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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook
Salutes & Awards

Thunderbolts receive PACE Leadership Impact Award

Posted May 23, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

Two Thunderbolts at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., recently received the 2017 Profession of Arms Center of Excellence Leadership Impact Award for their contributions in shaping Air Force culture by impacting Airmen’s professional growth and development within the 56th Fighter Wing.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook
Local

Thunderbolt nation mural highlights Luke’s heritage

Posted May 11, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

“When I first drove onto the base, I noticed the wall and how blank it was,” said Staff Sgt. Brandon Garza, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron logistics planner at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. “That’s when I knew something had to be done.”

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Thunderbolt Digital Edition - May 4, 2018
News

Thunderbolt Digital Edition – May 4, 2018

Posted May 10, 2018 by

Welcome to the Luke AFB Thunderbolt Digital Edition! If you’re looking for news and information serving “Fighter Country” in the West Valley region of Phoenix, you’ve come to the right place!

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Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Clinton Atkins
Salutes & Awards

AF Honor Guard training team graduates Luke honor guardsmen

Posted May 7, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Clinton Atkins

An Air Force Honor Guard mobile training team from Joint Base Anacostia Bolling, Washington, D.C., graduated a group of 24 local honor guardsmen at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., April 25, 2018.

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LRS wins ‘Roadeo’ fuel truck competition

Posted May 4, 2018 by by Senior Airman RIDGE SHAN

A team of 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management Airmen won the 2018 Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants “Roadeo” competition hosted at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, April 8 and 9. The competition pitted teams of POL Airmen from Luke AFB, Davis-Monthan AFB and Nellis AFB against each other in a series of challenges related to…

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Local

Second Lady Karen Pence speaks to military spouses at Luke AFB

Posted May 2, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham

Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., for her first time to talk to military spouses May 1.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota
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Luke F-16C emergency lands, pilot ejects

Posted April 24, 2018 by

An F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., diverted and attempted to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, Lake Havasu City, Ariz. at approximately 10:35 a.m., April 24 during a routine training flight. During landing the aircraft departed the prepared surface and the pilot ejected from the aircraft….

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Ridge Shan
Local

Luke Egress Airmen reduce F-35 canopy shaped charge replacement time by 120 hours

Posted April 23, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Over the past two months, Airmen from the 56th Component Maintenance Squadron’s Egress Systems Flight at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., developed a new process for the replacement of flexible linear shaped charges on F-35 Lightning II canopies.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook
Health & Safety

Human performance training facility continues to progress

Posted April 16, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook

A team of highly trained professionals from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., known as the Human Performance Team, have taken strides in the development of the Tactical Integrated Training and Nutrition (TITAN) Arena.

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Thunderbolt Digital Edition – April 6, 2018

Posted April 10, 2018 by

Luke AFB Thunderbolt – Base Newspaper for Luke AFB, serving the West Valley region of Phoenix, AZ Thunderbolt Digital Edition – April 6, 2018 This month’s edition includes follow-up coverage of the Luke Days 2018 air show and open house. What a great weekend, full of fun, energy and awesome displays of air power! You’ll…

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