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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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Year in Photos – July 2015

Posted January 7, 2016 by

Senior Airman Devante Williams Luke Thunderbolts await the beginning of the 15-minute fireworks display, which capped off the Luke Air Force Base 2015 Fourth of July Freedom Fest July 4. Face painting, climbing wall, water slide, music, food and refreshments, and raffles for prizes were included. Senior Airman James Hensley Airmen from the 56th Civil…

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Year in Photos – February 2015

Posted January 7, 2016 by

Staff Sgt. Staci Miller The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform a six-ship formation flyover Feb. 1 during opening ceremonies for Super Bowl XLIX at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Senior Airman Devante Williams Misty Hyman, Olympic Gold Medalist, receives a standing ovation during her speech Feb. 13 at the 56th Fighter Wing Annual…

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Year in Photos – May 2015

Posted January 7, 2016 by

Senior Airman Devante Williams Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th Fighter Wing commander, and Charles Lilly, lithograph artist, unveil the new fighter wing lithograph May 21 at Luke Air Force Base. The presentation took place during the 56th Fighter Wing change-of-mission ceremony. Senior Airman Devante Williams Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th Fighter Wing commander, speaks with…

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Year in Photos – October 2015

Posted January 7, 2016 by

Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan A runner completes the Luke Air Force Base Halloween Fun Run in a clown costume Oct. 30. Runners, dressed in a variety of costumes, competed for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in men’s and women’s divisions. Staff Sgt. Staci Miller Col. David Shoemaker, 56th Fighter Wing vice commander, signs the…

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Ho, ho, ho …

Posted December 17, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Marcy Copeland

Staff Sgt. Marcy Copeland Santa and Mrs. Clause visit children Dec. 9 at the Luke Air Force Base Library. The Clauses joined Lt. Col. Tonya Mack, 56th Force Support Squadron commander, during story time. Santa met with each child and listened to their Christmas wishes.

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MXG pros descend on Phoenix for symposium

Posted December 17, 2015 by

Senior Airman James Hensley Lt. Gen. John Cooper, deputy chief of staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., speaks Dec. 8 during the Secretary of Defense Maintenance Awards Ceremony and Banquet. Senior Airman Grace Lee Attendees view an exhibit during the symposium Dec. 7. The mission of the 2015…

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STREET BEAT December 18, 2015

Posted December 17, 2015 by Courtesy of Senior Airman Brian LeFevere

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Dec. 7 through 13: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 26 moving violations. Traffic-related incidents Dec. 10: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident involving a government-owned vehicle and a fixed object at the parking lot of Bldg. 948. There were no…

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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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Holiday Magic Sets off season

Posted December 10, 2015 by adriennek

Mrs. Claus arrives to Holiday Magic aboard a 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Services fire truck. The Clauses entertained visitors and posed for photo with children and families during the event. Sparky, the Fire Dog and mascot of the 56th CES fire department, greets children at the event. The fire department displayed a truck at…

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