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Exchange doubles gas savings this weekend

Posted October 9, 2015 by Courtesy of AAFES

To celebrate the launch of the Military Star® rewards program, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is pumping up gas savings by doubling the discount for Military Star cardholders. Today through Sunday drivers will receive 10 cents off per gallon while fueling up with a Military Star card at Luke Air Force Base gas…

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RSAF hone combat skills during Forging Sabre exercise

Posted December 17, 2015 by by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Luke Air Force Base hosted Forging Sabre, a large group exercise involving members of the Republic of Singapore Armed Forces Nov. 30 through Dec. 15 at Luke Air Force Base. “Exercise Forging Sabre consists of day and night large-force employment in scenario-based training,” said Lt. Col. John Forino, 425th Fighter Squadron commander. “We also integrate…

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Army Rangers exercise close-air support with F-35s

Posted March 10, 2016 by adriennek

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Florida — Although the Air Force separated from the Army in 1947, the two forces have a long history of working together to dominate the sky and ground in combat. This tradition continues today with the 3rd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment’s recent visit to Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, to…

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Air Force changes utility allowance for privatized housing residents

Posted May 21, 2016 by

The Air Force revised its utility allowance policy May 18, 2016, to ensure quality on-base housing for military families and continue to cover utility costs for the average energy consumer. For new tenants, the revised policy for the majority of residents will now be calculated using monthly meter readings instead of a five-year average with…

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Yesterday’s Air Force: Archie Williams

Posted August 29, 2016 by

As an Olympic gold medalist and command pilot, Lt. Col. Archie Williams proved time and again his skill, discipline and determination were among the best.

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Around the Air Force: Nov. 29

Posted November 30, 2016 by

On this look around the Air Force the commander of Air Combat Command visits deployed Airmen, the Berlin Airlift Memorial is reopened, and a specialized stretcher for traumatic brain and spinal injury patients is being tested.

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AETC observes 75th anniversary, birth of professional Air Force

Posted February 3, 2017 by by GARY BOYD

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Air Education and Training Command celebrated its 75th anniversary on Jan. 23 – a date much more important in our nation’s heritage than a simple mark in time. Jan. 23, 1942, proved to be the birth of a professional Air Force – men and women precisely selected and trained…

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JUSTICE REPORT

Posted April 7, 2017 by Courtesy of the 56th Fighter Wing Legal Office

The following is a list of administrative actions issued in January and February at Luke Air Force Base: 56th Maintenance Group Articles 15 • A staff sergeant received nonjudicial punishment for wrongful use of marijuana and controlled substances. The individual received a reduction to the rank of senior airman, forfeiture of $500 pay per month…

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Chaplain’s thoughts … Perspective on fatherhood

Posted June 2, 2017 by Courtesy of Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Larry Fowler, 56th Fighter Wing Chapel

When irritants become treasured memories Growing up, one of the most aggravating and irritating things I endured was the Sunday ritual associated with my tie. Being raised the son of a church-going attorney-at-law I had the requirement of wearing a tie on Sundays. Additionally, I had the joy, aka chore, aka obligation aka drudgery of…

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New Air Force health mobile app available for patients

Posted August 4, 2017 by by PETER HOLSTEIN

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website, and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military treatment facility they use. This…

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