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Team Luke welcomes new commander

Posted August 4, 2016 by by Tech. Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. — Luke Air Force Base Airmen welcomed a new wing commander July 13 when Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard took command of the 56th Fighter Wing from outgoing commander Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus. Leonard, a command pilot with more than 2,900 flying hours, including 576 combat hours, comes to Luke from…

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Luke Exchange announces 2016 Toyland toy book featuring ‘Military Brat-Approved’ toys

Posted November 4, 2016 by Courtesy of AAFES

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is helping military kids hone in on the perfect holiday gift idea to find at the Luke Exchange with its 2016 Toyland toy book released worldwide Nov. 4. Stocked with the hottest fall toys for boys and girls of all ages, the Toyland toy book features a special…

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Luke Chaplains welcome Airmen anytime to give support, guidance

Posted February 8, 2017 by by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Volunteers from the 56th Fighter Wing Chaplain office serve free meals to Airmen and their families during the monthly flight line feast, Feb. 2, 2017 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The flight line feast is one of many community outreach events the chaplain’s office holds…

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U.S. attorney general speaks at Luke

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Senior Airman Devante Williams Attorney General of the United States Jefferson Sessions III addresses Airmen April 11 during an all-call held at Club Five Six at Luke Air Force Base. Sessions went into detail about the Service Members Civil Relief Act, the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act, and the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens…

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Luke AFB to resume F-35 flights after hypoxia investigation

Posted June 21, 2017 by AP

Luke Air Force Base in Airzona will resume flights of F-35 fighter jets Wednesday after experts and engineers investigated a series of events in which pilots reported symptoms of oxygen deprivation, base officials said June 19.

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Chaplain’s thoughts … Getting back up

Posted August 4, 2017 by Courtesy of Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Larry Fowler

“It’s not how many times you get knocked down that counts. It’s how many times you get back up.” ~ George A. Custer, 19th century American Cavalry commander Getting back up is an indispensable quality.  We must acquire this quality or suffer for its lack.  This quality will serve you well, it will enable you…

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Chaplain’s thoughts …

Posted October 6, 2017 by

Service before self benefits everyone I am not a social media aficionado. However, I do occasionally peruse Facebook to look at photos of family and friends and keep up to date with the happenings in people’s lives. The other day I came across an interesting post from an Airman I met while deployed. He has…

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ASU Salute to Service

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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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Chaplain’s thoughts …

Posted January 5, 2018 by

Until we meet again … Ecclesiastes 3:1 “There is an occasion for everything and a time for every activity under heaven.” (Christian Standard Bible). My time here at Luke AFB is coming to a close. It has been a tour of momentous and joyous events while at times tumultuous and highly stressful. But through it…

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News November 13, 2015

Posted November 12, 2015 by

Notice to claimants In accordance with Air Force Instruction 34-511, paragraph 3.1.5, notice is hereby given that Airman Craig N. Mertens is deceased. The undersigned has been appointed summary court officer for the purpose of estate settlement in accordance with AFI 34-511. All persons having claims against the estate are hereby on notice to present…

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