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Women can prolong their lives by taking these steps

Posted October 7, 2016 by J.D. Levite

Everyone — children and adults and men and women — should take charge of their own health to ensure they’re able to live a long and healthy life. One of the most important things women can do to maintain good health is schedule an annual Well Woman visit with their healthcare provider.  Well Woman exams…

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Human performance training facility continues to progress

Posted April 16, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

A team of highly trained professionals from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., known as the Human Performance Team, have taken strides in the development of the Tactical Integrated Training and Nutrition (TITAN) Arena.

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Treat teeth like jewels, not tools

Posted November 19, 2015 by by Senior Airman BENJAMIN BRIGHT

The importance of teeth and how we use them is often overlooked. We tend to treat our teeth as tools, which can lead to serious damage. Using teeth as bottle openers, scissors and nail clippers are bad habits and can result in oral injuries. When you tear open a bag of chips with your teeth,…

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Children’s Dental Health

Posted April 14, 2016 by by SSgt Erica Faria

Developing good habits at a young age along with regular dental visits will help children have healthy teeth and gums. Dental health issues can cause children to miss hours of school every year, which is why the dental squadron would like to increase awareness about oral health and foster the importance of good home care….

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New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31

Posted July 24, 2017 by Peter Holstein

Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces…

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Are you mission ready? Check your IMR status!

Posted September 6, 2018 by Courtesy of 56th AMDS Public Health

Each year, military members are required to complete specific medical requirements for their individual medical readiness. Completing these requirements ensures the member is worldwide qualified, medically fit to deploy and effectively completing the mission. IMR is one of the key components to medical readiness and each member is responsible for maintaining an up-to-date record at…

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Fire Prevention Week

Posted October 2, 2015 by

“Hear the BEEP where you SLEEP” Luke Fire Services invites the Luke Air Force Base community: Saturday • 9 a.m. Fire truck parade • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open House at Fire Station No.1 Games, food, photos, fire trucks Monday through Oct. 9 • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Show & Tell at commissary…

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Jaws of life …

Posted December 17, 2015 by Senior Airman Grace Lee

Senior Airman Grace Lee Airman Adarius Thurmond, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Services firefighter, inspects what is commonly known as the “jaws of life” or spreader, ensuring full range of motion at Luke Air Force Base. The Luke Fire Department checks lifesaving equipment daily, including axes, fire hoses, medical equipment and more.

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Base makes strides toward awareness

Posted June 2, 2016 by by Tech. Sgt. LOUIS VEGA Jr.

Building awareness of the impact that sexual assault has on victims, survivors and their families is an important issue for the U.S. Air Force and Luke AFB community. This year’s Defense Department theme was, “Know Your Part! Do Your Part!” In observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month a Walk a Mile in Their Shoes contest…

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Fitness Center Open for 24-hours operations

Posted January 3, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham The Bryant Fitness Center is now open for 24-hour access as of Jan. 2, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Active duty, dependents, DOD civilians and retirees, over the age of 18, will be able to enter the fitness center during unmanned hours with a common…

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