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Week in Photos, Aug. 31, 2012

Week in Photos graphic

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

As you enjoy this Week in Photos and the holiday weekend, remember you’re critical to the mission, so stay safe.

Whether you provide your serivice in uniform or as a family member it is absolutely invaluable. If you’re a citizen providing support to our troops, we couldn’t do it without you. As Gen. Edward A. Rice Jr., commander of Air Education and Training Command, said, “The nations military is only a strong as the support is recieves from its citizens.”

Happy Labor Day, everybody!

Photo: U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team performs at a U.S. Air Force Band concert at the Air Force Memorial in Washington D.C., Aug. 24, 2012. Throughout the summer months of June, July, and August, the band’s performing ensembles present free outdoor concerts at historic venues in our nation’s capital for Washington area residents, as well as for visitors from around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christina Brownlow)

Air Force Week: it’s about what we do, Aug. 21, 2012

By Tanya Schusler
Air Force Public Affairs Agency

Day three of Air Force Week in New York City will start in just a couple hours. It’s actually the last day of nearly a week of pre-event activities, flyovers, musical performances, displays and appearances. This has been a chance for Airmen to show off what they do with pride and to also make connections with supporters. To catch up on the highlights of Air Force Week, see our story on Storify.

Photo: The Air Force Thunderbirds fly across the New York skyline in preparation for Air Force Week.

Air Force Week – Are you ready?, Aug.18, 2012


By Staff Sgt. Amanda Dick
Air Force Public Affairs Agency

We can’t believe it’s finally here – Air Force Week 2012! We just wanted to give you the low down on events going on in New York City Aug. 19-21, 2012. Whether you can make it or not, the Air Force Social Media team will be on foot to give you coverage of the events through the U.S. Air Force Facebook, Twitter (hashtag #AFWeek), Instagram (officialusairforce), Flicker, YouTube BlueTube and right here on the blog! More information can be found at the official Air Force Week website. Hope to see you there!

All events are free and open to the public, unless specifically noted.

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Saturday, August 18th

New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox – Air Force Day | 4: 05 p.m.
Yankee Stadium: Bronx, NY
Tickets are required for this event.

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Sunday, August 19th

U.S. Air Force Displays | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Pier 86, next to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Command Center Alpha
Challenger Vapor
X1 Mustang
Drill Exhibitions at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. by The USAF Honor Guard Drill Team
Band Performances at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. by Max Impact from The USAF Band — watch Max Impact’s newest music video, “Send Me”
Military Working Dog demonstrations every hour
Interactive Science, Technology, Engineering and Math events
United States Air Force Academy Falcon demonstrations
Come and Meet:
Air Force Thunderbirds Crews
Medical Professionals with Interactive Exhibits
Cyber and Space Professionals
Pilots and Missile Operators
Explosive Ordinance Disposal Teams
Security Forces Teams

SR-71 Presentation by retired Colonel Rich Graham | 11 a.m.
Followed at noon by an SR-71 Q&A session on the flight deck by the A-12
Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Theater
Tickets are required for this event.

Air Force Thunderbirds Flyover | 1 p.m.
Over the Hudson River by Pier 86

Air Force Helicopter Water Rescue Demonstration | 2 p.m.
Hudson River next to Pier 86

Concert by the Blue Aces from the USAF Heritage of America Band | 6:30 p.m.
With special performance by The USAF Honor Guard Drill Team at 6 p.m.
Back to the Beach at Midland Beach: Staten Island

New York Red Bulls vs Portland Timbers – Air Force Night | 7 p.m.
Red Bull Arena: Harrison, New Jersey
Tickets are required for this event.

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Monday, August 20th

U.S. Air Force Displays | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Pier 86, next to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Command Center Alpha
Challenger Vapor
X1 Mustang
Drill Exhibition at 1 p.m. by The USAF Honor Guard Drill Team
Band Performances at 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. by Max Impact from The USAF Band — watch Max Impact’s newest music video, “Send Me”
Military Working Dog demonstrations every hour
Interactive Science, Technology, Engineering and Math events
United States Air Force Academy Falcon demonstrations
Come and Meet:
Air Force Thunderbirds Crews
Medical Professionals with Interactive Exhibits
Cyber and Space Professionals
Pilots and Missile Operators
Explosive Ordinance Disposal Teams
Security Forces Teams

Concert by the Blue Aces from the USAF Heritage of America Band | 5 p.m.
With sepcial performance by The USAF Honor Guard Drill Team at 5:50 p.m.
Brooklyn War Memorial, Cadman Plaza: Brooklyn, NY

New York Mets vs Colorado Rockies – Air Force Night | 7 p.m.
Citi Field: Flushing, NY
Tickets are required for this event.

Air Force Movie Night and Concert | 8 p.m.
“Red Tails”
7:15 p.m. Concert by the Ceremonial Brass from The USAF Band
7:45 p.m. Meet the Tuskegee Airmen
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

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Tuesday, August 21st

U.S. Air Force Displays | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Pier 86, next to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Command Center Alpha
Challenger Vapor
X1 Mustang
Band Performances at 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. by the Blue Aces from the USAF Heritage of America Band
Military Working Dog demonstrations every hour
Interactive Science, Technology, Engineering and Math events
United States Air Force Academy Falcon demonstrations
Come and Meet:
Air Force Thunderbirds Crews
Medical Professionals with Interactive Exhibits
Cyber and Space Professionals
Pilots and Missile Operators
Explosive Ordinance Disposal Teams
Security Forces Teams

Concert by Max Impact from The USAF Band | 3 p.m.
With special performance by The USAF Honor Guard Drill Team at 3:50 p.m.
South Street Seaport: Manhattan, NY
Watch Max Impact’s newest music video, “Send Me”

Brooklyn Cyclones vs Tri-City Valley Cats – Air Force Night | 7 p.m.
MCU Park: Brooklyn, NY
Tickets are required for this event.

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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)