AF Week in Photos

F-22 Raptor

An F-22 Raptor pilot with the 95th Fighter Squadron performs a preflight inspection prior to night flying operations at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., June 11, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaiah J. Soliz)

B-52H Stratofortress bomber

A B-52H Stratofortress bomber assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., takes off from Andersen AFB, Guam, in support of a routine Continuous Bomber Presence (CBP) mission over south-east Queensland, Australia, June 19, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger)

820th Base Defense Group demonstrate their capabilities

Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group demonstrate their capabilities during the Joint Civilian Orientation 88, June 13, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The mission of JCOC is to increase the public’s understanding of the military through engagements between the armed forces and course members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

F-22 Raptor

An F-22 Raptor from the 95th Fighter Squadron retracts its landing gear during takeoff at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., June 14, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaiah J. Soliz)

CSAF presents rank

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein presents Mrs. Doris Day the Brig Gen. rank of her husband Colonel George E. "Bud" Day, retired and deceased, during the 2018 Heritage to Horizons summer concert in Arlington, Va., June 8, 2018. The stars were originally Goldfein's when he was a Brig. Gen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wayne A. Clark)

F-16 Fighting Falcon

An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, takes off prior to a sortie as part of Red Flag Alaska, June 11, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. John Winn)

C-17

Members of the Army’s 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and the Italian Army’s 186th Airborne Regiment, Forlgore Brigade board a C-17 Globemaster III during exercise Bayonet Strike June 13, 2018, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

F-15E Strike Eagle

An F-15E Strike Eagle waits to be refueled during a training mission June 12, 2018, above North Carolina. The Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Miranda A. Loera)

Aeromedical Evacuation

Senior Airman Cristen A. Manjarrez, left, an aeromedical evacuation technician with the 514th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, 514th Air Mobility Wing, checks the blood pressure of Master Sgt. Latresia T. Pugh, an aeromedical examiner with Air Mobility Command during a joint training mission with Airmen from the 732nd Airlift Squadron on board a C-17 Globemaster III June 17, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen)

KC-135 Stratotanke
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A KC-135 Stratotanker refuels a Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet over Iraq June 15, 2018. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Corey Hook)

18th Security Forces Squadron
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Airman 1st Class Victoria Goehner, 18th Security Forces Squadron response force member, places Airman 1st Class Ronald Martinez, 18th SFS response force member, in a choke hold during combatives training June 12, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- 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.