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FTAC holds professional enhancement course for Airmen

Airmen at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., now have an opportunity to participate in an Airman Professional Enhancement Course to develop their leadership, as well as followership skills.

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National Police Week honors defenders

Personnel from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., local police departments and members of the community came together to recognize the service and sacrifice of law enforcement personnel May 15 through 19 during National Police Week.

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First term airmen courses receive curriculum overhaul

The Air Force has rolled out a new First Term Airmen Course dedicated to developing Airmen as next-generation leaders. 

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Senior leaders discuss US space posture

On May 17, 2017, Air Force senior leaders testified before the Senate Armed Service Committee Strategic Forces subcommittee on military space, organization, policy and programs. 

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Paralympic Military athletes train at Luke for Desert Challenge Games

Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., hosted U.S. Paralympic Military Program track and field training camp at the Bryant Fitness Center May 9 to May 11 in preparation for the Desert Challenge Games at Arizona State University.


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Commentary

Chaplain’s thoughts …

Posted  May 5, 2017

A great quote and some random thoughts “Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need…

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News

Know before you fly: New drone policy on base

Posted  May 5, 2017

A policy released March 12 restricts the use of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) from flying on or near Luke, with some recreational exceptions. “On base, use of sUASs is permitted from sunrise to sunset on weekends and holidays, at or below 100 feet above ground level, and only within the boundaries of Fowler Park,”…

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Local

Street Beat

Posted  May 5, 2017

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents March 27 through April 30 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets SFS issued citations for 51 moving and eight nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents March 28: SFS responded to a report of a minor two-vehicle accident between a privately owned and a government-owned vehicle. One driver backed…

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U.S. attorney general speaks at Luke

Posted  May 5, 2017

Senior Airman Devante Williams Attorney General of the United States Jefferson Sessions III addresses Airmen April 11 during an all-call held at Club Five Six at Luke Air Force Base. Sessions went into detail about the Service Members Civil Relief Act, the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act, and the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens…

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Encountering crossroads, making choices

Posted  May 5, 2017

An upbringing of physical and emotional abuse, drug filled streets and foster care are what one Luke Thunderbolt encountered that lead to a decision to change his life for the better. Master Sgt. David Hicks, 56th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of standards and evaluations at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., decision to join…

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