HomeNewsArticle Display

AF Week in Photos

An F-22 Raptor takes off from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, for a training sortie March 24, 2016. Training sorties are imperative to pilot development and overall mission effectiveness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman James Richardson)

An F-22 Raptor takes off from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, for a training sortie March 24, 2016. Training sorties are imperative to pilot development and overall mission effectiveness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman James Richardson)

Survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists wait before performing static line jumps as the door of a C-130 Hercules, assigned to Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., opens over the Nevada Test and Training Range, Nev., March 11, 2016. SERE specialists lead the Air Force emergency parachuting program and conduct extensive testing of parachuting systems. They are uniquely suited to analyze the operating environment to plan for evasion, captivity and recovery considerations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum)

Survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists wait before performing static line jumps as the door of a C-130 Hercules, assigned to Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., opens over the Nevada Test and Training Range, Nev., March 11, 2016. SERE specialists lead the Air Force emergency parachuting program and conduct extensive testing of parachuting systems. They are uniquely suited to analyze the operating environment to plan for evasion, captivity and recovery considerations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum)

Four F-15C Eagles with the 44th Fighter Squadron fly in formation March 21, 2016, off the coast of Japan. The F-15C is an all-weather, highly maneuverable tactical fighter that enables the Air Force to gain and maintain air supremacy over the battlefield. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Peter Reft)

Four F-15C Eagles with the 44th Fighter Squadron fly in formation March 21, 2016, off the coast of Japan. The F-15C is an all-weather, highly maneuverable tactical fighter that enables the Air Force to gain and maintain air supremacy over the battlefield. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Peter Reft)

An 11th Security Forces Squadron emergency services team perform a three-man stack with a shield man during an active shooter exercise on Joint Base Andrews, Md., March 9, 2016. Conducting exercises help law enforcement and emergency response Airmen train, and teach military and civilian employees to stay vigilant of their surroundings. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mariah Haddenham)

An 11th Security Forces Squadron emergency services team perform a three-man stack with a shield man during an active shooter exercise on Joint Base Andrews, Md., March 9, 2016. Conducting exercises help law enforcement and emergency response Airmen train, and teach military and civilian employees to stay vigilant of their surroundings. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mariah Haddenham)

Staff Sgt. Joe Burns and military working dog, Ciko, assigned to the 673rd Security Forces Squadron, conduct K-9 training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 17, 2016. The security forces Airmen conducted the K-9 training with their Army counterparts, assigned to the 549th Military Working Dog Detachment, to keep their teams flexible to respond to law enforcement emergencies and for overseas deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alejandro Peña)

Staff Sgt. Joe Burns and military working dog, Ciko, assigned to the 673rd Security Forces Squadron, conduct K-9 training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 17, 2016. The security forces Airmen conducted the K-9 training with their Army counterparts, assigned to the 549th Military Working Dog Detachment, to keep their teams flexible to respond to law enforcement emergencies and for overseas deployments. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alejandro Peña)

Fourteen KC-135 Stratotankers line up during a simulated alert call March 24, 2016, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Known as the “elephant walk,” the alert call was part of an exercise, which displayed the rapid mobility capabilities and teamwork of the men and women at McConnell AFB to take flight within minutes of being notified of a mission. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Christopher Thornbury)

Fourteen KC-135 Stratotankers line up during a simulated alert call March 24, 2016, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Known as the “elephant walk,” the alert call was part of an exercise, which displayed the rapid mobility capabilities and teamwork of the men and women at McConnell AFB to take flight within minutes of being notified of a mission. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Christopher Thornbury)

Airmen, carrying 35-pound rucksacks, participate in the 2016 Bataan Memorial Death March with 6,600 other participants March 20, 2016, at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The 27th annual march was 26.2 miles long and served as a reminder for today’s generation of the harsh conditions World War II veterans endured during their 60-mile march to a prisoner-of-war camp in the Philippines. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Harry Brexel)

Airmen, carrying 35-pound rucksacks, participate in the 2016 Bataan Memorial Death March with 6,600 other participants March 20, 2016, at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The 27th annual march was 26.2 miles long and served as a reminder for today’s generation of the harsh conditions World War II veterans endured during their 60-mile march to a prisoner-of-war camp in the Philippines. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Harry Brexel)

Two F-22 Raptors from the 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, conduct approach training March 24, 2016. The F-22 is the Air Force’s premium fifth-generation fighter asset. (U.S. Air Force photo/Justin Connaher)

Two F-22 Raptors from the 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, conduct approach training March 24, 2016. The F-22 is the Air Force’s premium fifth-generation fighter asset. (U.S. Air Force photo/Justin Connaher)

Airmen assigned to the 40th Airlift Squadron greet their family members March 21, 2016, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. The Airmen were deployed for three months supporting operations of European and African commands. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Shannon Hall)

Airmen assigned to the 40th Airlift Squadron greet their family members March 21, 2016, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. The Airmen were deployed for three months supporting operations of European and African commands. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Shannon Hall)

Staff Sgt. Alicia Rivera and Army Spc. Garrett Small assess the wounds on a training mannequin during a hands-on portion of tactical combat casualty care training during Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise on March 24, 2016, at Fort Bliss, Texas. The exercise provided training across the spectrum of OCS readiness from requirements and development of warfighter staff integration and synchronization through contract execution supporting the joint force commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 10 of 12

Staff Sgt. Alicia Rivera and Army Spc. Garrett Small assess the wounds on a training mannequin during a hands-on portion of tactical combat casualty care training during Operational Contract Support Joint Exercise on March 24, 2016, at Fort Bliss, Texas. The exercise provided training across the spectrum of OCS readiness from requirements and development of warfighter staff integration and synchronization through contract execution supporting the joint force commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)

A B-2 Spirit, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., takes off March 27, 2016, in the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations. Bomber operations provide a visible demonstration of the U.S. Air Force's ability to project power globally and respond to any potential crisis or challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 11 of 12

A B-2 Spirit, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., takes off March 27, 2016, in the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations. Bomber operations provide a visible demonstration of the U.S. Air Force's ability to project power globally and respond to any potential crisis or challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joel Pfiester)

Staff Sgt. Kyle Baglia, a tactical aircraft maintainer, performs the ground show during the Tampa Bay AirFest on March 20, 2016, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jason Couillard)
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 12 of 12

Staff Sgt. Kyle Baglia, a tactical aircraft maintainer, performs the ground show during the Tampa Bay AirFest on March 20, 2016, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jason Couillard)

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- 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.

Engage

Twitter
RT @AirNatlGuard: Col. Geoffrey Jensen, the @173rdFW's Operations Group commander, pilots an F-15 Eagle over Kingsley Field in Klamath Fall…
Twitter
RT @HQUSAFEAFAF: From the Arctic to Africa, the Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing are always ready! #ReadyAF https://t.co/StKBRCTkkT
Twitter
Help make the Department of the Air Force the best place for civilians to work by voicing your opinions via the upc… https://t.co/oUOpAWD59W
Twitter
#DYK Thunderbolt IIs have Night Vision Imaging Systems, goggle compatible single-seat cockpits forward of their win… https://t.co/xWfzCBZ0xr
Twitter
RT @USAFReserve: Medical IMAs mobilized for historic #COVID19 response - https://t.co/evp9O1QuQp (Story by @HQRIO) #ReserveReady #ReserveRe
Twitter
“Burnout and compassion fatigue are real risks for health providers, especially now with so many additional stresso… https://t.co/XkSlRLDTp9
Twitter
The F-16 is able to fly more than 500 miles, deliver its weapons w/ superior accuracy, defend itself against enemy… https://t.co/UjTvbH9G1x
Twitter
Airmen unload a C-130 Hercules @386thAEW. The 386th AEW is @CENTCOM’s theatre gateway & is responsible for deliveri… https://t.co/ScQnaO21Qq
Twitter
Know the tools designed to serve you! https://t.co/obVBkZzapj
Twitter
When #COVID19 disrupted her family's routine, Ayesha Beck, a Phase II Radiology instructor @59_MDW, had to figure o… https://t.co/qf0tyWPbuM
Twitter
.@USAFReserve's Capt. Katie Saunders took a break from her regular job as a Family Nurse Practitioner to serve w/ t… https://t.co/0jawDHGhdx
Twitter
.@RenovoDerm has developed a synthetic version of an advanced skin graft which can be used in wound and burn care.… https://t.co/nULcRAETwa
Twitter
“We’re doing a lot of work toward becoming a more diverse force, but I think we have the opportunity in front of us… https://t.co/qqj6wY0A7v
Twitter
RT @MINationalGuard: Providing exceptional service to Michiganders, the Michigan National Guard has faced unprecedented challenges in respo…
Twitter
Check out how the @F35DemoTeam performs the Inverted-to-Inverted Pass maneuver. #ReadyAF #AimHigh https://t.co/oewD5hsMjH
Twitter
"We’re the big tent service because we have the most diverse mission set. We do leaflets to nukes. We ought to be t… https://t.co/uTsRSr98qA
Twitter
#Staysafe while using your local library. Great job @RamsteinAirBase! https://t.co/m2enNSRWji
Twitter
RT @TheLeeGreenwood: Honored to have collaborated with the @usairforce band and @HomeFreeGuys on my song #GodBlessTheUSA ! Happy Birthday A…
Twitter
.@AFResearchLab shows off some of innovations in response to #COVID19. #ReadyAF #InnovativeAF #AimHigh https://t.co/86UWQQS08i
Facebook
The newest Air Force Podcast recently dropped. Listen to a small snippet of CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright talk with Staff Sgt. New about resiliency. Listen to the entire podcast on Youtube: https://go.usa.gov/xpnAD or Subscribe to The Air Force Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/the-air-force-podcast/id1264107694?mt=2
Facebook
Our mantra, "Always ready!" It's the spirit we fly by! #B2Tuesday
Facebook
Need some motivation to get your week started off right? Listen as CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright weighs in...
Facebook
The U.S. Air Force Academy gives its cadets some unique opportunities. Ride along one of this opportunities.
Facebook
A United States Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refuels an F-22 Raptor over northern Iraq, Nov. 6, 2019. U.S. Central Command operations deter adversaries and demonstrate support for allies and partners in the region. (Video by Staff Sgt. Daniel Snider)
Facebook
Although the Silver Star is the third-highest military medal, it's not given often. Today, TSgt Cody Smith was the 49th Special Tactics Airman to receive this medal since Sept. 11th, 2001. Read more of TSgt Smith's amazing story: https://www.airforcespecialtactics.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2024815/special-tactics-airman-battled-through-injuries-awarded-silver-star/fbclid/IwAR2LZWwx1VHdTnQe39rIEBOuJS_0JvMQBBGt7I-E6zsxxn-Lx9387yu43Bc/ Cannon Air Force Base Air Force Special Operations Command United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
Facebook
Tune in as our Air Force musicians along with other military musicians are awarded the National Medal of Arts.
Facebook
Like Us
Twitter
1,249,632
Follow Us