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Luke cuts ribbon on F-35 Academic Training Center

Posted October 17, 2014 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Luke Air Force Base celebrated the opening of its F-35 Lightning II Academic Training Center Oct. 9.

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Exchange holiday return policy gives peace of mind

Posted November 21, 2014 by Courtesy of AAFES

To make gift-giving easier, the Army & Air Force Exchange service is extending its return policy for items purchased from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24. The Luke Air Force Base Exchange’s standard policy allows returns from 15 to 90 days of purchase with a sales receipt. The holiday return/exchange policy extends these terms through Jan….

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Luke’s best shine

Posted February 20, 2015 by Staff Sgts. TIMOTHY BOYER & LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Senior Airman Devante Williams Misty Hyman, Olympic Gold Medalist, receives a standing ovation during her speech Feb. 13 at the 56th fighter Wing Annual Awards Banquet at the Wigwam. Hyman talked about the obstacles she faced during her Olympic run and how she overcame them. The 56th Fighter Wing held its annual awards banquet to…

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ALS looks over OSS’s shoulder

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Paul Bays, 56th OSS terminal instrument procedures specialist, talks to students from the ALS about how TERPS come into play when guiding an aircraft to a safe landing.   Senior Airman Thomas Mabry, 56th OSS Air Traffic Control, demonstrates to ALS students how ATC guides planes at the radar approach control. The students listened in…

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YC offers summer camp, youth, teen programs

Posted May 29, 2015 by Sheryl Bush

School’s out for summer. The Luke Air Force Base Youth Programs and School-Age Program invites Luke members to register their children and youth, ages 6 to 18, in a variety of week-long YP summer camps, and/or the all-day SAP Summer Fun Camp for grades 1 through 6. The camps are safe, affordable and offer fun-in-learning…

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Women’s History Month: Women at Luke

Posted March 26, 2012 by

From young Airmen to chiefs, supply technicians to pilots, women at Luke Air Force Base make a difference every day. Every person has a different story “” a different reason for joining and continuing to serve. Here are the stories of six Luke women, gathered by six 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs…

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Goodies for Thunderbolts

Posted April 27, 2012 by Photo by Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann
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Street Beat June 15, 2012

Posted June 15, 2012 by Courtesy of Staff Sgt. Cambria Odell, 56th SFS

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents June 1 through 7:   Tickets Security forces issued citations for six moving and three nonmoving violations.   Traffic-related incidents June 1: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident on the perimeter road near Bldg. 1381. There were no injuries. June 1:…

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In Brief – August 24, 2012

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Meet the bowling pros A Next Level clinic and exhibition event is Sept. 16. Session I is 9 a.m. to noon. Session II is 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Thunderbolt Bowling Center. Meet Norm Duke and Randy Pedersen, professional bowlers who provide video analysis of individuals’ games, on-lane instruction, trick shot exhibition, challenge match, and…

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Justice Report – October 12, 2012

Posted October 12, 2012 by Courtesy of the 56th Fighter Wing Legal office

The following is a report of justice and administrative actions for September: Courts-Martial A technical sergeant was found guilty of two specifications of Article 80, attempting to steal military property of a value of less than $500, two specifications of Article 112a, wrongful possession of a controlled substance (oxycodone), and two specifications of Article 121,…

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