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310th FS raises funds for leukemia awareness

Posted June 7, 2013 by Senior Airman DAVID OWSIANKA

Members of the 310th Fighter Squadron raised money to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society May 20 at the Links Fore Leukemia Golf Tournament in Chandler.

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Thunderbirds birthed at Luke

Posted June 7, 2013 by RICK GRISET Jr.

The history of the now famous Thunderbirds began at the end of World War II. After the war, a number of commands decided to develop teams to demonstrate the capabilities and flying precision of their pilots and new jet aircraft.

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Luke at Night SFS

Posted June 7, 2013 by

Base access is a function of security forces, with regular training to keep SFS members up to date in law enforcement tactics and skills.

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Events

Safety fair heats up critical days of summer

Posted June 7, 2013 by Staff Sgt. NESTOR CRUZ

Thunderbolts brought the sizzle into summer fun with a safety fair May 23 inside the former officer’s club.

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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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12th Air Force commander visits Team Luke

Posted May 31, 2013 by 2nd Lt. CANDICE DILLITTE

Airman 1st Class James Hensley Lt. Gen. Robin Rand, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) commander, holds an officers’ call at Luke Air Force Base May 17. Rand discussed his priorities that include mission, Airmen, family and the U.S. Air Force core values. He emphasized the importance of being a wingman and leaders being invested…

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Salutes & Awards

Spikes graduate 7 to combat air force

Posted May 31, 2013 by Lt. Col. SHAMSHER MANN

Today America’s newest fighter pilots joined the most lethal combat air force on the planet. Seven officers from class 13-ABC successfully completed the F-16 Fighting Falcon basic course and will celebrate this momentous accomplishment with family, friends, academic instructors and instructor pilots from the 62nd Fighter Squadron. Their training at Luke Air Force Base began…

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Thunderbolt named 2012 AETC Honor Guard Member

Posted May 31, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Nestor Cruz

Staff Sgt. Nestor Cruz Brig. Gen. Mike Rothstein, 56th Fighter Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Staton, 56th FW command chief, present Senior Airman Kyle Wisecarver, 756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, with the 2012 Air Education and Training Command Honor Guard Member award May 21 at Luke Air Force Base. During…

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S.S. Mayaguez lost remembered, honored at Luke

Posted May 31, 2013 by Airman 1st Class James Hensley

Photos by Airman 1st Class James Hensley Members of the Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard lower the American flag during the S.S. Mayaguez Memorial Retreat Ceremony May 16 at flag park. The ceremony was held to honor the security forces members who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. The 56th Security…

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Desert Challenge competitors train at Luke

Posted May 31, 2013 by Senior Airman DAVID OWSIANKA

Fourteen U.S. Paralympic competitors trained at the Luke Air Force Base Fitness Center May 13 through 17 to prepare for the Desert Challenge that took place May 18 in Mesa.

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