

In accordance with the Department of Defense mandate, the Air Force must complete the Microsoft Windows 10 migration by March 31, 2018. Any operating system not upgraded by the deadline will be denied access to the network.

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Health & Safety

Luke medic administers life-saving aid after car crash

Posted February 12, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

On Jan. 16, 2018, Staff Sgt. Geoffrey Rigby, 56th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy technician at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., was sitting in his truck at the intersection of Dysart Ave. and Indian School Rd. in Glendale, Ariz., waiting on a red light.

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