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Thunderbolt Digital Edition – August 3, 2018

Posted August 3, 2018 by

Welcome to the Luke AFB Thunderbolt Digital Edition! On our cover this week, we bring you news from the 56th Maintenance Group here at Luke. Members of the Group have been hard at work implementing changes in weapons load training processes.

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Events

56th Mission Support Group leadership development

Posted July 30, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid

Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Vern Findley spoke to the 56th Mission Support Group at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., on the 56th Fighter Wing training day July 23, 2018.

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Local

Commander of AETC visits Luke

Posted July 25, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast, commander of Air Education and Training Command, visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., July 20, 2018.

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Local

Republic of Korea Air Force F-35A pilot takes first flight

Posted July 25, 2018 by Senior Airman Alexandria Slade

The first Republic of Korea Air Force F-35A pilot soared into history for his country when he took to the skies July 20 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

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Local

Arizona Guardsmen conduct wartime mission, build unit cohesion

Posted July 20, 2018 by Capt. Macario Mora

Soldiers from the 198th Regional Support Group received, integrated and moved more than 6,500 Soldiers to their initial staging bases during annual training June 25 - July 14 in preparation for the 84th Training Division's Combat Support Training Exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif.

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Local

56th Maintenance Group hosts load competition

Posted July 18, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid

The 56th Maintenance Group at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., held their Second Quarter Load Competition July 13.

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Local

Luke’s new Mission Defense Team provides active cyber security

Posted July 16, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Luke Air Force Base’s Mission Defense Team, a group of talented and vigilant communications and cyber warfare Airmen, maintain the 56th Fighter Wing’s network communications security and prevent the exploit of potential vulnerabilities in the base’s network by monitoring, identifying, and communicating threats.

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Lightning integrated technicians reinvent F-35 maintenance

Posted July 13, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Caroline Burnett and Senior Airman Ridge Shan

As part of an effort to increase F-35A Lightning II maintenance effectiveness and efficiency at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit created a team of unified maintenance Air Force specialties called Lightning Integrated Technicians.

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Local

Under Secretary Donovan returns to Luke for 61st FS graduation

Posted July 11, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider

Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., June 29, 2018, to gain insight into F-35 training operations and serve as the guest speaker for the 61st Fighter Squadron F-35A basic course graduation.

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Commentary

Building a leader

Posted July 9, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

To become an officer in the U.S. Air Force, an individual must display strong moral character, high academic strength, and be devoted to an honorable conduct with a persistent exemplification of integrity, service, and excellence in all that they do.

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