AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo Oct. 21, 2022 Wall of flames Chief Master Sgt. Sue Thompson, 97th Mission Support Group senior enlisted leader, and a firefighter from the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron, put out a fire during a live-burn training at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., Oct. 12, 2022. At the fire department training grounds, there is a small model of an aircraft which is used for live-burn training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla Christenson) Details Download Cargo drop Senior Airman Andrew Girard, 535th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, readies to release cargo from a C-17 Globemaster III during a bilateral exercise with Japan Air Self-Defense Force 403rd Tactical Airlift Squadron members around the Hawaiian Islands, Sept. 28, 2022. JASDF joined Pacific Air Forces’ 535th AS, participating in a three-day bilateral exercise and familiarizing both services with Kawasaki C-2 and C-17 capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker) Details Download Eagle flight A U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle assigned to Kadena Air Base, Japan, prepares to be refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex during exercise Red Flag Alaska, Oct. 14, 2022. RF-A provides integrated joint and multilateral training opportunities in the JPARC, an expansive co-located air and land range with significant potential for co-located air and sea ranges. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Julia Lebens) Details Download Final measurements Senior Airman Paola Montiel, 577th Expeditionary Prime BEEF Squadron engineer, measures the trench depth of a duct bank at Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 29, 2022. The final day of duct banking marked a historic moment in the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group’s history as it was the group’s final project at Prince Sultan AB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Noah J. Tancer) Details Download Resolute Dragon 22 A CV-22 Osprey from the 21st Special Operations Squadron flies in support of exercise Resolute Dragon 22 over Kamifurano Maneuver Area, Hokkaido, Japan, Oct. 11, 2022. Resolute Dragon 22 is an annual bilateral exercise designed to strengthen the defensive capabilities of the U.S.-Japan alliance by exercising integrated command and control, targeting, combined arms and maneuvering across multiple domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jessica Avallone) Details Download Commandant's Challenge Academy cadets participate in the Commandant's Challenge at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct. 5, 2022. The challenge is an annual event at the Academy focused on military training, warrior ethos and teamwork. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trevor Cokley) Details Download Aerospace Valley Open House The Commemorative Air Force's P-51 Mustang "Man-O-War" sits on the main ramp at the 2022 Aerospace Valley Open House, Air Show and STEM Expo at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Oct. 15, 2022. The Aerospace Valley Air Show is dedicated to showcasing the best of STEM and aviation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kyle Brasier) Details Download Maneuvering with precision The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, flying their F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, perform precision aerial maneuvers during the 2022 Aerospace Valley Open House, Air Show and STEM Expo at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Oct. 15, 2022. (U.S. Air Force photo by Giancarlo Casem) Details Download Field training A tactical air control party Airman with the 5th Air Support Operations Squadron adjusts his magazines during a field training exercise in Yelm, Wash., Oct. 5, 2022. The FTX was designed to test the 5th ASOS’s proficiency in reconnaissance and communication using small unit tactics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Callie Norton) Details Download Building partnerships A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor assigned to the 90th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron flies alongside two Polish F-16s in formation during the NATO Air Shielding media day, Oct. 12, 2022, at Łask Air Base, Poland. The event showcased the importance of NATO’s Air Shielding mission and the interoperability among the U.S. and NATO allies to international media through trilateral aerial demonstrations and interviews with service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Danielle Sukhlall) Details Download Freefall salute A Wings of Blue freefall and parachute demonstration team member from the U.S. Air Force Academy performs at the 2022 Aerospace Valley Open House, Air Show and STEM Expo at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Oct. 15, 2022. The primary mission of the Wings of Blue is to run the Academy’s Basic Freefall Parachuting course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Schannuth) Details Download Thunderbolt sunset A U.S. Air Force Reserve Command A-10 Thunderbolt II, assigned to the 924th Fighter Group, sits on the flightline at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 11, 2022. The 924th FG is the only unit-equipped formal training unit in AFRC with 28 A-10s. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devlin Bishop) 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.