AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo Jan. 21, 2022 Falcon sunrise F-16C Fighting Falcons from the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 177th Fighter Wing are illuminated by morning sunlight on the flightline at Boca Chica Naval Air Station, Fla., Jan. 12, 2022. Personnel from the 177th FW maintenance, operations, logistics, communications and security squadrons traveled to the Key West naval facility to take advantage of the weather and fly numerous training sorties in preparation for an Agile Combat Employment demonstration training event at Muñiz Air National Guard Base in Carolina, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley) Details Download Unloading Globemaster III A C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is unloaded at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Jan. 11, 2022. The C-17 commonly performs tactical and strategic airlift missions, transporting troops and cargo throughout the world and is involved in additional roles including medical evacuation and airdrop duties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elizabeth Schoubroek) Details Download Feel the burn Firefighters assigned to the 628th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in ground fire training at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Dec. 29, 2021. The training is designed to enhance skills and familiarize firefighters with their equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bailee A. Darbasie) Details Download Arctic Gold An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing takes off during Arctic Gold 22-1 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Jan. 12, 2022. The readiness exercise evaluates the 354th FW’s ability to effectively generate F-35A aircraft and deploy personnel and cargo from across the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong) Details Download Directing traffic A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepares to marshall an MC-130J Commando II assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron during the biennial “Flight of the Flock” training event at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 6, 2022. Formation flights exercise the ability of aircrews and maintainers to quickly generate aircraft and move large numbers of ground forces and equipment in hostile or denied territory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Yosselin Perla) Details Download Thunderbirds winter training The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron "Thunderbirds" run through a full airshow demonstration with the pilots, showcenter and maintainers during the team's first winter training trip at Spaceport America, Truth or Consequences, N.M., Jan. 11, 2022. The team will split the trip between two sites with the second half being spent at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nicolas A. Myers) Details Download Inputting data Staff Sgt. Diego Rodriguez, 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical technician, inputs data on a laptop while aboard a C-130 Hercules, Jan. 9, 2022. The standard AE team consists of flight nurses, aeromedical techs, and additional specialized personnel, like bioenvironmental techs, who have shared responsibility of providing patient care, administrative tasks and equipment preparation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stefan Alvarez) Details Download Special missions aviator Tech. Sgt. Adrian Allred, 512th Rescue Squadron special missions aviator, travels in an HH-60G Pave Hawk near Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 10, 2022. The 512th RS is responsible for training mission-ready combat aircrew to support national security missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ireland Summers) Details Download Lancer refuel A B-1 Lancer from the 7th Bomber Wing prepares to receive fuel from a KC-135R Stratotanker over the Pacific Ocean during a Bomber Task Force deployment, Jan. 11, 2022. Bomber platforms include a variety of aircraft including B-52 Stratofortress’, B-1s, or B-2 Spirits that can move to and from various dispersed U.S. bases and other departure and arrival points. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Moses Taylor) Details Download Eagle sorties U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing conduct evening flying sorties at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom, Jan. 12 2022. Day or night, the 48th FW remains postured to defend U.S. national interests through the demonstration of its warfighting capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Wood) 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.