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Airmen help pilots survive in wilderness

Posted September 5, 2014 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Senior Airmen Grace Lee Airman 1st Class Chris Long, 56th Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment journeyman, conducts a built-in test for the URT-44 personnel locator beacon, which is part of the survival kit that ejects along with the pilot. The test ensures the beacon is in proper working order. There are many measures taken…

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Luke cuts ribbon on F-35 Academic Training Center

Posted October 17, 2014 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Luke Air Force Base celebrated the opening of its F-35 Lightning II Academic Training Center Oct. 9.

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Top Hats graduate 15 into combat air force

Posted December 5, 2014 by Lt. Col. MATTHEW WARNER

Basic F-16 Course Class 14-CBG of the 310th Fighter Squadron is well on its way to being “Dressed to Kill” as combat-ready F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots.

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Controller receives aircraft save award

Posted April 27, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class Grace Lee

It was 10:30 p.m. Sept. 1, 2011, and four jets were preparing to land at Luke Air Force Base, when the first jet experienced mechanical problems and abruptly stopped in the middle of the runway. The split-second...

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Young minds…

Posted June 15, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

Participants in the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals program are shown a maintenance dock June 1 by Master Sgt. Craig Wright, 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit production superintendent.

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Honor among the guard

Posted July 27, 2012 by Photos by Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard members bear the casket of a military veteran to the graveside. The Honor Guard is responsible for rendering final military honors to veterans across the state.

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SFS turns to traumatic stress expert for help

Posted September 7, 2012 by Airman 1st Class GRACE LEE

Courtesy photo Susan Simons, Under the Shield president, speaks to personnel from the 56th Security Forces Squadron along with members of local law enforcement agencies Aug. 29 at the military working dog kennels on Luke Air Force Base. Simons works with the 56th SFS and local police Wednesdays teaching them how to be mentally prepared…

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Operation KIDS makes impact

Posted October 26, 2012 by Staff Sgt. C.J. HATCH

Children generally don’t see all the things parents do to prepare or how they live once they’re deployed, but the Luke Air Force Base Airmen and Family Readiness Center hopes to change that by offering a day camp once a year called Operations KIDS.

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New G-suit comes to Luke

Posted December 7, 2012 by Staff Sgt. C.J. HATCH

The anti-gravity suit, or G-suit, doesn’t help pilots at Luke Air Force Base by reversing gravity; it helps them withstand the acceleration forces put on their bodies while maneuvering in the F-16.

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Loyalty critical to AF success

Posted February 1, 2013 by Chief Master Sgt. CISCO JOHNSTONE

Chief Master Sgt. Cisco Johnstone As a long-suffering Dallas Cowboys fan, I like to think I can tell you a little bit about loyalty. They are certainly a team that polarizes football fans everywhere, but whether they do well or not, I stick to my team. There is some degree of stubbornness to this, but…

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