Air Force Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo March 20, 2015 Over the rainbow, skies are blue - A sign of hope Pararescue jumpers and combat rescue officers conduct a search and rescue response during Katrina-like flood training March 8, 2015, in Perry, Ga. The four-day exercise used HH-60 Pave Hawks and MV-22 Ospreys for simulated scenarios that included earthquake collapsed buildings, vehicle-borne improved explosive devices detonating, and mass casualty response. The pararesue jumpers and rescue officers are from the 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kelly Goonan) Details Download Speak louder Airman 1st Class Gabriel Henry yells to Airman 1st Class Brian Allen during Red Flag 15-2 March 10, 2015, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Any personnel located in the area of an aircraft with an engine on must wear hearing protection among other personal protective equipment. Both Airmen are crew chiefs assigned to the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Ellsworth AFB, S.D. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika) Details Download Snowy Return F-16 Fighting Falcons taxi down the runway March 3, 2015, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The F-16s are assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron. Aggressor pilots returned after completing a mobile training team exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Peter Reft) Details Download Bunt Tyler Zabojnik attempts to bunt during a game March 10, 2015, against Adams State University at Falcon Field, Colo. Zabojnik is an infielder for the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons baseball team. Air Force baseball had a season-high 17 hits, 13 for extra bases, in a 13-5 win over Adams State. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bill Evans) Details Download Smooth landing An F-16 Fighting Falcon lands after a Red Flag 15-2 sortie March 11, 2015, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag provides a series of intense air-to-air scenarios for aircrew and ground personnel to increase their combat readiness and effectiveness for future real-world operations. The F-16 is assigned to the 421st Fighter Squadron at Hill AFB, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika) Details Download St. Patrick's Parade Master Sgt. Daniel Valadie prepares to march down Constitution Avenue as part of the 44th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade March 15, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Valadie is a drum major. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Philip Bryant) Details Download Off to space An Atlas V rocket launches March 12, 2015, from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The 45th Space Wing supported the successful launch of NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale mission. (Courtesy Photo/United Launch Alliance) Details Download On-call Tech. Sgt. Adam Gardner calls for additional help during a brush fire March 16, 2015, outside the main gate at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. The 20th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department responded to the fire within three minutes of receiving the call and worked with the Sumter County Fire Department to extinguish the fire. Gardner is a firefighter with the 20th CES. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jensen Stidham) Details Download Fill 'er up Pilots in an F-15E Strike Eagle receive fuel from a New Hampshire Air National Guard KC-135R Stratotanker March 17, 2015, over North Carolina. The pilots and F-15E are from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Airman Ashlyn J. Correia) Details Download All night Airmen from the 824th Base Defense Squadron set up a forward operating base (FOB) during a mission readiness exercise March 10, 2015, at Camp Blanding, Fla. The squadron continuously operates 24 hours per day to ensure the FOB remains secure. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Ryan Callaghan) Details Download Focus Senior Airman Hope Poialii leads the flag detail at an honor guard graduation ceremony March 4, 2015, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Approximately 12 new Airmen graduated from the course. The graduation performance included a flag detail, rifle volley, pall bearers and bugler for friends, family and unit commanders. Poialii is assigned to the 96th Medical Services Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.) Details Download Next stop Senior Airmen Seth Schoenfld and Zach Burnett attempt to identify multiple radioactive contaminants in a passenger train during Global Dragon March 18, 2015, at the Guardian Centers of Georgia in Perry, Ga. Global Dragon provides a refresher course for Airmen, allowing them to put their skills to use by identifying live chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear agents and materials. Air National Guard emergency management technicians from more than 20 individual units participated in Global Dragon. Schoenfeld is a member of the 108th Wing and Burnett is a member of the 137th Air Refueling Wing. (New York Air National Guard/Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy) Details Download On the run Pararescue jumpers and combat rescue officers conduct joint training with the 7th Special Forces Group March 11, 2015, in Perry, Ga. The four-day exercise used HH-60 Pave Hawks and MV-22 Ospreys for simulated scenarios that included earthquake collapsed buildings, vehicle-borne improved explosive devices detonating, and mass casualty response. The pararesue jumpers and rescue officers are from the 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kelly Goonan) Details Download Frequency Tuning Senior Airman David Vogt ensures proper connection for the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing March 16, 2015, at Campia Turzii, Romania. The 435th AGOW participated in Dacian Warhawk, which featured U.S. and Romanian Airmen working side by side to establish a base and conduct both ground and air operations with NATO partners. Vogt is a radio frequency transmission technician with the 1st Combat Communications Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales) 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.