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CDC Month of the Military Child Parade

Posted April 14, 2016 by Photos by Denise Willhite

Luke children at the Child Development Center April 1 held a parade to kick off the Month of the Military Child. This awareness month was established to point out the important role children play in the Armed Forces community. There are approximately two million military children; 1.3 million military children are school-aged. The care of…

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Z-Man visits Luke

Posted April 14, 2016 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Senior Airman Devante Williams Capt. Joseph Walker, 62nd Fighter Squadron flight commander, and Zack “Z-man” Anderson, 16, poses with the F-35 helmet April 7. Anderson received the tour as part of the pilot for a day program, which provides children who have serious or chronic conditions an opportunity to be part of a flying squadron…

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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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Lightning strikes D-Back opener

Posted April 14, 2016 by Photos by Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan

Photos by Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan A two-ship formation of F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters from the 62nd Fighter Squadron flies over Chase Field ballpark in Phoenix, Ariz. on April 4th, 2016, for the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 2016 season opener. The 62nd Fighter Squadron is based out of Luke Air Force Base. Staff Sgt….

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In Brief April 8, 2016

Posted April 7, 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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Luke Celebrates 75 Years of Airpower

Posted April 7, 2016 by

Staff Sgt. Staci Miller A P-38 Lightning flies on the wing off the F-35A Lightning II Apr. 3, 2016 during the Luke Air Force Base air show, 75 Years of Airpower. Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota An F-16 Fighting Falcon demonstrates close air support capabilities during the Luke Air Force Base 75 Year of Airpower…

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Luke Celebrates 75 Years of Airpower

Posted April 7, 2016 by Story by 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Arizona — Luke opened its doors to a record 425,000 people during its “75 Years of Airpower” air show April 2 and 3. The show provided a glimpse into the history of the Air Force with jets such as the World War II A-26 Invader and a glimpse into the Air…

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Tora, Tora, Tora

Posted April 7, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota An A6M Zero aircraft, part of the Tora Tora Tora demonstration team, flies overhead April 2, 2016 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Luke’s 75 years of Airpower 2016 air show included static displays and aerial demonstrations for the public to enjoy.

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5k color run

Posted April 7, 2016 by Photos by Airman Pedro Mota

Photos by Airman Pedro Mota The Thrive for 5k fun run program teamed with the Luke Air Force Bryant Fitness center staff to host a color run March 19 at Luke. The program began with participants learning how to run a 5k in 10 weeks. Chris Palmer finishes the 5k color run March 19 with…

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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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