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Retiree Appreciation Day: Giving back to vets

Posted November 19, 2015 by Story and photo by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

The Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center hosted the Retiree Appreciation Day Nov. 7. It was a day to give retirees a chance to come together and see what direction the Air Force is going. “It was a full house with a number of activities and resources available for the retirees,” said Capt. Chuck…

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AZ Reserve unit dominates at Hawgsmoke

Posted June 30, 2016 by by Tech. Sgt. LOUIS VEGA Jr.

DAVIS MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Pilots from the 47th FS with the Air Force Reserve Command demonstrated their experience and expertise on the ground and in the air by winning the Hawgsmoke 2016 competition. Thirteen teams competed in biennial A-10C Thunderbolt II competition June 1 through 3. This year’s event concentrated on two…

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STREET BEAT – January 22, 2016

Posted January 21, 2016 by Courtesy of Senior Airman Brian LeFevere

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Jan. 11 through 18 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 26 moving violations and four nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents Jan. 11: Security forces responded to a report of a minor single-vehicle accident involving a fixed object at Burger King adjacent to…

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STREET BEAT – January 15, 2016

Posted January 14, 2016 by Courtesy of Senior Airman Brian LeFevere

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Dec. 28, 2015, through Jan. 10, 2016, at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 43 moving violations and two nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents Jan. 9: Security forces responded to a report of a major two-vehicle accident at Litchfield Road outside of Lightning…

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Luke Air Show: Tora Tora Tora

Posted April 1, 2016 by

“Tora, Tora, Tora” is the Commemorative Air Force’s recreation of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that signaled the beginning of the American involvement in World War II. Designed as a living history lesson, “Tora, Tora, Tora” is intended as a memorial to all the soldiers on both sides who gave their lives for their…

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2018 Wings Over South Texas air show

Posted March 30, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook An F-35A Lightning II and P-51 Mustang fly in formation as part of a heritage flight during the Wings Over South Texas air show at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas, March 25, 2018. The F-35 HFT represents the past, present, and future of aviation airpower.  …

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STREET BEAT February 12, 2016

Posted February 11, 2016 by Courtesy of Senior Airman Brian LeFevere

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Feb. 1 through 7 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 17 moving violations and 13 nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents Feb. 1: Security forces responded to a report of a minor two-vehicle accident in the parking lot of Bldg. 482. Security forces…

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Come Laugh with Bernie McGrenahan

Posted March 3, 2016 by Courtesy of 56th FW Community Support

Luke Air Force Base Wingman Day is March 21. It reinforces the wingman concept and focuses on unit wellness. Through his “Comedy is the Cure” performance, professional comedian Bernie Grenahan hooks the audience with an earnest message on his personal and dangerous experience with high-risk behaviors. After years of denial and destruction, McGrenahan finally sought…

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Flightline feast, morale boost …

Posted August 4, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota The 56th Fighter Wing Chapel held its monthly flightline feast July 7 at Luke Air Force Base. The 309th Aircraft Maintenance Unit spiritual maintenance chaplain team assisted flightline volunteers with supplying the free meal. The next flightline feast is a free Hawaiian Feast 5:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at Bldg. 914…

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Load crew competition

Posted February 4, 2016 by

Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan Senior Airman Theresa Nowak, 314th AMU load crew member from Holloman AFB, New Mexico, secures a weapon to the underside of her team’s F-16 during the competition. Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan Airman 1st Class Nadiya Frick, 309th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load crew member, secures a weapon during the competition….

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