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Construction plan supports F-35 program

Posted September 4, 2015 by Airman PEDRO MOTA

A multi-disciplinary team across the 56th Fighter Wing is preparing Luke Air Force Base to become the largest F-35 Lightning II training base in the world.

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Munition flight’s isolation strengthens unit

Posted September 4, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight involves all types of conventional munition systems and is an essential component to the Luke Air Force Base mission.

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Reservist lends hand

Posted September 4, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Master Sgt. Steven Joubert, 944th Fighter Wing Detachment 1, is the first Air Reserve technician aircrew chief to hold a position within the 309th Aircraft Maintenance Unit since the base realignment and closure in 2007.

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This week in history

Posted September 4, 2015 by Rick Griset

Forty years ago, I stood with 4,400 other academy cadets listening to a motivational speech about patriotism. It was a short speech because Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James Jr. knew he stood between us and our allotted 20 minutes for lunch.

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U.S. service members receive ‘heroic welcome’ at Ramstein

Posted September 4, 2015 by af.mil

Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone arrived safely Aug. 24 at Ramstein Air Base via military airlift after receiving emergency medical care for injuries sustained while subduing an armed gunman aboard a French train Aug. 21.

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309th AMU: F-16 mission strong as ever

Posted September 4, 2015 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

It takes a lot of work to keep an F-16 Fighting Falcon flying, and it takes a lot of people to keep the fighter squadrons at Luke Air Force Base mission-ready. To ensure this is accomplished, Luke organizes aircraft maintenance units to do the job.

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Honor guardsman, family man makes good Airman

Posted September 3, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY,

From the Philippines to the U.S., Tech. Sgt. Richard Galero, 56th Force Support Squadron Honor Guard NCO in charge, has worked hard to succeed professionally, lead his Airmen and provide for his family.

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Fitness center gets Xtreme makeover

Posted August 28, 2015 by Airman PEDRO MOTA

Courtesy graphic Above is an architectural rendering of the changes to the outside of the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center. Renovations also include a remodel of most of the interior. The project will take place over the next year and a half. The Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center will undergo state-of-the-art…

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History gets paint job

Posted August 28, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Senior AirmanJAMES HENSLEY James Bridges and Hayden Yager, civilian contractors, prepare the F-104C Starfighter static display for painting Aug. 12 in the Luke Air Force Base Airpark. The static displays in the airpark will be repainted and have maintenance work completed by the end of the year. The F-104C Starfighter was used to train German…

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944th Airmen live life as military couple

Posted August 28, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. BARBARA PLANTE

Tech. Sgt.BARBARA PLANTE Staff Sgt. Adam Jenkins and Senior Airman Cassandra Jenkins, 944th Logistics Readiness Squadron, are a dual-military couple and work together as maintainers in the refueling vehicle maintenance shop. Staff Sgt. Adam Jenkins and Senior Airman Cassandra Jenkins are a dual-military couple fresh from active-duty and now serving in the Air Force Reserve….

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