Posts Tagged ‘featured’
 

Courtesy graphic
0
comments
Local

Commons provides ‘crib’ for Airmen

Posted July 24, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Courtesy graphic The Community Commons concept design. Renovation has begun and will be completed in May 2016. The Luke Air Force Base Community Center, Bldg. 700, where the 56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Wellness Center resides, is being renovated and will include a name change to Community Commons. “The building is getting a total overhaul from…

Full Story »

Johnny Saldivar
0
comments
Air Force

Roberson takes command of AETC

Posted July 24, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. BETH ANSCHUTZ

Johnny Saldivar Lt. Gen Darryl Roberson, Air Education and Training Command commander, speaks during the AETC change of command ceremony Tuesday at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. Roberson is a command pilot who has more than 5,000 flight hours including 865 combat hours. Roberson will oversee the operation of 10 major installations in five states….

Full Story »

4_150710-F-NQ441-5x7-036
0
comments
Salutes & Awards

Salutes and Awards

Posted July 24, 2015 by

FWSA announce awards The following individuals are quarterly awards winners: 56th Fighter Wing Staff Agencies Airman: Senior Airman Leanne Mathews NCO: Staff Sgt. Natalie Nelson Senior NCO: Master Sgt. Deanna Commack Company grade officer: Capt. Elizabeth McCourt Field grade officer: Maj. David Barnes Civilian (Category I): Yvonne Godwin Civilian (Category II): Sharon Kozak Civilian (Category…

Full Story »

Senior Airman 
MARCY COPELAND
0
comments
Local

A historian with his own history

Posted July 24, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Senior AirmanMARCY COPELAND Richard Griset, 56th Fighter Wing historian, shows an old pilot uniform that is part of a preservation collection on Luke Air Force Base. Richard Griset seems like a very quiet and reserved man and appears to be just another face at Luke Air Force Base. That is until people meet him. Serving…

Full Story »

Courtesy photo
0
comments
Local

Need help? Trust your ‘Shirt’

Posted July 24, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

When young Airmen need help or are looking for guidance, a good place to start is with a senior NCO. Making it into the top 3 percent in the U.S. Air Force is a major accomplishment.

Full Story »

DT_main-photo
0
comments
Local

Those jets don’t fly without avionics

Posted July 24, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

There are many aspects to what makes an aircraft fly and one of the most important are the electronic components. When something such as the aircraft’s radar isn’t working correctly, it is the job of the Avionics Intermediate Shop Airmen to diagnose and fix the issue.

Full Story »

Samuel King Jr.
0
comments
Salutes & Awards

Airman battles cancer, wins at life, Games

Posted July 17, 2015 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Samuel King Jr. Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Koren, 607th Air control Squadron ground radar systems NCO-in-charge and an Air Force Wounded Warrior athlete, removes his arrows from a target at an archery practice session during the first day of the Department of Defense Warrior Games training camp at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. The five-day training…

Full Story »

5_Courtesy-photo
0
comments
Air Force

Fit force ups fighting game

Posted July 17, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Whether once or twice a year, all officers and enlisted Airmen must participate in the Air Force’s fitness assessment. The purpose of the Air Force Fitness Program is to emphasize total fitness of today’s Airmen. By participating in a year-round physical program that includes eating healthy, aerobic conditioning, strength and flexibility training, Airmen are prepared…

Full Story »

6_150626-F-HT977-053
0
comments
Local

Did you know? Access cards available at NOSC …

Posted July 17, 2015 by

Senior Airman James Hensley Did you know you can get your Common Access Card identification replaced at the Navy Operations Support Center on Luke Air Force Base? Petty Ofc. 1st Class Abigail Dumbaugh, NOSC Phoenix operations superintendent, takes a customer’s CAC ID card for renewal.

Full Story »

Staff Sgt. 
LAUSANNE KINDER
0
comments
Health & Safety

944th ASTS Airmen saves child

Posted July 17, 2015 by Staff Sgt. LAUSANNE KINDER

Staff Sgt.LAUSANNE KINDER Tech. Sgt. Jude Joseph, 944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron medical technician and eight-year veteran of the Phoenix Police Department, poses in front of the 944th ASTS building July 8. Joseph was the first officer to respond to a scene where two children were found at the bottom of a swimming pool July 2….

Full Story »