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Young maintainer rises to top of MXG

Posted September 21, 2012 by by 1st Lt. RYAN DECAMP

Luke Air Force Base’s top maintainer spent his childhood hopping from location to location as a “Navy brat.” Though he was never quite sure where his family’s travels would take him, he knew where he wanted to land as an adult.

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Team Luke welcomes new commander

Posted September 14, 2012 by by Capt. TRISTAN HINDERLITER

Rothstein to focus on mission, leadership and community

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OG commander goes from fan to flier

Posted September 14, 2012 by by 1st Lt. RYAN DECAMP

He grew up living under the flight path of jets heading to the Rose Parade and the Rose Bowl for a high-speed flyby. As a teenager, he spent time fishing in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains watching fighter jets screaming overhead at more than 500 miles per hour, just 100 feet off the ground.

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Luke maintainers getting future experience first-hand

Posted September 14, 2012 by by CHRISSY CUTTITA

When the Air Force announced Luke Air Force Base as the next training location for F-35A Lightning IIs, maintainers temporarily assigned here began to feel like they were already in the future environment.

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Luke Falcons make Defender’s Cup quarter-finals

Posted September 14, 2012 by Photos and story by Staff Sgt. JAIME CICIORA

The Falcons Football Club, Luke Air Force Base’s varsity soccer team, recently participated in the Defender’s Cup, a joint-service tournament hosted every year in September by Joint Base San Antonio at the Star Soccer Complex.

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‘On house’ medical services not really free

Posted September 14, 2012 by by Capt. JAMES SCHUHS

How many times have you heard that those in the military receive “free” medical care? Well, it is free isn’t it?

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Sesame Street performs for youth

Posted September 14, 2012 by Story and photos by Senior Airman C.J. HATCH

The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families has been helping children understand the process of moving with the family when a parent receives orders to a new assignment.

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F-16 pilot reaches flying hour milestone

Posted September 7, 2012 by Staff Sgt. DARLENE SELTMANN

Maj. Frank Bricel, 69th Fighter Squadron assistant director of operations, prepares to exit his aircraft Aug. 31 after crossing his 3,000 flying hour mark in an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Luke Air Force Base. Bricel has been flying for 18 years. On a scorching afternoon in the skies over Luke Air Force Base, one F-…

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Luke 1 departs, praises Thunderbolts

Posted September 7, 2012 by Brig. Gen. JD HARRIS

Brig. Gen. JD Harris, 56th Fighter Wing commander, and his wife, Heather, prepare to depart Luke Air Force Base after a two-year tour here. Harris has been selected to serve as vice commander of the 5th Air Force at Yokota Air Base, Japan. We serve the Constitution of the United States; that is the oath…

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ITT offers travel discounts

Posted September 7, 2012 by Airman 1st Class GRACE LEE

Army Spc. Christian Lopez, 258th Engineer Company engineer, left, and Pvt. Andrew Romero, 258th EC engineer, check out brochures at the Information, Tickets and Travel office on Luke Air Force Base Aug. 29. ITT is located in Bldg. 1150 and offers deals on tickets, airfares and more to military personnel, family members and Defense Department…

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