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November: Native American Heritage Month

Posted December 3, 2015 by by Airman PEDRO MOTA

Luke Air Force Base invited a group of Arizona Native Americans to celebrate Native American Heritage Month Nov. 19 outside the base theater. “We took the time to recognize the Native American culture,” said Master Sgt. Jessica Jolan, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron assistant propulsion flight chief. “We invited Native American artists from different tribes to…

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In Brief – February 5, 2016

Posted February 4, 2016 by adriennek

Traffic congestion A higher volume of traffic, which could cause congestion, is expected to occur day and night Feb. 13 on the streets surrounding Luke Air Force Base due to the Band of Brothers Festival happening at Sage and Sand Bar and Grill just east of Luke on Glendale Avenue. For more information, call 800-838-4448….

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Luke Air Show Events Saturday & Sunday

Posted April 1, 2016 by adriennek

Gates open, static aircraft viewable, vendors open 9:00 a.m. Aerial demonstrations 11:00 a.m. • Desert Rats CJ-6 • Acemaker T-33 • Tora Tora Tora • F-35 Heritage Flight Team • Alabama Boys • 56th Fighter Wing Air Support Capabilities • Red Bull Demonstration Team • U.S. Army Golden Knights • Jack Link’s Screamin’ Sasquatch •…

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A time for reflection: Luke celebrates African-American History Month

Posted February 22, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Billy Mayes, Luke Community Center barber, poses for a portrait Feb. 16, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Mayes grew up during the Civil Rights Era and has seen first-hand why we remind current generations the reasons we celebrate African-American History Month. Throughout February, Airmen…

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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

Posted October 16, 2015 by Courtesy of Senior Airman Brian LeFevere

The 56th Security Support Squadron handled the following incidents Oct. 12 through 15: Tickets Security forces issued citations for one moving violation and one nonmoving violation. Traffic-related incidents Oct. 9: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident involving a government-owned vehicle and a privately owned vehicle at the parking lot of…

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IN BRIEF September 11, 2015

Posted September 11, 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…

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Back-seat driver …

Posted March 3, 2016 by Photo by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Senior Airman Devante Williams Col. David Shoemaker, 56th Fighter Wing vice commander, takes a ride in the back seat of an Indy race car during racing practice Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway. Shoemaker was treated to the full racing experience, which featured riding for two laps around the track in an Indy-style race car with…

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Luke right friendly neighbor to Texas

Posted April 21, 2016 by Courtesy photos

Members of the 310th AMU and the 149th FW, Texas Air National Guard, prepare to load inert AIM-120, advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles. The 61st and 309th AMUs also participated in the competition. Master Sgt. David Smith, left, an F-16 Fighting Falcon weapons standardization lead crew member with the 149th Maintenance Group, Texas Air National Guard,…

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Luke Days moves to March 17-18, welcomes U.S. Navy Blue Angels

Posted January 17, 2018 by

  The 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., has moved Luke Days to March 17-18, 2018, in order to ensure the public a more robust and dynamic experience. The event is free and open to the public. The upcoming air show marks Luke’s 77th year of operation since its founding in 1941….

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