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Speed mentoring hustles info to Airmen

Posted October 24, 2014 by Senior Airman JENNA SARVINSKI

The room was filled with the sound of success as more than 30 NCOs and senior NCOs set the tone for a speed mentoring event Oct. 15 at Luke Air Force Base.

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Holidays change schedules around Luke

Posted December 5, 2014 by timchisham

Holiday hours Commissary Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day Exchange Closed Christmas Day Luke holiday events Chapel 623-856-6211 Luke Air Force Base Community Chapel Thursday: Catholic Immaculate Conception Mass will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 11: Catholic Advent Penance service will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 20:…

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Posted February 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.

Senior Airman Marcy Copeland’s, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, image is reflected by one of the safety mirrors as she picks up her son after his nap Feb. 12 at the 56th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center. Copeland is a new mom and alternates between work and the CDC during the day. Staff…

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Luke 1 brings home flagship

Posted May 1, 2015 by Capt. RYAN DECAMP

Senior Airman Devante Williams Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th Fighter Wing commander, speaks with the press after landing the flagship F-35 Lightning ll joint strike fighter Tuesday at Luke Air Force Base. The flagship’s arrival coincides with the start of Luke F-35 student pilot training, which begins Monday. Luke now has 20 U.S. F-35s and…

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Luke’s main gate

Posted June 19, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

In 1941, the land lease was approved and construction began on Luke Air Force Base, which consisted of two phases during the World War II era with three runways, a parking apron and a drainage system for the flying field.

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Arizona heat hard on vehicle

Posted August 7, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Senior AirmanGRACE LEE Don Harris, Luke Air Force Base Auto Hobby Shop manager, raises a vehicle using a vehicle lift at the auto hobby shop. The shop offers full-service auto repair, as well as do-it-yourself assistance. It’s that time of year again when most Arizona vehicle owners put up their sunshades to protect their vehicle’s…

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Luke pilot breaks 3,000 hours

Posted March 27, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann

Soaring above the skies of Luke Air Force Base, a pilot reached a milestone few pilots can claim throughout their careers. Maj. Saxon Yandell, 69th Fighter Squadron assistant director of operations, reached his 3,000th F-16 flying hour March 15 after 15 years of flying. While attending the U.S. Air Force Academy he wasn’t sure he…

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Luke hosts second annual ‘roadeo’

Posted May 4, 2012 by Story and photo by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

The 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron hosted the second annual Southwest Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants “Roadeo” Saturday at the Luke Air Force Base 56th LRS POL compound. According to Tech. Sgt. Abel Telles, 56th LRS fuels supervisor, the goal of this event was to get back to the basics of training, while maintaining and preparing seasoned…

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Squadrons support SFS with augmentees

Posted June 22, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

In today’s Air Force it can be difficult to relinquish an Airman from a unit. But in some cases, it’s got to be done. The 56th Security Forces Squadron augmentation duty program at Luke Air Force Base is one of those cases where Airmen are needed to provide security. According to Staff Sgt. Michael Dicicco,…

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Couponing sale items delivers booty, saves $

Posted August 31, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class GRACE LEE

There may be people who don’t hesitate to pay full price for an item, but there are also people who plan ahead by couponing to save money...

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