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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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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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Luke Days …

Posted  April 6, 2018

Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook A child plays with a toy model F/A-18 Hornet March 17 during the U.S. Navy Blue Angels performance at Luke Air Force Base. Luke Days presents military airpower and civilian acts March 17-18 to a public audience of thousands of attendees from Arizona and around the world.

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