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Tres Rios Spring Festival

Posted March 1, 2013 by Airman 1st Class GRACE LEE

Courtesy photo Local community members line up to test their boating, kayaking and canoeing skills in the Tres Rios Nature and Earth Festival Oct. 12, 2012, at the Base and Meridian Wildlife Area in Avondale, Ariz. The festival focuses on educating participants about the Gila, Salt and Agua Fria rivers as well as the surrounding…

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Airmen take flight … Free fall into adventure

Posted August 30, 2013 by Senior Airman DAVID OWSIANKA

Courtesy photo Airman 1st Class Yadira Chaidez, 56th MDOS aerospace medical technician, performs a tandem skydive with an instructor. Imagine boarding an aircraft and exiting midflight. The plane climbs and levels out at 13,000 feet for passengers to embark on a journey. Twelve Luke Airmen took to the skies Aug. 17 to participate in a…

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‘Days of Remembrance’ provides moving experience

Posted May 9, 2014 by Senior Airman Grace Lee

This year's Holocaust remembrance

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Summer, packed with possibilities

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S.T.E.P.S for success camp
Youth learn basic skills needed to land a job or career during the S.T.E.P.S for success teen camp 1 to 3 p.m. June 4 through 8. Free to youth center members.

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Men, cars need tune-ups

Posted October 5, 2012 by by MACARIO MORA

The body is very similar to a car. It needs proper maintenance and an occasional tune up. The problem is most men take better care of their vehicles than they do their bodies, according to Michelle Hoyt, 56th Medical Group health manager and registered nurse. “They only go to the doctor when something is broken,”…

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NEVER AGAIN: Heeding the warning signs

Posted April 12, 2013 by Staff Sgt. C.J. HATCH

More than 60 years ago hundreds of thousands of people were brutally murdered because of their beliefs, disabilities or skin color. On Monday members of Luke Air Force Base gathered for a Days of Remembrance luncheon to remember them and to make sure it “Never Again” happens.

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Thunderbirds to headline Luke open house March 15-16

Posted December 13, 2013 by 56th FW Public Affairs

Luke AFB will host “Luke Days 2014,” an open house and air show, March 15 and 16, 2014. The U.S. Air Force’s premier aerial demonstration team, the Thunderbirds, will headline the weekend’s activities with performances both days. A static display of Luke’s newest aircraft, the F-35A Lightning II, should also be available for viewing. Previous…

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Fire Prevention Week kicks off with parade

Posted October 10, 2014 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

National Fire Prevention Week is Saturday through Oct. 10 and is designed to raise awareness of fire prevention with a focus on ensuring that people check their smoke detectors every month.

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Fallen warriors

Posted April 13, 2012 by ­­Senior Airman Sandra Welch

March of the Fallen participants carry weighted ruck sacks four and-a-half miles March 31 at the White Tank Mountain Regional Park. Ruck sacks weighed 45 to 75 pounds, according to competition categories, for the 40 participants. Each meter walked represented military members who have fallen since 9/11. More than $1,500 from the March of the…

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CONS under new management

Posted June 22, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Devante Williams

Col. Philippe Darcy, 56th Mission Support Group commander, passes the guidon to Maj. Quoc-Nam Nguyen Monday as he assumes command of the 56th Contracting Squadron during a change-of-command ceremony at Luke Air Force Base.

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