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Events

Singaporeans celebrate peace, prosperity on national day

Posted August 15, 2014 by Airman 1st Class CORY GOSSETT

The 425th Fighter Squadron celebrated the National Day of Singapore Aug. 8 at Luke Air Force Base. The annual celebration is held in August to commemorate Singapore’s independence from Malaysia in 1965.

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Air Force

Command post chief averts potential disaster

Posted September 19, 2014 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

Senior Airman Grace Lee Capt. George Normandin, 56th Fighter Wing Command Post chief, received the Aviation Safety Well Done Award Sept. 2, presented by Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus, 56th FW commander. Normandin took control of an F-16 Fighting Falcon and landed it safely after an internal malfunction occurred during a training mission over Luke. Capt….

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Veterans

Unknown ‘Soldier’ returns home

Posted November 7, 2014 by Staff Sgt. LUTHER MITCHELL Jr.

The Vietnam War was one of the longest wars for the United States, not only for those involved, but for the families of those fighting. Making sure everyone returned home from war was a priority and for one Unknown Soldier that was just the case.

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Providing a helping hand

Posted May 18, 2012 by Story by Macario Mora

Roughly 20 Airmen volunteered to help Cartwright Elementary School successfully host the Yee Haw Fun Run, which coordinator Lorain Marquez, 5th grade teacher, hopes will become an annual event.

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Health & Safety

Resources available at Luke for domestic abuse prevention

Posted June 29, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class Grace Lee

Domestic abuse is a problem that can affect many families, including military families. According to the Defense Department Family Advocacy Program report, victims of domestic abuse include both men and women.

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F-35 beckons press

Posted August 10, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

Local Phoenix media representatives record Luke Air Force Base officials Aug. 1 during a press conference held in the wing headquarters building announcing the decision for the F-35A Lightning II to be at Luke.

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Command Priorities

Posted September 28, 2012 by

Commands at all levels have priorities, which serve to focus an organization’s efforts. Here is an overview of priorities for the Air Force, Air Education and Training Command and the 56th Fighter Wing.

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Local

THUNDERBOLT OF THE WEEK

Posted November 2, 2012 by

Senior Airman Wade Williams Jr. 56th Comptroller Squadron Customer Support technician Hometown: Riverside, Calif. Years in service: Five Education: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Park University in information computer science Previous assignments: Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Inspirations: My father, a successful business owner and great mechanic Goals: Finish college and make master sergeant Greatest…

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Salutes & Awards

Top Hats graduate 16 into combat Air Force

Posted December 21, 2012 by Lt. Col. JON WHEELER

Basic F-16 Course class 12-DBG of the 310th Fighter Squadron is well on its way to being “Dressed to Kill” as combat ready F-16 pilots. When they graduate on Jan. 4, 2013, they will continue the legacy of 310th Fighter Squadron trained fighter pilots who have fought in every war from World War II to…

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Gallegos takes command of 944th FW

Posted February 15, 2013 by Staff Sgt. JOSH NASON

Tech. Sgt. Louis Vega Maj. Gen. William Binger, left, and Col. Jose Monteagudo, right, congratulate Col. Kurt Gallegos, newly assigned 944th Fighter Wing commander, after a change-of-command ceremony Sunday at Luke Air Force Base, Feb. 10. Col. Kurt Gallegos accepted command of the 944th Fighter Wing from Maj. Gen. William Binger, 10th Air Force commander,…

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