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People First – May 30, 2014

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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, go to the web address listed at the end of the story. Risk management…

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Luke observes LGBT Pride Month

Posted July 11, 2014 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Senior Airman Grace Lee Attendees of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month luncheon watch a video June 24 at Club Five Six which showed gay active-duty personnel speaking about their experiences, as well Eric Fanning, undersecretary of the Air Force, giving a speech. Civilians and Airmen of all ranks attended the event to…

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People First – August 29, 2014

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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, go to the web address listed at the end of the story. Call for…

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People First – October 17, 2014

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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.  Air Force releases criteria for new service medal Air Force officials released nomination criteria for the new Nuclear…

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CLEP speeds off-duty education

Posted December 19, 2014 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Education is important in order to succeed in life, especially for military members, and going to school while being in the military can cause additional stress for any Airmen looking to obtain a degree. There is help with the College-Level Examination Program, or CLEP, that can help to alleviate some of that stress. The CLEP…

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Air Force News – February 13, 2015

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Greece U.S. and Hellenic air forces F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft conducted a flying training deployment Jan. 16 through today at Souda Bay. The training develops and improves air readiness while expanding strategic and operational ties between the two NATO partners. Afghanistan Airmen assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron’s Weather Flight at Bagram…

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Tuskegee Airmen honored

Posted April 3, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. LOUIS VEGA Jr.

Tech. Sgt.LOUIS VEGA Jr. FROM LEFT: Retired Master Sgt. Rudolf Silas and retired Lt. Cols. Asa Herring and Robert Ashby, original Tuskegee Airmen, are recognized during the Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day ceremony. A ceremony honoring the great heritage of the “Red Tail” warriors from the 302nd Fighter Squadron took place March 26 during the Second…

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Wild Weasels reunite

Posted May 15, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Senior AirmanDEVANTE WILLIAMS The Wild Weasels gather for a group photo during their reunion May 1 at Luke Air Force Base. The Wild Weasels were formed during the early days of the Vietnam War. Their mission was to seek out and engage surface-to-air missile sites. Luke Air Force Base hosted the 81st Fighter Squadron Wild…

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Final check

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Airman Pedro Mota Airman 1st Class Dylan Adams, 308th Aircraft Maintenance Unit assistant dedicated crew chief, conducts a preflight inspection prior to the 308th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcons departing Luke Air Force Base on June 16. Preflight inspections are conducted between flights to ensure the jets are airworthy with no damage or malfunction.

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Walt Disney inspires squadron

Posted August 28, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Courtesy photo While stationed at Luke Field, Sgt. Seymour Pine had the unique privilege of accepting the 62nd Fighter Squadron emblem of a boxing bulldog from the artist who drew it — Walt Disney. Everyone had a role to play during World War II at home and abroad. For Sgt. Seymour Pine it was serving…

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