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Luke celebrates Month of the Military Child

Posted May 1, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Heidi Goodsell

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Heidi Goodsell Diesel McManus, (age 5), climbed through the Alpha Warrior obstacle course during the Alpha Warrior team’s visit April 26, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The team came to visit Luke Airmen to help showcase the importance of fitness readiness and set up an obstacle…

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Arizona Guard Airman relates leadership lessons

Posted June 21, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Michael Matkin

Arizona Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jonathan Sheaffer wears a fireman’s helmet as a hazardous material technician for the City of Maricopa Fire Medical Department, a coach’s cap as an assistant high school football coach, and a military duty cap as a vehicle maintenance apprentice with the 161st Air Refueling Wing here.

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Street Beat

Posted August 4, 2017 by

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents June 28 through July 23 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets SFS issued citations for 105 moving and 15 nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents June 28: SFS responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident at the Luke AFB Exchange parking garage. SFS issued one citation. There…

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Sheila Heen teaches Thunderbolts the art of feedback

Posted September 29, 2017 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Sheila Heen, Harvard Law School professor and negotiation expert, came to Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 25 to speak with Thunderbolts about the art and science of feedback.

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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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STREET BEAT

Posted January 5, 2018 by

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Nov. 20 through Dec. 17 at Luke Air Force Base Tickets SFS issued citations for 67 moving and three non-moving violations. Traffic-related accidents Dec. 6: SFS responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at the Bldg. 1384 parking lot due to inattentive backing by…

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Airpower pioneer Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager visits Luke

Posted February 16, 2018 by

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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Day 1: Official Honor Guard trains local Airmen

Posted April 18, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Local Honor Guard Airmen stand at attention as they learn from instructors from the U.S. Air Force’s official Honor Guard team April 16, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Members of the Air Force Honor Guard team came to Luke to train local Honor Guard members…

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Citizen Airmen give civilian bosses behind-scenes look

Posted November 12, 2015 by Story by Tech. Sgt. BARBARA PLANTE

The 944th Fighter Wing Air Force Reserve unit at Luke Air Force Base hosted Boss’s Day 2015 on Nov. 7 providing more than 85 employers a peek into the military service of their employees. In an action-packed day designed to show local and out-of-state civilian employers a day in the life of citizen Airmen, the…

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AFREP team ‘makes it rain’ at Luke AFB

Posted January 29, 2016 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

With ever-growing budget cuts and dwindling resources, it’s never been more important to save money in today’s Air Force. That’s where the Air Force Repair Enhancement Program Airmen at Luke Air Force Base step in.

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