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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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Encountering crossroads, making choices

Posted May 5, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

An upbringing of physical and emotional abuse, drug filled streets and foster care are what one Luke Thunderbolt encountered that lead to a decision to change his life for the better. Master Sgt. David Hicks, 56th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of standards and evaluations at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., decision to join…

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2017 Inaugural Induction Ceremony

Posted May 3, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel and Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

Approximately 120 future service members participated in the 2017 Inaugural Induction Ceremony at Calvary Community Church April 28 in Glendale, Ariz.

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March of the Fallen honors fallen warriors

Posted May 3, 2017 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams March of the Fallen participants hike through White Tank Mountain Regional Park April 29, 2017 in Waddell, Ariz. The MOTF is a 4.5-mile rucksack march dedicated to honoring those who gave their lives during Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. Airmen and local…

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Falcon Dunes Golf Course Open to the Public for the Summer

Posted May 3, 2017 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Hensley Retired Army Maj. Dick Lattin swings a golf club May 1, 2017, on Falcon Dunes Golf Course at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The Falcon Dunes Golf Course is open to the public May 1 through Sept. 30. Civilians can now enjoy 18 holes of one of…

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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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Earth Day: Luke Hosts E-Waste Recycling Event

Posted April 28, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

Air Force photograph Members of Luke Air Force Base’s Environmental Excellence Program hosted an E-Waste Recycling Event April 26, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The recycling event allowed Airmen to donate their old electronics and also provided education on ways to conserve, preserve, and restore the environment. This year, Luke Air Force Base,…

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Holocaust child survivor speaks at Luke

Posted April 26, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Marcy Copeland

Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., held its Days of Remembrance April 20, 2017, honoring the memory of the lives lost during the atrocities of the Holocaust.

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Whisler Brothers Take Flight

Posted April 26, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel The Whisler brothers, Lt. Col. Mark Whisler, 21st Fighter Squadron director of operations, and Lt. Col. Steve Whisler, Air Education and Training Command evaluator pilot, pose for a photo before flying for the first time together in their Air Force careers April 24, 2017, at Luke…

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Air Force history preserved at Luke

Posted April 24, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.

In a small office in Bldg. 461, Richard Griset works on finishing up his latest, annual inventory of artifacts kept at Luke.

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