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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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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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In Brief December 11, 2015

Posted December 10, 2015 by

DFAC Christmas Day lunch The Ray V. Hensman Dining Facility will serve Christmas Day lunch 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 25 in Bldg. 545. Active-duty, retirees and their dependents are welcome. For more information, call 623-856-6396. Exchange doubles gas savings Drivers fueling up with a Military Star…

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National Black History Month

Posted March 3, 2016 by Photos by Staff Sgt. Grace Lee

Thunderbolts ate from a lunch buffet of southern-style barbecue favorites including barbecue chicken, pulled pork, green beans and more. The chocolate-vanilla cake served at the Black History Month luncheon sits decorated with this year’s theme. During the luncheon, participants were educated about the history behind the month and the achievements by African-Americans were highlighted. Maj….

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In Brief April 15, 2016

Posted April 14, 2016 by adriennek

April: SAAM events April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Defense Department theme is “Know Your Part! Do Your Part! The 56th Fighter Wing Sexual Assault Prevention Response Office is featuring a contest, Walk a Mile in Their Shoes, by supplying pedometers to track the number of steps taken during the month. Participants can…

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Photo by Airman 1st Class RIDGE SHAN
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Ladies push, shove to dominate in crud

Posted October 29, 2015 by Story and photo by Airman 1st Class RIDGE SHAN

The time-honored tradition of the annual ladies’ crud tournament occurred Oct. 16 at the Old Officer’s Club at Luke Air Force Base. Women from around Luke, mostly officers’ wives and female Airmen, met to clash against each other in teams fashioned from those with a Luke association, some dressed in costumes, donning playful call signs…

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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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In Brief March 18, 2018

Posted March 17, 2016 by

Air Show VIP Experience General admission is free to the Luke Air Force Base 75 Years of Air Power Air Show, but attenders can be part of the VIP experience by purchasing tickets to the Luke Hospitality Tent at https://tickets.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=1457. Tickets are $110 per person age 13 and up, $75 per youth ages 6 through…

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STREET BEAT

Posted December 3, 2015 by Courtesy of  Senior Airman Brian LeFevere

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Nov. 16 through 29 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 13 moving violations and eight nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents Nov. 23: Security forces and firefighters responded to a report of a major single-vehicle accident at Fighter Country Avenue and Johnson Lane….

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Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan
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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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