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Future Leaders visit Luke

Posted August 3, 2017 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

A group of cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy are at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., look this week receiving an in-depth look at how Luke is building the future of airpower.

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EOD Airman finds balance on ice

Posted July 31, 2017 by Staff Sgt Jensen Stidham

An electric, jolt of energy rushed through his veins. “Hold still, don’t move,” he screamed. A land mine had been dusted off by the impact of his team leader’s right boot. Instantly training kicked in, Knelange and his team started the procedure to safely get their fellow Airman away from the land mine and back into the vehicle.

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R4R program aims to get airmen out of dorms

Posted July 26, 2017 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Arriving at a new base means having to adjust to being away from friends and family. The 56th Force Support Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., offers a program through Outdoor Recreation designed to ease transition for single service members arriving at Luke. Previously known as the Single Airman Program, Recharge for Resiliency is…

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Air Traffic Control Tower

Posted July 26, 2017 by

The Airmen in the air traffic control tower work every day to ensure pilot safety and making sure all air and ground operations run smoothly as we build the future of air power.

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Metals Technology Airmen maintain the future of Airpower

Posted July 24, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Keeping aircraft mission capable requires a multitude of skills, equipment and Airmen able to perform proper maintenance at a moment’s notice.

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56th Force Support Squadron renovates Club Five-Six

Posted July 21, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Ongoing renovations have temporarily closed down Club Five-Six at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., but is scheduled to reopen to the Thunderbolt community in August.

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F-35 B-Course Capstone Flights

Posted July 19, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel A 56th Fighter Wing F-35A Lightning II pilot takes off from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., July 17, 2017. F-35 pilots faced off against F-16 Fighting Falcons during a capstone flight exercise as part of the first F-35 basic course at Luke.   Air Force photograph…

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Airman finds recipe for Improvement

Posted July 17, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

To further hone their culinary skills and inspire food service Airmen at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., to think outside the box when it comes to cooking, Thunderbolts at the Ray V. Hensman and Falcon Inn Dining Facilities created the Chef Mentoring Program.

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Logistic Readiness Squadron

Posted July 17, 2017 by

The Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels flight does more than just refuel jets. They area vital piece of getting the aircraft off the ground every day and making our mission of building the future of air power possible.

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Harness training

Posted July 12, 2017 by

Staff Sgt. Jose Ochoa talks about the importance of parachute safety for all personnel who fly or may fly.

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