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Spikes graduate 7 to combat air force

Posted May 31, 2013 by Lt. Col. SHAMSHER MANN

Today America’s newest fighter pilots joined the most lethal combat air force on the planet. Seven officers from class 13-ABC successfully completed the F-16 Fighting Falcon basic course and will celebrate this momentous accomplishment with family, friends, academic instructors and instructor pilots from the 62nd Fighter Squadron. Their training at Luke Air Force Base began…

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Ellen Ochoa: Took all America offered

Posted September 20, 2013 by Airman 1st Class CARLOS SALAS

America has long been thought of by many as a melting pot. People from all over the planet gave up everything to immigrate to the United States. Many took that risk because they saw an opportunity here that their homeland did not provide for them and their descendants. As cliché as it might sound, America…

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756th AMXS handed over

Posted December 20, 2013 by Senior Airman David Owsianka

Lt. Col. Dominick Martin, 756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, passes the guidon to Col. Victor Mora, 56th Maintenance Group commander, Dec. 11 during the 756th AMXS relinquishment of command ceremony at Luke Air Force Base.

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Heroes walk amongst us every day

Posted April 18, 2014 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL

Courtesy photo “The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion.” ~Abraham Lincoln One Airman did just that when he found himself downrange in the thick of war. It was April 2008 and Maj. Scott Smith, 56th Comptroller Squadron commander, had been on Phoenix base in Iraq for almost a…

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Luke salutes new OG commander

Posted August 1, 2014 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Senior AirmanGRACE LEE Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th Fighter Wing commander, passes the 56th Operations Group guidon to Lt. Col. William Bailey, incoming commander, July 25 at Luke Air Force Base. The 56th Operations Group changed leaders July 25 as Col. John Hanna relinquished command to Lt. Col. William Bailey during a change of command…

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Quarterly award winners

Posted May 11, 2012 by anradmin

Airman of the Quarter Airman 1st Class Katherine Vaughn, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs   NCO of the Quarter  Tech. Sgt. Nathanial Kellogg, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron   Senior NCO of the Quarter  Master Sgt. Christine Wagner, 56th Medical Support Squadron   Company Grade Officer of the Quarter  Capt. Todd Zielinski, 56th Training Squadron  …

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Thunderbolt of the Week – July 27, 2012

Posted July 27, 2012 by

Airman 1st Class David Owsianka 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Public Affairs Specialist

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Air Force announces awards

Posted December 14, 2012 by

The following individual received an Air Force award: Secretary of the Air Force Special Achievement Small business: Gabriel McKenna-Groves, 56th Contracting Squadron AETC names 2012 winners The following individuals and units received an Air Education and Training Command award: 56th Force Support Squadron Family child care program Golf program Library program 56th Contracting Squadron Installation…

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THUNDERBOLT OF THE WEEK

Posted April 12, 2013 by

Staff Sgt. Vanessa Dickerson 56th Contracting Squadron Contract specialist Hometown: Slaton, Texas Years in service: Seven Family: Husband, Steven Education: Have completed a Community College of the Air Force degree in intelligence studies; pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting at the University of Maryland University College Previous assignments: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Kunsan Air Base,…

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Thunderbolt of the Week

Posted July 19, 2013 by timchisham

Airman 1st Class Nathaniel Gladney 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Assistant dedicated crew chief Hometown: San Antonio Years in service: Two Family: Wife, Laura; and daughter, Kairi Education: Pursuing a Community College of the Air Force degree Previous assignments: Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas Inspirations: My wife and daughter. They make me want to be a…

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