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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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Thunderbirds birthed at Luke

Posted March 15, 2013 by Thunderbirds History Office

In 1947, while the jet age was still in its infancy, military aviation was hurtled into the future with the creation of the U.S. Air Force as a separate service.

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Fallen hero’s dedication honored with ride

Posted April 19, 2013 by Staff Sgt. ANGELA JONES

Webster’s Dictionary defines dedication as “Devoting or setting aside for a particular purpose.” The 56th LRS POL Flight defines dedication with a picture of Master Sgt. Randy Gillespie who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to his country.

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607th ACS to become AETC unit

Posted June 7, 2013 by Staff Sgt. NESTOR CRUZ

Changes are on the horizon for the 607th Air Control Squadron as members prepare to switch from Air Combat Command to Air Education and Training Command next month.

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Centcom undertakes massive logistical drawdown

Posted July 3, 2013 by Donna Miles

Two years ago, as commander of U.S. Forces-Iraq, Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III was marching against a strict Dec. 31, 2011 deadline to complete the largest logistical drawdown since World War II.

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