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Posted March 2, 2018 by

45th AFAF for Airmen by Airmen Contributions to the Air Force Assistance Fund will lend critical support to fellow Airmen and their families with emergency needs, educational assistance and family support. AFAF also provides comfort and dignity to Air Force widows and widowers. The campaign is March 26 through May 6. Look for more information…

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Falcon Dunes celebrates 20 years

Posted March 2, 2018 by by CASEY BROWN

Falcon Dunes Golf Course celebrated its 20th anniversary Jan. 28 with a golf tournament The winning team of Dennis Karr and Chuck Renner had an overall score of 61. Luke Air Force Base did not have a golf course until 1997. Gary Panks designed the Falcon Dunes Golf Course which started out as a water-retention…

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Chaplain’s thoughts …

Posted March 2, 2018 by

Life and the sacred The word sacred is not used much in our American culture. The case could be made that we’ve lost this concept, yet not completely. We understand certain places and things are sacred. Consider Arlington, the tombs of your ancestors or your house of worship. These are considered sacred and are afforded…

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STREET BEAT

Posted March 2, 2018 by Courtesy of Senior Airman Jared Whitaker

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Jan. 21 through Feb. 18 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets SFS issued citations for 69 moving violations and 20 nonmoving violations. Traffic accidents Jan. 23: SFS and firefighters responded to a report of a major vehicle accident at Kachina Gate on Litchfield Road. An individual…

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Grill Masters 2018

Posted February 28, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Chefs square off against each other by preparing meals in the Community Commons kitchen during the 2018 Grill Master competition at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 23, 2018. The Grill Master competition invited teams of two Airmen from units across the base to cook the best…

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Luke tech expo offers peak into the future

Posted February 26, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

The 2018 Luke Tech Expo took place Feb. 22 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., demonstrating mission-centric technology solutions from approximately 20 industry-leading commercial partners for Airmen to exhibit and learn about.

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WWE athlete AJ Styles visits Luke

Posted February 23, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Members from Team Luke pose for a photo before a meet-and-greet event with AJ Styles, World Wrestling Entertainment professional athlete, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 20, 2018. Airmen and other visitors with base access had the opportunity to take photos, receive autographs and interact…

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Airpower pioneer Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager visits Luke

Posted February 16, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Retired Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager sits in his wheelchair while visiting Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 13, 2018. In 1943, the flying ace graduated flight training and received his wings while stationed at Luke. As part of Yeager’s 95th birthday celebration, he participated in telling stories…

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AGE flight implements 32-day training program

Posted February 16, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., implemented a new program to accelerate training for three-level Airmen on the F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-35A Lightning II. Throughout an Airman’s career, on-the-job-training and career development courses are required to progress in career and skill level. These skill levels…

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Team Luke performs firefighter training, maintains readiness

Posted February 9, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel An Airman assigned to the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron puts on an oxygen respirator during structural firefighting training at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2018. Firefighters use hands-on, realistic training scenarios to better prepare them for real-world situations.   Air Force photograph by Airman…

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