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Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information because it's almost impossible to know who might be monitoring their activity.

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A1C strong as a Foxx

Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas — The clanging of weights, thumping of treadmills and the aroma of sweat — all things associated with a gym — are also things that describe a place one Laughlin Airman goes to relieve stress. Airman 1st Class Alex Foxx, 87th Flying Training Squadron aviation resource manager, is a power…

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MDG clinic renovates, reduces footprint

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Arizona — The 56th Medical Group clinic is currently undergoing renovations to modify the building layout and reduce the energy footprint. Construction on the $35-million project began early February and will be completed November 2017. “A lot of the old infrastructure, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, plumbing, and electrical are being…

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AF vocalist mom sings at son’s graduation

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Arizona — Master Sgt. Anne Baker, soprano vocalist with the U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants, sang the national anthem for her birth son’s pilot graduation May 20 at Luke Air Force Base. 1st Lt. John Lorbiecki was adopted shortly after birth by John and Patti Lorbiecki of Hubertus, Wisconsin. In 2007,…

Senior Airman James Hensley Local

Luke Airmen help save life

Airmen are trained to respond to emergency situations anytime and anywhere. On March 13, two Airmen put that training to use. Senior Airman Keith Schultz, 56th Maintenance Squadron commander’s support staff airman, and Senior Airman Elizabeth Roman, 56th Communication Squadron infrastructure technician, were driving home after volunteering at the Phoenix International Raceway when they noticed…


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Health & Safety

Good oral hygiene starts early in life

Posted  February 18, 2016

Throughout National Children’s Dental Health Month, the 56th Dental Squadron will sponsor activities to raise awareness of the importance of oral health in youth. Developing good habits at a young age along with regular dental visits will help children have healthy teeth and gums. Dental health issues can cause children to miss hours of school…

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Sports

Sports Shorts February 19, 2016

Posted  February 18, 2016

March of the Fallen The 2016 March of the Fallen is March 26 through the White Tank Mountains. Weigh-in is 7 a.m. The march begins at 8:15 a.m. The cost is $40 per person age 18 and over, and $20 per person 17 and under. For more information, call Senior Airman Scott Giles at 623-856-7028….

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Events

STREET BEAT February 19, 2016

Posted  February 18, 2016

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Feb. 8 through 14 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets Security forces issued citations for 41 moving violations and 10 nonmoving violations. Traffic-related incidents Feb. 9: Security forces responded to a report of a minor two-vehicle accident in the parking lot of Bldg. 1150. Security forces…

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Events

Justice Report

Posted  February 18, 2016

The following is a list of administrative actions issued in January at Luke Air Force Base: 56th Maintenance Group Courts-Martial An airman first class was found in violation of one charge and one specification in Article 112a, wrongful use of cocaine. The airman received a reduction in rank to airman basic, restriction to base for…

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Commentary

Chaplain’s thoughts …

Posted  February 18, 2016

Bucket list … I did it! I really did. On President’s Day I actually checked off one of my “bucket list” items. My wife and I went hiking in the White Tank Mountains. Not too impressive but, the fact that I have been on station for more than a year made this minor accomplishment that…

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