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Emerald Knights go out with bang

Posted June 26, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Engulfing a 100-year old piano in flames would normally be frowned upon, but on this day Airmen encouraged pilots to set it ablaze.

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Monsoon season blows in storms, rain, dust

Posted June 26, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Arizona is known for being sunny with clear skies for the majority of the year, but every year “it” happens. As the clouds roll in, the sky darkens with thunderbolts streaming overhead, and the first drops of rain hit the desert ground. Monsoon season is here.

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Hecker assumes command of 19th Air Force

Posted June 26, 2015 by af.mil

Maj. Gen. James Hecker assumed command of 19th Air Force in a ceremony here June 23.Gen. Robin Rand, commander of Air Education and Training Command who presided over the ceremony, spoke to the importance of the 19th Air Force and the opportunity that awaits Hecker.

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CDC mission includes playtime

Posted June 26, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Placing a child in the arms and care of a stranger can be a terrifying experience for a first-time parent, but with the help of the staff at the 56th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center, the transition from mom to CDC becomes one of trust and appreciation.

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Finding perfect shape takes out-of-box look

Posted June 19, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Weight gain has been a constant struggle for me since I was 12 years old. If I could count how many times I yo-yo dieted and how many pounds I’ve lost over the years, it would probably be more than 100.

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June: Men’s Health Month

Posted June 19, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

June is Men’s Health Month and the Air Force supports efforts to build awareness of preventable health problems and encourages early detection and treatment of diseases among men, such as prostate cancer.

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Don’t throw a fit — get fit

Posted June 19, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

It’s a controversial topic that has been brought up by many Airmen — changing the abdominal circumference standards on the Air Force fitness assessment test.

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Luke’s main gate

Posted June 19, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

In 1941, the land lease was approved and construction began on Luke Air Force Base, which consisted of two phases during the World War II era with three runways, a parking apron and a drainage system for the flying field.

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2nd F-35 squadron stands up

Posted June 12, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Senior AirmanGRACE LEE Lt. Col. Gregory Frana assumes command of the 62nd Fighter Squadron June 5 at Luke Air Force Base. The 62nd FS is scheduled to begin accepting F-35 Lightning II jets in July and will be joined by partner nations Norway and Italy. Lt. Col. Gregory Frana assumed command of the 62nd Fighter…

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This week in history

Posted June 12, 2015 by Rick Griset

Fifty-five years ago Luke Air Force Base Airmen began using one of the iconic buildings on base, Bldg. 1150, more commonly known as the Blockhouse. It is one of the remnants of the Cold War.

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