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Jason Colbert
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Salutes & Awards

Luke Airman saves lives after accident

Posted February 21, 2014 by Senior Airman Jason Colbert

Senior AirmanJason Colbert Staff Sgt. Randy Williamson, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft electrical and environmental craftsman, checks a battery connection Tuesday during routine maintenance at the Luke Air Force Base flightline. Williamson will be awarded the Noncommissioned Officers Association Vanguard Award during the association’s national convention in July in Las Vegas. The award comes after…

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Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann
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Marine awarded Purple Heart

Posted March 21, 2014 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann U.S. Marine Corps Capt. David Sierleja, Bulk Fuel Company inspector instructor, pins the Purple Heart on medically retired Staff Sgt. Keith Darnell Feb. 7 at Luke Air Force Base. Darnell received the award for injuries he sustained while deployed to Afghanistan. The Purple Heart is one of the most recognized awards…

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Staff Sgt. Denise Willhite
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Local

Out-of-town visitors

Posted March 31, 2012 by

Maj. Justin Robinson, 69th Fighter Squadron pilot, explains the control panel of an F-16 to Ambassador Sichan Siv during a recent visit to Luke Air Force Base as part of a San Antonio civic leader tour. The group joined the 433rd Airlift Wing from Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. The group of 23 arrived on…

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Airman 1st Class Devante Williams
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Events

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month brings Airmen, civilians, cultures together

Posted June 1, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class Grace Lee

There are many commemorative months that are celebrated every year, but on May 23 Airmen and civilians came together to celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month over food and entertainment...

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Luke officer saves drowning victim

Posted July 13, 2012 by Photo and story by Senior Airman Melanie Holochwost

June 23 was just a normal day at the Balfour Beatty community pool on Luke Air Force Base. That was until one medical officer overheard a child say, “What’s wrong with him; is he dead?”

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Airmen fill Backpacks of Love for abuse victims

Posted August 31, 2012 by Story and photo by Airman 1st Class GRACE LEE

Luke Air Force Base collected and donated school supplies for a program called Backpacks of Love which helps children who are victims of domestic abuse......

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Sports

Sports Shorts – October 19, 2012

Posted October 19, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class DAVID OWSIANKA

The 607th Air Control Squadron defeated the 56th Communications Squadron Oct. 11 at the Bryant Fitness Center football field by a final score of 19-6 to become the intramural flag football champions.

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Local

Pulling the emergency brake

Posted November 16, 2012 by Senior Airman SANDRA WELCH

Ever wonder how an aircraft stops when the brakes fail? What do you think a pilot does when he or she has two blown tires and is traveling at 85 knots before driving off the end of the runway?

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Airmen urged to re-enlist, extend, retire, separate by Feb. 15

Posted January 18, 2013 by af.mil

Air Force officials are encouraging active-duty Airmen who are eligible to re-enlist, extend their current enlistment, retire or separate in March to complete these personnel actions through the myPers website and their base military personnel sections by Feb. 15 to avoid processing delays and military pay issues.

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Public Affairs: We’ll make you famous!

Posted March 8, 2013 by Staff Sgt. JASON COLBERT

Gen. Mark Welsh, Air Force Chief of Staff, said every Airman has a story. The Airmen in public affairs would like to help tell those stories.

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