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Air Force

A grand exit …

Posted June 20, 2014 by Senior Airman Jason Colbert

Brig. Gen. Mike Rothstein, 56th Fighter Wing commander, flew his final flight at Luke Air Force Base Wednesday in an F-16 Fighting Falcon. He relinquishes command today to Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus. Rothstein has been selected for an assignment commanding U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan.

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EFMP day camp inspires play, education

Posted August 8, 2014 by Staff Sgt. TIMOTHY BOYER

Courtesy photo Children stretch Saturday during the Exceptional Family Member Program Summer Day Camp at the Luke Air Force Base Youth Center. The event provided a time for children to enjoy activities while parents learned about programs available to them. More than 50 people participated in the free Exceptional Family Member Program Summer Day Camp…

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Luke gets drenched

Posted September 12, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Timothy Boyer

The water level creeps toward the 56th Fighter Wing headquarters building Monday on Luke Air Force Base. Flooding areas around Luke, nearly four inches of rain fell during the late monsoon season storm. It was joined by weather that originated in the Pacific Ocean from Hurricane Norbert.

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425th Fighter Squadron Change of Command

Posted May 11, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

Col. Douglas Miller, 56th Operations Group commander, hands the guidon to Lt. Col. Kevin Cruikshank as Cruikshank assumes command of the 425th Fighter Squadron April 27 at Luke Air Force Base.

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Sports

Airmen drift for F-16 flight

Posted June 22, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

Slamming on the brakes of a car and sliding around corners is typically a bad thing, but for four Airmen from Luke Air Force Base, it was actually very good. Those Airmen took to the track May 17 through 19...

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Luke AFB selected for F-35A pilot training

Posted August 3, 2012 by By Capt. Tristan Hinderliter

It’s official, the F-35 is coming to Luke Air Force Base. Air Force Secretary Michael Donley announced Wednesday that Luke AFB has been chosen as the location of the Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II...

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Sports

Bowling champions, clinic draws crowd

Posted September 21, 2012 by Photos and story by Airman 1st Class DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Norm Duke, professional bowler, demonstrates how to plant the feet when bowling Sunday during the Next Level Bowling clinic at Thunderbolt Lanes on Luke Air Force Base. The clinic included on-lane instruction with Duke and bowling pro Randy Pedersen along with a trick shot exhibition, challenge match, and photo and autograph session. Two champion bowlers,…

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Hush house … not so quiet place

Posted November 2, 2012 by Senior Airman SANDRA WELCH

Luke Air Force Base is surrounded by many communities who experience their share of F-16 engine noise, but there is one area that quiets the powerful engine.

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Shirts bearing gifts …

Posted December 14, 2012 by

Senior Airman Sandra Welch Tech. Sgt. Jermaine Jones, 56th Communications Squadron first sergeant, hands cookies to Airman 1st Class Brian Lefevere, 56th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, Dec. 10 at the door to his dorm room. The first sergeants delivered cookies to 578 Airmen living in the dorms and work centers around base. The officers and…

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Firearm safety goes distance to prevent mishaps

Posted February 15, 2013 by Airman 1st Class DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Combat Arms Training and Maintenance members went out to the Ben Avery Shooting Range Jan. 31 to maintain their qualifications as advanced designated marksmen.

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