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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Behavioral Health Services Employee assistance, work-life programs

Posted  April 6, 2018

LIVE WEBINARS | 11 a.m. April 11: How Stress Affects Men and Women Differently We all experience some amount of stress each day. The effect this has on our mental and physical well-being can vary depending on our coping and resilience abilities. It may surprise you, however, that the impact also differs across the sexes….

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Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kickoff breakfast

Posted  April 4, 2018

  Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Chief Master Sgt. Randy Kwiatkowski, 56th Fighter Wing command chief, and Col. Robert Sylvester, 56th Mission Support Group commander, sign the Air Force Assistance Fund donation forms during the AFAF campaign kickoff breakfast at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., April 2, 2018. Kwiatkowski and Sylvester…

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Thunderbolts are reminded to ‘See Something, Say Something’ about suspicious activity

Posted  April 4, 2018

Have you ever been on or near the base and noticed something that just didn’t look right, but didn’t quite know what to do? In an effort to highlight the role that all personnel have in insuring installation security and the importance of reporting vulnerabilities or suspicious activity, Air Force officials are urging all personnel…

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Luke hosts 2018 Heritage Flight training, certification course

Posted  April 4, 2018

Air Force photograph by 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 during the annual Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 4, 2018. During the course, aircrews practice ground and flight…

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F-35 touches down for the first time in South America

Posted  April 2, 2018

Air Force graphic Graphic commemorating two F-35 Lightning II’s assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing landing in South America for the 2018 Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio marking the first time the F-35 has been to South America. Two F-35 Lightning II’s assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base,…

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