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NASCAR honors Airmen at PIR

Posted November 19, 2015 by Story and photos by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Forty-three race cars, 200 laps and only one driver to win it all. Fast cars and intense action are not all NASCAR is known for. It’s also known for recognizing throughout the NASCAR season those who serve in the military. The program, NASCAR Troops to the Track, is a season-long initiative that honors members of…

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JUSTICE REPORT

Posted November 12, 2015 by Courtesy of the 56th Fighter Wing

The following is a list of administrative actions issued in October at Luke Air Force Base: 56th Operations Group Administrative discharges • An Airman was discharged for minor disciplinary infractions. • An Airman was discharged for drug abuse. 56th Maintenance Group Articles 15 • An airman first class received nonjudicial punishment for disorderly conduct and…

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Welcome to Fighter Country …

Posted April 1, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Boyer

The Luke Air Force Base water tower also serves as a welcome to those who visit Fighter Country. The water tower, managed by the members of the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Water Treatment Plant Operations, has been a structure on Luke for more than 50 years. Emblazoned with the Air Education and Training Command shield…

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IN BRIEF

Posted October 9, 2015 by adriennek

Finance office closed The 56th Comptroller Squadron Finance Customer Service office will be closed 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today due to an official function. For more information, call Master Sgt. Lisa Krejci at 623-856-3995. Local 1547 office has moved The Air Force Government Employee, Local 1547, office has moved from Bldg. 445 to Bldg….

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Female Army CST-2 members share stories

Posted December 4, 2015 by by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

  Today, less than half a percent of Americans serve in the U.S. military and of that number, 14 percent are women. Commonly, war stories are told through the eyes of men, and they are rarely shared from a woman’s perspective. That is why five female Army veterans who were deployed to Afghanistan during Operation…

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Luke Celebrates 75 Years of Airpower

Posted April 7, 2016 by Story by 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Arizona — Luke opened its doors to a record 425,000 people during its “75 Years of Airpower” air show April 2 and 3. The show provided a glimpse into the history of the Air Force with jets such as the World War II A-26 Invader and a glimpse into the Air…

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Year in Photos – February 2015

Posted January 7, 2016 by

Staff Sgt. Staci Miller The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform a six-ship formation flyover Feb. 1 during opening ceremonies for Super Bowl XLIX at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Senior Airman Devante Williams Misty Hyman, Olympic Gold Medalist, receives a standing ovation during her speech Feb. 13 at the 56th Fighter Wing Annual…

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Year in Photos – May 2015

Posted January 7, 2016 by

Senior Airman Devante Williams Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th Fighter Wing commander, and Charles Lilly, lithograph artist, unveil the new fighter wing lithograph May 21 at Luke Air Force Base. The presentation took place during the 56th Fighter Wing change-of-mission ceremony. Senior Airman Devante Williams Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th Fighter Wing commander, speaks with…

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Luke Celebrates 75 Years of Airpower

Posted April 7, 2016 by

Staff Sgt. Staci Miller A P-38 Lightning flies on the wing off the F-35A Lightning II Apr. 3, 2016 during the Luke Air Force Base air show, 75 Years of Airpower. Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota An F-16 Fighting Falcon demonstrates close air support capabilities during the Luke Air Force Base 75 Year of Airpower…

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STREET BEAT March 4, 2016

Posted March 3, 2016 by Courtesy of Staff Sgt. Christopher Washburn

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Feb. 22 through 28 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 39 moving and 20 nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents Security forces responded to four minor vehicle accidents on base. Emergency responses Feb. 28: Security forces responded to reports of an individual driving…

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