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Contracting exercise readies Airmen for emergencies

Posted May 4, 2018 by by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

The 56th Contracting Squadron conducted an exercise in February to prepare their Airmen to deploy in support of any wartime or peacetime emergency. This year, the exercise trained Airmen on how to implement recovery efforts after a stateside natural disaster. “We must always be prepared for bare base operations or setting up a new location…

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AF announces changes to Courses 14 and 15

Posted April 27, 2018 by

Effective immediately, Air Force officials have removed the requirement to complete Courses 14 and 15 for all Airmen serving in the active component. Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen will have the option to complete their enlisted professional military education through distance learning or in-residence attendance. Airmen will no longer be required to…

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Luke Days 2018 demonstrations

Posted April 6, 2018 by

Marion Cartland The Desert Rats Formation Demonstration Team performed at the 2018 Luke Days airshow. They are based at the Phoenix Deer Valley Airport. Marion Cartland The U.S. Navy Blue Angels headlined the 2018 Luke Days airshow March 17 and 18 at Luke Air Force Base.

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T-Bolts reminded to “See Something, Say Something” about suspicious activity

Posted April 6, 2018 by by 56th Fighter Wing

Have you ever been on or near the base and noticed something that just didn’t look right, but didn’t quite know what to do? In an effort to highlight the role that all personnel have in insuring installation security and the importance of reporting vulnerabilities or suspicious activity, Air Force officials are urging all personnel…

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Luke puts past, present, future of airpower on display

Posted April 6, 2018 by

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Hensley) A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt demonstrates close air support during Luke Days at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 17, 2018. Luke Days demonstrates the capabilities of modern military and civilian airpower through the display of more than 30 live air and ground demonstrations and…

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Behavioral Health Services Employee assistance, work-life programs

Posted April 6, 2018 by

LIVE WEBINARS | 11 a.m. April 11: How Stress Affects Men and Women Differently We all experience some amount of stress each day. The effect this has on our mental and physical well-being can vary depending on our coping and resilience abilities. It may surprise you, however, that the impact also differs across the sexes….

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309th/310th FSs graduate 12 from class 17-CBC

Posted March 2, 2018 by

Courtesy photo Student pilots from the 309th and 310th fighter squadrons graduated Feb. 23 from class 17-CBC. They are, from left: 1st Lts. Clayton Cook and Nolan Gudmundson; Capt. Marie Carillo; 1st Lts. Andy See, Chris Boulanger, David Schuster, Shane Tapay and Andrew Guldin; Capt. Steve Brown; 1st Lts. Clinton Krakowiak, Kyle Mahan and Austin…

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AGE trains …

Posted March 2, 2018 by

Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Staff Sgt. Garret Jimenez, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight training instructor, teaches three-level Airmen assigned to AGE how to perform preoperation inspection procedures on an aircraft servicing cart Feb. 8, as part of the new upgrade training program at Luke Air Force Base. The purpose of the…

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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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