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9/11 remembrance ceremony

Posted September 13, 2017 by

  Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Senior Airman Owen Ricker, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Fighter, poses for a portrait Sept. 11, 2017 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. During Team Luke’s 9/11 remembrance ceremony, Ricker played his ceremonial bagpipes and also participated in a 10-story stair climb in the air…

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In Brief

Posted September 1, 2017 by

Retiree Appreciation Day Retiree Appreciation Day is to acknowledge the service of the veterans in the local metropolitan area, and to inform veterans of the services and activities that are available to them and their dependents. RAD is 8 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 28 at the Naval Operations Support Center, Bldg. 300, at Luke Air…

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Thunderbolt of the week

Posted September 1, 2017 by

Airman 1st Class Jaden Cady 56th Security Forces Squadron — Installation entry controller Cady has been at Luke Air Force Base for 10 months. His favorite part of the job is “having all the tools and knowledge to protect the base from harm.” He likes hiking, swimming and fishing, and hopes to earn his Air…

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Luke Exchange shoppers make difference in QOL support

Posted September 1, 2017 by

Airmen and their families shopping and dining at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores and restaurants generated $517,635 last year for Air Force quality-of-life programs. Over the past 10 years, Exchanges worldwide have provided more than $2.4 billion in dividends to military programs. At Luke Air Force Base, these include the fitness center, outdoor…

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STREET BEAT

Posted September 1, 2017 by

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents July 24 through Aug. 20 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets SFS issued citations for 22 moving and five non-moving violations. Traffic-related incidents July 24: SFS responded to a report of a hit and run at Bldg. 1535. The driver struck a pedestrian near Credit Union…

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Accessories Flight

Posted August 30, 2017 by

The Airmen of Accessories Flight have a wide range of missions. Although they’re not on the flightline, the jets aren’t getting in the air without them.

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Chapel hosts faith and leadership seminar for Airmen

Posted August 30, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

The 56th Fighter Wing Chapel team hosted a Faith and Leadership Seminar at the Academic Training Center at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 23, 2017.

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Aircrew Flight Equipment Airmen sustain F-16 survival mission

Posted August 25, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Equipment efficiency can be the determining factor between life and death in a survival situation.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel
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Combined police training benefits team Luke and local communities

Posted August 25, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Members of the 56th Security Forces Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Calif., participated in an evasive driving training program this week in conjunction with police departments from the surrounding communities.

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Shoot for the future

Posted August 23, 2017 by

Ever since he was in diapers, Tech. Sgt. Bradley has been in love with basketball. Now, with his final season of playing Air Force Basketball, he balances his career with his true passion.

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