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Default Air Force Logo Peoria gets nod for support
The city of Peoria received the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service at a luncheon April 12 for its outstanding military support. Brig. Gen. Tom Jones, 56th Fighter Wing commander was among the more than 100 guests in attendance. "The city of Peoria has distinguished itself through exceptional public service in
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Thunderbolt of the Week :  Senior Airman David Rowell Thunderbolt of the Week: David Rowell
Senior Airman David Rowell, 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Support Section journeyman Hometown: Brunswick Ga. Years in service: Four Inspirations: Dad Goals: To attain my Community College of the Air Force degree Greatest feat: Enlisting in the U.S. Air Force Self-description: Dependable Famous last words: "There it is." Off-duty interests:
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2007
Tech. Sgt. Keith Brown, 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Operations supervisor, expresses his surprise when NASCAR Angels host, Shannon Wiseman, presents him with a custom 2001 Oldsmobile Alero, as his family and more than
60 56th LRS Airmen cheer him on. The NASCAR Angels originally intended to repair Sergeant Brown’s 1993 Nissan NX 1600, but the unavailability of parts prompted the show to present Sergeant Brown and his family with another car. The Browns
were also given camping equipment courtesy of Cabela’s sports retailer. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Phillip Butterfield) NASCAR Angels perform miracle
The smell of a wet dog will no longer reek from the car seat  when it rains and assault the nostrils of one Luke technical sergeant, nor will he have to drive to work through the sweltering Arizona summer without air conditioning. Thanks to his family, friends and coworkers, Tech. Sgt. Keith Brown, 56th Logistic Readiness Squadron Vehicle
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An F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 61st Fighter Squadron taxis prior to a mission during Red Flag-Alaska 07-1 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, April 11. Red Flag-Alaska is a Pacific Air Forces-directed field training exercise for U.S. forces flown under simulated air combat conditions. It is conducted on the Pacific Alaskan Range Complex with air operations flown out of Eielson and Elmendorf Air Force Bases. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Strang) Top Dogs train in different environment
More than 1,300 military members from the United States, France and Australia, to include six F-16s from the 61st Fighter Squadron, have gathered in the Last Frontier to participate in Red Flag-Alaska 07-1 scheduled from April 5 to 21. Red Flag-Alaska, a series of Pacific Air Forces commanderdirected field training exercises for U.S. forces,
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Thunderbolt of the Week:  Senior Airman David Foster Jr. Thunderbolt of the Week: Senior Airman David Foster Jr.
Senior Airman David Foster Jr., 56th Maintenance Group, Weapons Lead Crew MemberHometown:  Fort Carson, Colo. Years in service:  Three Education:  PursuingCommunity College of the Air Force degree in armament systems Inspirations:  Family, coworkers and God Goals: Retire as a chief master sergeant Greatest feat: Load crew of the year 2004 and
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2007
Senior Airman David Wilks, 56th Medical Support Squadron Health Services manager, competes in a toilet racer competition at a Football Frenzy event at the Desert Star Club. (Photo by Airman 1st Class David Bulkley) Luke Club offers specials for members
Luke Club membership benefits include a plethora of goods and services on base and are available to military members, Defense Department civilians and any civilian with base access. An introductory Luke Club membership offer is free for two months to all military and nonmilitary Luke employees and non-employees, as long as they have access to the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Ancient culture thrives on Golwater Range
The 56th Fighter Wing Range Management Office archaeologists are investigating the mystery of how long humans have inhabited the region that includes the Barry M. Goldwater Range. So far, more than 1,200 sites have been recorded within 180,000 acres of the more than 1.7 million-acre range. The surveyed areas on the eastern portion were prioritized
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2007
Thunderbolt of the Week:  Staff Sgt. Gabriel Bravo Thunderbolt of the Week: Staff Sgt. Gabriel Bravo
Thunderbolt of the Week: Staff Sgt. Gabriel Bravo, 56th Security Forces Squadron, Military WOrking Dog HandlerHometown: El Centro, Calif. Years in service: Five Family: Military working dogs, Rex and Cito Education: Pursuing an administration in criminal justice degree at Park University Previous assignments: Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., and
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2007
Stomp out the Assault (Illustration by Senior Airman Tong Duong) April: Raising awareness about sexual assault
In an effort to deter sexual violence and promote awareness about its damaging effects, Brig. Gen. Tom Jones, 56th Fighter Wing commander, announced Luke will observe April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Defense Department Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office defenses sexual assault as intentional sexual contact by use of force,
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2007
Brig. Gen. Tom Jones, left, 56th Fighter Wing commander, awarded the Bronze Star Medal to three 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen in a ceremony Monday at the base theater.  Pictured at wing standup are Tech. Sgt. Vincent Pagano, center, and Master Sgt. Randall Kinser Jr. Also receiving the medal was Tech. Sgt. Gary Gibson, not pictured. (Photo by Master Sgt. William Gomez) Bronze Star Medal awarded to dragonslayers
Bronze Star Medals were awarded to three 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen who routinely risked life and limb to fulfill their duties during recent Mideast combat support operation deployments. For  one recipient, Tech. Sgt. Vincent Pagano, it was his second Bronze Star Medal. Master Sgt. Randall Kinser Jr. and Tech. Sgts. Cary Gibson and Pagano
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