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Thunderbolt Digital Edition – September 7, 2018

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Welcome to the Luke AFB Thunderbolt Digital Edition! Sept. 2018 marks the 100-year anniversary of the death of Lt. Frank Luke, Jr., for whom Luke AFB is named.

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Fiscal fury: AF I&MS portfolio exceeds 83 percent execution by deadline

Posted September 6, 2018 by by ED SHANNON

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Lackland, Texas — Strong communication and a program to incent budget execution performance helped the Air Force exceed a goal to execute more than 83 percent of its $6.6 billion installation and mission support portfolio by the July 31 deadline. Managed by the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, the record…

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Thunderbolt Digital Edition – August 3, 2018

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Welcome to the Luke AFB Thunderbolt Digital Edition! On our cover this week, we bring you news from the 56th Maintenance Group here at Luke. Members of the Group have been hard at work implementing changes in weapons load training processes.

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Thunderbolt Digital Edition – July 6, 2018

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Luke AFB Thunderbolt – Base Newspaper for Luke AFB, serving the West Valley region of Phoenix, AZ http://online.flipbuilder.com/vzwd/hycf/ Welcome to the Luke AFB Thunderbolt Facebook page! It’s a summer season of change in Fighter Country, as Brig. Gen. Todd Canterbury assumes command of the 56th Fighter Wing from Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard. This will be…

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New contract requires action by GTCC users

Posted July 6, 2018 by emmauribe

Citibank has been awarded the Smart Pay 3 contract, which means that Citi will continue to provide support as the vendor to the Government Travel Charge Card program. With the new contract, all Air Force cardholders will be issued a new GTCC and will receive the new cards in the August – October timeframe. To…

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Ammo Airmen prepare for first-ever munitions competition

Posted July 6, 2018 by Story and photos by Senior Airman RIDGE SHAN

Members of the 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions flight formed a team to compete in the first-ever Air Force Combat Munitions competition, which took place June 11-14 at Beale Air Force Base, California. The competition challenged seven teams of ammo maintainers from bases around the world to compete in various tasks that simulated the range…

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COMMISSARY FAST FACTS

Posted July 6, 2018 by

‘Your Everyday Savings!’ Commissary prices on hundreds of popular items are now even lower and easier to spot with the Defense Commissary Agency’s new “YES!” program. Short for “Your Everyday Savings,” the YES! program helps make stateside commissaries more competitive with grocers outside the gate who often lower prices on certain goods to entice consumers…

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Thunderbolt Digital Edition June 1, 2018
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Thunderbolt Digital Edition June 1, 2018

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Welcome to the Luke AFB Thunderbolt Digital Edition! Check out the beautiful mural and the talented group of artists gracing this month’s front page.

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Thunderbolt Digital Edition – May 4, 2018

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Welcome to the Luke AFB Thunderbolt Digital Edition! If you’re looking for news and information serving “Fighter Country” in the West Valley region of Phoenix, you’ve come to the right place!

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LRS wins ‘Roadeo’ fuel truck competition

Posted May 4, 2018 by by Senior Airman RIDGE SHAN

A team of 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management Airmen won the 2018 Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants “Roadeo” competition hosted at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, April 8 and 9. The competition pitted teams of POL Airmen from Luke AFB, Davis-Monthan AFB and Nellis AFB against each other in a series of challenges related to…

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