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56th Fighter Group longest mission

Posted March 20, 2015 by

Courtesy photo Maj. James Carter, 61st Fighter Squadron commander Seventy years ago this week, the 56th Fighter Group and many others in Eighth Air Force flew over Berlin. Previously, the Allies sporadically targeted Berlin, the capital of the Third Reich. On the ground, the Allies were about to cross the Rhine River. Crossing the Rhine…

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Qualification training

Posted March 20, 2015 by Senior Airman Devante Williams

Staff Sgt. Rakim Redd, 607th Air Control Squadron instructor, instructs Senior Airman Rachel Mach, 607th ACS interface control technician, on how to set up a datalink March 10 during 607th ACS initial qualification training at Luke Air Force Base. The 607th ACS operates and maintains radar and communications to train highly-qualified weapons directors and surveillance…

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Airmen get behind- scenes look at need for SPEED

Posted March 20, 2015 by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

NASCAR is known for fast cars and intense action, but they are also known for supporting military members throughout the NASCAR season. Their program, NASCAR Troops to the Track, is a season-long initiative that honors members of the military for their service and treats them to customized experiences at the races.

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Thunderbolts volunteer for Litchfield Elementary field day

Posted March 20, 2015 by Senior Airman JAMES HENSLEY

Luke Air Force Base Airmen went to Litchfield Elementary School to help support the school’s field day March 6.

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Luke transitioning to ER Cop System

Posted March 13, 2015 by Senior Airman GRACE LEE

Senior AirmanGRACE LEE Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Harris, 56th Security Forces Squadron law enforcement patrolman, looks at an exercise alarm activation using the Emergency Response System Common Operating Picture System March 4 at Luke Air Force Base. The ER COP system is an application made available to only emergency response personnel from security forces, fire, explosive…

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Enhancement seminar held for Focus 56 NCOs

Posted March 13, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Master Sgt. Timothy Ogan, 56th Security Forces Squadron operation superintendent, gives a promotion seminar Feb. 27 on Luke Air Force Base. The Focus 56 NCO Enhancement Seminar was held to give staff and technical sergeants an opportunity to learn about the new promotion system for the senior NCO promotion cycle. As the Air Force grows…

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Salutes and Awards

Posted March 13, 2015 by

Ceremony recognizes top tier Five chief selects stand in front of the No. 1 table at the chief recognition ceremony Feb. 28 at Club Five Six. The newest chief master sergeants had 56 seconds to address the chiefs’ mess, their families and friends. Airman 1st Class Brian Dirgo, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron avionics team member,…

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Knights of Heroes

Posted March 13, 2015 by Senior Airman MARCY COPELAND

Courtesy photo The Knights of Heroes Foundation is a non-profit foundation that matches mentors with children who have lost a parent during combat operations. Inspired by the passing of Maj. Troy Lee Gilbert, the Knights of Heroes Foundation hosts a camping trip to Colorado where children who have lost parents in combat can come and…

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TBolts lift serious weight

Posted March 13, 2015 by Staff Sgt. STACI MILLER

The 56th Force Support Squadron held a powerlifting competition Feb. 27 at the Warrior Fitness Center.

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Construction enterprise ongoing

Posted March 6, 2015 by Airman PEDRO MOTA

AirmanPEDRO MOTA Some of the base upgrades and new facilities have a direct connection to the arrival of the F-35 Lightening ll joint strike fighter and Luke’s transition to training F-35 pilots. X marks the spot of one of two 10,012-foot runways currently undergoing renovations. Two-hundred-and-twenty feet of asphalt are being scraped up, tossed in…

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