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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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LAUSANNE KINDER
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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….

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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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