Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan
Events

A Taste of Asia

Posted May 5, 2017 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

The month of May is Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage month. To celebrate those cultures and the service of the many Asian-American and Pacific Islander Airmen both at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., and abroad, the AAPIH Group at Luke hosted a luncheon at the base chapel featuring several dozen unique and tasty food items…

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In Brief April 29, 2016

Posted April 28, 2016 by

Stormwater Program participation The Luke Stormwater Management Program addresses nonindustrial activities and how they may affect the quality of stormwater that flows off the base. The 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Environmental Element provides an opportunity for base personnel, residents, and visitors to review and comment on the program. An electronic version of the program can…

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In Brief

Posted June 30, 2016 by

Freedom Fest The July 4 Freedom Fest is 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Luke Air Force Base Fowler Park. Admission is free and includes music, food, kids’ splash zone, rock climbing, prizes and a fireworks show at 9 p.m. For more information, call the 56th Force Support Squadron Community Center at 623-856-7152. Flightline Feast The…

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STREET BEAT – January 29, 2016

Posted January 29, 2016 by Courtesy of Senior Airman Brian LeFevere

The 56th Security forces Squadron handled the following incidents Jan. 19 through 24 at Luke Air force Base Tickets Security forces issued citations for 25 moving and seven nonmoving violations. Emergency responses Jan. 19: Security forces military working dogs and handlers assisted Surprise police with a bomb threat situation. There were no findings. Surprise police…

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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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Together everyone can make a difference —

Posted November 6, 2015 by Courtesy of Jeff Schone

  America Recycles Day is Nov. 15. While recycling is increasing across the United States for many materials, there is so much more that can be done. Many consumer packaging items can be diverted from the landfill to conserve important resources. As of 2013, less than 50 percent of papers, aluminum/steel cans, glass and plastics…

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STREET BEAT November 6, 2015

Posted November 6, 2015 by Courtesy of Senior Airman Brian LeFevere

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Oct. 26 through Nov. 1 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for five moving violations and two nonmoving violations. Nonemergency responses Oct. 28: Security forces responded to a report of an individual looking over the base perimeter fence at Litchfield Road adjacent…

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11th annual National Drug Take Back Initiative

Posted April 28, 2016 by

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Where: Luke Air Force Base Exchange, lobby near the Starbucks. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Many Americans are not aware that medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse. Rates of prescription drug…

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel
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A time for reflection: Luke celebrates African-American History Month

Posted February 22, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Billy Mayes, Luke Community Center barber, poses for a portrait Feb. 16, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Mayes grew up during the Civil Rights Era and has seen first-hand why we remind current generations the reasons we celebrate African-American History Month. Throughout February, Airmen…

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In Brief

Posted December 17, 2015 by

Thunderbolt The Thunderbolt will not be published Dec. 25 or Jan. 1, 2016. Look for the 2015 Year in Review edition available Jan. 8, 2016. Regular editions of the Thunderbolt will resume Jan. 15. DFAC Christmas Day lunch The Ray V. Hensman Dining Facility will serve Christmas Day lunch 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and…

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