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STREET BEAT

Posted June 2, 2016 by 56th Security Forces Squadron

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents May 2 through 29 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 39 moving violations and 12 nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents May 5: Security forces responded to reports of a minor vehicle collision near Bldg. 330. There was damage to property and a…

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R4R program aims to get airmen out of dorms

Posted July 26, 2017 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Arriving at a new base means having to adjust to being away from friends and family. The 56th Force Support Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., offers a program through Outdoor Recreation designed to ease transition for single service members arriving at Luke. Previously known as the Single Airman Program, Recharge for Resiliency is…

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K-9: Keeping up on Certs

Posted January 20, 2017 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Most emergency services require some form of certification prior to being able to go out and save lives. This includes police, fire and medical services but most people don’t think about the certifications that K-9 are required to have.

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In Brief

Posted April 6, 2018 by

AFGE cookout Defense Department, nonappropriated fund, Army, Air Force Exchange Services and Defense Commissary Agency civilian employees are invited to a Lunch and Learn from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 18 at the Local Union office, 14035 W. Mitchell St., First Floor, east end of Bldg. 156. The food is barbecue-style and is free….

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Orientation Flight program provides Thunderbolts time in the cockpit

Posted March 12, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. David Miller Capt. Hank McKibban, 61st Fighter Squadron instructor pilot, prepares to fly then Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon in an F-16 orientation flight June 8, 2007. The purpose of the flight was to promote understanding to community leaders of Luke’s F-16 training mission and the airspace requirements to accomplish…

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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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News November 13, 2015

Posted November 12, 2015 by

Notice to claimants In accordance with Air Force Instruction 34-511, paragraph 3.1.5, notice is hereby given that Airman Craig N. Mertens is deceased. The undersigned has been appointed summary court officer for the purpose of estate settlement in accordance with AFI 34-511. All persons having claims against the estate are hereby on notice to present…

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Citizen Airmen give civilian bosses behind-scenes look

Posted November 12, 2015 by Story by Tech. Sgt. BARBARA PLANTE

The 944th Fighter Wing Air Force Reserve unit at Luke Air Force Base hosted Boss’s Day 2015 on Nov. 7 providing more than 85 employers a peek into the military service of their employees. In an action-packed day designed to show local and out-of-state civilian employers a day in the life of citizen Airmen, the…

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63rd FS continues to train

Posted August 3, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Franklin R. Ramos U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II fighter pilots assigned to the 63rd Fighter Squadron receive a step brief prior to heading to their aircraft at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., July 30, 2018. The members were briefed on various things such as weather, flight patterns, takeoff…

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In Brief March 4, 2106

Posted March 3, 2016 by

Easter Eggstravaganza Easter Eggstravaganza is 10 a.m. to noon March 12 at the 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center. For more information, call 623-856-7470. Air Force Assistance Fund begins The Air Force Assistance Fund is an annual effort to raise funds to support Air Force families in need. The campaign runs from March 21 through…

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