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Pronghorn home on range

Posted August 28, 2015 by SUSAN GLADSTEIN

“Home, home on the range, where the deer and the antelope play …” aren’t just lyrics from an old Gene Autry song. It’s a reality for the Sonoran pronghorn that are thriving on the Barry M. Goldwater Range. But, it wasn’t always that way.

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Shopping Exchange pays Q-O-L dividends

Posted August 28, 2015 by Courtesy of AAFES

Airmen and their families shopping and dining at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores and restaurants on Luke Air Force Base generated $522,974 last year for Air Force quality-of-life programs. Over the past 10 years, the Exchange has provided more than $2.4 billion in dividends to military programs including Club Five Six, Bryant Fitness…

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Reserve IPs support F-35 mission

Posted August 25, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Senior Airman Grace Lee Lt. Col. Sean Holahan, left, and Maj. Eric Puels, 944th Fighter Wing F-35 instructor pilots, stand in front of an F-35 Lightning II on the Luke Air Force Base flightline. Air Force Reserve pilots at Luke are contributing to Luke’s mission by teaching future F-35 pilots how to fly, fight and…

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Prevent storm water pollution during monsoon

Posted August 21, 2015 by Marc Yalom

Courtesy photo The storm drain inlet gates at the POL yard remain closed to prevent potentially contaminated storm runoff from entering the storm sewer system. Heavy winds, thunder, lightning, dust and intense, local rainfall define the Arizona monsoon. The seasonal rainfall supports the unique desert ecology of our area. In the developed parts of our…

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News Briefs August 21, 2015

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Base-wide exercise The 56th Fighter Wing will conduct an active-shooter exercise 8 to 10 a.m. Sept. 3. The exercise will include military and local, county and state law enforcement, and fire departments. On and off-base residents should expect traffic disruptions, gate closures or delays, and interruption of customer service operations. Expect to see simulated explosions,…

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Operation Patriot Angler gets off to cool start

Posted August 21, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. BARBARA PLANTE

Members of the 944th Fighter Wing departed Luke Air Force Base July 25 leaving behind temperatures closing in on the century mark and were greeted five hours later at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, by a breezy 65 degrees which was a great start to the 944th Logistics Readiness Squadron 2015 annual tour. The 944th LRS…

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EMS glue in MX package

Posted August 21, 2015 by Airman Pedro Mota

Senior Airman Shanon Lair, 56th EMS low observable journeyman, preps an F-35A Lightning II panel for painting.   Senior Airman Steven Attard, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron crew chief, changes a safety wire and clamp in an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Luke Air Force Base. The safety line and clamp were changed to prevent them from…

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Airmen ride rails

Posted August 21, 2015 by Senior Airman JENNA BIGHAM

Being stationed at Luke Air Force Base means having the opportunity to see and explore many great places in the surrounding area. If you don’t mind driving a short distance, you’ll find that even more adventures await you.

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F-16 alive, well at Luke

Posted August 14, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Senior AirmanMARCY COPELAND An F-16 Fighting Falcon does a near-vertical takeoff at Luke Air Force Base. More than 25 nations across the globe use the F-16 in their defense in a collaborative effort with the United States to ensure all countries can defend themselves against any enemy. For years, Luke has trained pilots to fly…

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News Briefs August 14, 2015

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Expo – open to all spouses The Luke Officers Spouses Club is featuring an expo for all Luke Air Force Base spouses Tuesday at Club Five Six. Luke AFB support organizations will be featured from 11 a.m. to noon. Club announcements and sit-down lunch are from noon to 1 p.m. The cost is $15 per…

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