AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo April 29, 2022 Just dropping by A combat controller with the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron jumps from a C-130J Super Hercules for a parachute demonstration during the Thunder Over Louisville air show at Louisville, Ky., April 23, 2022. Members of the 123rd STS kicked off the show by jumping with banners for the United States of America and Kentucky. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Clayton Wear) Details Download Funding the Force Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., and Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond testify before the House Armed Services Committee on the Department of the Air Force’s fiscal year 2023 budget request in Washington, D.C., April 27, 2022. All three senior leaders delivered familiar recommendations and perspectives – the need to modernize the forces; make the hardware and operations in space more resilient, modern and robust; continuing to refine multi-domain operations and communications; upgrading the nuclear deterrent; and ensuring that bases are protected, and personnel and equipment can be delivered to wherever they are needed without delay. (U.S. Air Force photo by Eric Dietrich) Details Download Great Texas Airshow An F-35 Lightning II performs maneuvers during The Great Texas Airshow at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. The airshow, held for the first time since 2017, also featured the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, among other aircraft and static displays aimed to excite and inspire approximately 550,000 attendees who attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tristin English) Details Download Another day in the lab Staff Sgt. Kiersten Wirth, 332nd Expeditionary Medical Group medical technician, processes a COVID-19 test in the 332nd EMDG laboratory at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, April 6, 2022. Wirth helps in the lab and with X-rays as a multi-capable Airman within the expeditionary wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Christopher Parr) Details Download Riding out the storm Aircraft flows shield two F-16 Fighting Falcons from a thunderstorm at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 25, 2022. Aircraft flows, also known as flow-through shelters, provide a protected area for aircraft to receive fuel and maintenance as quickly as possible during operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby) Details Download A special moment More than 700 Airmen and Guardians assigned to the 331st Training Squadron graduated from basic military training April 21, 2022. Lt. Gen. Sam Barrett, the Joint Staff director of logistics, and Chief Master Sgt. Mike Morgan, 37th Training Wing command chief, reviewed the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christa D'Andrea) Details Download All together now Two T-38 Talons from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, fly in formation with two F-16 Falcons from Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, April 7, 2022. The aircraft joined up together to practice formation flights over southwest Texas before heading back to Laughlin for a presentation to student pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nicholas Larsen) Details Download On the move Angelo State University Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets advance during a field training exercise at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 22, 2022. The FTX is an annual event designed to build the cadets’ leadership and combat readiness abilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ashley Thrash) Details Download Flight of the Osprey A 58th Special Operations Wing CV-22 Osprey approaches a tanker aircraft during an airborne refueling over Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. The event was part of a two-week documentation of the 58th SOW by the publication Vertical Magazine April 20, 2022. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jeremy T. Dyer.) Details Download Eyes from above A U.S. Air Force special missions aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron conducts equipment checks prior to a routine training flight at Kadena Air Base, Japan, April 21, 2022. The Pave Hawk is equipped with two 7.62mm or 0.50 caliber machine guns and a typical four-person crew consisting of two pilots, one flight engineer and one gunner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessi Monte) Details Download Raptor rehearsal Maj. Joshua Gunderson, F-22 Raptor demonstration team commander and pilot, conducts a minimum radius turn during rehearsal for the Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio, or FIDAE, Latin America’s largest aerospace, defense and security exhibition in Santiago, Chile, April 3, 2022. FIDAE provided an opportunity to engage with industry, partner nation air and space leadership and visitors to strengthen understanding and shared responsibility of space behaviors integral to the increasingly digital and interconnected world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Donald Hudson) Details Download Soaring over the Arctic A B-52H Stratofortress assigned to the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, flies over the Arctic Sea, March 16, 2022. The BTF integrated with allies in North America to demonstrate the bomber’s ability to operate over long ranges. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Wright) 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.