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Posted September 1, 2016 by emmauribe

9/11 5k race The Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center is featuring a 9/11 5k race at 6 a.m. Sept. 11. For more information, call 623-856-6241. Day for kids The Boys and Girls Clubs Day for Kids is 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at Fowler Park. The free event is for children ages…

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The running man

Posted December 17, 2015 by by Tech. Sgt. KARL CLYMER

I failed a physical training test in February, and then ran every day for 21 days straight to pass another in March. I did it just in time to go to the NCO Academy in April. At the NCOA I made some great friends with classmates. We shared many commonalities such as knowing the Air…

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Not too late to be big loser

Posted January 14, 2016 by Story and photo by Airman 1st Class RIDGE SHAN

The Biggest Loser weight loss competition and fitness program run by the personal trainers of the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center began Jan. 4 at Luke Air Force Base. The 6th annual competition lasts from January until April and offers both a kick start to a healthier lifestyle and prizes for competitors who…

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Sports Shorts February 5, 2016

Posted February 4, 2016 by

Valentine’s Day 5k The 56th Force Support Squadron Bryant Fitness Center is featuring a Valentine’s Day 5k fun run at 7 a.m. Feb. 12 at the 944th Fighter Wing headquarters, Bldg. 988. There will be prizes for the top three male and female finishers. For more information, call 623-856-6241. Horseback riding Outdoor recreation is offering…

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Luke Thunderbolt takes first place at Mr. Olympia 2016

Posted October 31, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

A programs monitor with the 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., received first place at the Mr. Olympia Pro Powerlifting Invitational at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Nevada, Sept. 17, 2016.  

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Are you ready for Thunderbolt Cup 2017?

Posted September 13, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Thunderbolts are scheduled to participate in a two day, multi-event Olympic style competition testing their physical and mental readiness as well as offering a fun time to break away from their daily routines Sept. 28 and 29. Luke is hosting its second annual Thunderbolt Cup featuring numerous competitions and activities for Airmen and their families…

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel
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Luke hosts annual triathlon

Posted August 23, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., held its 11th annual triathlon on Aug. 19, 2017. Airmen of all ranks participated with those in the community in teams and individuals to compete in the event.   Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel A Team Luke triathlon participant swims during the Luke Triathlon at Luke…

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Honor guard Airman pushes past her limits

Posted May 5, 2016 by Story and photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class CHRISTOPHER HURD

WASHINGTON — (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) It’s noon on a Saturday, and Staff Sgt. April Spilde chalks up her hands in the gym at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia, as she waits for her chance to lift during…

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TBolts hit ice in new hockey club

Posted July 7, 2017 by Courtesy of 2nd Lt. Ryan Allen, 56th LRS

The Luke Thunderbolts Hockey Club was launched in February but has already made a name for itself in the Arcadia Summer-C hockey league. With a record of 8-1, the regular season wrapped up last week with the first semifinal game July 6. The club’s first skate was held in late April at Arizona Ice Peoria….

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Sports Shorts June 2016

Posted June 2, 2016 by

Extramural golf season The extramural golf season begins June 9. Squadrons that wish to participate must complete and submit a letter of intent to Jemia Fournier by May 26 at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center. Games will be played at 7 a.m. Thursdays at Falcon Dunes Golf Course. The cost is $17…

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