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In Brief 04/05/19

Posted April 5, 2019 by

Chapel Easter services Catholic services Seder meal (Ecumenical) at 6 p.m. April 16 Mass of Last Supper at 7 p.m. April 18 Living Stations of Cross at 3 p.m. April 19 – Chapel on Mall Veneration of Cross at 7 p.m. April 19 Easter vigil at 7:30 p.m. April 20 Easter Mass at 10 a.m….

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Chaplain’s thoughts … Find purpose by adding value to others

Posted April 5, 2019 by by Chaplain (Capt.) ALEX CALINISAN

The Easter season is upon us, and in my faith tradition as a Christian, I am reminded of the impact Jesus made while interacting with people on this earth. His love for people and acts of service provides meaning for so many faith groups around the world. One of the interactions I’d like to highlight,…

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The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following issues Feb. 14 through March 17 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets SFS issued traffic citations for 44 moving violations and seven nonmoving violations. Traffic accidents Feb. 14: SFS responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident on Jerstad Lane and Airfield Service Road. An individual…

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Annual Haboob Havoc competition brings camaraderie, fighter pilot retention to Luke

Posted April 3, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid

Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., leadership held the 5th annual fighter pilot competition known as Haboob Havoc March 25-29. Haboob Havoc is a total force competition where pilots hone their skills in air-to-air and air-to-ground contests as well as build camaraderie and revitalize fighter pilot culture to assist with pilot retention.

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607th ACS all female mission makes history

Posted April 3, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Zoie Cox

For the first time in Air Force history, the Command and Control Battle Management Operations career field executed a mission on its newest weapon system, the Battlefield Control System, with an entirely female crew.

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Girl Scouts visit Luke for insight on life as an Airman

Posted April 1, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Leala Marquez

More than a hundred local Girl Scouts visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 27 to hear from female Airmen on life in the military. The visit consisted of a question and answer session with a panel of female Airmen, a Military Working Dog demonstration and an F-16 Fighting Falcon static display.

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62nd Fighter Squadron brings its partner nation cohesion to the fight at Red Flag

Posted March 29, 2019 by Staff Sgt. Jenna Bigham

The “Spikes” of the 62nd Fighter Squadron returned from a successful trip to Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 22, 2019.

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Mobile Food Cart Brings Healthy Eating Habits to Thunderbolts

Posted March 25, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Zoie Cox

Courtesy photograph Attendees of a food demonstration training course practice preparing fresh vegetables Feb. 8, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The demonstration cart will showcase a variety of recipes including meals that are often skipped such as breakfast and pre and post workout snacks. Thanks to the 56th Medical Group Health Promotions office…

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Senior Airman Manuel A. Perez-Salas estate claims notice

Posted March 22, 2019 by

Senior Airman Manuel A. Perez-Salas of the 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., passed away on Aug. 29, 2018. Anyone having knowledge of claim for or against the deceased’s estate should contact the Summary Courts Officer, Lt. Blake Donovan, at 520-228-0799 or via email at blake.donovan.2@us.af.mil.

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AGE flights across Luke AFB become centrally located in a bigger building

Posted March 20, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid

The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., moved its F-35A Lightning II operations to a vacant building left by the F-16 Fighting Falcon engine shop.

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