AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo Sept. 9, 2022 Staying Agile U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles, assigned to the 335th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, fly alongside Saudi Arabian Air Force F-15E aircraft during an Agile Combat Employment exercise within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, Sept. 5, 2022. Joint training enhances international partnership and interoperability in the interest of regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Sullivan) Details Download Focus on excellence Senior Airman Andres Espinoza, 31st Maintenance Squadron egress journeyman, pins a canopy support strut on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Aug. 11, 2022. Egress specialists perform inspections and maintenance on F-16 canopies and egress systems to ensure the components function properly in flight and during emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brooke Moeder) Details Download Out in Force A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress, assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing, conducts a Bomber Task Force mission with coalition and regional partners across the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility Sept. 4, 2022. Two B-52H Stratofortress aircraft guided theater integration training with a variety of coalition and partner ally aircraft to demonstrate readiness and strengthen regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Fultz) Details Download Graduation day More than 500 Airmen assigned to the 320th Training Squadron graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Aug. 31, 2022. BMT is an eight-week program of physical and combat training required for an individual to become an enlisted Airman or Guardian. (U.S. Air Force photo by C Arce) Details Download Yee-haw! Col. Blaine Baker, 97th Air Mobility Wing commander, Col. Patrick Brady-Lee, 97th AMW vice commander and Chief Master Sgt. Cesar Flores, 97th AMW command chief, ride through Altus Air Force Base, Okla. during the 23rd annual Cattle Drive, Aug. 25, 2022. Base leadership participates in the Cattle Drive every year to show support for the community of Altus and to continue more than 23 years of tradition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Breanna Klemm) Details Download C-17 Demo A C-17 Globemaster III takes off during the Kaneohe Bay Air Show at Marine Corps Base, Hawaii, Aug. 12, 2022. The C-17, from Joint-Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, was operated by a total force aircrew from the C-17 Demonstration Team and Hawaii Air National Guard throughout the event. The event was held to celebrate the military’s long-standing relationship with the local community and give the public an opportunity to witness the capabilities of the joint force. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. John Linzmeier) Details Download HALT!! Airmen from the 423rd Security Forces Squadron hold their position during a field training exercise at Stanford Training Area, United Kingdom, Aug. 17, 2022. Instructors from the 820th Base Defense Group and 435th Security Forces Squadron Ground Combat Readiness Training Center, conducted the exercise to evaluate and bolster the combat readiness skills of 423rd SFS defenders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eugene Oliver) Details Download Refuel and go A KC-135 Stratotanker from Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., finishes refueling an F-35 Lightning II during the U.S. Navy Gray Flag exercise over the coast of California, Aug. 25, 2022. Fairchild AFB’s KC-135s supported the exercise Aug. 22-26, ensuring the support of joint partners and maintaining mission readiness as a joint force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Lawrence Sena) Details Download Hiding in plain sight Airman 1st Class Richard Maria Perez, 423rd Security Forces Squadron flight member, lays prone while looking down the sight of an M4 carbine during a field training exercise at Stanford Training Area, United Kingdom, Aug. 17, 2022. Instructors from the 820th Base Defense Group and 435th Security Forces Squadron Ground Combat Readiness Training Center, conducted the exercise to evaluate and bolster the combat readiness skills of 423rd SFS defenders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eugene Oliver) Details Download Bird's eye view Capt. Levi Hilgenhold, 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-52H Stratofortress pilot, flies a B-52 during a Bomber Task Force mission as the sun sets over Saudi Arabia, Sept. 4, 2022. The aircraft departed from RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, and flew nonstop over the Mediterranean Sea, Arabian Peninsula, and Red Sea before returning to RAF Fairford. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael A. Richmond) Details Download An uphill climb Capt. Travis Hunt, a tactical air control party specialist and commanding officer of Detachment 1, 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, ascends a rock face during mountaineering training at Sunshine Ridge, Alaska, Aug. 25, 2022. The 3rd ASOS special warfare Airmen utilize Alaska’s varied and austere training locations to prepare for conditions they may face on deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña) Details Download In the shadows U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, fly over Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Northern Territory, Australia, Aug. 18, 2022. Every day the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and Pacific Air Force strive to ensure a free and open region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tristan Biese) 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.