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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.

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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.

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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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EOD Airmen train for mission where mistakes are lethal

Posted  December 4, 2015

EOD Airmen train for mission where mistakes are lethal HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — On a windy Utah morning, under a cold, grey sky, an Airman moves his knife blade slowly through loose dirt toward a stick of dynamite with nitroglycerine crystals sweating through the paper casing. The Airman isn’t sweating, but maybe he…

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PEOPLE FIRST December 4, 2015

Posted  December 4, 2015

Food safety tips for holiday season Colder weather is settling in and it’s time for warm cider, pumpkin spice lattes, deep-fried turkeys and visits from the relatives this holiday season. Kids love being involved in cooking pies, cookies and other sweet treats, while most of us love to overindulge on all of the fantastic food. With…

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Sneak peek …

Posted  December 4, 2015

Staff Sgt. Marcy Copeland The official lighting of the Luke Air Force Base Christmas tree by Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, (VERIFY) 56th Fighter Wing commander, is today during the Holiday Magic festivities. This photo was taken Nov. 22 when the tree in air park was first decorated and a test on the lights was performed….

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Lightning Leadership course open to all

Posted  December 4, 2015

  Airmen from Luke Air Force Base gathered Nov. 19 to learn about leadership techniques in a professional development program here designed to promote leadership through a series of guided discussions. “Lighting Leadership Gold is about learning and growing together,” said Master Sgt. Ida Bushey, 56th Force Support Squadron career assistance advisor. “It’s designed to…

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Exchange offers ‘Frisco’ sweepstakes

Posted  December 4, 2015

This holiday season, Exchange shoppers have the chance to win a gift they’ll never forget – an all-expense paid trip for two to San Francisco, California. Through Dec. 24, shoppers can enter to win airline tickets, two nights in a local hotel, a meal allowance and spending money for their trip as part of the…

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