AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo Nov. 26, 2021 Sunset over C-130J An HC-130J Combat King II assigned to the 130th Rescue Squadron, Moffett Federal Airfield, Calif., sits on the flight line as the sun sets at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 18, 2021. The HC-130J’s mission is to rapidly deploy to execute combatant commander-directed recovery operations to austere airfields and denied territory for expeditionary, all-weather personnel recovery operations to include airdrop, helicopter air-to-air refueling and forward area ground refueling missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josey Blades) Details Download Standing spike Mac Russ, a U.S. Air Force Academy cadet, recorded 8 points during the Falcons’ final home volleyball match against the University of New Mexico Nov. 16, 2021, at the Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua Armstrong) Details Download Nothing but blue skies Maj. Kristin Wolfe, F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team commander and pilot, performs an aerial demonstration during the 2021 Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona Air Show and Open House at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 5, 2021. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kaitlyn Ergish) Details Download Morning prep Staff Sgt. Jacob Pierce, 126th Maintenance Group crew chief, prepares a KC-135 Stratotanker for flight at Scott Air Force Base, IlI., Nov. 5, 2021. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Cesaron White) Details Download In the zone A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing lands on an assault landing zone in Guam, Nov. 9, 2021, during exercise Rainier War 21B. The exercise evaluated the 62nd Airlift Wing’s ability to employ the force and perform during wartime and contingency operations in a high-intensity, wartime-contested, degraded and operationally limited environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Williams) Details Download Smoky cover Airmen assigned to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., 171st Air Refueling Wing, Pa., and the Air Force Office of the Surgeon General, simulate taking cover during the tactical maneuvers portion of a Tactical Combat Casualty Care course at the Medical Simulation and Training Center at JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 31, 2021. The course teaches combat and survival skills and care for casualties from an unexpected attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ruben Rios) Details Download Come to rest An A-10 Thunderbolt II assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Ga., rests at Avon Park Air Force Range, Fla., during exercise Mosaic Tiger 22-1, Nov. 17, 2021. Mosaic Tiger is a command and control exercise designed to test the lead-wing concept of the 23rd Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Courtney Sebastianelli) Details Download Unbreakable bond Military Working Dog Fulda W378, 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron K-9, jumps on his handler and adopter Staff Sgt. Michael Herman, 27th SOSFS K-9 handler, at the K-9 training grounds on Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Nov. 15, 2021. The bond between MWDs and their handlers is crucial to their mission success as the understanding between both individuals keeps them alert and engaged while on the job. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Storer) Details Download Indo-Pacific defender An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 44th Fighter Squadron takes off from Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 17, 2021. The 18th Wing fighter squadrons conduct routine training to ensure U.S. and allied forces can deter potential adversaries and defend the freedom of the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessi Monte) Details Download Wet climb Staff Sgt. Joshua Brydon, 38th Rescue Squadron red team pararescueman, climbs into an HH-60W Jolly Green II during a combat search and rescue training mission in the Gulf of Mexico during exercise Mosaic Tiger 22-1, Nov. 16, 2021. Mosaic Tiger is a command and control exercise designed to test and hone the lead-wing concept, generating airpower to austere and dispersed locations while combating degraded communications. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer) Details Download Thanks for the lift Pararescuemen assigned to the 31st Rescue Squadron conduct hoist operations in a HH-60G Pavehawk, Nov. 10, 2021. The pararescue mission is to rescue, recover, and return American or allied forces in times of danger or extreme duress. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Stephen Pulter) Details Download Defending the cyberspace Tech. Sgt. Carl Williams, 747th Cyberspace Squadron standards and evaluations craftsman, observes radio frequencies recorded by a stand-alone hub activity reconnaissance kit in a C-17 Globemaster III around the Hawaiian Islands, Nov. 3, 2021. The equipment helps to detect and cancel radio frequency jamming. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker) Details Download 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.