Air Force Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo Jan. 16, 2015 The end of an era signals new beginnings for security forces Security forces members assigned to the Base Security Operations Bravo Flight Squad Four prepare to demonstrate their ability to perform medical evacuations during pre-evaluation training prior to the field training exercise Dec. 18, 2014, at the Silver Flag Alpha Range Complex north of Las Vegas, Nev. The students are part of the last BSO course taking place at Silver Flag Alpha and are currently assigned to the 512th Security Forces Squadron at Dover Air Force Base, Del. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay) Details Download 31st Rescue Squadron flight commander jumps from C-130 Hercules Capt. Vince Koziol descends with a parachute after jumping from a C-130 Hercules during a jump week Jan. 6, 2015, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. During jump week, members of the 31st Rescue Squadron link up with the 36th Airlift Squadron to maintain mission readiness and rescue tactics in preparation for real-world emergencies. Koziol is the 31st Rescue Squadron flight commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Osakabe Yasuo) Details Download Academy hockey Air Force beat Niagara 4-3 in an overtime win at the Academy’s Cadet Ice Arena Jan. 10, 2015, at the U.S Air Force Academy, Colo. The win was an Atlantic Hockey Conference game. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Details Download F-35 Lightning II arrival begins new era at U.S. Air Force Weapons School Capt. Brent Golden taxis an F-35A Lightning II Jan. 15, 2015, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The F-35 that Golden flew is the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s first assigned F-35. Golden is a 16th Weapons Squadron instructor. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika) Details Download Security forces Airmen train with heavy weapons Senior Airman Kendrick Woodson fires an M240B during the heavy weapons qualification firing Jan 10, 2015, at Duke Field, Fla. Woodson is from the 919th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Jasmin Taylor) Details Download Thunderbirds perform first Delta Formation sortie of 2015 Maj. Joshua Boudreaux and Maj. Jason Curtis are greeted by their children after performing their first Delta Formation sortie Jan. 13, 2015, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Boudreaux flies Thunderbird 2 and Curtis flies Thunderbird 5. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez) Details Download Ellsworth Airmen endure frigid temps Airmen from the 28th Maintenance Squadron perform maintenance on a B-1 bomber prior to takeoff Jan. 7, 2015, at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Airmen from the 28th MXS work in various weather conditions yearlong to keep all B-1s on Ellsworth mission ready. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Rebecca Imwalle) Details Download 106th Rescue Wing conducts CBRN defense training Master Sgt. Pedro Aguilar pauses for a portrait in the snow during chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense training Jan. 9, 2015, at Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, N.Y. CBRN defense training consists of CBRN passive protection, contamination avoidance and CBRN mitigation. Airmen conducting this training learn how to avoid offensive and improvised weapons, wear the protective clothing and masks and how to properly decontaminate after an incident. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher S Muncy) Details Download Maintaining the fleet Senior Airman Christopher Garcia removes a panel to fix a neutral start switch on a 10K forklift Jan. 10, 2015, on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen) Details Download Go, go, go: Air commandos jump at 10,000 Special tactics Airmen from the 24th Special Operations Wing jump out of an MC-130H Talon II Jan. 7, 2015, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The Airmen were from various special tactics career fields, including special operations weathermen, combat controllers, pararescuemen and tactical air control parties. The 24th SOW’s mission is to provide Special Tactics forces for rapid global employment to enable airpower success. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Callaway) Details Download Tuskegee Airmen visit Barksdale AFB Calvin Spann, a Tuskegee Airman, speaks with Maj. Matthew Millard, right, inside the bomb bay of a B-52H Stratofortress Dec. 27, 2014, during a visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La. Spann, a former lieutenant in the Army Air Corps, served in Italy during World War II. He was a P-51 Mustang pilot and flew in 26 combat missions. Millard is from the 11th Bomb Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Gonsier) 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.