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New CATM facility to train combat ready Airmen

Luke Air Force Base in Arizona has partnered with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for a shared firing range in Buckeye, Ariz., to serve as a new Combat Arms Training and Maintenance facility.

Events

Women’s history month is celebrated across Luke

March has been observed as Women’s History month since the early 1980s, honoring the contributions women have made throughout history.

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SECAF announces resignation

Upon a favorable final vote by the regents, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced her resignation March 8, after serving in her position as the service’s top civilian since May 2017, to accept the role as president of the University of Texas at El Paso.

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Luke F-35 weapons load crew capabilities enhanced through total force training

It’s a phrase often heard around the Air Force, “We train like we fight”, and this time, it came from the weapons community in what’s commonly referred to as the “Weapons Load Barn”.

Commentary

Rosie the Riveter and me

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published March 18, 2015. WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. — As we recognize Women’s History Month this March, I am struck by the thought that heroes and role models do not have to be one single person but, in fact, can be several people. For me, this truth is…


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STREET BEAT

Posted  March 2, 2018

The 56th Security Forces Squadron handled the following incidents Jan. 21 through Feb. 18 at Luke Air Force Base: Tickets SFS issued citations for 69 moving violations and 20 nonmoving violations. Traffic accidents Jan. 23: SFS and firefighters responded to a report of a major vehicle accident at Kachina Gate on Litchfield Road. An individual…

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309th/310th FSs graduate 12 from class 17-CBC

Posted  March 2, 2018

Courtesy photo Student pilots from the 309th and 310th fighter squadrons graduated Feb. 23 from class 17-CBC. They are, from left: 1st Lts. Clayton Cook and Nolan Gudmundson; Capt. Marie Carillo; 1st Lts. Andy See, Chris Boulanger, David Schuster, Shane Tapay and Andrew Guldin; Capt. Steve Brown; 1st Lts. Clinton Krakowiak, Kyle Mahan and Austin…

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AGE trains …

Posted  March 2, 2018

Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Staff Sgt. Garret Jimenez, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight training instructor, teaches three-level Airmen assigned to AGE how to perform preoperation inspection procedures on an aircraft servicing cart Feb. 8, as part of the new upgrade training program at Luke Air Force Base. The purpose of the…

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Grill Masters 2018

Posted  February 28, 2018

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan Chefs square off against each other by preparing meals in the Community Commons kitchen during the 2018 Grill Master competition at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 23, 2018. The Grill Master competition invited teams of two Airmen from units across the base to cook the best…

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Luke tech expo offers peak into the future

Posted  February 26, 2018

The 2018 Luke Tech Expo took place Feb. 22 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., demonstrating mission-centric technology solutions from approximately 20 industry-leading commercial partners for Airmen to exhibit and learn about.

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