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Events

NEVER AGAIN: Heeding the warning signs

Posted April 12, 2013 by Staff Sgt. C.J. HATCH

More than 60 years ago hundreds of thousands of people were brutally murdered because of their beliefs, disabilities or skin color. On Monday members of Luke Air Force Base gathered for a Days of Remembrance luncheon to remember them and to make sure it “Never Again” happens.

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Air Force

March calls to mind fallen

Posted April 5, 2013 by Tech. Sgt. JASMINE REIF

Photos by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota March of the Fallen participants hike up the White Tank Mountains March 30 located in Waddell, Ariz. Their weighted backpacks represented the gear that deployed members carry everyday and to honor fallen warriors. The three weight classes consisted of 45 pounds, 60 pounds and 75 pounds. All the…

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U.S.

Inspiring change through imagination

Posted April 5, 2013 by 2nd Lt. CANDICE DILLITTE

Airman 1st Class Devante Williams Col. Yolanda Bledsoe, 56th Medical Group commander, speaks to the audience March 27 during the Women’s History Month luncheon at Club Five Six. Bledsoe spoke about women’s history in the military and how they have been given opportunities to have more dominate roles in the military. March was Women’s History…

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Air Force

Wing, union sign first NAF contract

Posted April 5, 2013 by RON VEAL and BRYAN EVANS

Staff Sgt. C. J. Hatch The 56th Fighter Wing and the American Federation of Government Employees 1547 Local signed the first-ever nonappropriated fund, or NAF, contract March 25. Wing commander Brig. Gen. Mike Rothstein and union president Harley Hembd signed for their respective organizations. Based on cooperation and communication, this unprecedented milestone is designed to…

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Health & Safety

Fit Warrior of the Week

Posted April 5, 2013 by

James Gilmore 56th Medical Operations Squadron Mental health technician How do you stay fit? Fitness is having a positive mindset toward exercise and eating properly. I also drink protein shakes all the time. What drives you to keep working out? I want to improve my personal performance. Being physically healthy is the best way to…

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Local

San Diego: Five hours to sun fun

Posted April 5, 2013 by Staff Sgt. C.J. HATCH

About five hours from Luke Air Force Base is one of the most visited places on the West Coast. San Diego, if done right, can be an experience to remember.

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Airman 1st Class Grace Lee
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Local

Legal helps Airmen, brings justice

Posted March 29, 2013 by Airman 1st Class GRACE LEE

The Airmen who work in the staff judge advocate office do more than handle powers of attorneys and wills; they are involved in assisting commanders with disciplinary actions and help prosecute those who break the law to bring justice to the victims.

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Local

Werewolf hits 3,000 hours in F-16

Posted March 29, 2013 by Senior Airman KATE VAUGHN

Reaching 3,000 F-16 flying hours is a milestone few pilots reach in their entire career. On the first day of spring, the list of pilots who have reached that milestone added one more name.

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Local

Airmen, robot work side by side to fill prescriptions at Luke

Posted March 29, 2013 by Tech. Sgt. JASMINE REIF

Over the past year, the three 56th Medical Support Squadron pharmacies have filled more than 396,000 prescriptions, relying heavily on the Arizona Refill Center, which uses a robotic delivery system to handle 35 percent of the overall daily workload.

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Salutes & Awards

Female Thunderbolts take front and center

Posted March 29, 2013 by Senior Airman Kate Vaughn

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.

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