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In Brief

Posted July 6, 2018 by

Thrift Shop and Airman’s Attic The Thrift Shop will be open for the summer. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for sales and 9 a.m. to noon for consignments and donations Wednesday and Friday. An after-hours donation bin is available. The shop is also open the third Saturday of the month in conjunction with…

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One-year achievement medal …

Posted July 6, 2018 by

Airmen 1st Class Aspen Reid Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard graduates pose for a photo June 13 after receiving achievement medals for serving in the honor guard for one-year.

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STREET BEAT

Posted July 6, 2018 by

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents May 21 through June 24 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets SFS issued traffic citations for 52 moving violations and 25 nonmoving violations. Traffic accidents May 21: SFS responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at Bldg. 586. A driver struck another vehicle while…

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Ribbon cut on expanded flightline kitchen

Posted June 25, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Senior Airman Brianna Finley, 56th Force Support Squadron food service journeyman, narrates the ribbon cutting ceremony for the flight kitchen expansion at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., June 14, 2018. The expansion provides an enclosed, air-conditioned area of what used to be an outdoor patio, where maintainers…

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General Canterbury takes command of 56th FW

Posted June 22, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider

Luke Air Force Base in Arizona welcomed its new wing commander June 20, as Brig. Gen. Todd Canterbury assumed command of the 56th Fighter Wing from Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard.

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‘Day of Hope’ inspires Airmen to mentor children in need

Posted June 15, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Luther Mitchell Ryan Witt, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services engineer, shows equipment on Engine 364 to the children of Childhelp at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., June 12, 2018. Children spent time touring Fire Station 361’s living quarters, equipment and vehicles. Airmen gathered outside of the…

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Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard’s final flight

Posted June 13, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard, 56th Fighter Wing commander, smiles as he sees his family waiting for him after his final sortie as commander at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., June 8, 2018. A pilot’s final flight at an assignment is an occasion steeped in tradition and celebration….

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56th MXG frees up time for leaders to connect with Airmen

Posted June 11, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Clinton Atkins

The 56th Maintenance Group at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., implemented a trial run of what they’re calling a “Gemba” event June 5-7, which allows leaders more time to connect with Airmen in the work centers and on the flightline.

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Luke Air Force Base Hensman Dining Facility

Posted June 11, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider Airman 1st Class Kurt Yearwood, a 56th Force Support Squadron food service apprentice, searches through different spices as he prepares a freshly cooked dinner at the Hensman Dining Facility June 7, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The Hensman Dining Facility provides a variety of…

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Luke ammo Airmen prepare for first ever combat munitions competition

Posted June 11, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Members of the 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions flight at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., have formed a team to compete in the first ever Air Force Combat Munitions competition, taking place June 11-14, 2018, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif.

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