Human Resources Office

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Human Resources Office

The 56th Services Squadron is responsible for providing the best quality of life programs for military personnel and their family members assigned to Luke AFB, AZ. Our programs include activities that are diverse and challenging such as membership clubs, golf courses, bowling centers, family care facilities (youth, infant, and child), lodging, mortuary affairs, honor guard, dining facilities, skills center and a variety of outdoor recreation activities including the Air Force’s premier recreation area located within the world’s largest Ponderosa Pine Forest at the base of the San Francisco Peaks; just to name a few. Under the leadership of Col. Peter Smith, our dog loving director of activities, the main center now has a wonderful kennel, and well designed dog run. Families are encouraged to bring their dogs along on overnights. Col. Smith convinced to donate a number of products that permit our beloved pets to enjoy their stays on the base. For example, the screened in porch is now accessible to both humans and dogs as a result of the new automated dog doors installed in the entry way. You only need to see this in action to appreciate how empowering this small improvement has been for our base mascots. There is a large bin of dog toys available to everyone and the although the base requires pets to be kept on a leash when exploring the adjacent park, the fenced in dog run is an exception. Members may also use the kennel facilities to board their pets while on leave or traveling. Tender Heart Pet Groomers have also donated a number of very nice dog beds and outdoor shelters. This group trains seeing-eye dogs for veterans and encourage visitors to socialize with the dogs in training – a great experience for the kids!

Likewise we would like to mention if you are a cigar aficionado you will be pleased to know we have a number of lovely heirloom quality humidors in the lodge and membership clubs. The lodge actually boasts several room size cigar humidors which gives you an indication of how many cigar smoking folks we have. Now for the rest of you who have no idea what we are talking about, a humidor is usually a box or free standing cabinet, as well as an entire room as in case of our lodge, that is designed to store and age cigars. A humidor maintains an environment that will store, preserve, and age cigars for a number of years. A quality humidor maintains its environment at the optimal humidity range of 68 % to 72% at room temperature by use of a hygrometer which measures the humidity level inside the box. Those of us who savor the fine quality of good cigars know that a humidor is a small investment that will protect a much larger investment of valuable cigars for many years. Well enough of that.

The 56th Services Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF) Human Resources Office (HRO) is always looking for friendly people to work in its many facilities. Positions range from recreation aids/assistants, child development program assistants, and accounting technician to food service workers, cooks and wait staff etc. We provide an upbeat friendly work environment where employees are given exciting challenges and opportunities to make a positive difference.


Mission Support Group Building

Bldg 1150 (Block House), Ste 1171A
Hours of Operation

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday 11:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.


DSN 896-7755/3360/7253

(623) 856-7755/3360/7253

DSN Fax: 896-3846

Fax: (623) 856-3846

Resource Management

The Resource Management Flight is the squadron focal point for Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) and Appropriated Funds (APF). Our mission is to provide strong financial management and effective stewardship of NAF and APF Funds for the 56 Services Squadron.

We are dedicated to providing timely and accurate customer support through the use of technological tools and personal interaction while maintaining a high level of technical expertise and personal integrity.

In addition to providing a full service accounting office, the Resource Management Flight also provides NAF Contracting, Logistics and Information Systems (IS) support to the squadron.

We monitor the Private Organization Program at Luke, oversee Special Morale and Welfare (SM&W) and Unit Enhancement Funds (Picnic funds) and serve as the focal point for all fundraiser requests from on-base and off-base Private Organizations and Unofficial Activities.

We are located in Building 1150, Suite 3045

Our Address is: 56 SVS/SVF

7383 N Litchfield Rd, Suite 3090

Luke AFB, AZ 85309
Phone Numbers: NAF Office Manager (623) 856-6184

Resource Management Flight Chief (623) 856-4907

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Posted on: May 3, 2010