Events

In Brief March 25, 2016

Posted March 24, 2016 by

CCAF mentorship training The 56th Force Support Squadron Education Center will offer on-going Community College of the Air Force mentorship training at 8:30 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month in the education center in Bldg 1150. The program provides guidance on using the Air Force Virtual Education Center and training for mentors…

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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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Events

Sneak peek …

Posted December 4, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Marcy Copeland

Staff Sgt. Marcy Copeland The official lighting of the Luke Air Force Base Christmas tree by Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, (VERIFY) 56th Fighter Wing commander, is today during the Holiday Magic festivities. This photo was taken Nov. 22 when the tree in air park was first decorated and a test on the lights was performed….

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Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan
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Load crews face off in test of best

Posted February 4, 2016 by by Airman 1st Class RIDGE SHAN

This year’s annual Luke Air Force Base weapons load competition took place on Jan. 28, 2016. The competition featured three teams of F-16 Fighting Falcon load crew Airmen from the 309th, 310th, and 425th Aircraft Maintenance Units, and two teams from the 311th and 314th AMUs out of Holloman Air Force Base. Additionally, a team…

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Events

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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National Fire Prevention Week proclamation …

Posted October 16, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Staci Miller

Staff Sgt. Staci Miller Col. David Shoemaker, 56th Fighter Wing vice commander, signs the 2015 fire prevention proclamation at the Luke Air Force Base fire department. In 1920, President Woodrow Wilson issued the first National Fire Prevention Day proclamation. Since 1922, fire prevention week has been observed every year the week of Oct. 9.

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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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Photos by Staff Sgt. Grace Lee
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Thunderbolts celebrate Black History Month

Posted March 3, 2016 by by Staff Sgt. GRACE LEE

Thunderbolts gathered to celebrate Black History Month Feb. 25 at Luke Air Force Base to remember the achievements made by African-Americans and recognize the central role they played in American history. This year’s theme, “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African-American Memories” has been selected by the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. After…

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Events

In Brief April 22, 2016

Posted April 21, 2016 by adriennek

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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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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