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‘Fatal Left Turn’ car, motorcycle safety

Posted June 8, 2018 by

Luke AFB is kicking off it’s summer safety series with motorcycle safety. With the beautiful weather, riders are getting out more so make sure to look out for them on the road. Be safe and happy riding!

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56th LRS Individual Protect Equipment Journeymen ensure an efficient deployment line

Posted June 6, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Airman 1st Class Jasmyn Marshall, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron Individual Protection Equipment journeyman, rehearses a deployment equipment distribution scenario with Staff Sgt. Hannah Hendry, 56th LRS IPE supervisor, June 4, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Practicing pre-deployment processes helps ensure a fast and efficient…

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Luke family’s blind son awarded service dog

Posted June 1, 2018 by Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. CLINTON ATKINS

A Luke family was recently awarded a service dog from a local nonprofit organization for their 4-year-old son, Hunter, who was born with optic nerve hypoplasia. The condition results in blindness due to the underdevelopment of the optic nerves. Hunter is able see colors, but much of the world around him remains a mystery, according…

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Luke AFB ADAPT clinic Knowing alcohol limits can save self, others

Posted June 1, 2018 by by Senior Airman MALACHI SPELLER

What is your awareness of alcohol? Are you one of the 17.6 million people who suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence or engage in risky, binge-drinking patterns?” According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, that’s the number of citizens in the United States who experience those concerns. But it doesn’t have to…

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Chaplain’s thoughts …No “Sirs” allowed: Observation from the Table

Posted June 1, 2018 by

There is something altogether refreshing about our military culture where the words “sir” and “ma’am” are firmly ingrained in our vocabulary. I’m a bit old school, and I was born and raised in the South where these terms were drilled into my speech pattern from an early age; so these words are comfortable and pleasant…

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STREET BEAT

Posted June 1, 2018 by

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents April 23 through May 20 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets SFS issued traffic citations for 54 moving violations and 25 nonmoving violations. Traffic accidents April 23: SFS responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at Bldg. 461. A driver struck a parked vehicle…

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425th Fighter Squadron celebrates 25 years at Luke

Posted May 30, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham

The 425th Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., celebrated 25 years of United States Air Force and Republic of Singapore Air Force partnership with a parade ceremony May 22.

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Luke Airmen commemorate fallen Thunderbird pilot with 4K run

Posted May 30, 2018 by

  Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Participants of the Thunderbird 4-kilometer memorial run gather for an invocation May 24, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Fallen Thunderbird pilot, Maj. Stephen Del Bagno, was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed during a routine aerial demonstration training flight. The length of…

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56th LRS receives supplies, strengthens partnership with RAAF Airmen

Posted May 30, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham An Australian C-17 Globemaster III taxis at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., May 23, 2018. The C-17 arrived with cargo for the Royal Australian Air Force Airmen training with the 61st Fighter Squadron. The 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., supported the Royal…

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Team Luke runs for Air Force Assistance Fund

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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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