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Berry gets LIT brief …

Posted November 2, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Lt. Gen. Warren Berry, Air Force deputy chief of staff for logistics, engineering and force protection, examines aircraft components produced in-house by some of Luke Air Force Base’s tenant units, Oct. 4. Berry’s visit laid out plans for the evaluation of several F-35 Lightning II maintenance programs which may enhance productivity and maintenance efficiency Air…

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Air Force gave brothers keys to success

Posted November 2, 2018 by STEPHEN DELGADO

Retired senior master sergeants Gary Fetters and his brother Rod Fetters own Castle Rock Homes, a successful Phoenix area home building company. Castle Rock has pioneered a unique method of home building.

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STREET BEAT

Posted November 2, 2018 by Courtesy of Senior Airman Jared Whitaker,

The 56th SFS Squadron handled the following issues Sept. 24 through Oct. 21 at Luke Air Force Base. Tickets SFS issued traffic citations for 85 moving violations and seven nonmoving violation. Traffic accidents Sept. 28: SFS responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at Lightning Gate. A bus had struck the wall at…

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Airfield Management, ensuring mission success

Posted October 31, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Senior Airman Derrick Beleski, 56th Operation Support Squadron airfield management operations supervisor, inspects a runway light, Oct. 24, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Airfield management is responsible for making sure the flightline is in good working order at all times to ensure the success…

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Summer is Coming; End of Year is Near

Posted October 29, 2018 by 2nd Lt. Kirsten Linnartz and Staff Sgt. Joshua Setchell

In true homage to the Game of Thrones, “The Summer is Coming” accurately characterizes the ominous workload, long hours and last minute contract, funding and project actions that await the Luke Air Force Base Trifecta; 56th Contracting Squadron, 56th Comptroller Squadron and 56th Civil Engineer Squadron. Summer time is no vacation for these three units,…

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CMSAF Wright listens, shares lessons while visiting Luke

Posted October 26, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Oct. 22, 2018, to engage with Airmen and gain insight on the wing’s mission.

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JA office upholds military justice

Posted October 26, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid

The 56th Fighter Wing Staff Judge Advocate office at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., plays a vital role in the 56th FW vision, to build the future of airpower.

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‘Tune up for Health’ health fair, car show

Posted October 24, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid A “Tune up for Health” health fair and car show participant stands next to her car, Oct. 19, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. More than 50 car owners participated in the show to help promote the health fair and educate attendees on various health…

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President Trump visits Luke

Posted October 22, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

President Donald Trump visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2018, to discuss military weapons and technology capabilities and learn about the 56th Fighter Wing’s pilot training mission.

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F-35 night flying

Posted October 19, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan A 62nd Fighter Squadron F-35A Lightning II takes off for an evening sortie Oct. 11, 2018, from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Pilots conduct periodic, routine night flying in order to train for nighttime and low light operations.   Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan…

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