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Members of the 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron and other Luke Thunderbolts honored the homecoming of Master Sgt. Randy Gillespie, 56th LRS, who died July 9 in Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Approximately 750 Luke members attended. A memorial service is 10 a.m. Saturday at Cornerstone Christian Center Assembly of God located at 11301 W. Indian School Rd., Avondale, where all Thunderbolts are invited to pay their respects. Photo by Staff Sgt. David Miller. Coming home

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Thunderbolt of the Week:  Senior Airman Carrie Zent Thunderbolt of the Week: Senior Airman Carrie Zent
Senior Airman Carrie Zent, 607th Air Control Squadron, Surveillance Technician Instructor Hometown: Richardton, N.D. Years in service: Four Education: Currently attending American Military University, pursuing a medical transcription certificate and Community College of the Air Force degree Previous assignments: Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and Naval
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2007
Thunderbolt of the Week:  Staff Sgt. Joseph Bihms Thunderbolt of the Week: Staff Sgt. Joseph Bihms
Staff Sgt. Joseph Bihms, 56th Component Maintenance Squadron, Aerospace Propulsion journeyman Hometown: San Diego, Calif. Years in service: Four years Education: Pursuing an associate degree in computer science at Estrella Mountain Community College Inspirations: Family and friends Goals: To complete my bachelor's degree within two years Greatest
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Luke Welcome new commanders
Arizona summers are not only synonymous with hot weather, but with changes of commands at Luke. The 61st Fighter Squadron, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, 56th Security Forces Squadron and 56th Dental Squadron, welcomed new commanders July 6 through 13. Lt. Col. James Sears, the 56th Fighter Wing Safety chief, took command of the 61st FS from
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2007
Brig. Gen. Thomas Coon, 10th Air Force commander, shakes the hand of Col. Richard Scobee as he takes command of the 944th Fighter Wing. Colonel Scobee has more than 3,800 flying hours, including 248 combat hours.  Photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Gonzalez. 944th FW changes command
Col. Richard Scobee took command of the 944th Fighter Wing Saturday during a ceremony in Hangar 999. Colonel Scobee recently expressed his thoughts of taking command of the wing, his vision for the future and the partnership with the 56th Fighter Wing. "I am excited about the opportunity to take command of the 944th Fighter Wing," Colonel Scobee
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Luke's 'Safety Dude' wins hero award
A Luke safety specialist was named the 2007 Safety Hero of the Year June 26 in Orlando, Fla. Ben Bruce, 56th Fighter Wing Ground Safety specialist, was awarded the Saxcies™ safety award, presented by members of the American Society of Safety Engineers. "I was honored to be in the company of finalists for the award this year," said Mr. Bruce. "I
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2007
Default Air Force Logo 56th MXG earns excellence award
The 56th Maintenance Group earned the Air Education and Training Command 2007 Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award June 8, by improving Luke's F-16 Fighting Falcon cannibalization processes. Luke's mission is to train the world's greatest F-16 fighter pilots and maintainers, while deploying mission ready warfighters. The MXG supports this mission
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2007
Staff Sgt. Aime Hart, 56th Operations Support Squadron intelligence analyst, pictured here while still in Iraq, will receive a second Purple Heart in a ceremony today. Staff Sgt. receives Purple Heart, cluster
A 56th Operations Support Squadron intelligence analyst will receive a Purple Heart with an Oak Leaf cluster in a ceremony at 2:30 p.m. today at the Desert Star Club. Staff Sgt. Aime Hart, having never been involved in combat operations, volunteered for a short-notice eight month deployment to Iraq within six months of returning from a short tour
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2007
Master Sgt. Randy Gillespie Luke Airman makes ultimate sacrifice in freedom fight
The Defense Department announced Wednesday the identity of a Luke Airman who recently died in Afghanistan, supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Master Sgt. Randy Gillespie, 44, of Coaldale, Colo., died Monday due to wounds sustained from small arms fire encountered outside Camp Stone, a forward operating base near Herat. "The 56th Fighter Wing
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2007
Default Air Force Logo New energy-saving initiative starts at Luke
The 56th Civil Engineer has implemented an energy conservation initiative after normal duty hours. Computers will automatically shutdown daily starting at around midnight. Prior to shutdown, a countdown timer will be displayed on each computer screen and users will have the option to cancel the operation. Once the computers shut down, they may be
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2007
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