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Encountering crossroads, making choices

Posted May 5, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

An upbringing of physical and emotional abuse, drug filled streets and foster care are what one Luke Thunderbolt encountered that lead to a decision to change his life for the better. Master Sgt. David Hicks, 56th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of standards and evaluations at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., decision to join…

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Chaplain’s thoughts …

Posted October 7, 2016 by Courtesy of Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Larry Fowler, 56th Fighter Wing Chapel

Enjoy life Most people would agree with this idea and desire to experience joy as a natural and normal part of their lives. However, the reality is far too many of us allow ourselves to get caught up with the hurry and worry of life. We hurry with work, family responsibilities and crazy-hectic schedules. We…

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CDC employees attend physical education seminar

Posted September 14, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider Dr. Diane H. Craft, a physical education professor, demonstrates a clean-up activity during a seminar Sept. 5, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. During Craft’s seminar Child Development Center employees and partner civilian agencies learned about the importance of how children being physically active reduces…

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Luke to remember namesake’s death in WWI

Posted September 6, 2018 by by STEPHEN DELGADO

Imagine thinking of Phoenix with only 5,000 people and only one high school, the Salt River with running water, Arizona State University being known as Tempe Normal, and horses and horse-pulled buckboards as the standard means of transportation. This setting was Phoenix in 1897, and on a warm May day of that year an aerial-combat…

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56th Fighter Wing security forces

Posted December 18, 2017 by

The men and women of the 56th Security Forces Squadron take pride in serving the community. SSgt Chris Copeland speaks about integrity first, maintaining law and order and keeping the community safe.

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Retired Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Gerald Murray visits Luke

Posted March 15, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Retired Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Gerald Murray greets Airmen upon his arrival to the 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron March 10, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Murray visited Luke and interacted with Airmen for the entire day sharing his stories and advice…

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A taste of Asia

Posted June 2, 2017 by

Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan Volunteers from the Luke Air Force Base Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Group prepare desserts for a Taste of Asia lunch event May 2 at the Luke Air Force Base Chapel. The Taste of Asia lunch kicked off Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage month in the month of May for…

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Airpower pioneer Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager visits Luke

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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Retired Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager sits in his wheelchair while visiting Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 13, 2018. In 1943, the flying ace graduated flight training and received his wings while stationed at Luke. As part of Yeager’s 95th birthday celebration, he participated in telling stories…

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Base supply center creates opportunities

Posted January 21, 2016 by Story and photo by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

With a limited number of jobs available in the U.S., it can be difficult for people to find employment. There is an added challenge to overcome for people with disabilities. Since 1997, the Luke Air Force Base Supply Center has employed people with disabilities. The Arizona Industries for the Blind employs workers whose tasks range…

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2017 in Photos: August

Posted January 5, 2018 by

Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Team Luke Airmen competed in the Luke Air Force Base Triathlon Aug. 19, 2017, at Luke. Approximately 70 people participated, which included a 400-meter swim, 13-mile bike ride and 3.1-mile run to cross the finish line.

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