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Kachina Gate temporarily closed

Posted November 3, 2017 by

The Kachina Gate will be closed on Nov. 2, 3, 6, and 7 for construction. The North Gate will be opening at 6 a.m.to accomodate for the Kachina Gate being closed. Normal gate hours will continue on Nov. 8.

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RAAF commander visits Australian F-35A team

Posted October 30, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams Air Commodore Mike Kitcher, commander, Air Combat Group of the Royal Australian Air Force, speaks with members of the Australian F-35A Transition Team embedded with the 61st Fighter Squadron and Aircraft Maintenance Unit during a visit to Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 25, 2017. Kitcher spoke…

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The 56th Medical Operation Squadron spread domestic violence awareness

Posted October 25, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota Senior Airman John Schwanterlik, 56th Medical Support Squadron out-patient records technician, pins a purple ribbon on a Domestic Violence Awareness Month pot at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 20, 2017. Purple is the dedicated color to honor domestic violence awareness month. In October 1987, the…

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In the line of fire, Combat Arms Training and Maintenance

Posted October 18, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

The smell of gunpowder in the air, the sound of brass bullets hitting the ground and the feeling of accomplishment is just a small taste of what it feels like when you enter the 56th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

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Energy managers at Luke spread energy awareness

Posted October 18, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Air Force photograph Christine Archie, 56th Civil Engineering Squadron energy manager, demonstrates how much effort is required to power a light bulb at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Oct. 13, 2017. The power generating mechanism differentiated the amount of energy needed to power each light bulb separately as part of efforts to raise awareness during…

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AF Surgeon General, Medical Enlisted Chief visit Thunderbolt nation

Posted October 13, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Marcy Copeland

Luke Air Force Base in Arizona welcomed Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, and Chief Master Sgt. George Cum, medical enlisted force and enlisted corps chief, Oct 11, 2017, to meet with Airmen and review operations and renovations at the 56th Medical Group.

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Luke Veterinary Treatment Facility keeps working animals; service member’s pets healthy

Posted October 13, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

A gentle rub against your leg, lick in your face and fur on your clothes — the tell-tale signs of owning a furry friend. For most, pets are more than just animals, they are family members and for many government agencies, they are a vital part of the team. The Luke (Air Force Base, Ariz.)…

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Luke AFB blood drive

Posted October 11, 2017 by

Thunderbolt Nation steps up to replenish Phoenix blood banks after Las Vegas tragedy.

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The Book 2017: Luke AFB Edition Seven Page 1 & 2

Posted October 6, 2017 by

56th Comptroller Squadron Mission: Deliver world-class decision support on all financial matters while deploying mission-ready Airmen. Demographics: CPTS consists of three officers, 19 enlisted and 17 civilian employees. Leadership Commander: Lt. Col. Joseph Nicholas Superintendent: Senior Master Sgt. Patrica Helderman First sergeant: Master Sgt. Randolph Rundio Responsibilities: CPTS is responsible for planning and executing an…

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