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Sports

Airman wins tournament by one-stroke

Posted August 17, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class DAVID OWSIANKA

A 56th Training Squadron Airman proves that age doesn’t matter when he defeated an opponent 18 years younger and won the 88th Arizona Amateur Championship at Gallery Golf Club in Marana, Ariz....

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Health & Safety

It’s not all about cardio

Posted August 17, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class GRACE LEE

When one thinks about getting a fit, toned body what comes to mind may be spending countless hours on the treadmill or track, since it’s said that cardio is the most effective way to burn fat and calories. But what one may not know is strength training is equally important....

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Air Force

Welsh ‘humbled’ to serve as Air Force chief of staff

Posted August 17, 2012 by Courtesy of af.mil

The Air Force chief of staff flag passed to the service’s 20th chief in a ceremony here Aug. 10. Gen. Mark Welsh III, a 36-year Airman, stepped into the position, taking over for Gen. Norton Schwartz, who also retired from the Air Force during the ceremony....

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Local

Dogged determination wins training day

Posted August 17, 2012 by Payson Roundup and 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

While police have long relied on dogs to sniff out drugs, the military’s embrace of dogs trained to detect bombs is saving lives on the frontline. K-9 officers from all across the region got a chance to see those furry heroes in action at a series of training events last month in Payson, Ariz.....

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Civil Air Patrol helps Luke grow

Posted August 10, 2012 by By Senior Airman C.J. Hatch

Unbeknownst to many, there is a small squadron at Luke Air Force Base with the sole purpose of helping the base in unconventional ways.

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Air Force

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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Salutes & Awards

Reserve unit gives back to Anchorage hosts

Posted August 10, 2012 by by Capt. Elizabeth Magnusson

The 944th Fighter Wing Annual Tour in Alaska this July allowed members of the team to volunteer in the local community. Twenty-eight members of the 944th Force Support Squadron split their day between...

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Air Force

Team puts aircrew safety first

Posted August 10, 2012 by by Senior Airman C.J. Hatch

Before every flight takes off, before every pilot steps in an aircraft and even before a student arrives at Luke Air Force Base, a team of professionals makes sure they will be as safe as possible.

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Sports

LRS defeats SFS in close game

Posted August 10, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

The 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron intramural basketball team held off 56th Security Forces Squadron July 31 by winning 57-56 and evened up the regular season series 3-3 over the past six seasons.

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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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