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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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Justice Report

Posted October 16, 2015 by Courtesy of the 56th Fighter Wing Legal Office

The following is a list of Articles 15 and administrative actions issued in September at Luke Air Force Base. 56th Operations Group Article 15s • An airman first class received nonjudicial punishment for failure to obey a lawful order given by a senior NCO. The individual received a reduction to airman, forfeiture of $867 pay…

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STREET BEAT September 11, 2015

Posted September 11, 2015 by Courtesy of Tech. Sgt. Samuel Jalomo

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Aug. 31 through Sept. 6 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 17 moving violations. Emergency responses Sept. 3: Security forces responded to a report of a medical emergency at the base exchange involving a retiree, whose head was injured upon falling…

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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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STREET BEAT April 22, 2016

Posted April 21, 2016 by Courtesy of Staff Sgt. Christopher Washburn

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents April 11 through 17 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for six moving violations and one nonmoving violation. Traffic-related  incidents April 11: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle collision near Bldg. 460. There were no injuries. April 15:…

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IN BRIEF October 30, 2015

Posted October 29, 2015 by adriennek

Thanksgiving Day dinner The Ray V. Hensman Dining Facility will host Thanksgiving Day lunch 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and dinner 4 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 26 in Bldg. 545. A traditional menu will be served. There is no charge to meal card holders. Active-duty members, retirees and their dependents are welcome and pay…

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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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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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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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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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