AFCENT Week in Photos

Senior Airman John Sjoquist, a maintainer assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspects components beneath an F-15E Strike Eagle during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. Aircraft receive phase maintenance at set intervals to ensure maximum safety and operability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Senior Airman John Sjoquist, a maintainer assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, inspects components beneath an F-15E Strike Eagle during phase maintenance March 1, 2018, at an undisclosed location. Aircraft receive phase maintenance at set intervals to ensure maximum safety and operability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

An MQ-9 Reaper, assigned to the 62nd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, is piloted for a mission armed with Guided Bomb Unit-38 Joint Direct Attack Munitions Feb. 22, 2018. The 62nd ERS provides close air support, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities in Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Paul Labbe)

The initiative will culminate with the construction of outdoor shaded locations, pavement and sidewalk layouts between and around the facilities as well as paving the road leading to the terminal.(

Tech. Sgt. Matthew Steck, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, pavements and construction equipment journeyman, helps redistribute and smooth out asphalt outside the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron passenger terminal at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Feb. 19, 2018. The construction is part of recently implemented structural and processing changes to the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron passenger terminal. (Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. William Banton)

Senior Airman Maria Lopez, assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, plays with children during a donation drop-off February 26, 2018, at an undisclosed location. Service members gathered and delivered supplies in their spare time as they work towards Operation Inherent Resolve objectives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Senior Airman Maria Lopez, assigned to the 332d Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, plays with children during a donation drop-off February 26, 2018, at an undisclosed location. Service members gathered and delivered supplies in their spare time as they work towards Operation Inherent Resolve objectives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Kleinholz)

Eighth grade students learn about the mission of Al Udeid Air Base

Nearly 200 eighth grade students and teachers from American School of Doha tour a KC-135 Stratofortress at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 22, 2018. The students had the opportunity to learn about some of the capabilities the base offers the surrounding region in the U.S. Central Commands' area of responsibility. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Patrick Evenson)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman, assigned to the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, fires his weapon during night fire shoot-and-move drills Feb. 28, 2018. Pararescuemen conduct training on all aspects of combat, medical procedures and search and rescue tactics to hone their skills, providing the highest level of tactical capabilities to combatant commanders. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook)

This week's photos feature Airmen from around the AFCENT area of responsibility involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.