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DEVANTE WILLIAMS
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Veterans

WWII veteran shares story

Posted May 30, 2014 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Senior AirmanDEVANTE WILLIAMS Retired Chief Master Sgt. Harold Bergbower, 26th Cavalry Regiment air mechanic, is assisted by Debra Bergbower, his daughter, during a visit to Focus 56 as guest speaker May 15 at Luke Air Force Base. Bergbower spoke about his time in the Army Air Corps and Air Force, and his experience during World…

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Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann
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Air Force

Thunderbolt joins elite Thunderbirds

Posted July 25, 2014 by Staff Sgt. TIMOTHY BOYER

Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, took this photo March 15 during Luke Air Force Base’s Open House and Air Show. She had no idea at the time that just a few months later she would be selected to join the Air Demonstration Team. Millions of people witness the precision aerobatic…

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James Hensley
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Health & Safety

No one flies until flight med gives OK

Posted August 29, 2014 by Airman 1st Class JAMES HENSLEY

James Hensley Airman 1st Class Shawn Martinez, 56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron flight medicine technician, checks over the ambulance Aug. 19 with Staff Sgt. Jovanny Reyes, 56th AMDS medical technician, at Luke Air Force Base. Martinez ensures the vehicle is prepped and ready for emergency response on the flightline by checking the lights, ensuring the equipment…

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Grace Lee
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Air Force

New Knowledge Management Cell helps save Airmen time, money

Posted October 10, 2014 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Grace Lee Staff Sgt. Brian Gosha, 56th Communications Squadron SharePoint owner, briefs Airmen Sept. 30 on what they will learn in the Knowledge Management Cell at Luke Air Force Base. The training educated Luke Airmen on the information technology available to them. In today’s Air Force computers and the programs available on them are essential…

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Salutes & Awards

Chiefs announced

Posted November 21, 2014 by Airman 1st Class James Hensley

Senior master sergeants selected for promotion to chief master sergeant at Luke Air Force Base posed in front of the static F-16 Fighting Falcon in front of the wing headquarters building. They are, from left, Kelbey Norton, 56th Medical Support Squadron; Ben Carson, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron; Lawrence Witt, 56th Operations Support Squadron; Blake Holm,…

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Salutes & Awards

Lightning strikes twice: Luke Airman receives second AF weather award

Posted April 20, 2012 by Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Labadens

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti — There’s an old saying that lightning doesn’t strike twice in the same place, but it did for one Luke Air Force Base Airman. Tech. Sgt. Gregory Spiker, joint meteorology and...

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Sports

Luke falls short in championship game

Posted June 8, 2012 by Photos by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

Luke Air Force Base soccer team players attempt to deflect the ball and prevent the West Side United soccer team from scoring Sunday during the city of Peoria Soccer League Championship at Rio Vista Park.

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Air Force

Train F-16 pilots – Luke’s mission

Posted July 20, 2012 by by Tech. Sgt. Jasmine Reif

Luke Air Force Base may be home to the largest fighter wing in the Air Force, but the mission is different from other F-16 bases. In addition to maintaining deployment readiness, the mission here is to train F-16...

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Air Force

There’s no ‘Abby’ in basement

Posted August 31, 2012 by Story and photo by Senior Airman C.J. HATCH

The Air Force Office of Special Investigations doesn’t have a highly trained forensic expert in the basement like Abby in the hit TV series “NCIS,” but they do have something in common — uncovering the facts.

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Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert
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Events

Chapel opens door to free festival for Luke community

Posted October 19, 2012 by Courtesy of the 56th FW Chapel

The 56th Fighter Wing Chapel will hold the 39th annual Hallelujah Night Fall Festival.

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