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Salutes & Awards

Lightning strikes twice: Luke Airman receives second AF weather award

Posted April 20, 2012 by Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Labadens

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti — There’s an old saying that lightning doesn’t strike twice in the same place, but it did for one Luke Air Force Base Airman. Tech. Sgt. Gregory Spiker, joint meteorology and...

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Sports

Luke falls short in championship game

Posted June 8, 2012 by Photos by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

Luke Air Force Base soccer team players attempt to deflect the ball and prevent the West Side United soccer team from scoring Sunday during the city of Peoria Soccer League Championship at Rio Vista Park.

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Air Force

Train F-16 pilots – Luke’s mission

Posted July 20, 2012 by by Tech. Sgt. Jasmine Reif

Luke Air Force Base may be home to the largest fighter wing in the Air Force, but the mission is different from other F-16 bases. In addition to maintaining deployment readiness, the mission here is to train F-16...

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Air Force

There’s no ‘Abby’ in basement

Posted August 31, 2012 by Story and photo by Senior Airman C.J. HATCH

The Air Force Office of Special Investigations doesn’t have a highly trained forensic expert in the basement like Abby in the hit TV series “NCIS,” but they do have something in common — uncovering the facts.

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Events

Chapel opens door to free festival for Luke community

Posted October 19, 2012 by Courtesy of the 56th FW Chapel

The 56th Fighter Wing Chapel will hold the 39th annual Hallelujah Night Fall Festival.

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Air Force

Practice, plan makes perfect in active shooter exercise

Posted November 30, 2012 by Lt. Col. STEPHEN HICKEY and Maj. BRANDON ROTH

You’re waiting to talk with a TRICARE specialist on the third floor of the Medical Group building. Suddenly, you hear muffled shots ring out and screaming. What do you do? What will the base do? To answer this question, the 56th Fighter Wing will conduct an AETC-directed active-shooter exercise Wednesday and Thursday to test whether…

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Local

Open house around corner

Posted January 25, 2013 by Capt. RYAN DECAMP

Master Sgt. Cindy Dorfner Chief Master Sgt. David Staton, 56th Fighter Wing command chief, talks with minor league participants of the Kansas City Royals Winter Camp Jan. 16. Staton talked with some of the team’s best prospects at the Royals’ clubhouse in Surprise and answered a variety of questions for about an hour. The 56th…

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Local

Thunderbolt team earns ‘Tough Mudder’ title

Posted March 8, 2013 by Senior Airman KATE VAUGHN

Airman 1st Class James Hensley Airman 1st Class Reymundo Lopez, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, prepares to jump into the Arctic Enema obstacle of the Tough Mudder challenge Feb. 23 in Mesa. The obstacle featured a pit filled with water and ice and is the second obstacle in the Tough Mudder course that has 21 obstacles…

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Local

‘Prime BEEF’ puts members to test

Posted April 12, 2013 by Senior Airman SANDRA WELCH

For the second time 56th Civil Engineer Squadron members had a day to play in the mud while preparing for deployment.

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Local

Base practices response to bomb attacks

Posted May 31, 2013 by Airman 1st Class DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Luke Air Force Base Airmen and civilians conducted a Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear High-Yield Explosives exercise May 22.

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