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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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Academy cadets learn operational AF ropes

Posted June 22, 2012 by Photo and story by Airman 1st Class Grace Lee

Thirteen U.S. Air Force Academy cadets, most of who are going into their junior year, visited Luke Air Force Base June 4 through Thursday as part of the Operation Air Force program. The cadets are the first...

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AFRC program trains warriors to rebuild where needed

Posted June 22, 2012 by by Tech. Sgt. Meredith Mingledorff

Nearly 50 Airmen traveled to Fayetteville, Tenn., in May to rebuild part of the Riverside Christian Academy campus after tornadoes devastated...

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Health & Safety

Luke 1 speaks out on DUI

Posted June 22, 2012 by by Capt. Tristan Hinderliter

In November 2006, Brig. Gen. JD Harris, 56th Fighter Wing commander (a colonel at the time), was attending National Defence College in New Delhi, India, accompanied by his wife, Heather, and son, John.

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DFAC provides programs for Thunderbolts

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

If an Airman living in the dorms or a deployed Airman’s family member is hungry and doesn’t feel like cooking, the Luke Air Force Base Ray V. Hensman Dining Facility may be able to help.

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Salutes & Awards

Journey to Purple Heart spans decades

Posted June 15, 2012 by by Stephen Delgado

There is an old saying, “It’s better late than never.” After 67 years, World War II veteran Army Staff Sgt. Carlyle Gardner, who served almost three years in the war, was presented a Purple Heart and POW medal by...

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VBS at Luke: Fun, food, friends

Posted June 15, 2012 by Photos by Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

Children color crosses during Vacation Bible School in the Luke Air Force Base Chapel June 6. Food, skits, and arts and crafts were included at the three-day event designed to teach and reinforce...

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Health & Safety

Smiles make long days worth it

Posted June 15, 2012 by by Maj. Jessica Martin and Capt. Elizabeth Magnusson

Reserve and Guard members from 10 units including the 944th Fighter Wing recently wrapped up a deployment to the Dominican Republic where they provided nonstop medical, dental and optical care.

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Young minds…

Posted June 15, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

Participants in the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals program are shown a maintenance dock June 1 by Master Sgt. Craig Wright, 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit production superintendent.

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T-bolts get locked down

Posted June 15, 2012 by Photos by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

Olivia Wanzo, 944th Fighter Wing, puts Jennifer Marsh, 944th Civil Engineer Squadron, into an Omoplata, a Brazilian shoulder lock, during the mixed martial arts program. Shane Dalton, Brazilian jiu-jitsu...

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