AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo Feb. 10, 2023 Guardian Blitz Airman 1st Class Delaney E. Smith and Staff Sgt. Andrew Squadrito, Indiana Air National Guard aircraft maintenance crew chiefs, perform a post-flight inspection on an A-10C Thunderbolt II during exercise Guardian Blitz at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 2, 2023. During the final exercise with the A-10C before converting to the F-16 Fighting Falcon, the 122nd FW trained on maneuvers and logistics in a deployed environment with the main force positioned at MacDill AFB and a contingency force at Moody AFB, Ga. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Kathleen LaCorte) Details Download Help is on the way Urban search and rescue members from Fairfax County, Va., get comfortable on a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Del. prior to flying to Türkiye, Feb. 7, 2023. The U.S. Agency for International Development mobilized emergency humanitarian assistance to respond to the devastating impacts in Türkiye following the worst earthquake to hit the region in almost a century. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Faith Barron) Details Download Attention to detail Senior Airman Christopher Longsdon, 736th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron C-17 Globemaster III crew chief, inspects fire loops on an engine at Dover Air Force Base, Del., Jan. 24, 2023. There are a total of 18 C-5M Super Galaxies and 13 C-17s at Dover AFB to maintain. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mauricio Campino) Details Download Bomber in tug U.S. Airmen from the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron tow a B-1B Lancer into its parking spot after arriving for a Bomber Task Force deployment at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 1, 2023. The BTF deployment enhances joint and multilateral readiness to respond to any potential crisis or challenge in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Michael Caggiano) Details Download To the rescue Special warfare candidates simulate a medical rescue mission in an austere location during Prolonged Resiliency Training Jan. 26, 2023, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The training simulated the stressful and long hours of an operator in the field, testing candidates' endurance and ability to work as a team while, simultaneously, preparing them for the rigors of the training pipeline ahead. (U.S. Air Force photo by Miriam Thurber) Details Download Getting acclimated U.S. Air Force military working dog “Polo,” assigned to the 332nd Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, sits on the flightline in front of a HH-60 Pave Hawk, assigned to the 46th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, before completing helicopter acclimation training at an undisclosed location within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, Jan. 23, 2023. Helicopter acclimation training ensures the MWD and their handler are comfortable operating in and around helicopters while in a controlled environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Gerald R. Willis) Details Download Night flight Capt. Ryan Murphy, 40th Airlift Squadron pilot, and Capt. James Wishart, 40th AS co-pilot, land a C-130J Super Hercules, at Pope Army Airfield, N.C., during Battalion Mass Tactical Week, Jan. 24, 2023. During the training, the 317th Airlift Wing integrated with the 16th AS, Joint Base Charleston, S.C., and the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C., to train as an integrated joint force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Hayman) Details Download Pack it in U.S. Air Force aircrew from the 50th Air Refueling Squadron, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., load luggage onto a KC-135 Stratotanker in Perth, Australia, Jan. 27, 2023, during Operation Vespucci. Two KC-135s stopped in Australia as they circumnavigated the Southern Hemisphere during the endurance mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kristin Nielsen) Details Download Feel the thunder F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Squadron, Thunderbirds, fly over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Jan. 26, 2023. The Thunderbirds conducted part of their winter training at Edwards AFB, where new enlisted support teams perfected the ground show portion of the demonstration while the pilots perfected their roles in the air. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Tabatha Arellano) Details Download Free fallin' Special tactics operators conduct military freefall training walk-throughs on an HC-130J Combat King II assigned to the 79th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 27, 2023. The 24th Special Operations Wing is U.S. Special Operations Command’s tactical air-ground integration force and the Air Force’s special operations ground force to enable global access, precision strike, personnel recovery and battlefield surgery. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carly Kavish) Details Download Suppression fire Staff Sgt. Nathanial Langford, 822nd Base Defense Squadron, provides suppression fire during a Red Flag 23-1 exercise in Rachel, Nev., Feb. 1, 2023. This contingent of security forces is comprised of both reservist and active-duty Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jon P. Anderson) Details Download Flying with friends U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers and F-22 Raptors fly alongside Republic of Korea Air Force F-35 Lightning IIs during a bilateral mission in the vicinity of the Yellow Sea, Feb. 1, 2023. The training between allies and partners demonstrated support for a free and open Indo-Pacific. (Courtesy photo) 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.