Week in Photos, Dec. 7, 2012


by Staff Sgt. Amanda Dick
Air Force Public Affairs Agency

Throwing smoke grenades and training Afghan air forces are a couple of the cool things you’ll find our Airmen doing in this Week in Photos.

Photo: Tech. Sgt. Will Stimpson, center, and Staff Sgt. Michael Dinicola, right, evaluate Afghan air force Sgt. Razeg as he provides over watch during a mission on a Mi-17 helicopter from Kabul, Afghanistan, Nov. 29, 2012. The flight was a “check ride” mission, allowing an Afghan air force copilot and gunner to further train and qualify in their respective jobs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr.)

Waldo Canyon fire

Waldo Canyon Fire

By Staff Sgt. Amanda Dick
U.S. Air Force Public Affairs Agency

As the Waldo Canyon fire engulfed the U.S. Air Force Academy has continued, base residents some U.S. Air Force Academy campus residents were evacuated to safety June 26, 2012, Colorado Springs, Colo. Experience this force of nature from the perspective of an Academy photographer with these captivating images.

Photo: A tremendous smoke cloud builds around the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 26, 2012. Winds in excess of 65 mph created billowing and rapidly building smoke from the local Waldo Canyon fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Kaplan)

Week in Photos, March 23, 2012

 

An F-16 Fighting Falcon

By Airman 1st Class Krystal Tomlin
U.S. Air Force Public Affairs Agency

Are you a fan of photos?
Aircraft?
The U.S. Air Force?

Then check out today’s Air Force Week in Photos!

Week in photos, March 16, 2012

St. Patrick’s Day is tomorrow, but the week in photos is available today.
Look back on the week before forgetting it during your weekend festivities.
Have a good weekend, stay safe and enjoy!

Two Alaska Air National Guard HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters

Photo: Two Alaska Air National Guard HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters fly in formation over Alaska, March 14, 2012. The primary mission of the Pave Hawk helicopter is to conduct day or night personnel recovery operations into hostile environments to recover isolated personnel during war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Sean Mitchell)

Week in Photos, Feb. 24, 2012

By Airman 1st Class Christopher Gere

Whether they man the gate, respond to an installation distress, or go outside the wire, Security Forces Airmen make sure they know how to get the job done. Thanks to their constant training, they can mix in with Soldiers and Marines to take the fight to the enemy. If you like this picture, you should like the rest in the Air Force Week in Photos.

Photo: U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 169th Security Forces Squadron at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., respond to security threats to an aircraft during joint exercise Operation Rita February 2, 2012. Security forces members were transported by South Carolina Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawks to a destination near the alleged activity to begin their reconnaissance mission. Operation Rita was conducted to emphasize the importance of security forces members’ need to be familiar with Army aviation as well as loading and unloading from active helicopters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Caycee Cook)

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