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AF Week in Photos

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.


Around the Air Force: March 23

This look around the Air Force features the first female combatant commander and the Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III testified on Capitol Hill.


90 female missileers, B-52 aircrews make history

Ninety female missileers made Air Force history March 22 as the first all-female missile alert crews to serve on alert at three intercontinental ballistic missile wings simultaneously.


Airman, family injured in Brussels bombings

A U.S. Airman from Joint Force Command Brunssum in the Netherlands and members of the Airman’s family were injured in an attack at the Brussels airport March 22, Air Force officials confirmed.


Tuskegee Airmen 75th anniversary: Documentary trailer

March 22 is the 75th anniversary of the activation of the U.S. Army Air Corps' 99th Pursuit Squadron, the Tuskegee Airmen. This trailer is part of a documentary that will be released on AF.mil this July.


AF space leader attends AFA breakfast

The Air Force deputy undersecretary for space spoke on the importance of safeguarding the space enterprise during an Air Force Association breakfast on March 17 at the Sheraton Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.


Andrews Airmen enable Obama’s historic Cuba visit

President Barack Obama touched down in Cuba on the iconic Air Force One on March 20, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit the country in nearly 90 years. While world leaders and citizens tuned into national news broadcasts of the visit, the men and women of the 89th Airlift Wing continued their no-fail mission, executing a variety of tasks.


Event recognizes importance of wingmen all year #notjustApril

Senior leaders kicked off the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response #notjustApril campaign March 17 during an event at the Pentagon.


ACC commander addresses RPA health to Senate Armed Services Committee

Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the commander of Air Combat Command, addressed plans to improve the health of the Air Force remotely piloted aircraft enterprise March 16 during a hearing of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee’s Airland subcommittee in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the hearing was to receive testimony on Air Force RPAs and Army unmanned aerial vehicles as part of the committee’s review of the 2017 defense budget.


AF Week in Photos

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.

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