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Commissary grand reopening

Posted November 9, 2012 by Airman 1st Class DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Luke Air Force Base celebrated the grand re-opening of the commissary Nov. 1. The event featured live entertainment, special giveaways, and many other activities to keep the attendees entertained.

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62nd FS, family help feed homeless

Posted December 21, 2012 by Airman 1st Class GRACE LEE

While many people may have been preparing for the holidays, 20 Airmen and family members from the 62nd Fighter Squadron helped feed the homeless Dec. 19 and 20 at the André House of Hospitality in Phoenix. “Since it was the holiday season, I thought it would be nice to find a local soup kitchen in…

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Local Briefs March 8, 2013

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LOSC raffle The Luke Officers Spouses Club will be hosting a Bunny Basket Raffle at 11 a.m. March 19 at Club Five Six. For more information or to RSVP, email lukeOSCReservations@gmail.com or respond to the e-vite. Book club Join others in a discussion of books about deadly women at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Luke…

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Street Beat – April 5, 2013

Posted April 5, 2013 by Senior Airman Christopher VonHatten,

The 56th Security Force Squadron handled the following incidents March 22 through 28: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 16 moving and eight nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents March 27: Security forces responded to a minor vehicle accident in the exchange parking garage. There were no injuries. March 27: Security forces responded to a minor vehicle…

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AF club membership comes with perks

Posted May 31, 2013 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Luke Air Force Base’s Club Five Six invites all service members, civilians and foreign military to sign up for Air Force Club membership. Becoming a club member brings with it membership benefits, including “club” and “card” benefits. “You won’t find a place to hold an event that costs less,” said Charles Aubrey, 56th Force Support…

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England tour provides total force initiative for 944th LRS

Posted July 26, 2013 by Staff Sgt. JOSHUA NASON

The 944th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels section traveled across the Atlantic July 15 for its annual tour at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England.

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Monsoon brings it! Dust, rain, light show

Posted September 6, 2013 by Staff Sgt. C.J. HATCH

Staff Sgt.C.J. HATCH Lightning strikes over the White Tank Mountains Aug. 26 during a thunderstorm as seen from the end of the runway. Residents of Luke Air Force Base and the surrounding area were treated to nature’s light show, high winds and heavy rain. The blue skies quickly turn to a steel gray, the wind…

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Newly painted tail flash celebrates 20 years of partnership between Luke, RSAF

Posted November 1, 2013 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

It’s brightly painted in red and white and definitely one of a kind.

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Air Force skydiving team jumps into Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

Posted January 17, 2014 by Senior Airman Grace Lee

Imagine freefalling several thousand feet from the air, feeling the rush of adrenaline kicking in before deploying your parachute, then sailing for a few minutes before landing into a stadium filled with several thousand cheering fans.

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Luke, 56th FW history traces back to ‘40s

Posted March 11, 2014 by RICK GRISET

Luke Air Force Base and the 56th Fighter Wing have long and meaningful histories. They both began back in the ‘40s playing major roles in World War II. They both continue to offer important contributions to the military might of the nation. In 1940, President Franklin Roosevelt ordered the annual production of 12,000 military pilots….

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