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Go north to discover Bearizona

Posted July 18, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann

White Bison roam in an open meadow. Bearizona’s mission is to promote conservation through memorable and educational encounters with North American wildlife in their natural habitat.   Address: Bearizona, 1500 E. Route 66 Williams, Ariz. 86046   The American burro is just one of many animals found at the Bearizona Wildlife Park in Williams. Visitors…

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Luke Exchange shoppers have their say

Posted September 5, 2014 by Army, Air Force Exchange Service

To constantly improve the level of service provided throughout its facilities, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service relies on an ongoing customer satisfaction index for localized, real time snapshots of how successful the organization is at meeting the community’s needs. The survey, which addresses customer service, pricing, sales associate availability, merchandise assortment and other…

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Unaccompanied housing to be upgraded

Posted October 24, 2014 by Airman 1st Class JAMES HENSLEY

Funds have arrived from Air Education and Training Command for unaccompanied housing to use to take care of Airmen in the dorms, from reconstruction of dorms to fixing a door knob.

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Cookies on the move

Posted December 12, 2014 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Lisa Sloane, left, wife of Col. Jeremy Sloane, 56th Fighter Wing vice commander, instructs volunteers on how to package cookies during the cookie drive Dec. 4. The cookie drive is held in early December to bring a little hominess to Airmen living in the dorms since not everyone can go home for the holidays.  …

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News Briefs February 27, 2015

Posted February 27, 2015 by

MDG appointment line upgrade Patients calling the 56th Medical Group at 623-856-2273 Wednesday afternoon to schedule an appointment may reach a busy signal and may have to call back if all booking agents are on the line with other callers. The queue function allowing patients to wait on hold for the next available booking agent…

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Mudder puts cadets in pit

Posted May 1, 2015 by Airman PEDRO MOTA

Luke Air Force Base held its 2nd Annual Luke Tough Mudder Challenge April 17, giving two Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps detachments from Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University a chance to learn about the active-duty Air Force training lifestyle.

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Aussie F-35s rack up 100th sortie

Posted June 19, 2015 by 61st FS

Tucker Williamson Jorge Salazar, Lockheed Martin Maintenance and attending recovery chief, assisted Maj. Matt Olson, 62nd FS assistant director of operations. The Royal Australian Air Force hit the century mark at Luke Air Force Base June 3 as their F-35s notched their 100th sortie. The partner nation is the first of 10 countries beyond the…

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MWDs, pets get ‘cure’ at clinic

Posted August 7, 2015 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Staff Sgt. Dustin Barnes, 56th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handler, holds Wax, 56th SFS MWD, during an examination at the clinic. The primary mission of the veterinary treatment facility at Luke is to care for the military working dogs. Secondarily, they will care for military members’ pets.   Dr. Kenneth Herman, Luke AFB…

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Luke exchange shoppers get connected for less

Posted March 30, 2012 by

The proliferation and popularity of apps on mobile phones continue to grow at an incredible rate. And, according to a recent exchange poll, military members, with their mobile lifestyle, have a higher propensity to use these tools. As a result, their need for the latest in mobile technology is even greater. To meet military consumers’…

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Prime BEEF challenge strengthens Airmen mentally, physically

Posted May 4, 2012 by by Senior Airman Melanie Holochwost

High-quality steaks and hamburgers weren’t involved in the Prime BEEF Challenge April 26 at Luke Air Force Base. Instead, nine teams of 10 Airmen from the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron faced a series of...

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