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Units unite for end of year close out

Posted September 25, 2017 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Hensley Airman 1st Class Dimitri Pfeifer, 56th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, performs a labor standards interview with Manuel Reyes, Starkweather Roofing Inc. foreman, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Sept. 20, 2017. The labor standards interview was part of a site survey at the Security Forces Squadron rooftop….

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F-16 Maintainer by Day; Firefighter by Night

Posted September 22, 2017 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams Senior Airman Chase Bradovich, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, poses for a portrait Sept. 18, 2017 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Bradovich serves his community as a volunteer firefighter. What does it mean to serve? For Senior Airman Chase Bradovich, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron…

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100 years of ‘mateship’

Posted September 20, 2017 by Senior Airman James Hensley

Luke Air Force Base in Arizona hosts several nations for training in both the F-35A Lightning II and F-16 Fighting Falcon. This year is the 100th year that Australia has been partnered with the United States.

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Thunderbolts contribute to hurricane relief efforts

Posted September 20, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Despite the thousands of miles between Arizona, Texas and Florida – Airmen assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., are directly contributing to the relief efforts of those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Irma. A donation drive is taking place at Luke until Oct. 1 in conjunction with Saint Mary’s…

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ALS first Navy graduate at Luke

Posted September 15, 2017 by

One of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen.David L. Goldfein’s focus area’s is strengthening joint leaders and teams. In order for our Airmen to learn more about our fellow military branches Luke recently graduated our first non-Airman from Airman Leadership School. ET1 Brown won’t be the last either, there are already plans for 2 civilian…

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Luke Airmen remember Sept. 11, 2001

Posted September 13, 2017 by

  Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams Members of the Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard perform a color guard ceremony during the 9/11 Tower Challenge Sept. 8, 2017 at Gila River Area in Glendale, Ariz. The 9/11 Tower Challenge was held to honor first responders who lost their lives during the Sept….

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9/11 remembrance ceremony

Posted September 13, 2017 by

  Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Senior Airman Owen Ricker, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Fighter, poses for a portrait Sept. 11, 2017 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. During Team Luke’s 9/11 remembrance ceremony, Ricker played his ceremonial bagpipes and also participated in a 10-story stair climb in the air…

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In Brief

Posted September 1, 2017 by

Retiree Appreciation Day Retiree Appreciation Day is to acknowledge the service of the veterans in the local metropolitan area, and to inform veterans of the services and activities that are available to them and their dependents. RAD is 8 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 28 at the Naval Operations Support Center, Bldg. 300, at Luke Air…

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Thunderbolt of the week

Posted September 1, 2017 by

Airman 1st Class Jaden Cady 56th Security Forces Squadron — Installation entry controller Cady has been at Luke Air Force Base for 10 months. His favorite part of the job is “having all the tools and knowledge to protect the base from harm.” He likes hiking, swimming and fishing, and hopes to earn his Air…

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Luke Exchange shoppers make difference in QOL support

Posted September 1, 2017 by

Airmen and their families shopping and dining at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores and restaurants generated $517,635 last year for Air Force quality-of-life programs. Over the past 10 years, Exchanges worldwide have provided more than $2.4 billion in dividends to military programs. At Luke Air Force Base, these include the fitness center, outdoor…

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