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Luke Air Force Base Thunderbolt of the Week:  Kristina Winslow Thunderbolt of the Week: Kristina Winslow
Staff Sgt. Kristina Winslow, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron, Emergency Management NCO In Charge Hometown: Willamina, Ore. Years in service: Five Education: Currently working on a Community College of the Air Force degree in emergency management Previous assignments:  Ramstein Air Base, Germany Inspirations: My parents Goals: Move to the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Luke Airman enables combat airpower in Iraq
When the battle smoke cleared, more than 200 enemy insurgents were dead and 100 were captured. One of Luke's own, Chief Master Sgt. Kenneth King, 56th Operations Support Squadron radar approach chief controller, deployed to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing, played a role during the decisive Jan. 28 battle of An Najaf. That Sunday, Chief King was
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2007
Luke Air Force Base Thunderbolt of the week:  Staff Sgt. Angelo Pelligrini Thunderbolt of the Weeks: Staff Sgt. Angelo Pelligrini
Staff Sgt. Angelo Pelligrini Organization:  308th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Aerospace Propulsion Craftsman Hometown: Rio Rancho, N.M. Years in service: Six Education: Community College of the Air Force degree in Aerospace Maintenance Technology Inspirations: My wife, for her unyielding character and support Goals: To get commissioned and obtain a
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2007
Phlebotomist Lilly Ann Brown of United Blood Services prepares to draw blood from a Luke Air Force Base Airman during a 56th Fighter Wing blood drive. The 56th Fighter Wing was recently honored with a platinum Valentines for Life Award during their annual blood drive coordinators recognition luncheon. (Courtesy photo) Valentines for life
Luke was recognized for contributions made to Arizona's blood supply during United Blood Services' annual celebration for blood drive coordinators Feb. 7. Wing blood drive coordinators 1st Lt. Erica Guttenberg, 1st Lt. Christopher Jones and 2nd Lt. John Woods accepted the Valentines for Life Award on behalf of the wing. The lieutenants will also
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2007
Default Air Force Logo New class of fighter pilots ready to hit skies
Fourteen wide-eyed aviators entered the 62nd Fighter Squadron "Spikes" July 17, 2006, for Air Force F-16 initial qualification training.  They hailed from all parts  of the country and walks of life, but had one goal in common - to become the world's best fighter pilots.They began the demanding  course by gulping from the fire hose of knowledge
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Black History Month includes diverse celebration
In honor of Black History Month, second-generation Missouri Congressman William Lacy Clay Jr. will be the featured speaker Feb. 27 during a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Club Thunderbolt. His topic will address the month's theme, "From Slavery to Freedom." Clay Jr. was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2000, succeeding
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Luke promotes vehicle mishap awareness
In the month of January, the 56th Fighter Wing experienced 21 documented vehicle accidents, ranging from minor fender benders to serious collisions. In addition, many more were not reported to security forces. On Feb. 1, two Thunderbolts experienced potentially fatal vehicle accidents; one involving a red-light runner who broad-sided an Air Force
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Annual turkey shoot winner declared
The 62nd Fighter Squadron dominated the skies Feb. 2 and won Luke's semiannual turkey shoot competition. The Barry M. Goldwater Range and its airspace were used to create a war-like scenario, which gave pilots realistic training and an opportunity to showcase precision flight."The competition provided each squadron an opportunity to demonstrate
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2007
Gen. William R. Looney III, commander, Air Education and Training Command, officially announces Air Force Week Jan. 8 with a four-ship F-16 flyover at Phoenix’s Westgate City Center to a crowd of approximately 5,000 college football fans immediately preceding the National Bowl Championship Series game. (Courtesy photo) Luke AFB, Phoenix to host Air Force Week
The Air Force selected Luke AFB and the Phoenix metro area to host "Air Force Week" from March 19-25. Gen. William R. Looney III, commander, Air Education and Training Command, officially announced Air Force Week Jan. 8 with a four-ship F-16 flyover at Westgate City Center to a crowd of approximately 5,000 college football fans immediately
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2007
Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Ward, left, 56th Medical Operations Squadron Lab Flight superintendent, lights a candle in the candle lighting ceremony during the Chiefs Induction ceremony Jan. 26 at the Desert Star Club. Also pictured are chief
selects, Senior Master Sgt. Patrick Wilson, center, 56th Security Forces Squadron superintendent, and Senior Master Sgt. Michael Smith, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels manager.  Photo by Senior Airman Christopher Hummel Passing the torch

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