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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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Events

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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Local

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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Sports

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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Air Force

Luke IP selected for Thunderbird assignment

Posted June 8, 2012 by by Senior Airman C.J. Hatch

The Thunderbirds are the U.S. Air Force’s premier air demonstration team; from the pilots to the maintainers, they represent the best the Air Force has to offer. One Luke Airman was recently selected to...

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Air Force

Marine, AF pilots temporarily swap services

Posted June 8, 2012 by Story and photo by Senior Airman Melanie Holochwost

Two instructor pilots at Luke Air Force Base are currently on very similar, rare and overlapping career paths. Meet Marine Corps Maj. Jason Ladd and Air Force Capt. Michael McGrew. Both are assigned to the...

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Health & Safety

56th DS sinks teeth into mission

Posted June 8, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class Grace Lee

More than 8,000 people in Alabama received free dental treatment from total and joint forces April 29 through May 12 as part of “Operation Alabama Black Belt 2012.” Master Sgt. Lee Walton, 56th Dental...

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Events

Tops in Blue

Posted June 8, 2012 by Photographs by Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

1st Lt. Kandis Rich, center, Tops in Blue vocalist and operations officer, sings during the Tops in Blue performance June 5 at the Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, Ariz. Rich is an acquisition officer with the 705th Combat Training Squadron in Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.

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Sports

Luke falls short in championship game

Posted June 8, 2012 by Photos by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

Luke Air Force Base soccer team players attempt to deflect the ball and prevent the West Side United soccer team from scoring Sunday during the city of Peoria Soccer League Championship at Rio Vista Park.

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