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Thunderbolt of the Week: October & November

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Oct. 20 Loida Lagang Catholic Religious Education Program manager Lagang goes above and beyond her job requirements by volunteering to serve Airmen in numerous ways. She, along with her team of volunteers, prepare, transport and serve meals to Airmen for the monthly 56th Fighter Wing Chapel’s flightine feast feeding 250 to 300 people. Friday nights…

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AFSA represents enlisted

Posted December 1, 2017 by Courtesy of Master Sgt. Christopher Dodd

Air Force Sergeant Association was founded in 1961 by four U.S. Air Force NCOs who recognized the need for an organization to represent the voice of all enlisted personnel to America’s elected and military leaders. Over the past five decades, AFSA has represented its members by advocating for their interests, ensuring the military and veteran…

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Chaplain’s thoughts …

Posted December 1, 2017 by Courtesy of Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Larry J. Fowler

Thoughts about the holidays With the exception of the retail environment, I love the month of December. Preceded by Thanksgiving, this month is filled with nostalgia and memories from my childhood. Perhaps, you too, know the wonder of which I speak. We see it in the eyes of our children and long for just a…

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PEOPLE FIRST

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Editor’s Note: The “People First” section is compiled from information from the Air Force Personnel Center, TRICARE, 56th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Readiness Flight, Veterans Affairs, the civilian personnel office and armed forces news services. For the complete story, go to the web address listed at the end of the story. AFPC offers…

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Luke AFB opens new water pump

Posted November 29, 2017 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Partnership members from the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron, the 56th Contracting Squadron and Liberty Utilities celebrate the opening of a new water pump at Luke Air Force Base Ariz., Nov. 27, 2017. The new pump will provide the installation with water from off-base until a new water…

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Luke Days 2018: The Future of Airpower

Posted November 29, 2017 by

Mark your calendars! Luke Days 2018: The Future of Airpower is scheduled to begin March 10-11!  Save the date now – you will NOT want to miss this fun weekend in the West Valley!  We hope you are as excited as we are! Visit www.luke.af.mil for more information.

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Thunderbolt’s favorite Thanksgiving foods

Posted November 22, 2017 by

Personnel at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., tell us about their favorite and least favorite holiday foods and how they’ll be spending their Thanksgiving this year.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota
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Luke celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Posted November 20, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Every November, “Thunderbolts” at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., observe Native American Heritage Month. This year, Luke celebrated by hosting a 5K run and a Native American luncheon scheduled for Nov. 28 at the community commons.

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Senior Airman Haleigh Reaves: Power Lifter

Posted November 17, 2017 by

Senior Airman Haleigh Reaves is the 2017 female power lifting competition winner. See her journey into power lifting and what it took for her to reach her goals.

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Evelyn’s defenders

Posted November 17, 2017 by

The 56th Security Forces Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., has been supporting a former defender battling ALS for the past several years.

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