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AFSA represents enlisted

Posted December 1, 2017 by Courtesy of Master Sgt. Christopher Dodd

Air Force Sergeant Association was founded in 1961 by four U.S. Air Force NCOs who recognized the need for an organization to represent the voice of all enlisted personnel to America’s elected and military leaders. Over the past five decades, AFSA has represented its members by advocating for their interests, ensuring the military and veteran…

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Desert destinations: Fort Tuthill

Posted January 5, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Nestled among the towering Ponderosa pine trees of the Coconino National Forest, a cozy campground designed specifically for Airmen and other military service members exists just on the edge of the city of Flagstaff, 145 miles north of Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The Fort Tuthill Military Recreation Area comprises approximately 15 acres of cabins,…

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New pump house supplies fuel directly to flightline

Posted March 26, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Airman Johnny Jackson, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management operator, cuts the ribbon with Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard, 56th Fighter Wing commander, to open the new fuel pump house at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 15, 2018. Leonard and other members of Luke’s command team were…

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Team Luke runs for Air Force Assistance Fund

Posted May 21, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Luke Airmen run down the road during the Air Force Assistance Fund 5-kilometer Fun Run May 11, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The run helped to raise awareness for the AFAF campaign that offers financial assistance to Active Duty and retired Airmen and their families…

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The cactus of Luke AFB

Posted July 30, 2018 by
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Luke’s Propulsion Flight transitions to Holloman AFB

Posted October 5, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Franklin R. Ramos Larry Faulkner, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron Propulsion Flight jet engine technician, looks inside an F-16 Fighting Falcon engine core at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 2, 2018. The propulsion team is in the midst of relocating to Holloman AFB, which will be the future location…

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RAAF prepares F-35s for historic arrival

Posted December 3, 2018 by Staff Sgt Jensen Stidham

The Royal Australian Air Force is preparing to send two F-35A Lightning II’s for their multi-day journey home to RAAF base Williamtown, New South Wales Australia. Two RAAF F-35s, along with a crew of 40 Airmen, are scheduled to start their journey home Dec. 3.

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Mountain Home AFB civic leaders visit Luke

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Senior Airman Armond Conner, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspection journeyman, teaches C.D. Houston, Mountain Home Military Affairs Committee board member, how to detect cracks in a metal plate, Jan. 31, 2019 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The gap between communities and bases closes when…

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Around Luke – LRS reaches out …

Posted October 16, 2015 by Airman Pedro Mota

Airman Pedro Mota Airman 1st Class Julian Nieto, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management craftsman, checks in a hydraulic manifold disk at Luke Air Force Base. The 56th LRS hydraulic shop will become the centralized repair facility for hydraulic parts for Holloman AFB, New Mexico; Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson; and Mountain Home AFB, Idaho.

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Nice ‘n tidy …

Posted December 17, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Luther Mitchell

Staff Sgt. Luther Mitchell Lisa Kraemer, Luke Air Force Base Supply Center customer services specialist, restocks multicam uniforms at Luke Air Force Base. The base supply center offers a wide variety of office products, cleaning supplies, safety equipment, and tools and is operated by Arizona Industries for the Blind.

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