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T-bolt fights fire with ‘girl power’

Posted November 21, 2014 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Staff Sgt.LUTHER MITCHELL Jr. Senior Airman Ashley Eisenbarth, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Emergency Services operator and driver, poses Nov. 12 outside of Luke’s Fire Station 1. Eisenbarth is the only female firefighter stationed at Luke. Her supervisor describes her as a sparkplug that is willing to go the extra mile and always gets the…

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Biosphere 2: Scientific marvel on eco systems

Posted February 13, 2015 by 2nd Lt. Tanya Wren

This weekend, I had an adventure involving traversing a desert, Caribbean ocean and a tropical rainforest.

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Painted sky

Posted April 17, 2015 by

Tech. Sgt. Timothy Boyer The sun sets April 5 over Luke Air Force Base. According to experts, sunlight takes a much longer path through the atmosphere during sunset than during the middle of the day. More violet and blue light is scattered out of the beam along the way, so the light that reaches the…

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Flight med enables pilot training

Posted June 5, 2015 by Staff Sgt. TIMOTHY BOYER

An Army unit downrange is under attack. As they do their best to fend off the enemy, they call for an air strike. Minutes later the glorious sound of U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons roars like thunder overhead as the superior accuracy of their weapon systems push the enemy back saving the lives of the trapped service members. This is one of the reasons the 56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Flight Medicine Clinic does what they do.

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News Briefs July 24, 2015

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School bus schedule change Effective Aug. 5, Dysart Luke High School students who ride the school bus will be picked up on base at 6:21 a.m. at Lightning Gate for the remainder of the school year. This decision was made by the Dysart School District. There will be no changes to the schedule. Students should…

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Luke exchange rolls out new prices for children’s wear

Posted April 27, 2012 by Courtesy of AAFES

A recent North Dakota State University study found that the average American household spends about 3.8 percent of their income on clothes. With children consistently growing out of shirts, pants and dresses or wanting the latest and greatest brands, keeping the kids attired can prove an expensive endeavor. Fortunately, the Army & Air Force Exchange…

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Going green

Posted June 8, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

Kumchu Leno, 56th Force Support Squadron short order cook, chops lettuce at Club Five Six. The club offers a variety of meals daily for lunch, from hamburgers to chicken strips, a salad bar and buffet.

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Dogged determination wins training day

Posted August 17, 2012 by Payson Roundup and 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

While police have long relied on dogs to sniff out drugs, the military’s embrace of dogs trained to detect bombs is saving lives on the frontline. K-9 officers from all across the region got a chance to see those furry heroes in action at a series of training events last month in Payson, Ariz.....

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Success guru shares secret to peak performance

Posted October 5, 2012 by by STEPHEN DELGADO

We are familiar with stories of people who overcame what seemed like impossible odds and made it to the top.

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Exchange spreads holiday cheer with industry-leading return policy

Posted November 16, 2012 by AAFES

Nearly 20 percent of Americans will return at least one holiday gift item this holiday season, according to Lavi Industries, a provider of public guidance. To take the stress and confusion out of the return process, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has extended the terms of its hassle-free return policy for the holidays….

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