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Chaplain’s thoughts …

Posted August 22, 2014 by Chaplain (Maj.) Larry Kittle

“When I approach a child, he inspires me in two ways; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.” – Louis Pasteur French chemist The new school year has begun. (I can almost hear the cheers of many parents!) Instead of a sigh of relief, now is the time to focus…

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Airmen get new ‘Community Commons’

Posted October 17, 2014 by Airman 1st Class JAMES HENSLEY

Airmen will now have another place to go to relax and better themselves both physically and mentally with renovations being made to the Health and Wellness Center on base.

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Family counselor teaches Airmen life skills

Posted November 21, 2014 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Military life can be stressful, and it’s good to know you have someone in your corner to talk to. The 56th Force Support Squadron Airmen and Family Readiness Center military and family life counselors are there to support service members and their families during difficult times. “Military families face unique challenges,” said a 56th FSS…

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Biggest Loser competition about to begin

Posted February 13, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Obesity — more than 78.6 million U.S. adults are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Not only is it to blame for conditions such as heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes, it is costly to the U.S. and those who suffer from it. To help fight the bulge, the Luke…

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Pilot for a day

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Airman Pedro Mota Capt. Jondavid Hertzel, 21st Fighter Squadron flight commander, gives Daniel Acevedo, pilot for a day, a tour March 23 of the 21st FS hangar and F-16 Fighting Falcon at Luke Air Force Base. The pilot for a day program gives opportunities to children in the community with life-threatening illnesses to experience what…

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News Briefs May 29, 2015

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Leadership Gold Members of the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence are visiting Luke to present Dr. John Maxwell’s Leadership Gold, which grows leaders and fosters teamwork, at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Navy Operational Support Center, Bldg. 300, Room 412. The event is open to all military and civilian service members…

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March: Women’s History Month

Posted March 26, 2012 by Staff

Senior Airmen Taylor Philpot, Jamel Stallings and Landon Moore, Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard, lower the flag March 8 during the Women’s History Month retreat ceremony. This year’s theme is Women’s Education-Women’s Empowerment and recognizes the pioneering leadership of women and their impact on diverse areas of education. For more photos…

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Street Beat April 27, 2012

Posted April 27, 2012 by Courtesy of Staff Sgt. Cambria Odell, 56th SFS

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents April 13 through 19: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 10 moving and one nonmoving violations.   Traffic-related incidents April 13: Security forces initiated a traffic stop at Bldg. 495. A license check revealed a warrant for theft in Texas. The incident was turned over to…

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Justice Report June 15, 2012

Posted June 15, 2012 by Courtesy of the 56th Fighter Wing Legal office

The following is a list of justice and administrative actions issued at Luke Air Force Base in May.   Courts-Martial A senior airman was found guilty of Article 111, driving while drunk. The member received a sentence of confinement for 10 days, reduction to E-2, forfeiture of $1,114 and restriction to base for 20 days….

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Street Beat – August 24, 2012

Posted August 24, 2012 by Courtesy of Staff Sgt. Cambria Odell, 56th SFS

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Aug. 10 through 16: Tickets Security forces issued citations for ten moving and four nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents Aug. 14: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at Bldg. 954. There were no injuries. Aug. 15: Security forces responded to a report…

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