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President Donald J. Trump waves at spectators during the 58th presidential inauguration parade in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2017. More than 5,000 military members from across all branches of the armed forces, including Reserve and National Guard components, provided ceremonial support and Defense Support of Civil Authorities during the inaugural period. (Defense Department photo/Air Force Staff Sgt. Marianique Santos) 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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2017
Presidential Inaugural Parade volunteers from the 459th Air Refueling Wing practice marching on the Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, flight line Jan. 8, 2017. Nearly 90 459th ARW reservists are slated to represent the more than 69,000 members of Air Force Reserve Command in the January 20th parade. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen) 459th to represent AFRC in Presidential Inaugural Parade
The 459th Air Refueling Wing is scheduled to participate in the Presidential Inaugural Parade, Jan. 20.
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2017
Maj. Jennifer Orton, a combat search and rescue (CSAR) pilot with the 39th Rescue Squadron here, flies the HC-130P/N King fixed-wing aerial refueling aircraft on missions for the 920th Rescue Wing. Orton recently discovered that according to the 39th RSQ she holds the title of being their first female Air Force Reserve fixed-wing CSAR pilot. (U.S. Photo by Senior Airman Brandon Kalloo Sanes) Mom, RV adventurer makes Air Force Reserve Rescue history
Individuals start businesses, build monuments and create beautiful artwork to gain recognition and to kick start their own legacies. However, sometimes people do amazing things that were never a part of their agenda to begin with.Citizen Airman Maj. Jennifer Orton is one of those people. Most days she spends her time caring for her two young
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2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Anthony Tressel, radio frequency transmission technician with the 628th Communications Squadron, inspects a ultra high frequency (UHF) antenna for wind damage caused by Hurricane Matthew  on Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Oct. 10, 2016. Joint Base personnel are working diligently to return the Joint Base to full operational status after disaster response coordinators assessed damage and verified a safe operating environment. Recovery efforts underway from Hurricane Matthew
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Anthony Tressel, radio frequency transmission technician with the 628th Communications Squadron, inspects a ultra high frequency (UHF) antenna for wind damage caused by Hurricane Matthew on Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Oct. 10, 2016. Joint Base personnel are working diligently to return the Joint Base to full
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2016
Capt. Melissa Boatwright, IMA to the public affairs officer at the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base, California, addresses the audience at the inaugural 2015 Battle Tested Veterans event at the NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center, San Francisco. Boatwright is the founder of the non-profit which aims to change perceptions of veterans through the use of data and first-person narrative. (Photo by Zephrine Hanson)

Reservist aims to change national veteran narrative
The average American has three categories for all veterans: hero, victim and monster.So says Capt. Melissa Boatwright, the founder of Battle Tested Veterans, a not-for-profit dedicated to changing the national veteran narrative through the use of data and first-person stories.The idea for the non-profit came from her own experience leaving active
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Scores of reservists join Total Force effort
About 200 Air Force reservists from the 439th Airlift Wing are deployed to a pair of undisclosed locations here as well as in Baghdad. Capt. Kristin Montville and Tech Sgt. Jonathan Colwell are among these Airmen, whose home station is Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts, and they make up two-thirds of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing’s intelligence section.
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2016
“I am a professional bad guy. I get paid to be your enemy,” said Capt. Brian Goodman, 527th Space Aggressor Squadron flight commander. Goodman and his team are currently conducting aggressor operations at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, as part of the three-week Red Flag 16-3 exercise.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. David Salanitri) Professional bad guys: Space aggressors prepare Airmen for the enemy
Space aggressors prepare Airmen for the enemy during Red Flag.
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2016
Brig. Gen. Mark Stogsdill, former 919th Special Operations Wing commander, is shown in a photo published in his unit's magazine in 2004. Stogsdill helped pioneer what is known today as the Total Force Integration association between active duty Air Force Special Operations Command and Air Force Reserve Command units at Duke Field. (Courtesy photo) Former 919 SOW commander dies
The 919th Special Operations Wing mourns the passing of one of its former commanders -- Brig. Gen. Mark Stogsdill.Stogsdill passed away July 19, 2016 at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans.Stogsdill assumed command of the 919th SOW in 1998 during a period of significant change in the unit's history. The wing had recently converted from the
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2016
A combat rescue officer from the 306th Rescue Squadron hugs his daughters upon his return to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., from the Horn of Africa June 2. The 306th RQS is part of the 943rd Rescue Group, the Air Force Reserve Command's premier combat search and rescue group. They were deployed for four months and saved six lives during the deployment, flew more than 500 combat hours, conducted 67 parachute deployments, and provided more than 2,600 hours of dedicated alert coverage. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Greg Gaunt) Reserve Rescue Airmen return from Africa
U.S. Air Force Reservists assigned to the 306th Rescue Squadron returned to from a four-month deployment to the Horn of Africa June 2.
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2016
Pararescuemen from the 306th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., descend on Eloy, Ariz., during training jumps May 14. The 306th RQSis an Air Force Reserve Command combat search and rescue unit assigned to the 943rd Rescue Group. Pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full-spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick) Parachutes fill the skies over Arizona
Pararescuemen from the 306th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., descend on Eloy, Ariz., during training jumps May 14. The 306th RQSis an Air Force Reserve Command combat search and rescue unit assigned to the 943rd Rescue Group. Pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces
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2016
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