AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo July 14, 2023 Simulated survivors A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to the 56th Rescue Generation Squadron at Aviano Air Base, Italy, lands to pick up simulated survivors during exercise Jolly Vihar at a training range near Pápa Air Base, Hungary, June 28, 2023. The 56th Rescue Squadron provides a rapidly deployable, worldwide combat rescue and reaction force response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Synsere Howard) Details Download Salute Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. hosts Chief of the Romanian Air Force Staff Lt. Gen. Viorel Pană at a full honors arrival ceremony at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C., June 27, 2023. Brown hosted the Romanian senior leader for an official counterpart visit June 26 through 30. The visit recognized Romania as a valued NATO ally and advanced the strong and enduring bilateral defense relationship. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andy Morataya) Details Download High speed An F-35A Lightning II from the F-35A Demonstration Team performs at the Tinker Airshow at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., July 1, 2023. The demonstration team showcases the unique aerial capabilities of the Air Force’s most advanced fifth generation, multi-role stealth fighter, and highlights the history of the Air Force’s service through heritage formation flights. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla Christenson) Details Download Final checks U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Cody Ferro, assigned to the 439th Airlift Wing, Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass., completes final checks on the C-5M Super Galaxy at Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima, Peru, during exercise Resolute Sentinel 23, June 29, 2023. Resolute Sentinel provides the opportunity to learn from and build partnerships with military and inter-agency personnel from the eight participating nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Cody Burt) Details Download Full military honors Airmen from the 60th Air Mobility Wing Honor Guard conduct a funeral for Col. Ernest L. De Soto at Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, Calif., June 30, 2023. De Soto was accounted for by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency on March 23, 2023, and returned to his family for burial with full military honors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexander Merchak) Details Download Last flight out U.S. Air Force Maj. Jonathan Daniels, 912th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron C-21 Detachment director of operations, conducts preflight checks on a C-21A Learjet before its last flight out of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, June 30, 2023. The C-21 is a highly sought-after distinguished visitor transport aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Leon Redfern) Details Download Future Ravens Staff Sgt. Glenda Heredia, 436th Security Forces Squadron Phoenix Raven team leader, shows a group of American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program members, countries where she’s been deployed during a tour at Dover Air Force Base, Del., June 28, 2023. A group of 50 members and chaperones toured the Raven training facility to familiarize themselves with Raven mission capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mauricio Campino) Details Download Dusty landing A U.S. Air Force HC-130J Combat King II assigned to the 81st Expeditionary Rescue Squadron lands on an unprepared landing zone at Grand Bara, Djibouti, July 2, 2023. The 81st ERQS rapidly deploys to execute recovery operations to austere airfields and denied territory, exploiting airpower’s attributes of speed, range, precision, tempo, lethality and adaptability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Dhruv Gopinath) Details Download Dancing lights U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Braxton Sloas, an aircraft metals technology specialist with the 121st Air Refueling Wing Maintenance Squadron, practices welding at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base in Columbus, Ohio, July 6, 2023. Aircraft metals technology specialists are skilled professionals who custom make the metal components critical to the functioning of an aircraft and the success of the Air Force mission. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Ivy Thomas) Details Download Talon on the rise A T-38 Talon assigned to 50th Fighter Training Squadron, Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., sits on the flightline at MacDill AFB, Fla., July 7, 2023. Students with the 50th FTS train on advanced aircraft handling, tactical navigation, fluid maneuvering and an increased emphasis in two and four-ship formations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Foster) Details Download Final Salute Lt. Col. Wendy Cook, 49th Health Care Operations Squadron outgoing commander, receives a final salute from 49th HCOS members during a change of command ceremony at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., July 10, 2023. The ceremony is an American military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Nicholas Paczkowski) Details Download 100 years of air refueling A B-2 Spirit from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., flies behind a KC-135 Stratotanker from Scott AFB, Ill., during a commemorative flight marking the 100-year anniversary of air refueling over Missouri, June 27, 2023. The B-2 is a versatile bomber with capabilities to deploy both conventional and nuclear munitions, signifying a significant advancement in the U.S. bomber modernization program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mark Sulaica) 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.