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Luke commemorates women’s accomplishments

This year, the Women’s History Month committee at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., has scheduled an array of events throughout March to show admiration for these heroine’s role in history, past and present.

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AF upgrades to Windows 10

In accordance with the Department of Defense mandate, the Air Force must complete the Microsoft Windows 10 migration by March 31, 2018. Any operating system not upgraded by the deadline will be denied access to the network.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Health & Safety

Luke medic administers life-saving aid after car crash

On Jan. 16, 2018, Staff Sgt. Geoffrey Rigby, 56th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy technician at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., was sitting in his truck at the intersection of Dysart Ave. and Indian School Rd. in Glendale, Ariz., waiting on a red light.

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Luke hosts Haboob Havoc 2018

The 2018 fighter pilot competition known as Haboob Havoc was hosted by Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 29-Feb. 2. The competition was held for pilots to hone their skills in aerial combat, build camaraderie and revitalize fighter pilot culture.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Salutes & Awards

Dedicated crew chiefs: A step above the rest

From the early days of Charles Edward Taylor, a vital contributor to the building and maintaining of the first aircraft engine, to the approximately 100,000 maintainers who ensure air superiority today, crew chiefs work to keep aircraft flying and mission-ready.


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2017 in Photos: April

Posted  January 5, 2018

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Hensley A Thunderbolt takes a shot against an Arizona Coyotes player after the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new hockey rink April 13, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The rink is located adjacent to the base pool and Community Commons.

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2017 in Photos: May

Posted  January 5, 2018

Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Scott Severn, 2017 Paralympian competitor, prepares to throw the shotput May 10, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base. Severn is a three-time Paralympic competitor and a two-time Paralympic medalist in the shotput.

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2017 in Photos: June

Posted  January 5, 2018

Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Airmen assigned to the 56th Component Maintenance Squadron prepare an F-16 Fighting Falcon canopy for transport June 26, 2017, at Luke Air Force Base. Canopy removal on fighter jets is routine safety maintenance.

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2017 in Photos: July

Posted  January 5, 2018

Staff Sgt. Jensen StidhamStaff Sgt. Jeffery Knelange, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team leader, rests July 21, 2017, during EOD training at Florence Military Reservation in Florence Ariz. Four teams spent the day disarming simulated explosive devices and practicing situational awareness throughout the training compound in nearly 100-degree temperatures.

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2017 in Photos: August

Posted  January 5, 2018

Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel Team Luke Airmen competed in the Luke Air Force Base Triathlon Aug. 19, 2017, at Luke. Approximately 70 people participated, which included a 400-meter swim, 13-mile bike ride and 3.1-mile run to cross the finish line.

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