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Medical Group staff observe NDEAM at Luke Elementary School

Every October Luke Air Force Base in Arizona observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This year Luke had three major points of outreach to the community and a display honoring NDEAM in the Luke AFB library.

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Luke Thunderbolts donate blood for troops

The Armed Services Blood Program teamed up with Bryant Fitness Center at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., staff to facilitate blood donations within the Thunderbolt community for overseas troops in need Dec. 7.

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Luke’s newest AMU supports F-35 program

Since the arrival of the first F-35A Lightning II to the 63rd Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., earlier this year, maintainers, crew chiefs and other respective maintenance positions have been steadily working to continue developing Airmen toward building the future of Airpower.

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Ghost towns of Arizona

As Airmen, we have the unique opportunity to live in different places across the world, and this presents endless adventures to be pursued. In Arizona, there are more than 275 ghost towns to explore. Some of the largest and most prosperous towns were those that boomed during the gold, silver and copper rushes of the…

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Thunderbolts participate in Great American Smokeout

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. The event encourages smokers to use the date to quit smoking or begin making a plan to quit.


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Chiropractic clinic maintains fit to fight Airmen

Posted  December 1, 2017

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Hensley Doug Beaudette, 56th Medical Operations Squadron chiropractic physician, performs an adjustment on Tech. Sgt. Alexandria Valdez, 56th MDOS physical therapy clinic noncommissioned officer in charge, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 21, 2017. Beaudette takes care of more than 20 patients daily as the sole chiropractic…

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Luke AFB opens new water pump

Posted  November 29, 2017

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Partnership members from the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron, the 56th Contracting Squadron and Liberty Utilities celebrate the opening of a new water pump at Luke Air Force Base Ariz., Nov. 27, 2017. The new pump will provide the installation with water from off-base until a new water…

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Luke Days 2018: The Future of Airpower

Posted  November 29, 2017

Mark your calendars! Luke Days 2018: The Future of Airpower is scheduled to begin March 10-11!  Save the date now – you will NOT want to miss this fun weekend in the West Valley!  We hope you are as excited as we are! Visit www.luke.af.mil for more information.

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Thunderbolts participate in Great American Smokeout

Posted  November 22, 2017

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. The event encourages smokers to use the date to quit smoking or begin making a plan to quit.

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Thunderbolt’s favorite Thanksgiving foods

Posted  November 22, 2017

Personnel at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., tell us about their favorite and least favorite holiday foods and how they’ll be spending their Thanksgiving this year.

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