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

Thunderbolts receive PACE Leadership Impact Award

Two Thunderbolts at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., recently received the 2017 Profession of Arms Center of Excellence Leadership Impact Award for their contributions in shaping Air Force culture by impacting Airmen’s professional growth and development within the 56th Fighter Wing.

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Thunderbolt nation mural highlights Luke’s heritage

“When I first drove onto the base, I noticed the wall and how blank it was,” said Staff Sgt. Brandon Garza, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron logistics planner at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. “That’s when I knew something had to be done.”

Thunderbolt Digital Edition - May 4, 2018 News

Thunderbolt Digital Edition – May 4, 2018

Welcome to the Luke AFB Thunderbolt Digital Edition! If you’re looking for news and information serving “Fighter Country” in the West Valley region of Phoenix, you’ve come to the right place!

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Clinton Atkins Salutes & Awards

AF Honor Guard training team graduates Luke honor guardsmen

An Air Force Honor Guard mobile training team from Joint Base Anacostia Bolling, Washington, D.C., graduated a group of 24 local honor guardsmen at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., April 25, 2018.

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LRS wins ‘Roadeo’ fuel truck competition

A team of 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management Airmen won the 2018 Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants “Roadeo” competition hosted at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, April 8 and 9. The competition pitted teams of POL Airmen from Luke AFB, Davis-Monthan AFB and Nellis AFB against each other in a series of challenges related to…


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T-Bolts reminded to “See Something, Say Something” about suspicious activity

Posted  April 6, 2018

Have you ever been on or near the base and noticed something that just didn’t look right, but didn’t quite know what to do? In an effort to highlight the role that all personnel have in insuring installation security and the importance of reporting vulnerabilities or suspicious activity, Air Force officials are urging all personnel…

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Luke puts past, present, future of airpower on display

Posted  April 6, 2018

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Hensley) A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt demonstrates close air support during Luke Days at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 17, 2018. Luke Days demonstrates the capabilities of modern military and civilian airpower through the display of more than 30 live air and ground demonstrations and…

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Chaplain’s thoughts …

Posted  April 6, 2018

I am constantly amazed at how often faith intersects with other disciplines. Leadership is something I am very passionate about. The first leadership book I ever read talked about laws of leadership. The law that stuck out most to me was the idea of being in process; always seeking growth and moving forward, never being…

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JUSTICE REPORT

Posted  April 6, 2018

The following is a list of administrative actions issued for November and December 2017 and January at Luke Air Force Base: 56th Maintenance Group Courts-martial • A staff sergeant was found guilty of two charges and two specifications in violation of Uniform Code of Military Justice Article 134, procuring acts of prostitution and indecent language….

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STREET BEAT

Posted  April 6, 2018

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Feb. 19 through March 25 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets SFS issued citations for 72 moving violations and five nonmoving violations. Traffic accidents Feb. 21: SFS responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident at South Gate commercial vehicle entry lane. A trailer struck…

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