Eglin's F-15EX featured in AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo Nov. 14, 2022 Early bird Staff Sgt. Benjamin Preston, 180th Fighter Wing crew chief, and Senior Airman Allison Garcia, 180th FW munitions specialist, stand next to an F-16 Fighting Falcon before morning training flights at Naval Air Station Key West, Fla., Nov. 3, 2022. The 180th FW deployed to Key West to train with Fighter Squadron Composite (VFC-111), the Navy's premier adversary squadron, providing realistic training scenarios that ensure the 180th FW is prepared for homeland defense and contingency operations around the globe. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Kregg York) Details Download Throwing punches The Army's Aryanna Cargle and U.S. Air Force Academy's Charlotte McPhee-Gillum throw punches during a boxing match at Texas Live in Arlington, Texas, Nov. 4, 2022. The event was part of an annual service academy pep rally and boxing match held before the Commander's Classic football game between Air Force and Army. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trevor Cokley) Details Download Vigilant Storm U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 51st Fighter Wing joined with Indo-Pacific Command B-1B Lancers and South Korea F-35A Lightning IIs in a combined training flight during exercise Vigilant Storm 23 over the Korean Peninsula, Nov. 5, 2022. Vigilant Storm is a recurring, re-planned training exercise that demonstrates the bilateral nations' interoperability and showcases deterrent capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dwane R. Young) Details Download Through the mist Master Sgt. Matt Dillon, 911th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs a maintenance observation on a C-17 Globemaster III at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pa., Nov. 3, 2022. Crew chiefs perform safe for maintenance observations to ensure they can safely conduct the scheduled maintenance for the day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua J. Seybert) Details Download Lightning Challenge Tactical air control party Airmen competing in Lightning Challenge 2022 swim during a 1,500-meter timed event at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Nov. 3, 2022. The competition tested TACP Airmen in agile combat employment, physical fitness and marksmanship. (U.S. Air Force photo by Katherine Spessa) Details Download Osprey ahead Air commandos with the 8th Special Operations Squadron participate in a training flight on a CV-22 Osprey over Hurlbut Field, Fla., Oct. 27, 2022. The primary mission of the 8th SOS is to provide rapid global response supporting long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply of special operations forces in hostile or denied territories. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Ancona) Details Download Behind the wall Airmen with the 633rd Security Forces Squadron await instructions during a field training exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Nov. 1, 2022. The exercise tested the skills and knowledge of the defenders during a base attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Olivia Bithell) Details Download Celebrating the win U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons football players celebrate with the Commander-in-Chief's trophy after defeating the Army Black Knights, following the Commander's Classic football game at Globe Life Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Nov. 5, 2022. Air Force defeated Army 13-7 to take home their 21st trophy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trevor Cokley) Details Download Up, up and away Airmen assigned to joint special operations forces fly a C-130J Super Hercules over MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 3, 2022. The joint operations exercise included service members assigned to the U.S. Special Operations Command, Special Operations Command Central and Joint Communications Support Element. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Foster) Details Download Acoustic testing Microphones record the sounds of the F-15EX Eagle IIs engines during a ground test at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 26, 2022. The aircraft underwent various ground and flight acoustic testing to create a baseline noise level for use by the Department of Defense. (U.S. Air Force photo) Details Download Remembering the F-105 Retired Col. Frank Peck, a former F-105 Thunderchief pilot, watches an aircraft at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 3, 2022. Peck visited Davis-Monthan AFB during an F-105 pilot reunion where they saw an A-10 Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team training flight, talked with current pilots, and received a history brief on the 355th Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. S.A. Gamboa) Details Download Gliding airmen Four pararescuemen, assigned to the 52nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, maneuver parachutes after jumping out of an HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to the 46th ERQS at an undisclosed location, Oct. 18, 2022. This was the first time the 1st Expeditionary Rescue Group personnel conducted jumps at this location, enabling forces to practice their personnel recovery mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Diana M. Cossaboom) Details Download This weekly feature showcases the men and women and aircraft of the Air Force including Eglin's F-15EX Eagle II.