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Airman takes action, saves three families

It was a hot July day and Tech. Sgt. Michael Cleary, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintainer, noted that it was unusually windy in his hometown. 

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CATM instructors ensure Luke Airmen’s combat readiness

The cacophony of bangs that ring off of insulated walls are a routine sound during weapons qualification classes, which the 56th Security Forces Combat Arms Training and Maintenance flight conducts for more than a thousand Airmen each year.

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Thunderbolt Digital Edition – August 3, 2018

Welcome to the Luke AFB Thunderbolt Digital Edition! On our cover this week, we bring you news from the 56th Maintenance Group here at Luke. Members of the Group have been hard at work implementing changes in weapons load training processes.

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56th Mission Support Group leadership development

Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Vern Findley spoke to the 56th Mission Support Group at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., on the 56th Fighter Wing training day July 23, 2018.

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Commander of AETC visits Luke

Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast, commander of Air Education and Training Command, visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., July 20, 2018.


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Chaplain’s thoughts …

Posted  August 3, 2018

Solomon was one of Israel’s great kings in the Bible. He was renowned for his God-given wisdom and making Israel a prosperous nation. In spite of this, Solomon did not experience an effortless life. While composing Ecclesiastes, he reflected on his life. Just like everyone, he had a lifetime assortment of experiences. He experienced joy,…

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A look at Luke’s mission

Posted  August 3, 2018

Our mission to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat ready airmen can’t happen without the hard work and support of Luke’s community. In a day, Luke is a buzzing base where so many people are busy working, getting groceries, and going to appointments and doing what they can, so that we can achieve…

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56th Mission Support Group leadership development

Posted  July 30, 2018

Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Vern Findley spoke to the 56th Mission Support Group at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., on the 56th Fighter Wing training day July 23, 2018.

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The cactus of Luke AFB

Posted  July 30, 2018
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HVAC keeps MWD kennels cool

Posted  July 27, 2018

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning technicians from the 56th Civil Engineering Squadron determine a plan of attack for their repair July 20, 2018 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. CE’s mission is to provide technically sound combat ready engineers to build, sustain and protect Luke AFB…

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