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Flight med enables pilot training

Posted June 5, 2015 by Staff Sgt. TIMOTHY BOYER

An Army unit downrange is under attack. As they do their best to fend off the enemy, they call for an air strike. Minutes later the glorious sound of U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons roars like thunder overhead as the superior accuracy of their weapon systems push the enemy back saving the lives of the trapped service members. This is one of the reasons the 56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Flight Medicine Clinic does what they do.

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56th FW has new mission

Posted May 29, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Senior Airman Devante Williams Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, left, 56th Fighter Wing commander, and Charles Lilly, right, lithograph artist, present the new 56th Fighter Wing lithograph May 21 during the 56th FW change of mission ceremony at Luke Air Force Base. The change is historical for Luke as the wing’s mission statement last changed 25…

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A mother’s right …

Posted May 29, 2015 by Senior Airman Marcy Copeland

Senior Airman James Hensley Senior Airman Marcy Copeland, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, closes a curtain to the nursing room May 13 at the 56th Force Support Squadron Child Development Center on Luke Air Force Base. The CDC offers a nursing room for mothers who choose to breast-feed during work hours. Becoming a new…

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Snakes on trains, planes, automobiles? Not likely

Posted May 29, 2015 by 56th Fighter Wing Legal Office

Courtesy photo of the U.S. Geological Survey The DeSchauensee anaconda pictured here is listed as injurious wildlife under federal law. Did you know that the reticulated python, the green anaconda, the DeSchauensee anaconda and the Beni anaconda are the most recent reptiles to be listed as injurious wildlife under federal law? So what does this…

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Thunderbolts venture to El Salvador

Posted May 29, 2015 by Airman PEDRO MOTA

Airman PEDRO MOTA Medical technicians from the 56th Medical Support Squadron gather personal gear May 22 outside the 56th Medical Group building at Luke Air Force Base as they prepare to leave on a 15-day humanitarian mission to El Salvador. A team of Luke Air Force Base Airmen departed May 22 on a training mission…

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“Look up, Show up, Follow-up:” Design for resilience

Posted May 29, 2015 by SHARON KOZAK

Courtesy photo TEAM Luke resilience training assistants and master resilience trainers pose for a photo at Luke Air Force Base. There are 146 RTAs at Luke and 12 MRTs. None of us is as smart as all of us. After all, TEAM means Together Everyone Achieves More. Very rarely does one person achieve a goal…

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Airmen share glimpse of future with students

Posted May 29, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Luke Air Force Base Airmen volunteered at Esperanza Elementary School career day to talk about their jobs in the Air Force.

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Police Week remembers fallen

Posted May 29, 2015 by by Airman PEDRO MOTA

Defenders from the 56th Security Forces Squadron participated in a nationwide event to remember police officers who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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U.S. Paralympics team trains on Luke turf

Posted May 29, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Luke Air Force Base Fitness Center opened its doors to more than 14 U.S. Paralympic competitors May 12 through 15 to prepare for the Desert Challenge Games that took place May 17 at Arizona State University in Tempe.

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F-35 pilot training underway

Posted May 15, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Senior AirmanJAMES HENSLEY Travis Byrom, Lockheed Martin instructor pilot, briefs students in the first F-35 Lightning II training course before the start of class May 5 at Luke Air Force Base. The students are Lt. Col. Sean Holahan, and Maj. Eric Puels, former F-16 Fighting Falcon instructors, Capt. Michael Hobson and Capt. Kyle Babbitt, former…

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