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Exchange rewards students with ‘You Made the Grade’ program

Posted March 28, 2014 by AAFES

Military students can turn good grades into rewards with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade program. From first-graders to high school seniors, pupils who maintain a B average or higher are eligible for the program that recognizes academic excellence. The You Made the Grade program rewards military students with a…

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Mini Thunderbolts build bikes

Posted May 30, 2014 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

It’s an exciting moment, seeing children’s faces full of joy and anticipation as they wait to start building a new bicycle.

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Dental lab techs keep Airmen mission-ready

Posted August 1, 2014 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

When one thinks of the 56th Dental Squadron one may think of dental assistants and dentists cleaning and performing fillings on teeth, but there is a section that is integral to the protection and health of many active-duty personnel’s teeth.

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Supreme allied commander comes home

Posted September 19, 2014 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, NATO supreme allied commander for Europe and the commander of U.S. European Command, visited Luke Air Force Base Sept. 12 to speak with Airmen, receive updates on the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter training program and attend a B-Course pilot graduation ceremony.

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Mentoring Laveen elementary students for the future

Posted November 7, 2014 by Airman 1st Class JAMES HENSLEY

Airman 1st ClassJAMES HENSLEY Luke Air Force Base Airmen talk to students Oct. 24 at Laveen Elementary school in Laveen. The Airmen talked about their careers in the Air Force and some goals the students should think about for their future. Everyone needs help from time to time, and children are no different. Airmen from…

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2014 – The Year in Review

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Courtesy photo Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer addresses an audience of approximately 500 community leaders, elected officials, representatives from partner nation air forces and Luke Airmen during an unveiling ceremony March 14 at Luke Air Force Base for the 56th Fighter Wing’s first F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter. Brewer was joined on stage by Undersecretary…

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News Briefs March 13, 2015

Posted March 13, 2015 by

Commissioning briefing The next monthly commissioning briefing conducted by the 56th Force Support Squadron Education Center will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the education center, Bldg. 1150, Room 3125. The Air Force Detachment Admissions Officer will be in attendance and available to answer questions for those wishing to separate from active duty and become…

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CSAF makes stop at Luke

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Senior Airman Devante Williams Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, and his wife Betty, toured Luke Air Force Base Monday. During an all call, Welsh offered time for questions and answers. More than 1,000 Luke Air Force Base Airmen attended the all call Monday morning.   Senior Airman Devante Williams Welsh…

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NVG inspection

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Senior Airman Devante Williams Senior Airman Jose Ochoa, 56th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, does a 180-day inspection on night-vision goggles at Luke Air Force Base. NVGs are mainly used by pilots to perform night flying. Other aircrew flight equipment inspections are for helmets, oxygen masks, parachutes, flotation devices, survival kits, anti-gravitation garments,…

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Emerald Knights go out with bang

Posted June 26, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Engulfing a 100-year old piano in flames would normally be frowned upon, but on this day Airmen encouraged pilots to set it ablaze.

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