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Thunderbolts scheduled to host blood drive event

Posted December 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

When service members and civilians are sent down range, it is often said having safe, available blood supplies is just as critical as having available ammunition. Thunderbolts are scheduled to host the Armed Services Blood Program blood drive in the Bryant Fitness Center at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., on Dec. 7, to provide donations…

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2018 Luke Days

Posted November 8, 2017 by

 

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Veterans Day Events

Posted November 3, 2017 by

Nov. 11 • Military Appreciation Game – Airmen unfurl the American flag during the playing of the national anthem in major league baseball’s Arizona Fall League. • Veterans Day tribute at 3 p.m. – Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard speaks at Goodyear Ballpark. An F-35 flyover will also take place. • Apache Junction Veterans Day Parade…

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Halloween safety tips, Luke events available to families

Posted October 27, 2017 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams Halloween decorations illuminate the night on Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 23, 2017. Halloween is traditionally a time for families to socialize and partake in festivities, however its important to be alert for costume wearers while driving on base so everyone stays safe. On a dark…

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Luke AFB to Host Retiree Appreciation Day

Posted October 23, 2017 by

Military Retirees are invited to attend the Luke Air Force Base [Ariz.] Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 28, at the Naval Operational Support Center from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. “This is an opportunity to honor and show our appreciation for those who have served, laying the foundation for us to continue our mission of building…

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Luke Days set for March 10-11, 2018

Posted July 28, 2017 by

Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., has announced that its biennial air show is planned for March 10 and 11, 2018. The event, Luke Days 2018: The Future of Airpower, is free and open to the public. “We are excited to welcome the community on base to see their Air Force and meet the Airmen of…

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Luke throws Back-to-School Bash

Posted July 28, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota Airman 1st Class Sarah Wisler, 56th Communication Squadron network operations technician, assembles the spider portion of a canopy tent July 25, 2017 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. As another school year passes the Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Chapel teamed up with Fighter Country Partnership…

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Thunderbolts culminate AAPIH month with cultural exchange

Posted June 2, 2017 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Hensley Staff Sgt. Mei Ling Keiki, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron armament maintenance supervisor, performs a fire dance during the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month luncheon May 31, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Several Luke Airmen performed dances during the event. Asian-American, Pacific Islander Heritage…

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A Taste of Asia

Posted May 5, 2017 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

The month of May is Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage month. To celebrate those cultures and the service of the many Asian-American and Pacific Islander Airmen both at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., and abroad, the AAPIH Group at Luke hosted a luncheon at the base chapel featuring several dozen unique and tasty food items…

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Airmen get unique opportunity at the Phoenix International Raceway

Posted March 22, 2017 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Airmen from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., stand at attention while two F-35s from the 62nd Fighter Squadron perform a flyover during the opening ceremony of the Camping World 500 Mar. 19, 2017, at the Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, Ariz. Airmen from Luke Air Force Base,…

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