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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Salutes & Awards

Airman takes action, saves three families

It was a hot July day and Tech. Sgt. Michael Cleary, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintainer, noted that it was unusually windy in his hometown. 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid Local

CATM instructors ensure Luke Airmen’s combat readiness

The cacophony of bangs that ring off of insulated walls are a routine sound during weapons qualification classes, which the 56th Security Forces Combat Arms Training and Maintenance flight conducts for more than a thousand Airmen each year.

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Thunderbolt Digital Edition – August 3, 2018

Welcome to the Luke AFB Thunderbolt Digital Edition! On our cover this week, we bring you news from the 56th Maintenance Group here at Luke. Members of the Group have been hard at work implementing changes in weapons load training processes.

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56th Mission Support Group leadership development

Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Vern Findley spoke to the 56th Mission Support Group at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., on the 56th Fighter Wing training day July 23, 2018.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Local

Commander of AETC visits Luke

Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast, commander of Air Education and Training Command, visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., July 20, 2018.


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Air Force

Around Luke– Reading is fun…

Posted  September 1, 2017

Senior Airman Devante Williams Maj. Maritzel Castrellon, 56th Force Support Squadron commander, reads to children Aug. 9 at the Luke Air Force Base library. As the new 56th FSS commander, Castrellon familiarizes herself with her units by traveling to them and getting hands-on experience.

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Hensley
Salutes & Awards

Luke honors gold star family

Posted  August 30, 2017

As part of a Department of Defense program launched in May 2017, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., honored its first gold star family Aug. 18, 2017.

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Local

Accessories Flight

Posted  August 30, 2017

The Airmen of Accessories Flight have a wide range of missions. Although they’re not on the flightline, the jets aren’t getting in the air without them.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota
Local

Chapel hosts faith and leadership seminar for Airmen

Posted  August 30, 2017

The 56th Fighter Wing Chapel team hosted a Faith and Leadership Seminar at the Academic Training Center at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 23, 2017.

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Sports

High definition featured at base theater

Posted  August 30, 2017

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Six competitors are introduced during a bodybuilding competition at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 26, 2017. Each competitor chose one category, physique, figure or bikini to compete as well the overall category for male or female.   Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham Master…

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