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People First

Posted June 2, 2017 by

Editor’s Note: The “People First” section is compiled from information from the Air Force Personnel Center, TRICARE, 56th Force Support Squadron, Airman and Family Readiness Flight, Veterans Affairs, the civilian personnel office and armed forces news services. For the complete story, go to the web address listed at the end of the story. Mental health…

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Street Beat

Posted June 2, 2017 by Courtesy of Staff Sgt. Gabriel Solazzo, 56th SFS

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents that occurred April 24 through May 28 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets SFS issued citations for 63 moving violations and eight nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents May 1: SFS responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident at Bldg. 1515. An individual backed a vehicle out…

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Justice Report

Posted June 2, 2017 by Courtesy of the 56th Fighter Wing Legal Office

The following is a list of administrative actions issued in March and April at Luke Air Force Base: 56th Maintenance Group Articles 15 • A staff sergeant received nonjudicial punishment for failing to follow a technical order. The individual received a reduction in rank to senior airman, forfeiture of $400 pay, suspended, 30 days extra…

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A taste of Asia

Posted June 2, 2017 by

Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan Volunteers from the Luke Air Force Base Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Group prepare desserts for a Taste of Asia lunch event May 2 at the Luke Air Force Base Chapel. The Taste of Asia lunch kicked off Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage month in the month of May for…

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Norway’s fifth F-35 Lightning II touches down at Luke

Posted May 31, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel For the first time May 25, 2017 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. With nine countries involved in its development (United States, United Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, Turkey, Canada, Denmark, Norway and Australia), the F-35 represents a new model of international cooperation, ensuring U.S. and Coalition partner…

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FTAC holds professional enhancement course for Airmen

Posted May 24, 2017 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Airmen at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., now have an opportunity to participate in an Airman Professional Enhancement Course to develop their leadership, as well as followership skills.

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Silver Wings Pool opening Memorial Day

Posted May 24, 2017 by Senior Airman James Hensley

With temperatures on the rise, the Silver Wings Pool at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., is scheduled to open May 29, 2017 at 6 a.m. The pool will remain open throughout the summer until Labor Day. “Anyone who has access to the base can use the pool,” said Sam Harvey, 56th Force Support Squadron Outdoor…

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National Police Week honors defenders

Posted May 23, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Personnel from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., local police departments and members of the community came together to recognize the service and sacrifice of law enforcement personnel May 15 through 19 during National Police Week.

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Australian Air Chief visits Luke

Posted May 19, 2017 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams Air Marshal Gavin Davies, Royal Australian Air Force chief, and Lt. Col. Michael Gette, 61st Fighter Squadron commander, enter the 61st Fighter Squadron May 17, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Davies visited Luke to learn about ongoing and future activities regarding F-35 pilot training and…

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Luke leads children in Summer Reading Program

Posted May 12, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel The library at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., is hosting its annual Summer Reading Program from June 14 to July 19 with this year’s Department of Defense theme, “Reading by Design”. Sign-ups for the program will take place at the Luke AFB Library beginning May 17,…

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