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Chaplain’s thoughts …

Posted April 3, 2015 by Chaplain (Maj.) Larry Fowler,

Courtesy graphic “Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.” ~ Saint Francis of Assisi This sentence reminds us of the simple truth that actions speak louder than words. Most people do not consider themselves to be preachers of any sort. Yet all of us have a sort of pulpit or platform…

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Health & Safety

Street Beat

Posted April 3, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Jalomo

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the follow situations March 23 through 29 Tickets Security forces issued citations for 20 moving violations and three nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents March 25: Security forces responded to a report of a minor two-vehicle accident at the Luke Air Force Base Exchange. There were no injuries. March 25: Security…

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Sports Shorts – April 3, 2014

Posted April 3, 2015 by

Deshawn Scott, Detachment 12, 372nd Training Support Squadron wide receiver, avoids defenders March 23 during an intramural football game against the 56th Component Maintenance Squadron at Luke Air Force Base. Scott finished the game with three interceptions. Det. 12 remains undefeated, CMS casualty Story and photo by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS, 56th Fighter Wing Public…

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Air Force News – March 27, 2015

Posted March 27, 2015 by

Hawaii In January a team of intelligence Airmen began building the Pacific Air Forces’ first air watch capability. They shared a small computer nestled inside a cramped workspace. It was recently completed, and the team stood up and operated a 24-hour Pacific air watch. California Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launched an unarmed LGM-30G…

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People First – March 27, 2015

Posted March 27, 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. Air Force COOL program kicks off The Community…

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Health & Safety

Report released: Luke drinking water

Posted March 27, 2015 by 56th AMDS BE

The Luke Air Force Base 2014 Annual Consumer Confidence Report on drinking water quality was released March 12 by the 56th Aerospace Medical Squadron Bioenvironmental Engineering. The Environmental Protection Agency requires this report be available to the consuming public. The CCR describes the presence of the contaminants that may be in the drinking water and…

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CSAF makes stop at Luke

Posted March 27, 2015 by

Senior Airman Devante Williams Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, and his wife Betty, toured Luke Air Force Base Monday. During an all call, Welsh offered time for questions and answers. More than 1,000 Luke Air Force Base Airmen attended the all call Monday morning.   Senior Airman Devante Williams Welsh…

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iMatter site gives AETC Airmen voice to share innovations

Posted March 27, 2015 by af.mil

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Education and Training Command launched the iMatter website Monday, giving all command Total Force Airmen access to an AETC-specific tool for sharing innovations and improvement ideas. The concept took hold based on Gen. Robin Rand, AETC commander, hearing ideas directly from Airmen during his command site visits. “Air…

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Street Beat

Posted March 27, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Jalomo

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents March 16 through 22: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 22 moving violations and one nonmoving violation. Emergency responses March 17: Security forces responded to a report of a medical emergency near Bldg. 913. Two Airmen fell from a golf cart when the driver made a…

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TRICARE revises drug coverage for safety, use

Posted March 27, 2015 by af.mil

WASHINGTON — Starting May 1, Express Scripts, the TRICARE pharmacy contractor, will screen all ingredients in compound drug claims to ensure they are safe and effective, and covered by TRICARE. This screening process is like the one TRICARE already uses for other prescription drugs, but it will now apply to the ingredients in compound drugs….

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