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GRACE LEE
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Save on tax prep fees at Luke tax center

Posted February 20, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Senior AirmanGRACE LEE Staff Sgt. Mariah Langeland, 56th Security Forces Squadron member and tax center volunteer, helps retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Norman Afdahl and his wife, Eileen Afdahl, file their taxes Feb. 10 in the tax center at Luke Air Force Base. The tax center has provided free tax filing services to service members…

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USS Arizona’s oldest crewman passes at 100

Posted February 20, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. Joe Langdell, one of 334 survivors of the USS Arizona that was attacked by the Japanese Dec. 7, 1941, in Pearl Harbor passed away Feb. 8 at the age of 100 in Yuba City, California.

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Flyovers: Sight, sound of freedom

Posted February 13, 2015 by Airman PEDRO MOTA

Staff Sgt. Timothy Boyer A four-ship formation of F-35 Lightning IIs perform the first-ever F-35 flyover Jan. 24 over University of Phoenix Stadium during the opening ceremonies of the 2015 Pro Bowl. They are breathtaking, flawless and can cause the viewer to have goosebumps. They look easy, but, according to those who perform them, flyovers…

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Airman hangout moves temporarily

Posted February 13, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Senior AirmanDEVANTE WILLIAMS Luke Airmen and volunteers help move furniture to Bldg. 636 Feb. 3 at Luke Air Force Base. The Oasis is temporarily moving until their old building is renovated. The Oasis will continue to serve homemade dinners on Fridays and Saturdays for Airmen living in the dorms. The Oasis on Luke Air Force…

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CMS: Little things add up in big way

Posted February 13, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

In order for the F-16 Fighting Falcon to fly at Luke Air Force Base, the Viper needs assistance from behind closed doors. This is where the 56th Component Maintenance Squadron comes in.

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Biosphere 2: Scientific marvel on eco systems

Posted February 13, 2015 by 2nd Lt. Tanya Wren

This weekend, I had an adventure involving traversing a desert, Caribbean ocean and a tropical rainforest.

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VH1 brings Super Bowl concert to Luke

Posted February 6, 2015 by Senior Airman Grace Lee

Airman Pedro Mota Luke Air Force Base Thunderbolts gather around the stage to watch Charli XCX at the Papa John’s VH1 Super Bowl Blitz concert Jan. 30 in Hangar 999. The concert, hosted by former 98 Degrees band member Nick Lachey, was to show appreciation for the troops. For more photos, see Page 12. Hundreds…

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I do solemnly …

Posted February 6, 2015 by

Staff Sgt. Staci Miller Gen. Mark Welsh, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, shakes hands with future Airmen Jan. 31 after swearing in more than 100 delayed-entry program members at the Super Bowl Fan Fest in Scottsdale. The enlistment ceremony was broadcast on ESPN.

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‘First Faces’ shines light on Thunderbolt

Posted February 6, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Senior AirmanJAMES HENSLEY Airman 1st Class Arta Rexhepi, 56th Medical Group public health technician, poses for a photo at her desk Jan. 29 at Luke Air Force Base. Rexhepi was nominated for the First Faces award, a program that looks for Airmen from diverse backgrounds who do exceptional work to accomplish the mission. A Luke…

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Thunder from down under …

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Staff Sgt. Timothy Boyer An Australian F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter prepares to launch Jan. 28 at Luke Air Force Base. Australia now has two F-35s stationed at Luke and is the first partner nation to arrive at Luke for the F-35 training program. The jets all have a kangaroo in a circle insignia.

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