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Yoga in the park

Posted December 20, 2017 by

Luke Airmen participated in a mindfulness session put on by Warrior One.

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Legendary pilot inspires new generation of air warriors

Posted December 18, 2017 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

In March of 1967, a flight of F-4 Phantom IIs from the 433rd Tactical Fighter Squadron based out of Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand, flew through clear skies for a bombing run on a steel mill in North Vietnam.

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56th Fighter Wing security forces

Posted December 18, 2017 by

The men and women of the 56th Security Forces Squadron take pride in serving the community. SSgt Chris Copeland speaks about integrity first, maintaining law and order and keeping the community safe.

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Thunderbolts pursue F-16 seat raise initiative

Posted December 18, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Since 1976, the F-16 Fighting Falcon has seen a multitude of maintenance improvements which have enhanced its systems, simplified costs and reduced man hours needed to keep it in the air.

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Medical Group staff observe NDEAM at Luke Elementary School

Posted December 13, 2017 by

Every October Luke Air Force Base in Arizona observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This year Luke had three major points of outreach to the community and a display honoring NDEAM in the Luke AFB library.

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Luke Thunderbolts donate blood for troops

Posted December 11, 2017 by Senior Airman Pedro Mota

The Armed Services Blood Program teamed up with Bryant Fitness Center at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., staff to facilitate blood donations within the Thunderbolt community for overseas troops in need Dec. 7.

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United Fantasy Flight

Posted December 8, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams Children from Luke Air Force Base sing a Christmas song while being entertained by volunteers during the United Fantasy Flight at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix Ariz., Dec. 1, 2017. Dozens of children from around Phoenix received shoes, sweatshirts, blankets, toys, books and a…

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Holiday Magic 2017

Posted December 6, 2017 by

Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., celebrated this holiday season with cookie decorating, carriage rides, snow, Santa and many more activities!

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Luke’s newest AMU supports F-35 program

Posted December 4, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Since the arrival of the first F-35A Lightning II to the 63rd Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., earlier this year, maintainers, crew chiefs and other respective maintenance positions have been steadily working to continue developing Airmen toward building the future of Airpower.

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Trojan workout

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Thunderbolts gathered at the base of the Troy Gilbert Memorial Bridge to perform an intense workout to commemorate the life of a fallen hero, Maj. Troy Gilbert, Nov. 27, 2017.

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