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Reserve IPs support F-35 mission

Senior Airman Grace Lee Lt. Col. Sean Holahan, left, and Maj. Eric Puels, 944th Fighter Wing F-35 instructor pilots, stand in front of an F-35 Lightning II on the Luke Air Force Base flightline. Air Force Reserve pilots at Luke are contributing to Luke’s mission by teaching future F-35 pilots how to fly, fight and…

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Airmen bring economic opportunity to Afghan women: T-bolt receives AETC public service award

Courtesy photo The idea for the nonprofit came from Capt. Jon Hudgins after he received a Christmas card from home with a picture in which he saw almost every woman wearing a scarf. “Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.” ~ John F. Kennedy War is a destructive…

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Prevent storm water pollution during monsoon

Courtesy photo The storm drain inlet gates at the POL yard remain closed to prevent potentially contaminated storm runoff from entering the storm sewer system. Heavy winds, thunder, lightning, dust and intense, local rainfall define the Arizona monsoon. The seasonal rainfall supports the unique desert ecology of our area. In the developed parts of our…

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Mentoring provides solutions to challenging times

Senior Airman James Hensley Staff Sgt. John Morin shows Airman 1st Class Kevin Dawson, 56th Comptroller Squadron customer service technicians, where he stands in tasks completed on Air Force Training Records on the Air Force portal at Luke Air Force Base. Morin was giving Dawson advice on what tasks to complete in order for him…

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Sidewinders inaugural class go ‘Fangs out’

Courtesy photo The 311th Fighter Squadron’s inaugural class of F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots poses for a picture with 311th FS leaders after the class’ graduation ceremony July 31 at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The class, 14-FBH, is the first class of F-16 pilots to graduate from Holloman. The class graduated 14 students. HOLLOMAN AIR…


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Reserve IPs support F-35 mission

Posted  August 25, 2015

Senior Airman Grace Lee Lt. Col. Sean Holahan, left, and Maj. Eric Puels, 944th Fighter Wing F-35 instructor pilots, stand in front of an F-35 Lightning II on the Luke Air Force Base flightline. Air Force Reserve pilots at Luke are contributing to Luke’s mission by teaching future F-35 pilots how to fly, fight and…

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Airmen bring economic opportunity to Afghan women: T-bolt receives AETC public service award

Posted  August 21, 2015

Courtesy photo The idea for the nonprofit came from Capt. Jon Hudgins after he received a Christmas card from home with a picture in which he saw almost every woman wearing a scarf. “Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.” ~ John F. Kennedy War is a destructive…

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Common sense, simplicity play lead role

Posted  August 21, 2015

There are numerous resources describing the attributes of extraordinary leaders, and one could spend countless hours sorting through data to supplement their toolkit. However, as with most things, common sense and simplicity should play a factor in any leadership situation. Throughout my Air Force experience, I have witnessed the same basic and successful qualities in…

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Prevent storm water pollution during monsoon

Posted  August 21, 2015

Courtesy photo The storm drain inlet gates at the POL yard remain closed to prevent potentially contaminated storm runoff from entering the storm sewer system. Heavy winds, thunder, lightning, dust and intense, local rainfall define the Arizona monsoon. The seasonal rainfall supports the unique desert ecology of our area. In the developed parts of our…

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News Briefs August 21, 2015

Posted  August 21, 2015

Base-wide exercise The 56th Fighter Wing will conduct an active-shooter exercise 8 to 10 a.m. Sept. 3. The exercise will include military and local, county and state law enforcement, and fire departments. On and off-base residents should expect traffic disruptions, gate closures or delays, and interruption of customer service operations. Expect to see simulated explosions,…

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Operation Patriot Angler gets off to cool start

Posted  August 21, 2015

Members of the 944th Fighter Wing departed Luke Air Force Base July 25 leaving behind temperatures closing in on the century mark and were greeted five hours later at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, by a breezy 65 degrees which was a great start to the 944th Logistics Readiness Squadron 2015 annual tour. The 944th LRS…

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Mentoring provides solutions to challenging times

Posted  August 21, 2015

Senior Airman James Hensley Staff Sgt. John Morin shows Airman 1st Class Kevin Dawson, 56th Comptroller Squadron customer service technicians, where he stands in tasks completed on Air Force Training Records on the Air Force portal at Luke Air Force Base. Morin was giving Dawson advice on what tasks to complete in order for him…

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Salutes & Awards

Sidewinders inaugural class go ‘Fangs out’

Posted  August 21, 2015

Courtesy photo The 311th Fighter Squadron’s inaugural class of F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots poses for a picture with 311th FS leaders after the class’ graduation ceremony July 31 at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The class, 14-FBH, is the first class of F-16 pilots to graduate from Holloman. The class graduated 14 students. HOLLOMAN AIR…

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Air Force News – August 21, 2015

Posted  August 21, 2015

Honduras New Horizons Honduras 2015 training exercise medical personnel provided medical support to exercise personnel and Hondurans from June to early August. In addition, Airmen from the 35th Combat Communications Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, repaired the hospital’s network, bringing Internet connectivity to nine offices. Nevada About 1,000 Airmen from Nellis Air Force Base…

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People First – August 21, 2015

Posted  August 21, 2015

Undergrad flying training applications due in Nov. The 2016 Air Force Undergraduate Flying Training selection board will convene Jan. 25 through 28, 2016, to select applicants for 2016-2017 pilot, remotely piloted aircraft, combat systems officer and air battle manager training opportunities. Eligible active-duty officers must apply by Nov. 20 and selection results will be released in…

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