AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo July 8, 2022 Cadet cadre Basic cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Class of 2026 and cadet cadre participate in the annual swearing-in ceremony held on the Academy’s Stillman Field in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 24, 2022. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua Armstrong) Details Download Freedom for all Fireworks explode behind a C-130J Super Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, July 4, 2022. The fireworks show was part of the Independence Day celebration hosted by the 374th Force Support Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Machiko Arita) Details Download CMSAF visits JBLE Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass exits an all-call at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., June 22, 2022. Bass visited multiple units, learning about different JB Langley-Eustis operations and procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaela Smith) Details Download Bomber Task Force mission A B-1B Lancer assigned to 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron takes off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam to join the Royal Australian Air Force for a Bomber Task Force mission, June 20, 2022. Bomber Task Force missions provide opportunities to train alongside allies and partners to build interoperability and bolster the collective ability to support a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Michael Caggiano) Details Download Juneteenth Celebration Airmen stand at attention as the national anthem is sung during a Juneteenth Celebration at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., June 21, 2022. The celebration recognized the contributions and heritage of the Black community in the United States, and to share priorities the Department of the Air Force has for building a more inclusive and diverse force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Elora J. McCutcheon) Details Download Gold Falcon A gold F-16A Fighting Falcon from the Iowa Air National Guard sits on display in Sioux City, Iowa, June 30, 2022. The jet was painted with a commemorative anniversary paint scheme replicating the unit’s 50th anniversary gold jet as it appeared in 1996. The 2022 redesign of the 185th Air Refueling Wing static display was unveiled as the Air Force celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot) Details Download Pride and honor Technical training students assigned to the 37th Training Group cheer on senior leaders from Air Education and Training Command and Joint Base San Antonio during the Armed Forces River Parade in San Antonio, July 2, 2022. The annual parade route on the San Antonio River Walk honors and supports the men and women from all branches of the United States armed forces and features patriotically decorated floats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Nicholas J. De La Pena) Details Download That’s the spirit! A B-2 Spirit from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker from MacDill AFB, Fla., during an aerial refueling mission over Oklahoma, June 29, 2022. The B-2 is a multirole bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael Killian) Details Download Field training exercise A member of the 445th Security Forces Squadron moves through the woods as part of a field training exercise in Albright, W.V., June 9, 2022. The exercise’s strike team carried M4 carbines, an M240 machine gun and an M249 light machine gun, each muzzle covered by a blank-firing attachment and loaded with blank rounds of ammunition, enabling the defenders to experience the sound and feel of live fire throughout the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Rachel Ingram) Details Download Underneath it all Tech. Sgt. Joseph Perez, 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs pre-flight checks on a KC-135 Stratotanker in support of North American Aerospace Defense Command's Operation Noble Defender at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, June 29, 2022. The exercise is an integrated air and missile defense operation designed to ensure the defense and security of the northern and southern approaches to North America. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Cook) Details Download Working in the dark Staff Sgt. Alvinjason Aranda, 325th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspection craftsman, checks a piece of a firearm at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., June 14, 2022. Airmen trained in the NDI flight use black lights to detect cracks or breaks in pieces of equipment to save resources by determining what can be fixed in-house instead of sending assets off base for repairs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves) Details Download Warriors Over the Wasatch Maj. Kristen Wolfe, F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team commander with the 388th Fighter Wing, flies over the crowd during the Warriors Over the Wasatch Air and Space Show at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, June 25, 2022. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erica Webster) 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.