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Luke F-35 seat modifications expand aviator pool

Posted January 29, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Since October 2015, pilots weighing less than 136 pounds have been restricted from flying the F-35A Lightning II due to concerns of possible neck injuries that could result during ejection seat procedures.

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Desert Destinations: Humphreys Peak

Posted January 29, 2018 by

Humphreys Peak towers over Coconino National Forest located just north of Flagstaff, Ariz. Humphreys Peak is Arizona’s highest landmass with an elevation of 12,633 feet.

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‘Diet Deb’ slims Luke snack bars

Posted January 22, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Deb Robinson, 56th Medical Group dietician, poses for a photo in front of the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit’s snackbar Jan. 18, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base. Robinson, known on base as “Diet Deb,” is running an initiative to change snackbars for units through the 56th Fighter…

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Did You Know … Pharmacy

Posted January 17, 2018 by

The 56th Medical Group Pharmacy at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, filled 391,000 prescriptions in 2017. In 2018, they plan to decrease patient wait times with patient prioritization.

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Team Luke honors life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted January 15, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Airmen assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing participate in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day remembrance march at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2018. Approximately 70 Airmen participated in the march which honored the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.   Air…

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Luke Strengthens Partnership with Local Law Enforcement

Posted January 12, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Police Department representatives from the cities of El Mirage, Peoria and Surprise pose for a photo with members from the 56th Security Forces Squadron after signing the Emergency Vehicle Operators Course Memorandum of Understanding at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 10, 2018. The memorandum allows…

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Chapel Highlight

Posted January 10, 2018 by

The Chapel provides more for airmen than just a place to gain spiritual strength, but a place to give back to the community that provides so much support for them.

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In Brief

Posted January 5, 2018 by

Illusionist Mike Super Illusionist Mike Super will perform at 5 p.m . Jan. 18 at Club Five Six. The free, family friendly event is open to the Luke community. For more information, call 623-856-6446. Annual Awards Banquet The Luke Air Force Base 2017 Annual Awards Banquet is Jan. 20 at the historic Wigwam Resort located…

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2017 in Photos: January

Posted January 5, 2018 by

Senior Airman James Hensley Senior Airman Jessica Reyes, 56th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, plays with Frida, 56th SFS MWD, before their certification evaluation Jan. 6, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base. Handlers and their dogs need to build trust by having a good rapport between one another making them more effective.

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2017 in Photos: February

Posted January 5, 2018 by

Courtesy photo Student pilots in the Air Force’s first F-35 Lightning II basic flight course class took to the skies for the first time Feb. 8, 2017, as they entered the live flying portion of their training at Luke Air Force Base. The B-course students, training under the tutelage of the experienced instructor pilots of…

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