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Learning ‘moving rules’ makes for better PCS experience

Posted June 29, 2012 by Courtesy of 56th Fighter Wing Legal

Last summer was a busy moving season, and this upcoming season promises to be the same for Airmen making a permanent change-of-station move. To alleviate any potential loss or damage to household goods, members who are moving should learn the rules under which household goods are moved, and prepare for a potential moving claim. Long…

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Air Force News – June 29, 2012

Posted June 29, 2012 by anradmin

New Mexico A KC-135 Stratotanker aircrew was cast in a sort of supporting role for a military channel television program while performing an air refueling mission in the skies above New Mexico. A film crew was on board the AC-130H during the mission to shoot footage for a show that will feature the gunship.  …

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Luke home to Airman of year

Posted June 22, 2012 by by Capt. Elizabeth Magnusson

They say lightning only strikes once, but for one unit here at Luke Air Force Base the saying doesn’t hold true. For the second time in three years, Luke has an Air Force Outstanding Airman of the Year.

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Academy cadets learn operational AF ropes

Posted June 22, 2012 by Photo and story by Airman 1st Class Grace Lee

Thirteen U.S. Air Force Academy cadets, most of who are going into their junior year, visited Luke Air Force Base June 4 through Thursday as part of the Operation Air Force program. The cadets are the first...

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Air Force News June 22, 2012

Posted June 22, 2012 by anradmin

Alaska Members of the Royal Australian Air Force came to Joint Base Elmendorf to participate in Exercise Red Flag Alaska 2012. The Royal Australian air force’s airborne early warning and control E-7A Wedgetail as well as medium transport C-130H and C-130J Hercules aircraft participated in the advanced international air combat training exercise.   Azores Reservists…

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ACC TRSS, Det. 9 moves to Luke

Posted June 15, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

The Air Combat Command Training Support Squadron, Detachment 9 supports the initial training for units such as the 607th Air Control Squadron. In total, Det. 9 supports 17 ACS units across the Air Force. The primary mission of Det. 9 is to develop, maintain and support the courseware and syllabi for the 607th ACS training….

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Air Force News June 15, 2012

Posted June 15, 2012 by anradmin

Mississippi Don’t mess with an Air Force nurse. That may be what a purse-snatcher thought after 2nd Lt. Stacy Thomas and a friend thwarted an attempted theft May 24 in the William Carey University campus parking lot. The lieutenant said she came to the woman’s aid because she believed anyone in a similar situation would…

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Luke IP selected for Thunderbird assignment

Posted June 8, 2012 by by Senior Airman C.J. Hatch

The Thunderbirds are the U.S. Air Force’s premier air demonstration team; from the pilots to the maintainers, they represent the best the Air Force has to offer. One Luke Airman was recently selected to...

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Marine, AF pilots temporarily swap services

Posted June 8, 2012 by Story and photo by Senior Airman Melanie Holochwost

Two instructor pilots at Luke Air Force Base are currently on very similar, rare and overlapping career paths. Meet Marine Corps Maj. Jason Ladd and Air Force Capt. Michael McGrew. Both are assigned to the...

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309th FS change of command

Posted June 8, 2012 by Courtesy photo

Lt. Col. Stephane Wolfgeher assumes command of the 309th Fighter Squadron during a change-of-command ceremony May 24 at Luke Air Force Base.

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