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Need help? Trust your ‘Shirt’

Posted July 24, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

When young Airmen need help or are looking for guidance, a good place to start is with a senior NCO. Making it into the top 3 percent in the U.S. Air Force is a major accomplishment.

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Those jets don’t fly without avionics

Posted July 24, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

There are many aspects to what makes an aircraft fly and one of the most important are the electronic components. When something such as the aircraft’s radar isn’t working correctly, it is the job of the Avionics Intermediate Shop Airmen to diagnose and fix the issue.

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It’s all smiles at 56DS

Posted July 24, 2015 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Staff Sgt. Derek Podesta, 56th DS central instrument processing center NCO-in-charge, wraps sterilized instruments at Luke. Podesta ensures sterilized dental instruments are maintained and available for use by the dental staff.   Senior Airman Dennis Davila, 56th DS dental laboratory technician, waxes a crown at Luke.   Andrea Dodd, 56th Dental Squadron dental assistant, cleans…

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News Briefs July 17, 2015

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56th MDOS change of command Col. Constance Jackson will relinquish command of the 56th Medical Operations Squadron to Col. Stephen Boden in a ceremony at 7:56 a.m. July 24 in Hangar 999. To RSVP, call Master Sgt. Meshawn Guevara at 623-856-7579. Feds Feed Families The 7th Annual Feds Feed Families Food Drive is now under…

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Did you know? Access cards available at NOSC …

Posted July 17, 2015 by

Senior Airman James Hensley Did you know you can get your Common Access Card identification replaced at the Navy Operations Support Center on Luke Air Force Base? Petty Ofc. 1st Class Abigail Dumbaugh, NOSC Phoenix operations superintendent, takes a customer’s CAC ID card for renewal.

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POP Quiz

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1. Luke Air Force Base is the largest ____ in the U.S Air Force. A. Fighter wing B. Operations wing C. Bomb wing 2. ____ is the commander at Luke AFB. A. Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus B. Gen. Robin Rand C. Maj. Gen. Leonard Patrick 3. The next Luke AFB air show is in March…

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Leadership course opens to all ranks

Posted July 17, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

In today’s Air Force, Airmen are constantly learning new ways to improve their military bearing. From speaking engagements to Toastmasters, the Air Force provides programs for Airmen to get out of their comfort zones and be active.

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LRS on mission

Posted July 17, 2015 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Senior Airman Tristian Reed, 56th LRS Vehicle Maintenance customer service journeyman, checks the tread condition on a multistep truck tire and for foreign debris.   Staff Sgt. Daniel Zickefoose, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Lab technician, collects fuel samples July 7 from each of the storage tanks for quality testing at Luke Air Force Base….

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Luke, APS solar array live

Posted July 10, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Tech. Sgt. Timothy Boyer Luke Air Force Base and Arizona Public Service partnered to install a solar array that will produce approximately enough energy to power 2,500 homes. Luke Air Force Base and Arizona Public Service partnered to install a solar array that will produce approximately enough energy to power 2,500 homes, benefiting the environment…

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News Briefs July 10, 2015

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56th FSS change of command Lt. Col. Todd Ladd will relinquish command of the 56th Force Support Squadron to Maj. Tonya Mack in a ceremony at 8 a.m. July 17 in Hangar 999. 56th MDOS change of command Col. Constance Jackson will relinquish command of the 56th Medical Operations Squadron to Col. Stephen Boden in…

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