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ALS graduates 46 from class 18-2

Posted March 2, 2018 by

The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School graduated 45 senior airmen and one staff sergeant Feb. 8 from class 18-2. The award winners are: John L. Levitow Award: Seth Klem, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Distinguished graduates: Michael Walker, 310th Fighter Squadron; Staff Sgt. Andrew Zeier, 56th Security Forces Squadron; Maximilian Wyckoff and Adrian Sahagun, 56th…

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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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Thunderbolt receives Air Force award for Small Business outreach

Posted May 31, 2017 by Tech Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.

The Air Force Small Business Program awarded Mary Peetz from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., the 2016 Small Business Specialist Award for her excellent work advocating small businesses for the war fighter.

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Luke hosts Tuskegee 75th anniversary

Posted April 7, 2016 by Story and photo by Tech Sgt. LOUIS VEGA Jr.

A ceremony honoring 75 years of the Tuskegee Airmen experience and the great heritage of the “Red Tail” warriors from the 302nd Fighter Squadron took place March 24 during the Third Annual Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day at Luke Air Force Base. The commemorative ceremony, held at the Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Air Park, highlighted the incredible…

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ACC Awards honor Arizona’s top in-house attorneys

Posted January 29, 2016 by

Jan. 14, before a sold-out crowd at The Camby/Autograph Collection Hotel (formerly the Ritz-Carlton), Az Business magazine recognized the important and vital role that in-house counsel plays in the success of a business with the Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards. The 56th Fighter Wing Legal Office received the following award: In-House Legal Department of the Year…

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AETC announces awards

Posted December 1, 2017 by

The following units and individual received Air Education and Training Command annual awards: Flying training Fighter category: 61st Fighter Squadron Top Maintenance Group Gray Jet Division: 54th Fighter Group Top Operations Group Gray Jet Division: 56th Operations Group Top Gray Jet Wing (fighters): 56th Fighter Wing Financial management Financial Analysis Office: 56th Comptroller Squadron Wing…

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AETC announces 2016 winners

Posted April 7, 2017 by

The following individuals received Air Education and Training Command annual awards: Lt. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault Award Maj. Aaron Cavazos, 61st Fighter Squadron Media New videographer: Airman 1st Class Heidi Goodsell,56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Short-form production: Master Sgt. Michael Jackson, 56th FW/PA Video spot: Airman 1st Class Heidi Goodsell, 56th FW/PA Intelligence, Surveillance and…

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Solemn duty …

Posted March 3, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Grace Lee

Staff Sgt. Grace Lee Airman Pedro Mota, 56th Fighter Wing Honor Guard, folds the American flag Feb. 12 during a retirement ceremony at Luke Air Force Base. Luke Honor Guard personnel train for funerals, color guards, flag raisings, sword cordons and more.

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ALS graduates 36

Posted January 4, 2019 by

The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School graduated 35 senior airmen and one staff sergeant Dec. 13, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base: The award winners are: John L. Levitow Award: Ridge Shan, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Distinguished graduates: Enrique Marquez, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron; Korwin Nelson, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron; and Malachi Speller,…

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