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IN BRIEF

Posted September 4, 2015 by

Stand up for vets The 3rd Annual Stand Up For Veterans event is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Glendale Community College Student Union. There will be employment opportunities, social services, legal services, free hair cuts for veterans, free lunch for vets and their families, and more. Vets can apply for healthcare and…

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August: National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Posted September 4, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Luke hosts first breastfeeding awareness luncheon Luke held its first Breastfeeding Awareness Luncheon to show support for breastfeeding mothers and their right to choose. Certificates of appreciation were handed out for mothers who are committed to breastfeeding. Prizes and food were donated. With changes occurring throughout the Defense Department in regard to physical fitness postpartum…

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2015 National Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted August 28, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Tapia Cordero

Courtesy graphic Powering growth, influence, this year’s theme National Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, and recognizes Hispanic and Latino American heritage and culture. This year’s theme is “Honoring our Heritage. Building our Future.” The NHHM is an opportunity to recognize the contributions made by and the important presence of Hispanic and…

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Back-to-school bash serves up fun, supplies

Posted August 14, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

It was that time of year again when parents and children were preparing for the upcoming school year.

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Luke celebrates freedom

Posted July 10, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Luke Air Force Base held its annual Fourth of July Freedom Fest Saturday at Fowler Park. More than 3,000 people attended the event.

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June: LGBT Month Pride, heritage focuses of event

Posted June 26, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Throughout the month of June, the Air Force celebrates its diversity and the contributions made by all Airmen during the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender pride heritage month. This was the second LGBT Pride event at Luke Air Force Base after President Barack Obama’s proclamation creating the pride month on May 30, 2014. “All people deserve…

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Luncheon highlights Asian Pacific cultures

Posted June 12, 2015 by Senior Airman Grace Lee

Kristina Capistrano poses on stage as part of the APAH luncheon fashion show. Capistrano is wearing a traditional Hawaiian grass skirt called Tahiti.   Victoria Valead sings in Chinese for guests May 28 in Club Five Six at Luke Air Force Base.   Filipino-American Youth Association (Legacy) dancers perform for the audience. The luncheon educated…

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Youth programs

Posted June 5, 2015 by

The 56th Mission Support Squadron Youth Center offers the following activities for youth ages 6 to 18. Parents can register youth at the youth center. Each camp costs $25 per youth program mem­ber, $35 per nonmember. For more information, call 623-856-7470. • All-day Summer Fun Camp for grades 1 through 6. The cost is based…

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2015 Opening day at Chase Field

Posted April 17, 2015 by

Courtesy photo Service members responsible for the F-16 Fighting Falcon flyover at the Arizona Diamondbacks’ opening day are recognized at Chase Field. The seven-man team helped kick off the Diamondbacks’ 18th season in major league baseball, hosting the 2014 world champion San Francisco Giants.   Courtesy photo The Arizona Diamondbacks watch as Majs. Chris High…

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56th Medical Group Annual MASH BASH

Posted April 17, 2015 by

Courtesy photo A 56th Medical Support Squadron Airman attempts to block the ball April 3 at the 56th Medical Group Annual Mash Bash at Luke Air Force Base. For the second year in a row, the 56th MDOS won the overall competition.   Courtesy photo Airmen from the 56th AMDS pull a manikin on a…

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