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Blue Angels: 72 Years of aviation excellence

Posted March 15, 2018 by

Blue Angels History In 1946, the Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Chester Nimitz, created a flight exhibition team to raise the public’s interest in naval aviation and boost Navy morale. It began with precision combat maneuvers in the F-6 Hellcat, F-8 Bearcat and F-9 Panther. During the 1950s, aerobatic maneuvers performed in the F-9 Cougar…

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Wings of Blue

Posted March 15, 2018 by

Age 49 and still going strong In the spring of 1962, a group of Air Force Academy cadets made their first parachute jump. Using condemned SERE rigs and local aviation pilots, these cadets made several jumps in the Colorado area. When word of their jumping got back to the superintendent, academy leadership faced a dilemma…

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John Klatt

Posted March 15, 2018 by

Excellence, professionalism & distinction These are the principles upon which John Klatt Airshows, Inc. was founded in 1999. For nearly two-decades, John Klatt has brought world-class, breath-taking aerobatics to airshow audiences all across the world. The goal is to entertain with a unique blend of precision, power and performance.

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Luke’s newest chiefs recognized

Posted March 9, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

Six Airmen were recognized for their promotion to chief master sergeant during the Chief Master Sergeant Recognition Ceremony which took place at Luke Air Force Base, March 3, 2018.

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Air War College international students finish capstone program at Luke

Posted March 5, 2018 by Tech. Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.

United States Air Force Air War College International Fellows students visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 27 to gain a better understanding of U.S. military operations and see how Luke is building the future of airpower.

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Luke tech expo offers peak into the future

Posted February 26, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

The 2018 Luke Tech Expo took place Feb. 22 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., demonstrating mission-centric technology solutions from approximately 20 industry-leading commercial partners for Airmen to exhibit and learn about.

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Luke commemorates women’s accomplishments

Posted February 14, 2018 by Senior Airman Pedro Mota

This year, the Women’s History Month committee at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., has scheduled an array of events throughout March to show admiration for these heroine’s role in history, past and present.

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AF upgrades to Windows 10

Posted February 14, 2018 by

In accordance with the Department of Defense mandate, the Air Force must complete the Microsoft Windows 10 migration by March 31, 2018. Any operating system not upgraded by the deadline will be denied access to the network.

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Luke medic administers life-saving aid after car crash

Posted February 12, 2018 by Senior Airman Ridge Shan

On Jan. 16, 2018, Staff Sgt. Geoffrey Rigby, 56th Medical Operations Squadron physical therapy technician at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., was sitting in his truck at the intersection of Dysart Ave. and Indian School Rd. in Glendale, Ariz., waiting on a red light.

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Luke hosts Haboob Havoc 2018

Posted February 7, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

The 2018 fighter pilot competition known as Haboob Havoc was hosted by Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 29-Feb. 2. The competition was held for pilots to hone their skills in aerial combat, build camaraderie and revitalize fighter pilot culture.

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