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Air Force history preserved at Luke

Posted April 24, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.

In a small office in Bldg. 461, Richard Griset works on finishing up his latest, annual inventory of artifacts kept at Luke.

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In Brief

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Flightline feast The 56th Fighter Wing Chapel is featuring the Winter Flightline Feast at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 7 behind Hangar 914. The menu includes roast beef, mashed potatoes, scalloped corn, potato and cheese soup, dinner rolls, salad, fruit, dessert and beverages. The meal is free and open to all. Annual Awards Banquet The Luke Air…

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Luke Education Center

Posted May 14, 2018 by

Did you know that Active Duty members are eligible for up to $4500 in Tuition Assistance each year? Or that children of Active Duty members in Arizona are eligible for a scholarship to help cover the cost of private school? Learn more about some of the education benefits in this video and then head to…

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Going the extra mile

Posted August 18, 2017 by

Airman 1st Class Wyatt Weaver, 56th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeyman, poses for a portrait at White Tank Mountain Regional Park in Buckeye, Ariz., July 28, 2017. Running approximately 35 miles a week, Weaver is currently training for the 21st Air Force Marathon held Sept. 16, 2017, at Wright Patterson Air Force Base,…

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Luke Strengthens Partnership with Local Law Enforcement

Posted January 12, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Police Department representatives from the cities of El Mirage, Peoria and Surprise pose for a photo with members from the 56th Security Forces Squadron after signing the Emergency Vehicle Operators Course Memorandum of Understanding at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 10, 2018. The memorandum allows…

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Team Luke welcomes new commander

Posted August 4, 2016 by by Tech. Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. — Luke Air Force Base Airmen welcomed a new wing commander July 13 when Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard took command of the 56th Fighter Wing from outgoing commander Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus. Leonard, a command pilot with more than 2,900 flying hours, including 576 combat hours, comes to Luke from…

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Brotherhood, service, sacrifice …

Posted July 7, 2017 by

Airman 1st Class Caroline Parks Two brothers born and raised at Luke Air Force Base, assigned to the 310th and 62nd fighter squadrons, tell their story about brotherhood, service and sacrifice. For video story, go to http://www.luke.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1220783/brotherhood-service-sacrifice.

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Newly renovated Community Commons gets its ribbon cutting

Posted October 28, 2016 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Col. David Shoemaker, 56th Fighter Wing vide commander at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., was joined by Arizona Cardinals football players and cheerleaders to cut the ribbon for the Community Commons at building 700 Oct. 25, 2016, in celebration of its grand opening.

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56 EMS AGE Flight

Posted September 12, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Franklin R. Ramos Airman 1st Class Maiah Rambach, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight technician, fastens a bolt on an F-16 Fighting Falcon C-10 air conditioner at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 6, 2018. The AGE Flight maintains aircraft support equipment such as poly alpha olefin…

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Exchange backs holidays with no-fee layaway

Posted September 1, 2016 by Courtesy of AAFES

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Once again, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering fee-free layaway for Airmen, families and retirees who want to get a jump-start on holiday shopping and keep gifts hidden from inquisitive eyes. As of Sept. 1, the Luke Exchange will waive the $3 service fee for items…

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