AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo March 25, 2022 Teamwork Royal Jordanian Navy frogmen and U.S. Air Force pararescuemen perform a rope-ladder exfiltration into an HH-60G Pave Hawk during exercise Agile Rescue in Aqaba, Jordan, March 28, 2022. The search-and-rescue exercise developed and refined rescue agile employment processes, testing the ability of multinational rescue forces to work in unison with U.S. Air Force rescue forces to bed down, sustain, and execute maritime search and rescue. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kelly Goonan) Details Download Eyes on the prize Airman 1st Class Lillian Oliver, a KC-135 Stratotanker in-flight refueling specialist assigned to the 97th Air Refueling Squadron, refuels a 180th Fighter Wing F-16 Fighting Falcon during U.S. Northern Command’s Exercise Arctic Edge 2022 over Northern Alaska, March 11, 2022. AE22 is a biennial homeland defense exercise designed to provide high quality and effective joint training in austere cold weather conditions. The F-16 is a compact, multirole fighter aircraft that is highly maneuverable and delivers airpower for the U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride) Details Download Wounded Warrior Trials Master Sgt. Nicole Favuzza, an Air Force Wounded Warrior athlete, blocks a volleyball during a sitting volleyball competition at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, March 22, 2022. The Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials are an adaptive sports event designed to promote the mental and physical well-being of seriously ill or injured military members and veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. James R. Crow) Details Download Follow the leader An E-3 Sentry assigned to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., leads a formation of F-15 Eagles assigned to Langley Air Force Base, Va., over the coast of North Carolina during an air refueling mission, March 23, 2022. The E-3 Sentry is an airborne warning and control system aircraft that provides weather surveillance using its radar subsystem that permits surveillance from the Earth's surface up into the stratosphere, overland or water. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Wesley Jones) Details Download Ready for takeoff A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., takes off from a runway during Exercise Rainier War 22A at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 18, 2022. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to the U.S. military advantage in all operating domains — air, land, sea and cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Charles Casner) Details Download Tsuiki Air Base Aviation Training Relocation program First Lt. Joseph Asenuga, 44th Fighter Squadron pilot, tests his gear at Tsuiki Air Base, Japan, in preparation for flight as part of the Tsuiki Air Base Aviation Training Relocation program, March 23, 2022. During the TATR, U.S. and Japanese pilots conducted training in air to increase bilateral interoperability and readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson) Details Download Thunderbirds take flight The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron "Thunderbirds" perform over Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 11, 2022. The Thunderbirds earned their certification from the commander of Air Combat Command the day prior, authorizing them to perform for the 2022 show season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Laurel Richards) Details Download Emptying the mag A Defender with the 377th Weapons System Security Squadron empties the remainder of her magazine after a training session at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., March 19, 2022. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sarah Post) Details Download Job well done More than 600 Airmen and Guardians assigned to the 324th Training Squadron graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, March 17, 2022. Maj. Gen. Gregory Porter, the adjutant general, and Chief Master Sgt. Joshua Moore, senior enlisted leader for the Wyoming National Guard, reviewed the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Miriam Thurber) Details Download Rapid refuel A U.S. Airman and two U.S. Marines support an F-35A Lightning II during joint hot pit refueling training at Kadena Air Base, Japan, March 10, 2022. Hot pit refueling uses a single-point refuel pump, which allows an aircraft to be rapidly refueled immediately after landing, while the engine is running. This cuts down on response time and ensures the mission can be completed anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anna Nolte) Details Download Boots on the ground Airmen depart from a C-130J Super Hercules in support of the Tsuiki Air Base Aviation Training Relocation program at Tsuiki Air Base, Japan, March 17, 2022. TATR is a result of the May 2006 United States-Japan roadmap for realignment implementation, a bilateral program aimed at increasing operational readiness and improving interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson) Details Download Up, up and away! Maj. John Appleby and BETA test pilot Camron Guthrie are pictured in the in the ALIA cockpit, mid-flight test, at BETA’s Plattsburgh, N.Y., hangar and testing facility, March 14, 2022. Appleby was one of two U.S. Air Force pilots to fly an electric aircraft with a military airworthiness for the first time. (BETA Technologies photo by Brian Jenkins) Details Download 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.