AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo Dec. 1, 2023 Winter is here A B-52H Stratofortress taxis on the flightline at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 27, 2023. In a conventional conflict, the B-52H can perform strategic attack, close-air support, air interdiction, offensive counter-air and maritime operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexander Nottingham) Details Download Hearts Apart Col. Taona Enriquez, Hanscom Air Force Base commander, speaks with children during a Thanksgiving- themed Hearts Apart event at Hanscom AFB, Mass., Nov. 16, 2023. The Military and Family Readiness Center hosted the event for families of deployed or extended temporary duty personnel to come together, build friendships and ease the strain of separation from their loved ones. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Maki) Details Download Artic dominance An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 3rd Wing takes off above Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Nov. 21, 2023. The F-22 is designed to project air dominance and power projection across the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Julia Lebens) Details Download Vital systems check U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Angel Franco, 52nd Operation Support Squadron radar airfield and weather systems journeymen, conducts a routine maintenance check on an Integrated Voice Switch, or IVS-IP, system at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Nov. 14, 2023. The IVS-IP is a vital system allowing for communication between air traffic control personnel and pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Albert Morel) Details Download Lighting in the sky An F-35A Lightning II soars over Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Nov. 21, 2023. The F-35A is a single-seat, single-engine, all-weather stealth multirole fighter aircraft. Its mission is to perform both air superiority and strike missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jack Rodgers) Details Download All clear U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Justin Hebenstreit, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal journeyman, clears a building during an integrated night training operation at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, Nov. 8, 2023. The operation provided junior enlisted Airmen with unique opportunities to hone their leadership skills under close-quarter combat operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Karla Parra) Details Download Mutual readiness A Philippine air force FA-50 flies alongside two U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagles over the South China Sea, Nov. 21, 2023. Bilateral training and cooperation with Philippine air force counterparts enhances the mutual readiness required to defend security, prosperity and peace throughout the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis Redin) Details Download Aerial training event A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 80th Fighter Squadron flies over Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, Nov. 15, 2023. The aircraft participated in a combined aerial training event with U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortresses, U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning IIs and South Korea air force KF-16s/KF-35s, demonstrating shared commitment to regional security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jovan Banks) Details Download Thanksgiving meal Tech. Sgt. Aaron Coleman, 8th Mission Support Group resource advisor, receives food during the annual Thanksgiving meal hosted by the Korean-American Gunsan Alliance at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, Nov. 8, 2023. KAGA are representatives of Kunsan AB’s Good Neighbor Program, which was instituted by U.S. Forces Korea to connect U.S. service members to their local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kaylin P. Hankerson) Details Download Super Galaxy taxi A C-5M Super Galaxy taxis down the flightline after landing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Nov. 8, 2023. The C-5M, a strategic transport aircraft, is the largest aircraft in the U.S. Air Force inventory. It is an upgraded version of the C-5 Galaxy, with new engines, modernized avionics and a strengthened airframe and can carry up to 281,001 pounds of cargo for over 8,000 miles without refueling. (U.S. Air Force by Senior Airman Jack Rodgers) Details Download Spike force The men’s Travis Volleyball Club from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., and the men’s volleyball team from Creech AFB, Nev., play in a game at Sports Court Fitness in Sacramento, Calif., Nov. 5, 2023. The club, under the U.S. Air Force West Coast Regional Volleyball League, facilitated the “Golden Coast Classic” volleyball tournament with teams from 12 different bases across the U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexander Merchak) Details Download Tiger Claw Capt. Joshua Holden, 79th Fighter Squadron pilot, displays his squadron’s signature “Tiger, Tiger” hand signal during exercise Tiger Claw 24-2, an Agile Combat Employment generation exercise at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Nov. 7, 2023. The 79th FS is dedicated to sharpening the skills of their pilots to provide effective combat airpower in defense of the United States and its allies anytime, anywhere. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Steven Cardo) 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. To view all Week in Photos collections, click here.