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Senior Airman Haleigh Reaves: Power Lifter

Posted November 17, 2017 by

Senior Airman Haleigh Reaves is the 2017 female power lifting competition winner. See her journey into power lifting and what it took for her to reach her goals.

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Evelyn’s defenders

Posted November 17, 2017 by

The 56th Security Forces Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., has been supporting a former defender battling ALS for the past several years.

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Luke opens Military and Veteran Success Center

Posted November 13, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Transitioning from the military to civilian life can be a challenging experience for service members, veterans and dependents.

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Kristin Chenoweth visits Luke

Posted November 13, 2017 by

American actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth performed as a part of the NFL’s Salute to Service program, Nov. 8 at Luke Air Force Base. The event kicked off with Airmen and their families gathering to see her perform as well as a meet-and-greet with Arizona Cardinal Cheerleaders.

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Latin American Cadets visit Thunderbolt Nation

Posted November 10, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Cadets from 12 different Latin American nations arrived at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 6 for this year’s Latin American Cadet’s Initiatives program.

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ASU Salute to Service

Posted November 8, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams The U.S. Air Force Band of the West performs at Arizona State University’s annual Salute to Service tailgate event in Tempe, Ariz., Nov. 4, 2017. The Salute to Service initiative honors military members past and present for their sacrifices to our country by hosting service themed events….

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2017 Luke AFB Power Lifting Competition

Posted November 8, 2017 by

Sixteen members of team Luke participated in an annual power lifting competition last Friday.  Competitors performed squats, bench press and deadlifts.

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Thunderbolts host 4th Annual Luke Mudder

Posted November 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Trenches of brown, muddy water, high-pressure hoses blasting contestants head-on, mud-soaked shoes and clothes, tire flips and a steep mud-slide – these are the sure signs of a grueling event commonly referred to as a mud run.

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In Brief

Posted November 3, 2017 by

Flightline feast The Luke Air Force Base Chapel is featuring a free flightline feast at 5:30 p.m. until the food runs out Dec. 7 behind Hangar 914. Roast beef, mashed potatoes, corn, soup, rolls and more are included. Golf tournament The Luke Air Force Base Hockey Club is hosting a golf tournament at 7 a.m….

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People First

Posted November 3, 2017 by

Editor’s Note: The “People First” section is compiled from information from the Air Force Personnel Center, TRICARE, 56th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Readiness Flight, Veterans Affairs, the civilian personnel office and armed forces news services. For the complete story, go to the web address listed at the end of the story. Art contest…

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