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Luke tech expo offers peak into the future

Posted February 26, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

The 2018 Luke Tech Expo took place Feb. 22 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., demonstrating mission-centric technology solutions from approximately 20 industry-leading commercial partners for Airmen to exhibit and learn about.

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WWE athlete AJ Styles visits Luke

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Members from Team Luke pose for a photo before a meet-and-greet event with AJ Styles, World Wrestling Entertainment professional athlete, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 20, 2018. Airmen and other visitors with base access had the opportunity to take photos, receive autographs and interact…

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Airpower pioneer Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager visits Luke

Posted February 16, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Retired Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager sits in his wheelchair while visiting Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 13, 2018. In 1943, the flying ace graduated flight training and received his wings while stationed at Luke. As part of Yeager’s 95th birthday celebration, he participated in telling stories…

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AGE flight implements 32-day training program

Posted February 16, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., implemented a new program to accelerate training for three-level Airmen on the F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-35A Lightning II. Throughout an Airman’s career, on-the-job-training and career development courses are required to progress in career and skill level. These skill levels…

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Team Luke performs firefighter training, maintains readiness

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel An Airman assigned to the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron puts on an oxygen respirator during structural firefighting training at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2018. Firefighters use hands-on, realistic training scenarios to better prepare them for real-world situations.   Air Force photograph by Airman…

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Green Dot training gives implementers tools to teach

Posted February 9, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer Angela Koon, Alteristic Inc., senior Green Dot instructor, briefs Airmen during the 2018 Green Dot refresher course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 5, 2018. The refresher course qualified the Airmen to be effective Green Dot implementers. The 2018 Green Dot Implementer training refresher…

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Luke hosts Haboob Havoc 2018

Posted February 7, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

The 2018 fighter pilot competition known as Haboob Havoc was hosted by Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 29-Feb. 2. The competition was held for pilots to hone their skills in aerial combat, build camaraderie and revitalize fighter pilot culture.

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Chaplain’s thoughts … Airman grateful for wife’s sacrifice

Posted February 2, 2018 by

Last month, my wife and I celebrated our 34th wedding anniversary. “Celebrate” is perhaps an exalted expression, but we did splurge a bit and went out to Olive Garden with our youngest son. Obviously, we know how to throw a celebration. Perhaps it was the passing of another year, or maybe it was just my…

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STREET BEAT

Posted February 2, 2018 by

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Dec. 18, 2017, through Jan. 15 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets SFS issued citations for 86 moving violations and 17 nonmoving violations. Traffic accidents Dec. 18: SFS responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at the parking lot at Bldg. 325. The driver…

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Airmen, Marines compete in physical competition

Posted January 31, 2018 by

  Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Marines are timed while performing an ammo can lift during a combat fitness test challenge at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 26, 2018. The challenge was held between Marines and Airmen to build esprit de corps between the two services. During the CFT, a 30-pound…

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