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JASON COLBERT
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Health & Safety

Biggest loser really biggest winner

Posted June 13, 2014 by Senior Airman JASON COLBERT

Senior AirmanJASON COLBERT Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, won this year’s Biggest Loser Contest by dropping 15 percent of her starting body weight. The 56th Force Support Squadron recently held a “biggest loser” contest on Luke Air Force Base. Airmen and civilians from across base measured and weighed in weekly…

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Salutes & Awards

From Spikes to Ducks to graduates

Posted August 1, 2014 by Maj. WILLIAM McKIBBAN

Photos by Staff Sgt. Timothy Boyer FROM LEFT: 1st Lts. Adam Fuhrmann, Mike Vasilou, Wesley Womble, Cody May, Aaron Frey, Ryan Loyd, Bryce Turner, Pete Fritz, Alex Tovani and Sean Rush graduate today from the 309th Fighter Squadron Class 14-ABC. America’s newest fighter pilots are ready to join the most lethal combat air force the…

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Lakefront property …

Posted September 12, 2014 by Staff Sgt. David Hart

A staff sergeant watches as water continues to flood a parking lot Monday in front the 61st Aircraft Maintenance Unit on Luke Air Force Base. The base experienced a two-inch rainfall causing flooding and delays around Luke.

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Speed mentoring hustles info to Airmen

Posted October 24, 2014 by Senior Airman JENNA SARVINSKI

The room was filled with the sound of success as more than 30 NCOs and senior NCOs set the tone for a speed mentoring event Oct. 15 at Luke Air Force Base.

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Chief serves beyond active-duty

Posted December 5, 2014 by Staff Sgt. STACI MILLER

Staff Sgt.STACI MILLER Retired Chief Master Sgt. John Burden stands with a 300-gallon centerline fuel tank Nov. 24 at 56th Component Maintenance Squadron on Luke Air Force Base. When he was a buck sergeant, Burden worked as a fuel systems apprentice in 1969 at Luke AFB. John Burden retired as a chief master sergeant more…

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Senior Airman Devante Williams
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Luke’s best shine

Posted February 20, 2015 by Staff Sgts. TIMOTHY BOYER & LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Senior Airman Devante Williams Misty Hyman, Olympic Gold Medalist, receives a standing ovation during her speech Feb. 13 at the 56th fighter Wing Annual Awards Banquet at the Wigwam. Hyman talked about the obstacles she faced during her Olympic run and how she overcame them. The 56th Fighter Wing held its annual awards banquet to…

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Senior Airman Sandra Welch
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WSMR commander visits Luke to smooth transition of F-16s to Holloman

Posted May 4, 2012 by by Tech. Sgt. Jasmine Reif

In preparation for the transfer of the 308th Fighter Squadron to Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., next year, the commanding general and command sergeant major from White Sands Missile Range received...

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Salutes & Awards

Journey to Purple Heart spans decades

Posted June 15, 2012 by by Stephen Delgado

There is an old saying, “It’s better late than never.” After 67 years, World War II veteran Army Staff Sgt. Carlyle Gardner, who served almost three years in the war, was presented a Purple Heart and POW medal by...

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Airfield management gets call when in-flight, ground emergencies occur

Posted July 27, 2012 by Photo and story by Airman 1st Class Grace Lee

Hundreds of phones ring across Luke AFB each day and sometimes go to voicemail. There is one phone, however, that has to be picked up no matter what. It’s called the primary crash phone and it’s red.

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Luke Falcons make Defender’s Cup quarter-finals

Posted September 14, 2012 by Photos and story by Staff Sgt. JAIME CICIORA

The Falcons Football Club, Luke Air Force Base’s varsity soccer team, recently participated in the Defender’s Cup, a joint-service tournament hosted every year in September by Joint Base San Antonio at the Star Soccer Complex.

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