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Super Bowl shows red, white, blue colors

Posted February 6, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Staci Miller

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform a six-ship formation flyover Feb. 1 during opening ceremonies for Super Bowl XLIX at the University of Phoenix Stadium. See page 7 for additional photos. Fans show their appreciation for members of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds team during Super Bowl XLIX. Members of the Joint Armed Forces Color…

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Airmen get behind- scenes look at need for SPEED

Posted March 20, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

NASCAR is known for fast cars and intense action, but they are also known for supporting military members throughout the NASCAR season. Their program, NASCAR Troops to the Track, is a season-long initiative that honors members of the military for their service and treats them to customized experiences at the races.

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Jordanians train with AGE Rangers

Posted May 1, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Senior AirmanJAMES HENSLEY Staff Sgt. Mitchell Newton, Detachment 12, 372nd Training Squadron instructor, teaches Jordanians about the hydraulic flow for a bomb lift April 14 at Luke Air Force Base. The Jordanians were here to learn about aerospace ground equipment in an international cooperative effort between the United States and Jordan. As a part of…

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Luke’s main gate

Posted June 19, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

In 1941, the land lease was approved and construction began on Luke Air Force Base, which consisted of two phases during the World War II era with three runways, a parking apron and a drainage system for the flying field.

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Women’s History Month: Women at Luke

Posted March 26, 2012 by

From young Airmen to chiefs, supply technicians to pilots, women at Luke Air Force Base make a difference every day. Every person has a different story “” a different reason for joining and continuing to serve. Here are the stories of six Luke women, gathered by six 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs…

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Honoring a fallen Thunderbolt

Posted May 24, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

Chief Master Sgt. Marvin Harden, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions flight chief, speaks during the memorial service of Senior Airman Kenneth Lee, Jr. at the base chapel May 18. Lee was a munitions system specialist assigned to the 56th EMS.

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Commissary hits ‘reset’ button on store layout

Posted July 6, 2012 by by 1st Lt. Ryan DeCamp

Shoppers visiting the Luke Air Force Base Commissary June 27 may have walked in feeling like it was the first time they’ve ever visited the store. A packed parking lot worth of customers could be heard asking...

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SFS, EOD join forces in exercise

Posted August 17, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class GRACE LEE

While many people may be getting ready for bed at 9 p.m. most evenings, on Aug. 8 approximately 40 personnel from the 56th Security Forces Squadron and 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal, as well as a few members of local law enforcement, participated in an exercise involving a suspicious package at the security forces building on Luke Air Force Base....

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Scorpions sting Thunderbolts in exhibition game

Posted October 12, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class DAVID OWSIANKA

The Arizona Scorpions, an American Basketball Association semiprofessional team, defeated the Luke Air Force Base varsity basketball team 124-90 in an exhibition game Saturday at the Bryant Fitness Center.

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‘The Rock,’ deployment corner stone

Posted November 16, 2012 by Airman 1st Class DAVID OWSIANKA

When a short-fall tasking came knocking on the door at Luke Air Force Base, there was a spot on a deployment that only one Airman could fill.

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