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Chiefs announced

Senior master sergeants selected for promotion to chief master sergeant at Luke Air Force Base posed in front of the static F-16 Fighting Falcon in front of the wing headquarters building. They are, from left, Kelbey Norton, 56th Medical Support Squadron; Ben Carson, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron; Lawrence Witt, 56th Operations Support Squadron; Blake Holm,…

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T-bolt fights fire with ‘girl power’

Staff Sgt.LUTHER MITCHELL Jr. Senior Airman Ashley Eisenbarth, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Emergency Services operator and driver, poses Nov. 12 outside of Luke’s Fire Station 1. Eisenbarth is the only female firefighter stationed at Luke. Her supervisor describes her as a sparkplug that is willing to go the extra mile and always gets the…

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Base celebrates Native American heritage

Grace Lee Clark Tenakhongva, Hopi Tribe guest speaker, sings a traditional song from his tribe Nov. 14 in celebration of Native American Indian Heritage Month during a luncheon in Club Five Six at Luke Air Force Base. The purpose of the luncheon was to reach out to the local community and also to educate Luke…

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310th AMU keeps fight in sky

They arrive to their work centers ready for whatever the day has for them and often find themselves on long shifts during all hours of the day. They always come prepared to do whatever it takes on the ground to make sure jets remain ready for the sky. They are the Airmen of the 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit.


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Fly Over: ‘Dracula Untold’ and ‘Gone Girl’

Posted  October 31, 2014

In theaters: ‘Dracula Untold’ Ever since I was a child, I’ve always had an affinity for the supernatural or the unbelievable. I remember watching the old “Blade” movies and hoping for “Dracula” to appear, and when they finally made it happen in the last “Blade” movie, I was seriously disappointed. They made him look too…

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Ebola education minimizes fear

Posted  October 31, 2014

Courtesy graphic Halloween time is upon us, and while this is the time of year we all love a good scare, one thing not to fear is Ebola. Ebola has been in the news on a daily basis, and with the emergence of a few cases in the United States, it is important to know…

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Dollars and Sense

Posted  October 31, 2014

Every few years, military families pack up and head out on that next permanent chainge station adventure. Whether you’re moving to Florida’s sunny coast, the remote northern bases in North Dakota, or near the busy metropolis above Virginia, the nation’s housing may have you thinking that buying a home in your new town is a…

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National Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Expert discusses domestic violence

Posted  October 31, 2014

Courtesy graphic October became National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in 1981. The observance serves to educate communities, individuals, couples and families about the family advocacy program services and other community resources that can help prevent, raise awareness of community responsibility and inform the community of the many ways to report domestic abuse. Paul Denial, New…

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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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