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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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STREET BEAT October 30, 2015

Posted October 29, 2015 by Courtesy of Senior Airman Brian Lefevere

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Oct. 19 through 25 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for three moving violations and one nonmoving violation. Emergency responses Oct. 20: Security forces K-9 units responded to a request by Surprise police who stated they received a bomb threat at a…

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Year in Photos – March 2015

Posted January 7, 2016 by

Senior Airman Grace Lee Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Harris, 56th Security Forces Squadron law enforcement patrolman, looks at an exercise alarm activation using the Emergency Response System Common Operating Picture System March 4 at Luke Air Force Base. The ER COP system is an application made available to only emergency response personnel from security forces, fire,…

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2nd Anniversary of F-35 at Luke Force Base

Posted March 17, 2016 by adriennek

Senior Airman Devante Williams Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th Fighter Wing commander, prepares March 18, 2015, for the first F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter training sortie at Luke Air Force Base with Senior Airman Patrick Murphy, 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief. Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan Norwegian Maj. Morten Hanche, 62nd Fighter Squadron…

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Retiree Appreciation Day: Giving back to vets

Posted November 19, 2015 by Story and photo by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

The Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center hosted the Retiree Appreciation Day Nov. 7. It was a day to give retirees a chance to come together and see what direction the Air Force is going. “It was a full house with a number of activities and resources available for the retirees,” said Capt. Chuck…

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STREET BEAT February 5, 2016

Posted February 4, 2016 by Courtesy of Senior Airman Brian LeFevere

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Jan. 25 through 31 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 16 moving violations and 13 nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents Jan. 29: Security forces responded to a report of a minor two-vehicle accident in the parking lot of Bldg. 931. Security forces…

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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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IN BRIEF

Posted October 9, 2015 by adriennek

Finance office closed The 56th Comptroller Squadron Finance Customer Service office will be closed 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today due to an official function. For more information, call Master Sgt. Lisa Krejci at 623-856-3995. Local 1547 office has moved The Air Force Government Employee, Local 1547, office has moved from Bldg. 445 to Bldg….

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In Brief December 11, 2015

Posted December 10, 2015 by

DFAC Christmas Day lunch The Ray V. Hensman Dining Facility will serve Christmas Day lunch 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 25 in Bldg. 545. Active-duty, retirees and their dependents are welcome. For more information, call 623-856-6396. Exchange doubles gas savings Drivers fueling up with a Military Star…

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National Black History Month

Posted March 3, 2016 by Photos by Staff Sgt. Grace Lee

Thunderbolts ate from a lunch buffet of southern-style barbecue favorites including barbecue chicken, pulled pork, green beans and more. The chocolate-vanilla cake served at the Black History Month luncheon sits decorated with this year’s theme. During the luncheon, participants were educated about the history behind the month and the achievements by African-Americans were highlighted. Maj….

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