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Thunderbolt of the Week: October & November

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Oct. 20 Loida Lagang Catholic Religious Education Program manager Lagang goes above and beyond her job requirements by volunteering to serve Airmen in numerous ways. She, along with her team of volunteers, prepare, transport and serve meals to Airmen for the monthly 56th Fighter Wing Chapel’s flightine feast feeding 250 to 300 people. Friday nights…

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Chapel Highlight

Posted January 10, 2018 by

The Chapel provides more for airmen than just a place to gain spiritual strength, but a place to give back to the community that provides so much support for them.

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Women’s Mentoring Panel

Posted April 2, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan A display exhibits excerpts of women’s history at the Women’s Mentoring Panel luncheon Mar. 21, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The panel honored Women’s History Month by allowing accomplished women from Luke to speak about their experiences and share stories of overcoming challenges.   Air…

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Small adjustment …

Posted October 16, 2015 by adriennek

Senior Airman James Hensley Senior Airman Atreyu Key, 56th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy medicine technician, performs a passive range of motions Oct. 6 on Staff Sgt. Heston Cantu, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons armament craftsman, at Luke Air Force Base. The technicians at physical therapy care for approximately 36 patients a day. They work…

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Pronghorn at home on range

Posted December 17, 2015 by Photos by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Photos by Senior Airman Devante Williams A recovery team at the Barry M. Goldwater Range in Arizona secures a Sonoran pronghorn Dec. 10 while marking and veterinary teams process it for relocation during the annual pronghorn capture and release operation at the Barry M. Goldwater Range in Gila Bend. With the help of the 56th…

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Tried, true, take-off ready …

Posted February 25, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.

Staff Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr. Six F-16 Fighting Falcons await instructions prior to launch Tuesday at the end of the runaway at Luke Air Force Base. The 56th Operations Group has operational control and responsibility for all F-16 fighter squadrons here at Luke, including two detachments. The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, officially…

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Postman sets up chapel service

Posted July 30, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by TSgt. Barbara Plante TSgt. Elliot Denny, 944th Fighter Wing, chaplain assistant sets up for a protestant chapel service on June 30, 2016 at Kadena Air Base, Japan. As a Citizen Airman who works as a postman in Tucson, Ariz., he came to the wing over three years ago from active duty…

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Knocking Leukemia out of the park

Posted October 7, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Louis Vega Jr

Through love, hope, and the help of Phoenix Children’s Hospital a Citizen Airman and his family celebrated defeating cancer with a trip to the ballpark.

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STREET BEAT

Posted February 3, 2017 by

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents occurring Jan. 1 through 29 at Luke Air Force Base. Tickets SFS issued citations for 25 moving and 10 nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents Jan. 10: SFS responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at Bldg. 660. There were no injuries. Jan. 11: SFS responded…

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Air Force history preserved at Luke

Posted April 24, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.

In a small office in Bldg. 461, Richard Griset works on finishing up his latest, annual inventory of artifacts kept at Luke.

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