0
comments
Local

56th SFS, local units host Police Week

Posted May 17, 2013 by

Glendale special weapons and tactics (SWAT), Phoenix police department, Silent Witness, Office of Special Investigations (OSI), Luke Air Force Base K-9 units, and local Luke police set up their information booths May 13 at Luke Air Force Base all line up for the opening day of the nationwide Police Week event.   Senior Airman Brandon…

Full Story »

0
comments
Local

Desert Diary: 607th ACS Airmen deploy downrange

Posted July 12, 2013 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

In the middle of the desert, sand flies around in a fury, whipped up by strong winds. Rain begins to pour down from the sky. Battling the storm, an Airman treks through the mud to connect networking cables to a server communications base. Donning goggles and gloves, the Airman works to restore a weather tracking…

Full Story »

T-20130621-DSC_7188
0
comments
Local

Tombstone – town too tough to die

Posted August 16, 2013 by Staff Sgt. NESTOR CRUZ

Steely-eyed gunslingers, the rumble of galloping hooves and the sweet chill of sarsaparilla on a hot Arizona day may sound like items from a western movie but in Tombstone, these elements are still as alive as they were in the late 1800s.

Full Story »

Refocus-Graphic
0
comments
Local

Attention Thunderbolts: There’s a new focus in town

Posted October 11, 2013 by Tech. Sgt. MARQUIA GILES

Luke has initiated a new force – Team Re-Focus. This is not your ordinary professional development group. With our slogan of “Keepin’ it real!” and combined with the back to basics campaign approach, Team Re-Focus is a group of motivated NCOs armed with the drive and knowledge to realign the effectiveness of our NCO core…

Full Story »

0
comments
Local

Justice Report

Posted December 13, 2013 by 56th Fighter Wing Legal Office

The following is a list of justice and administrative actions issued at Luke Air Force Base in November: 56th Maintenance Group Articles 15 • A staff sergeant received an Article 15 for damaging government property. The member received a suspended reduction to E-4, forfeiture of $300 pay per month for two months and a reprimand….

Full Story »

Pg-1-bottom-Photo-illustration-by-Senior-Airman-Jason-Colbert
0
comments
Local

Water tower welcomes all to Fighter Country

Posted February 21, 2014 by Senior Airman JASON COLBERT

Driving down Litchfield Road in front of Luke Air Force Base, one can’t help but see three things: F-16 Fighting Falcons, the Maj. Troy Gilbert Memorial Bridge and the “Fighter Country” water tower. One of these things has been part of the base’s history longer than the others combined. The water tower, managed by the…

Full Story »

Senior Airman 
MARCY COPELAND
0
comments
Local

Thunderbolts take on Viking Challenge

Posted April 11, 2014 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Senior AirmanMARCY COPELAND Senior Master Sgt. Leroy Ridgel, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron acting chief, runs with the American flag April 4 during the Viking Challenge at Luke Air Force Base. Part of Team America, Ridgel, along with nine others of his team, completed the 10-hour long relay marathon to raise money for the Enlisted Scholarship…

Full Story »

0
comments
Local

News Briefs June 13, 2014

Posted June 13, 2014 by

Free hangar concert Country-music artists Jerrod Niemann, The Swon Brothers and Laura Walsh will perform at “A Salute to the Troops,” concert 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday in Hangar 999. Admission is free and the event is open to all ID card holders and their families. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Shuttle…

Full Story »

0
comments
Local

News Briefs August 8, 2014

Posted August 8, 2014 by

Base-wide exercise The 56th Fighter Wing will conduct an active-shooter exercise Aug. 15. The exercise will include military and local, county and state law enforcement, and fire departments. On and off-base residents should expect traffic disruptions, gate closures or delays, and interruptions of customer service operations. Expect to see simulated explosions, smoke, role players depicting…

Full Story »

Pg 4 photo
0
comments
Local

AGE Flight reaps benefits of AFSO21

Posted April 13, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Corbin Simmons

56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight recently took a closer look at the periodic inspection process with the use of Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century tools and lean principles.

Full Story »


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin