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Luke water safe by EPA standards

Posted June 28, 2013 by 56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight

The drinking water at Luke Air Force Base is deemed safe by Environmental Protection Agency standards, according to a report released this month by the 56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Bioenvironmental Engineer Flight. The study, an annual Consumer Confidence Report on drinking water quality, is available on the Luke AFB website. The report describes the presence…

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Street Beat – October 25, 2013

Posted October 25, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Travis Dulworth

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Oct. 11 through 18. Tickets Security forces issued citations for 10 moving and one nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents Oct. 12: Security forces responded to a report of a major vehicle accident at the intersection of Glendale Avenue and Litchfield Road. There were no injuries. Glendale police…

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MOS Airman – one of fastest on track

Posted February 28, 2014 by Airman 1st Class PEDRO MOTA

Pedro Mota Airman 1st Class Melissa Franks, 56th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, runs past the F-16 display outside wing headquarters Monday after completing a six-mile run. Franks has aspirations of competing with the Air Force cross-country team. Airman 1st Class Melissa Franks, 56th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, started running cross-country at age 15….

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Sports physical day aimed at kid fitness

Posted June 20, 2014 by Senior Airman JASON COLBERT

For a parent, keeping a child healthy can be a task. Luckily, the folks at the Luke Pediatrics clinic agree and strive to help. The 56th Medical Operations Squadron Pediatrics clinic will host a Fitness and Sports Physical Day at 9 a.m. July 26. Children ages 6 through 16 years are invited to participate. “It…

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‘Hey, are you OK?’

Posted September 12, 2014 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

September is Suicide Prevention Month in the Air Force, and focuses on encouraging Airmen to get to know their wingmen and to have the courage to ask someone, “Hey are you OK?” Sometimes, all it takes to avoid the tragedy of someone committing suicide is to ask the person, “Are you all right.” To someone…

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Keep holiday sweet tooth in check

Posted December 5, 2014 by Staff Sgt. REBECCA ESCAJEDA

Assorted sweets are a big attraction on display in stores and are advertised in television commercials. Despite the effort to escape purchasing them and knowing they’re not healthy, people still tend to crave, buy and gobble them up.

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month under way

Posted April 3, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Senior AirmanDEVANTE WILLIAMS Evelyn Perez, 56th Fighter Wing Sexual Assault Resource Center assistant, speaks with first-term Airmen March 24 at the SARC office about sexual assault and bystander intervention at Luke Air Force Base. The SARC office develops policies and programs that address sexual assault prevention, education, accountability, victim assistance and assessment efforts of the…

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Fit Warrior of the Week June 8, 2012

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Tech. Sgt. Istvan Kertesz 107th Air Control Squadron Maintenance Operation Control    1. How do you stay fit? I do a combination of cardio and weights six days a week. I also keep my daily calorie count below 1,800. 2. What drives you to keep working out? I like the physical and mental benefits I…

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Vehicle GPS units: What everyone needs to know

Posted July 27, 2012 by Courtesy of af.mil

We love our cars. We become dependent on them. We rely on our cars to not only get us to and from work but in many cases to tell us how to get where we want to go.

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Early detection key to cure

Posted October 19, 2012 by by SHARI LOPATIN

More than two million survivors of breast cancer are living in the U.S. today. Do you know what that means?

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