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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Leala Marquez Local

Emerald Knight’s shine restored

After closing its doors more than three years ago, the 308th Fighter Squadron, also known as at the Emerald Knights, was reactivated at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., in November 2018.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Franklin R. Ramos Local

Hope fills the heart

Hope can come in many forms, and for the children who visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., for the “Day of Hope,” Dec. 21, 2018, hope came from the Airmen of the 56th Fighter Wing.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Leala Marquez Local

Defenders partner with local law enforcement for annual Shop with a Cop

In a celebration of holiday spirit, members of the 56th Security Forces Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., helped children from low-income families pick out toys during the annual Glendale Shop with a Cop charity event, Dec. 15, 2018, at Glendale, Ariz.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Franklin R. Ramos Salutes & Awards

Luke AFB recognizes 12 honor guardsmen

Members from the Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Honor Guard were Awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal during an Honor Guard recognition breakfast ceremony Dec. 12, 2018.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Local

Air Force Surgeon General visits 56th Fighter Wing Medical Group

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, paid a visit to Luke Air Force Base., Ariz., on Dec. 12, 2018, where she outlined her mission, values and modernization efforts to an enthusiastic group of Airmen.


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Thunderbolt 2018 in Photos

Posted  January 4, 2019

Thunderbolts, trainers kick off New Year’s wellness challenge Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Sherri Biringer, 56th Force Support Squadron fitness specialist supervisor, takes the body measurements Jan. 8, 2018, of retired Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gary Sadler, a participant in the “New Year, New You” weight loss challenge, at the Bryant Fitness Center. The purpose…

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In Brief

Posted  January 4, 2019

Exchange holiday returns The Luke Air Force Base Exchange is extending its return policy for items purchased between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24. The standard policy allows returns from 15 to 90 days after purchase with a sales receipt or on-line order confirmation, depending on the item. The holiday return policy extends these terms through…

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Salutes & Awards

ALS graduates 36

Posted  January 4, 2019

The 56th Fighter Wing Airman Leadership School graduated 35 senior airmen and one staff sergeant Dec. 13, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base: The award winners are: John L. Levitow Award: Ridge Shan, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Distinguished graduates: Enrique Marquez, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron; Korwin Nelson, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron; and Malachi Speller,…

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Salutes & Awards

Base recognizes honor guardsmen

Posted  January 4, 2019

Members from the Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard were awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal Dec. 12, 2018, during an honor guard recognition breakfast ceremony. Twelve Airmen were recognized for completing a one-year commitment to the honor guard team. “These 12 guardsmen have collectively supported more than 1,000 military funerals and ceremonies, and served…

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2018 In Photos

Posted  January 4, 2019

2018 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II, A-10C Thunderbolt II, P-51 Mustang, F-16 Fighting Falcon, and P-40 Warhawk fly in formation March 4, 2018, during the annual Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. During the course, aircrews practice ground…

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