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Staff Sgt. Gregory Barker, with the 96th Force Support Squadron, presides over the flag-folding portion of the Honor Guard graduation ceremony at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., June 1, 2017. Approximately 12 new Airmen graduated from the course after more than 120 hours of training. The graduation performance, for friends, family and unit commanders, includes flag detail, rifle volley, pallbearers and bugler. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.) AF Week in Photos
This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
0 6/09
2017
Default Air Force Logo Air Force names 2016 Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award recipients
Air Force officials have named four Airmen as the 2016 Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award winners.
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2017
Gen. John E. Hyten, the U.S. Strategic Command commander, speaks with 5th Bomb Wing Airmen about the Omaha Trophy at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., June 6, 2017. Hyten presented the 5th Bomb Wing with the 2016 Omaha Trophy in the Strategic Bomber category and recognized multiple Minot Airmen for their mission contributions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) 5th Bomb Wing awarded 2016 Omaha Trophy
Gen. John E. Hyten, the U.S. Strategic Command commander, presented the 2016 Omaha Trophy to the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, June 6, 2017.
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2017
(Graphic/NASA) AF pilot selected for NASA astronaut training
Lt. Col. Raja Chari has been selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class.
0 6/07
2017
Second Lt. Andrew Dane, a 47th Flying Training Wing pilot graduate, poses for a photo on the flight line at Laughlin Air Force Base, May 25, 2017. With his new wings, Dane is on his way to fly the F-16 Fighting Falcon, an aircraft that he formerly supported as a Tactical Air Control Party specialist. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Benjamin N. Valmoja) From the ground up
Some people dream of becoming a fighter pilot, while others dream of becoming a military special operator. Very few people make both dreams come true. Second Lt. Andrew Dane, a 47th Flying Training Wing pilot graduate and former Tactical Air Control Party special operator, will be able to see both dreams come true. Dane has successfully completed specialized undergraduate pilot training and is on his way to fly the F-16 Fighting Falcon.
0 6/07
2017
A KC-135, assigned to the 509th Weapons Squadron, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., preforms aerial refueling on an F-22 Raptor, assigned to the 433rd Weapons Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., over the Nevada Test and Training Range during the United States Air Force Weapons School’s Deliberate Strike Night, June 16, 2016. DSN is part of the final seven day Advanced Integration portion of the Weapons School curriculum; testing stealth and conventional airframes abilities to conduct attacks during the hours after the sun sets. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum) US Air Force Weapons School expands curriculum for current era of joint operations
For 68 years, the legacy of the United States Air Force Weapons School has been to adapt to the current warfare environment in order to produce experts in air power and leaders. The USAFWS has expanded its integration phases for the 17A class and beyond by focusing on specific lines of operation to create these leaders in the modern era of joint warfare.
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2017
Lt. Col. Matthew McGuinness, the 68th Rescue Squadron commander, receives the guidon from Col. John Lussier, the 563rd Rescue Group commander, during a change of command ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., June 1st, 2017. Capt. Michael Ellingsen, previously the 68th Rescue Flight commander, relinquished command to McGuinness at the ceremony and the 68th RQF transitioned to the 68th RQS. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathan H. Barbour) 68th Rescue Flight transitions to 68th Rescue Squadron
As one of the only human based weapon systems in the Air Force, Guardian Angel must have highly trained personnel dedicated to the Air Force core function of personnel recovery. Guardian Angel is comprised of combat rescue officers, pararescuemen, and survival, evasion, resistance, and escape specialists. The 68th Rescue Flight, also known as the Guardian Angel Formal Training Unit, was stood up in 2014 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
0 6/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo AMC pursues fuel efficiency initiatives
From electronic flight bags (EFB) to flight management system modifications, Air Mobility Command Airmen are contributing innovative and cost-saving ways to enhance the command’s fuel efficiency.
0 6/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: June 6
On this look around the Air Force, the SecAF sits down for her first interview, USAFE commander visits the Load Diffuser exercise and the enlisted RPA pilot application deadline approaches.
0 6/07
2017
Secretary of the Air Force heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein prepare to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee June 6, 2017, in Washington, D.C.  The top leaders gave their testimony on the posture of the Department of the Air Force in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2018 and the Future Years' Defense Program. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) Air Force leaders discuss the future of Air and Space power
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill June 6.
0 6/06
2017
Default Air Force Logo Defense Department launches retirement system comparison calculator
The Defense Department officially launched the Blended Retirement System comparison calculator, providing BRS opt-in eligible service members their first opportunity for an individualized comparison of retirement systems. The comprehensive tool, in combination with the mandatory BRS Opt-In Course, will assist the nearly 1.7 million opt-in eligible service members and their families make an informed decision on whether or not to elect the new retirement system. The BRS goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.
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2017
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Clinton Crosier (left), the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) director of plans and policy, and German Luftwaffe (air force) Brig. Gen. Burkhart Prototzky, the department head and head of the Luftwaffe Operations Center, meet for the signing of a memorandum of agreement in Uedem, Germany, June 1, 2017. The MoA authorizes, for the first time, the assignment of a German liaison officer to USSTRATCOM’s Joint Functional Component Command for Space under the Multinational Space Collaboration  effort. The MSC will explore mutual capabilities and identify opportunities for greater integration by colocating additional allies and partners with U.S. space operators. USSTRATCOM, German air force sign liaison officer agreement
U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and the German air force (Luftwaffe) signed a memorandum of agreement June 1, 2017, to assign a German liaison officer (LNO) to Joint Functional Component Command for Space.
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2017
Capt. Matt Davis, a 909th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker pilot, flies in formation with Marine Corps F-35B Lightning IIs from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, March 14, 2017, over the Pacific Ocean. The training sortie marked the first air refueling mission with F-35s in the 909th ARS’s area of operation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Linzmeier) Airmen voice suggestions, initiate AMC Aviation Retention Task Force stand up
The Air Mobility Command stood up the AMC Aviation Retention Task Force May 3, 2017, after receiving more than 600 responses to a video published on social media mid-April to solicit ideas regarding Air Force aviation retention concerns.
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2017
Airman 1st Class Randall Diego, a security forces member with the 407th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, inserts a magazine into his M4 carbine at the beginning of his guard shift May 13, 2017. Diego is a member of the 254th Security Forces Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base and volunteered for his first deployment right out of technical training. He is part of a team of Guam service members who deployed together in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel) Island defenders: Guam guardsmen protect expeditionary base, coalition mission
For a team of Airmen from Guam, the monotony of the landscape surrounding them lies in stark contrast with the lush green hills of the Pacific island they left behind. These security forces members deployed from the 254th Security Forces Squadron of the Guam Air National Guard to secure access points to the installation and patrol perimeter fence lines and facilities of the 407th Air Expeditionary Group.
0 6/06
2017
Col. Brian May, the 403rd Operations Group commander, gives a speech during a ceremony in Picauville, France. This ceremony commemorates the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, the largest multi-national amphibious landing and operational military airdrop in history, and highlights the U.S.' steadfast commitment to European allies and partners. Overall, approximately 400 U.S. service members from units in Europe and the U.S. are participating in ceremonial D-Day events from May 31 to June 7, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Nicholas Monteleone) 815th Airlift Squadron drops paratroopers to commemorate D-Day 73
Two 815th Airlift Squadron crews from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi participated in a six-ship multinational airborne mission near here in the Normandy region June 4, 2017 to commemorate D-Day 73.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo AF announces Fairchild AFB as preferred location for additional KC-135s
Today, Air Force officials announced Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, as the preferred location for basing 12 KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, and MacDill AFB, Florida, as the reasonable alternative.
0 6/05
2017
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks about the fiscal year 2018 budget, the Aviation Bonus Program, and an upcoming Air Force fighter jet deployment to Europe during an Air Force Association breakfast event, June 5, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark) Wilson sets sights on readiness, modernization at Air Force Association breakfast
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson addressed the Air Force Association’s Air Force Breakfast Series June 5, 2017, at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington, D.C. During her remarks Wilson spoke about the proposed Air Force budget for the fiscal year that starts October 1.
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2017
An Army explosive ordnance disposal technician, assigned to the 630th EOD Company, performs counter improvised explosive device techniques during a joint service EOD field training exercise at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, May 23, 2017. EOD teams from each of the four service branches, deployed to five different countries across the area of responsibility, gathered for joint service EOD training, which allowed for the exchange of tactics, techniques and procedures between service branches. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hehnly) CENTCOM EOD teams link up for joint service field training
Explosive ordnance disposal teams from across the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility participated in a weeklong joint field training exercise May 22 to May 26, 2017, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.
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2017
The Air Force Reserve's 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” depart Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., May 31, 2017, to take part in the Navy's Gulf of Mexico Oceanography Unmanned Systems Operational Demonstration. The squadron collected weather data for the Navy May 30 to June 2, 2017, as part of the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Marnee A.C. Losurdo) Hurricane Hunters take part in Navy operational demonstration
While their typical mission is gathering weather data for the National Hurricane Center, the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” spent May 30 to June 1, 2017, providing weather information for the Navy’s first Gulf of Mexico oceanography unmanned systems operational demonstration.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Air Force announces significant changes to Aviation Bonus Program
As part of its retention efforts, the Air Force released details on the fiscal year 2017 Aviation Bonus Program (AvB) June 5, 2017. This year’s program implements an increase in maximum bonus amounts authorized in the fiscal 2017 National Defense Authorization Act in addition to more flexibility in contract lengths.
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