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Honor guardsman, family man makes good Airman

From the Philippines to the U.S., Tech. Sgt. Richard Galero, 56th Force Support Squadron Honor Guard NCO in charge, has worked hard to succeed professionally, lead his Airmen and provide for his family.

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Fitness center gets Xtreme makeover

Courtesy graphic Above is an architectural rendering of the changes to the outside of the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center. Renovations also include a remodel of most of the interior. The project will take place over the next year and a half. The Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center will undergo state-of-the-art…

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History gets paint job

Senior AirmanJAMES HENSLEY James Bridges and Hayden Yager, civilian contractors, prepare the F-104C Starfighter static display for painting Aug. 12 in the Luke Air Force Base Airpark. The static displays in the airpark will be repainted and have maintenance work completed by the end of the year. The F-104C Starfighter was used to train German…

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944th Airmen live life as military couple

Tech. Sgt.BARBARA PLANTE Staff Sgt. Adam Jenkins and Senior Airman Cassandra Jenkins, 944th Logistics Readiness Squadron, are a dual-military couple and work together as maintainers in the refueling vehicle maintenance shop. Staff Sgt. Adam Jenkins and Senior Airman Cassandra Jenkins are a dual-military couple fresh from active-duty and now serving in the Air Force Reserve….

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Walt Disney inspires squadron

Courtesy photo While stationed at Luke Field, Sgt. Seymour Pine had the unique privilege of accepting the 62nd Fighter Squadron emblem of a boxing bulldog from the artist who drew it — Walt Disney. Everyone had a role to play during World War II at home and abroad. For Sgt. Seymour Pine it was serving…


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Sports Shorts – October 31, 2014

Posted  October 31, 2014

Scorpions sting men’s varsity, 115-67 Jeremee Davis, Arizona Scorpions, shoots in the game against the Luke Air Force Base Men’s Varsity team. Photos by Airman 1st Class James Hensley Johnny Calvin, Luke Varsity Men’s team, shoots as Devin Smith, Arizona Scorpions, attempts to block the shot in a game played Saturday in the Bryant Fitness…

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Luke welcomes Nurse Advice Line

Posted  October 24, 2014

Remember that moment? The moment you thought you had something medically wrong with you but didn’t know exactly what it was? After a few Web searches, you find yourself on WebMD and are questioning whether you have the least worrying of possible diagnoses or the worst — cancer or even death. To help patients save…

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Path to inspirational leadership evolving skillset

Posted  October 24, 2014

Senior Master Sgt. Shelly Bailey At some point in our Air Force career we will assume a leadership role. Leadership is an ever-evolving skillset that you will continue to develop throughout the course of your career. The highest and most effective form of leadership one can hope to achieve is inspirational leadership. This is the…

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Bridges: build, don’t burn

Posted  October 24, 2014

Have you heard the phrase “don’t burn your bridges?” This idiom is used to describe the importance of not ending a relationship on a bad note. In this case, the relationship is your military career. For example, when you build professional relationships you are networking or laying the foundation for the building of a bridge….

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Unaccompanied housing to be upgraded

Posted  October 24, 2014

Funds have arrived from Air Education and Training Command for unaccompanied housing to use to take care of Airmen in the dorms, from reconstruction of dorms to fixing a door knob.

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News Briefs October 24, 2014

Posted  October 24, 2014

Notice to claimants In accordance with Air Force Instruction 34-511, paragraph 3.1.5, notice is hereby given that Airman 1st Class Wheeler Nichols is deceased. The undersigned has been appointed summary court officer for the purpose of estate settlement in accordance with AFI 34-511. All persons having claims for or against the estate should call Lt….

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New honorary commanders inducted

Posted  October 24, 2014

Senior Airman Grace Lee Honorary commanders chat with Luke Air Force Base leaders Oct. 17 during social hour in Hangar 431 at Luke Air Force Base prior to their official induction ceremony. The honorary commander program partners leaders in business and the community with Luke leaders resulting in a strong bond between the community and…

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Speed mentoring hustles info to Airmen

Posted  October 24, 2014

The room was filled with the sound of success as more than 30 NCOs and senior NCOs set the tone for a speed mentoring event Oct. 15 at Luke Air Force Base.

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Thunderbolts play role in energy awareness

Posted  October 24, 2014

October: Energy Action Month October is Energy Action Month, an Air Force-wide effort to empower Airmen to play a key role in achieving energy goals and fostering a culture of energy awareness. The Air Force is focusing on energy conservation to reduce energy demand and assure supply through advanced planning tools for air operations, more…

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Salutes & Awards

Nothing stops an Air Force mom

Posted  October 24, 2014

October is recognized as National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and it’s designed to raise awareness about disability employment issues and the contributions made by employees with disabilities.

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