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Pilot for a Day

Posted December 4, 2015 by Airman Pedro Mota

Airman Pedro Mota Maj. George Normandin, 310th Fighter Squadron assistant director of operations, leads Nathaniel Hullinger, pilot for a day, on a tour of the squadron Nov. 13. Hullinger, who was given the call sign “Flash,” has down syndrome.

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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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IN BRIEF

Posted October 2, 2015 by adriennek

Finance office closed The 56th Comptroller Squadron Finance Customer Service office will be closed 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 9 due to an official function. For more information, call Master Sgt. Lisa Krejci at 623-856-3995. Chapel events The 56th Fighter Wing Chapel is presenting a flightline feast at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Bldg. 914…

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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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STREET BEAT March 25, 2016

Posted March 24, 2016 by Courtesy of Staff Sgt. Christopher Washburn

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents March 14 through 20 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 22 moving and five nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents March 15: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle collision in at South Gate. There were no injuries. March 18:…

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Luke Air Show: Champions of the skies: The Golden Knights

Posted April 1, 2016 by

  Golden Knights are Army Soldiers first, but they also have a unique history and creed that sets them apart. History In 1959, 19 Airborne Soldiers from various military units formed the Strategic Army Command Parachute Team (STRAC). Brig. Gen. Joseph Stilwell Jr. gathered the Soldiers with the intent of competing in the relatively new…

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Bill Stein Edge 540

Posted March 15, 2018 by

Bill’s Edge 540 has a completely new and unique look. Using cutting-edge paint technology, Bill has designed the spectacular look of his new airplane using a paint that continuously changes color based on the constantly varying angles between the spectators, airplane and the lighting. Imagine the visual impact of Bill’s airplane that is multiple colors…

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Phoenix Navy Week begins at Arizona Science Center

Posted March 25, 2016 by PO2 Antonio Turretto Ramos

Phoenix Navy Week began March 21 with an opening ceremony and remarks at the Arizona Science Center.

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Are you ready? Luke undergoes cyber readiness inspection

Posted November 2, 2018 by Courtesy of 2nd Lt. Jonathan Banks,

The Luke Command Cyber Readiness Inspection is scheduled for Dec. 17 through 21. It evaluates the 56th Fighter Wing’s compliance with Defense Department security orders and directives, and assesses network vulnerabilities, physical and traditional security, and user education and awareness. Here are a few simple steps to remember to help Luke stay cyber-ready 24-7/365: DO:…

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In Brief November 20, 2015

Posted November 19, 2015 by

Fitness center construction The Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center has begun renovations. Access to the facility and exercise equipment will be limited during the renovation. New hours of operation are 4:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Equipment will be moved to make room for the work. The weight and racquetball rooms…

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