Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook
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Airman takes action, saves three families

Posted August 10, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

It was a hot July day and Tech. Sgt. Michael Cleary, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintainer, noted that it was unusually windy in his hometown. 

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Luke’s Honor Guard awards presentation

Posted June 20, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard, 56th Fighter Wing Commander, gives remarks after presenting Luke’s graduating honor guardsmen with an Air Force Achievement medal June 13, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The ceremony was the culmination of the honor guardsmen’s one-year service to Luke’s Honor Guard…

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ALS graduates 36 from class 18-4

Posted June 1, 2018 by emmauribe

The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School graduated 36 senior airmen May 10 from class 18-4. The award winners are: John L. Levitow Award: Joffrey Matute, 56th Communications Squadron Distinguished graduates: Ryan Sanfilippo, 56th Operations Support Squadron; Brian Smith, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron; and Noah Carpenter, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Commandant’s Award: Ryan Sanfilippo, 56th…

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Wing announces quarterly award winners

Posted June 1, 2018 by

The following individuals and units are base-wide quarterly award winners: Senior Airman: Senior Airman Josie Cornella, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron NCO: Tech. Sgt. Michael Cleary, 56th EMS Senior NCO: Senior Master Sgt. Chaunda Wharton, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron Company grade officer: Capt. Amanda Buttitta, 54th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Field grade officer: Maj. Jeffrey Teel, 56th…

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Park U graduates students from local area

Posted June 1, 2018 by

Park University Luke Air Force Base campus graduated 15 students who live locally May 19 at Club Five Six: Vincent Beckwith, Buckeye; Larry Blunt, Surprise; Nikeva Dominquez, Glendale; Mark Fraser Frye, Chandler; Danielle Hansen, Surprise; Jeffrey Scott Hansen, Surprise; Anthony Hoover, Avondale; Todd Johnson, Surprise; Terry-Anne Maxime, Laveen; Brian Quintana, Buckeye; Donaciano Salinas, Waddell; Gus…

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook
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Thunderbolts receive PACE Leadership Impact Award

Posted May 23, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

Two Thunderbolts at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., recently received the 2017 Profession of Arms Center of Excellence Leadership Impact Award for their contributions in shaping Air Force culture by impacting Airmen’s professional growth and development within the 56th Fighter Wing.

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AF Honor Guard training team graduates Luke honor guardsmen

Posted May 7, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Clinton Atkins

An Air Force Honor Guard mobile training team from Joint Base Anacostia Bolling, Washington, D.C., graduated a group of 24 local honor guardsmen at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., April 25, 2018.

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AETC recognizes Tbolts

Posted May 4, 2018 by

The following individuals and units received Air Education and Training Command Awards: Paralegal Airman: Airman 1st Class Clayton Selman, 56 FW Legal Office Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Nikki Walberg, 56th FW JA Operations, plans and programs NCO: Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Ross, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron Intelligence, surveillance & reconnaissance Unit: 56th Operations Support Squadron NCO:…

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9th AF reveals winners

Posted May 4, 2018 by

The following individual received a 9th Air Force award: NCO: Tech. Sgt. Andrew Sacco, 550th Fighter Squadron

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AF announces awards

Posted May 4, 2018 by

The following individuals and units received Air Force-level awards: Public Affairs Training photo series: Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs New photographer: Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook, 56th FW/PA

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