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Leadership course opens to all ranks

Posted July 17, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

In today’s Air Force, Airmen are constantly learning new ways to improve their military bearing. From speaking engagements to Toastmasters, the Air Force provides programs for Airmen to get out of their comfort zones and be active.

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Luke, APS solar array live

Posted July 10, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Tech. Sgt. Timothy Boyer Luke Air Force Base and Arizona Public Service partnered to install a solar array that will produce approximately enough energy to power 2,500 homes. Luke Air Force Base and Arizona Public Service partnered to install a solar array that will produce approximately enough energy to power 2,500 homes, benefiting the environment…

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Always take children, pets, elderly when leaving vehicle

Posted July 10, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Senior AirmanJAMES HENSLEY During the summer, temperatures inside a vehicle can reach in excess of 140 degrees and can be extremely hazardous to a child, pet or elderly person left in a vehicle even for a few minutes. The thought of leaving a child in the car during the summer might seem impossible, but it…

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Make transition from active duty smooth

Posted July 10, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Whether getting out of the military due to the end of obligated service, retirement, cut-backs, or because the military just isn’t for them, there are many ways one can prepare and make a smooth transition out of the military. “The first thing I’d recommend is make a list of the pros and cons of active-duty…

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Luke celebrates freedom

Posted July 10, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Luke Air Force Base held its annual Fourth of July Freedom Fest Saturday at Fowler Park. More than 3,000 people attended the event.

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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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