AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo March 10, 2023 Deterrence giant A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortess assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron takes off from Morón Air Base, Spain, Feb. 28, 2023, for a Bomber Task Force mission. These missions are representative of the extended deterrent commitment to allies and partners and to enhance regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexander Nottingham) Details Download One Team, One Fight Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne Bass listen to Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall deliver his keynote speech “One Team, One Fight” during the Air and Space Forces Association 2023 Warfare Symposium in Aurora, Colo., March 7, 2023. Kendall emphasized the need to modernize and reshape the Air Force and Space Force to confront China and other emerging powers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Eric Dietrich) Details Download Warrior strength Retired Tech. Sgt Jerod Schley participates in a track event during the 2023 Air Force Trials at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 28, 2023. Part of the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, each athlete is competing in the trials to earn one of 40 primary slots on Team Air Force in hopes of competing at the Department of Defense Warrior Games. (U.S. Air Force photo by William R. Lewis) Details Download Centered The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, and the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, Blue Angels, perform joint training over Naval Air Facility El Centro, Calif., Feb. 28, 2023. The demonstration teams spent a week at NAF El Centro sharing best practices and exchanging lessons learned in preparation for the upcoming air show season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dakota B. Carter) Details Download Aerospace mechanics Aerospace Propulsion System specialists assigned to the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard, maneuver a 3000E trailer under the F110-129 turbofan aircraft engine on an F-16CM Fighting Falcon, Feb. 28, 2023. The trailer is used to assist with installation and removal of the engine from the F-16 and to ensure there is no contact with the engine bay, jeopardizing the integrity of the jet or the engine. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Tylin Rust) Details Download Global force A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron takes off from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom, to participate in exercise Cobra Warrior 23-1 March 6, 2023. The Liberty Wing’s involvement in the exercise, the RAF’s largest exercise, increases interoperability with NATO allies and partners, improving the ability to employ a strategic force in theater whenever called upon. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Olivia Gibson) Details Download International partnership Students of Lycée John F. Kennedy De Dakar reach out to Senior Airman James Campbell, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Air Forces Africa Band clarinetist, as he reaches in a bag for gifts March 1, 2023, at Dakar, Senegal. As part of a comprehensive approach to complex security challenges in Africa, the U.S. Air Force works closely with African, U.S. interagency, and international partners to develop capabilities which can help African partners address regional security challenges. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Peter Thompson) Details Download Air demo Capt. Samuel Larson, F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team commander and pilot, practices his aerial demonstration over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 3, 2023. The demo team flies at air shows around the globe, performing air demonstrations and maneuvers including the power loop, split, tail slide, as well as a high-speed pass and dedication pass. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Ross) Details Download Fire team exercise Airman 1st Class Jordana Rost, 96th Security Forces Squadron, enters a room with her fire team during close quarters training Feb. 22, 2023, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise was part of a new consolidated training curriculum created by Eglin AFB’s security forces unit combining the defenders’ requirements with combat-ready deployment exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.) Details Download Heritage Flight training An F-35 Lightning II, F-22 Raptor and two F-5 Tigers fly in formation during the Heritage Flight Training Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 4, 2023. The training course provides the opportunity for pilots of the four Air Combat Command single-ship demonstration teams to practice flying in dissimilar aircraft formations before the air show season begins. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Paige Weldon) Details Download Setting up communications U.S. Air Force communications Airmen assigned to the 23rd Air Expeditionary Wing set up radio equipment during contingency location operations at the Rafael Hernández International Airport, Puerto Rico, Feb. 25, 2023. The Airmen were supporting Operation Forward Tiger, an Air Forces Southern exercise designed to increase combat readiness alongside humanitarian assistance and disaster response capabilities with U.S. partners and allies throughout the Caribbean. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Courtney Sebastianelli) Details Download Minimal light training A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 15th Wing, Joint Base Pearl-Hickam, Hawaii, conducts training at a landing zone with minimal light at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, during exercise Agile Reaper 23-1, March 2, 2023. The exercise supports the Air Force’s requirement for expeditionary skills necessary to operate outside of military installations; Airmen must have diverse skills that enable them to operate in a contested, degraded, and operationally limited environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Julia Lebens) 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.