AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo Feb. 11, 2022 Keeping a close eye Airman 1st Class Dariel Maldonado, 15th Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspections journeyman, performs a magnetic particle inspection on an aerospace ground equipment hook at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Jan. 24, 2022. Magnetic particle inspections involve inducing a magnetic field and applying magnetic particles to the test part, forcing an indication of damage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker) Details Download Eighth Air Force 80th commemoration A U.S. Air Force B-1 Lancer and two F-15 Eagles are joined by a Royal Air Force F-35B while flying over Duxford, England, Feb. 1, 2022. The flyover commemorated the 80th anniversary of the Eighth Air Force. (Royal Air Force courtesy photo) Details Download Cold water survival Airmen assigned to the 115th Fighter Wing Security Forces Squadron in Madison, Wisc., participate in water survival training off the coast of Honolulu, Hawaii, Jan. 12, 2022. Forming a chain and counting off one-by-one, the Airmen ensured all members were accounted for before they swam together to a nearby life raft. Survival, evasion, resistance and escape instructors also made sure the team of Airmen reached their raft safely before reviewing vital survival techniques while they floated in the Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andrea Rhode) Details Download Red Flag Spirit A B-2 Spirit from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. taxis across the runway during exercise Red Flag-Nellis 22-1, Jan. 26, 2022, at Nellis AFB, Nev. Red Flag provides unique training emphasizing Airmen readiness for high-end warfighting and strategic competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael A. Richmond) Details Download Falcon formation Lt. Col. Justin Elliott, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” commander, leads a formation of five F-16 Fighting Falcons during a maneuver over Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2022. (U.S. Air Force photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew Sarver) Details Download Furry defender Military working dog, Tyson, practices water confidence training during exercise Pacific Defender 22-1 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Jan. 28, 2022. During the training event, security forces and force protection leaders from U.S. partner nations shared force protection information to advance future engagement planning. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Gossett) Details Download Off we go ... An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 3rd Wing takes off from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 27, 2022. The F-22 is a fifth-generation fighter that can perform both air-to-air and ground-to-ground missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Britten) Details Download Humanitarian assistance Maj. Stacie Shafran, Task Force Liberty public affairs director, teaches English words and phrases to Afghan children during community-based learning in Liberty Village on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Jan. 25, 2022. The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, and in support of the Department of Homeland Security, is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening and general support for about 11,000 Afghan evacuees at Liberty Village, in permanent or temporary structures. This initiative offers Afghan personnel essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mikaley Kline) Details Download Loadmaster at the ready Senior Airman Joseph Putnam, 700th Airlift Squadron C-130H Hercules loadmaster, prepares for an airdrop mission during exercise Cope North 22 over the Pacific Ocean, Feb. 5, 2022. The exercise focused on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations and helped improve collaboration between the U.S. armed forces, Royal Australian Air Force and the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joey Swafford) Details Download Inverted Viper Maj. Garret Schmitz, F-16 Viper Demonstration Team commander and pilot, performs a four-point turn during a practice flight at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Feb. 2, 2022. The demonstration team plays a significant role in maintaining community relations for the Air Force and recruiting future service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Madeline Herzog) Details Download SAR simulation Tech. Sgt. Jean Vega, 55th Rescue Squadron special missions aviator, hoists a simulated survivor into an HH-60G Pave Hawk as part of a search and rescue training exercise near Camp Navajo, Ariz., Jan. 25, 2022. The 55th RQS deployed to the austere location in high elevation to perform simulated combat search and rescue missions similar to an arctic environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kaitlyn Ergish) Details Download Show of force U.S. Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, regional allies and partner aircraft participate in a close formation taxi, known as an Elephant Walk, during Cope North 22 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 5, 2022. Cope North allows U.S. and allied forces to exercise humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts and interoperability to prepare for and recover from the devastating effects of natural disasters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Aubree Owens) 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.