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Luke F-35s visit Columbus AFB

Airman 1st Class Daniel Lile A T-6 Texan II roars overhead as the pilots of two Luke Air Force Base F-35 Lightning IIs prepare to exit their aircraft July 23 at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The pilots are Capt. Nicholas Rallo, left, 62nd Fighter Squadron, and Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th Fighter Wing commander….

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Candid money talk improves relationship

There are many reasons why people divorce but at the top of the list are lack of communication and finances. That’s why it’s important to combine these two topics to make for a successful long-lasting relationship. “I believe communication is very important in a relationship overall and communication about money is at the top of…

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Neubauer retires from AF at Luke

Senior AirmanJAMES HENSLEY Maj. Gen. Kurt Neubauer, Air Force Safety Center commander, presents Sandy, his wife, with the ceremonial flag. A former Luke Air Force Base commander retired July 24 in a ceremony held at Luke Air Force Base with family and friends in attendance. Maj. Gen. Kurt Neubauer, Air Force chief of safety, retired…

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Home security part of Airman readiness

A home invasion, burglary or robbery can be a terrifying experience. Unfortunately, along with the possible loss or damage to possessions, it can remove the sense of security and make the victim feel vulnerable within his own home. According to the Federal Bureau Of Investigations, in 2013, there were an estimated 8,632,512 property crime offenses…

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Crossing over: Enlisted to officer

Courtesy photo Second Lt. Shaun Chaplain, 56th Comptroller Squadron flight commander, surveys his surroundings at an unnamed deployed location when he was still an enlisted member. From a technical sergeant in cyber operations, he became a second lieutenant three months ago after completing Officer Training School. Luke Air Force Base is his first assignment as…


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Fly Over: ‘Four Rooms’ and ‘Spy’

Posted  July 17, 2015

‘Four Rooms’ “Four Rooms” is an anthology film directed by Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino with each director filming one segment of the movie. “Four Rooms” begins with Sam (Marc Lawrence), the previous bellhop of the Hotel Mon Signor, instructing his replacement, Ted (Tim Roth), about being a bellhop and the…

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LRS on mission

Posted  July 17, 2015

Senior Airman Tristian Reed, 56th LRS Vehicle Maintenance customer service journeyman, checks the tread condition on a multistep truck tire and for foreign debris.   Staff Sgt. Daniel Zickefoose, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Lab technician, collects fuel samples July 7 from each of the storage tanks for quality testing at Luke Air Force Base….

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Justice Report

Posted  July 17, 2015

The following is a list of administrative actions issued at Luke Air Force Base in June. 56th Maintenance Group Articles 15 • A master sergeant received nonjudicial punishment for wrongful use of marijuana. The member received a reduction to technical sergeant, forfeiture of $1,813 pay per month for two months and a reprimand. • A…

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Street Beat

Posted  July 17, 2015

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents at Luke Air Force Base July 6 through 12: Tickets Security forces issued citations for three moving violations and one nonmoving violation. Traffic-related incidents July 6: Security forces responded to a report of a minor vehicle accident involving a government-owned vehicle and a fixed object at…

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Sports Shorts – July 17, 2014

Posted  July 17, 2015

MDG dominates OSS 45-7 in bball Story and photo by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Joshua Wheeler, 56th Medical Group teammate, drives to the basket during an intramural basketball game against 56th Operations Support Squadron July 13 at Luke Air Force Base. MDG defeated OSS 45-7. The 56th Medical Group basketball…

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Luke, APS solar array live

Posted  July 10, 2015

Tech. Sgt. Timothy Boyer Luke Air Force Base and Arizona Public Service partnered to install a solar array that will produce approximately enough energy to power 2,500 homes. Luke Air Force Base and Arizona Public Service partnered to install a solar array that will produce approximately enough energy to power 2,500 homes, benefiting the environment…

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Leadership by walking around

Posted  July 10, 2015

“…to learn and not to do is not to learn. To know and not to do is not to know.” ~ Stephen Covey “The Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons to Personal Change” Stephen Covey is speaking of action-action that can be a part of a leadership style known as “Leadership by Walking Around.”…

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The gift of leadership

Posted  July 10, 2015

Step back for a moment, and consider that you were given something that would make a difference to society. It’s a valuable possession that has the ability to set the tempo of work centers, units, communities and any environment encountered. The fact of the matter is all of us have the treasured gift of being…

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White hot!

Posted  July 10, 2015

An F-16 Fighting Falcon engine fires in a hush house at Luke Air Force Base. Jet engines get tested in the hush house after undergoing heavy maintenance. These tests run jet engines through various speeds to ensure they are ready for reintegration back into the fleet.

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Do legal paperwork: Reduce deployment prep stress

Posted  July 10, 2015

Preparing for deployment can be an overwhelming endeavor. Service members have to juggle various administrative checklists, trainings and official documentation, while continuing to perform daily duties. In the whirlwind of deployment preparation, it becomes easy to push personal affairs to the backburner. However, attorneys and staff at the 56th FW Legal Office can assist you…

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