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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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Green Dot training gives implementers tools to teach

Posted February 9, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Michael X. Beyer Angela Koon, Alteristic Inc., senior Green Dot instructor, briefs Airmen during the 2018 Green Dot refresher course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 5, 2018. The refresher course qualified the Airmen to be effective Green Dot implementers. The 2018 Green Dot Implementer training refresher…

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Luke hosts Haboob Havoc 2018

Posted February 7, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

The 2018 fighter pilot competition known as Haboob Havoc was hosted by Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 29-Feb. 2. The competition was held for pilots to hone their skills in aerial combat, build camaraderie and revitalize fighter pilot culture.

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Chaplain’s thoughts … Airman grateful for wife’s sacrifice

Posted February 2, 2018 by

Last month, my wife and I celebrated our 34th wedding anniversary. “Celebrate” is perhaps an exalted expression, but we did splurge a bit and went out to Olive Garden with our youngest son. Obviously, we know how to throw a celebration. Perhaps it was the passing of another year, or maybe it was just my…

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STREET BEAT

Posted February 2, 2018 by

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Dec. 18, 2017, through Jan. 15 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets SFS issued citations for 86 moving violations and 17 nonmoving violations. Traffic accidents Dec. 18: SFS responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at the parking lot at Bldg. 325. The driver…

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Airmen, Marines compete in physical competition

Posted January 31, 2018 by

  Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Marines are timed while performing an ammo can lift during a combat fitness test challenge at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 26, 2018. The challenge was held between Marines and Airmen to build esprit de corps between the two services. During the CFT, a 30-pound…

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Parent Support Program builds resilient families

Posted January 29, 2018 by Senior Airman

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams Reyna Levert, 56th Medical Operations Squadron Family Advocacy nurse, demonstrates how to correctly swaddle a baby for new parents at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2018. Levert runs the New Parent Support Program designed to help expectant and new parents ease into the transition into…

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Luke F-35 seat modifications expand aviator pool

Posted January 29, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Since October 2015, pilots weighing less than 136 pounds have been restricted from flying the F-35A Lightning II due to concerns of possible neck injuries that could result during ejection seat procedures.

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Desert Destinations: Humphreys Peak

Posted January 29, 2018 by

Humphreys Peak towers over Coconino National Forest located just north of Flagstaff, Ariz. Humphreys Peak is Arizona’s highest landmass with an elevation of 12,633 feet.

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‘Diet Deb’ slims Luke snack bars

Posted January 22, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Deb Robinson, 56th Medical Group dietician, poses for a photo in front of the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit’s snackbar Jan. 18, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base. Robinson, known on base as “Diet Deb,” is running an initiative to change snackbars for units through the 56th Fighter…

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