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General signs agreement …

Posted July 6, 2018 by

Tech. Sgt. Clinton Atkins Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard, then 56th Fighter Wing commander, signs the successor collective bargaining agreement June 13 for non-appropriated fund employees alongside negotiators at Luke Air Force Base. The new agreement covers conditions of employment affecting more than 300 NAF civilian employees in the AFGE 1547 bargaining unit. Proposals for the…

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General Canterbury takes command of 56th FW

Posted June 22, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider

Luke Air Force Base in Arizona welcomed its new wing commander June 20, as Brig. Gen. Todd Canterbury assumed command of the 56th Fighter Wing from Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard.

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AZ Air Guard trains with 48th Fighter Wing in United Kingdom

Posted June 18, 2018 by 1st Lt. Tinashe Machona

Several Airmen from the 161st Air Refueling Wing at Goldwater Air National Guard Base, Phoenix, Ariz., conducted an overseas training mission with the 48thFighter Wing at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 21 to June 8.   

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56th MXG frees up time for leaders to connect with Airmen

Posted June 11, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Clinton Atkins

The 56th Maintenance Group at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., implemented a trial run of what they’re calling a “Gemba” event June 5-7, which allows leaders more time to connect with Airmen in the work centers and on the flightline.

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Luke ammo Airmen prepare for first ever combat munitions competition

Posted June 11, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Members of the 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions flight at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., have formed a team to compete in the first ever Air Force Combat Munitions competition, taking place June 11-14, 2018, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif.

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Thunderbolt Digital Edition June 1, 2018
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Thunderbolt Digital Edition June 1, 2018

Posted June 4, 2018 by

Welcome to the Luke AFB Thunderbolt Digital Edition! Check out the beautiful mural and the talented group of artists gracing this month’s front page.

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425th Fighter Squadron celebrates 25 years at Luke

Posted May 30, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham

The 425th Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., celebrated 25 years of United States Air Force and Republic of Singapore Air Force partnership with a parade ceremony May 22.

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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
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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
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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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