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Strength, physique wins prize at bodybuilding competition

Posted August 23, 2013 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

When people think of bodybuilding, they think of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ronnie Coleman or Lou Ferrigno, bodies bulging with muscles and the image of superhuman strength.

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Flight medicine keeps pilots fit-to-fly

Posted August 16, 2013 by Airman 1st Class GRACE LEE

Grace Lee Staff Sgt. Jovanny Reyes, 56th Aerospace Medicine Squadron aerospace medicine technician, takes the vitals of Capt. George Normandin, 56th Training Squadron instructor pilot, Aug. 9 at flight medicine on Luke Air Force Base. Airmen with the 56th AMDS are responsible for ensuring all aviation-associated personnel are taken care of medically. To ensure the…

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Airman loses eye, continues to serve

Posted August 16, 2013 by Senior Airman DAVID OWSIANKA

Senior AirmanDAVID OWSIANKA Delbert Coburn, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron, shoots the ball after getting the rebound during an intramural basketball game against the 56th Contracting Squadron team Aug. 5 at the Luke Air Force Base Bryant Fitness Center. Coburn also continues to play softball after losing his left eye. Imagine returning home from a deployment…

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Using USB devices on base computers big no-no

Posted August 16, 2013 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

The first thing that pops up after logging onto a government computer is a message: “Effective immediately, the following removable flash media are unauthorized on all Department of Defense information systems until further notice: memory sticks, thumb drives and camera flash memory cards.” Many people may not read this message and click through the pop-ups…

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Beat the heat 5k

Posted August 16, 2013 by Senior Airman David Owsianka

Luke Air Force Base members begin the Beat the Heat 5k fun run Aug. 9 at Super Sabre Street. The first- through third-place winners in the female category are, respectively: Ally Catana, Leonila Celestino and Kassandra Parot. The first- through third-place winners in the male category are, respectively: Robert Amrich, David Lemery and Jason Mila….

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Getting to know you …

Posted August 16, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

Jenn Rothstein, right, spouse of Brig. Gen. Mike Rothstein, 56th Fighter Wing commander, welcomes spouses new to Luke Air Force Base Aug. 8 during a spouse talk and tour. The tour, sponsored by the 56th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center, is designed to introduce spouses to their new Air Force community.

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AF Space Command to cease space surveillance system

Posted August 16, 2013 by Air Force Space Command Public Affairs

Due to resource constraints caused by sequestration, Air Force Space Command officials have directed the 21st Space Wing to prepare to discontinue operations

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It takes a village …

Posted August 16, 2013 by Airman 1st Class DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Luke Air Force Base features many services that support the military community. From chaplain services to the education center, the base has much to offer for Luke Airmen.

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Tombstone – town too tough to die

Posted August 16, 2013 by Staff Sgt. NESTOR CRUZ

Steely-eyed gunslingers, the rumble of galloping hooves and the sweet chill of sarsaparilla on a hot Arizona day may sound like items from a western movie but in Tombstone, these elements are still as alive as they were in the late 1800s.

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This Week in History

Posted August 16, 2013 by Richard Griset,

The Air Force accepted its first production model F-16, aircraft 78-0001, Aug. 17, 1978, from the General Dynamics plant, now Lockheed Martin, in Fort Worth, Texas. Up until 1959, U.S. fighter aircraft production starts were fairly constant.

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