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AF Week in Photos

2020 OC Air Show

Capt. Kristin Wolfe, F-35 Demonstration Team pilot and commander, flies during practice prior to the 2020 Ocean City Air Show at Ocean City, Md., Aug. 14, 2020. The air show featured various performers including the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, F-22 Raptor and A-10 Thunderbolt II Demonstration Teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristine Legate)

Keesler BMT Graduation Ceremony August 14, 2020

Tech. Sgt. Tyler Crawford, 37th Training Wing Detachment 5 military training instructor, and graduating basic military training trainees stand in formation on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad during their Basic Military Training graduation ceremony at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., Aug. 14, 2020. Nearly 60 Airmen from the 37th TRW Detachment 5 completed the six-week course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

MWD team joins forces, forge courage

Ben, 31st Security Forces Squadron military working dog, smiles for a photo at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Aug. 18, 2020. MWDs provide security, crime-prevention patrols, emergency response and intruder detection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ericka A. Woolever)

Members of the 150th Security Forces Squadron Conduct a Domestic Operations Exercise In support of the Joint New Mexico National Guard’s Reaction Force.

Tech. Sgt. Estevan Jojola puts on his face shield during a training exercise in Albuquerque, N.M., Aug. 17, 2020. Jojola, along with other 150th Security Forces Squadron personnel trained in support of the New Mexico National Guard’s Reaction Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ian Beckley)

GF 20-1 makes joint, international operations more agile, lethal, strong

An HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 55th Rescue Squadron turns its rotors as part of a pre-flight inspection, Aug. 17, 2020, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The 55th RQS is participating in exercise Gunfighter Flag 20-1, where it trains with joint and international partners to complete combat and rescue exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Kobialka)

4FW CC Flight 200812

Col. Kurt Helphinstine, 4th Fighter Wing commander, runs diagnostics on an F-15E Strike Eagle before flying at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., Aug. 12, 2020. The F-15E Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kenneth Boyton)

U.S. delivers humanitarian aid to Lebanon

Humanitarian aid bound for Beirut, Lebanon, is loaded on a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 7, 2020. U.S. Central Command is coordinating with the Lebanese Armed Forces, the U.S. Embassy-Beirut and U.S. Agency for International Development to transport critical supplies in support of the people of Lebanon after a deadly port explosion there, Aug. 4, 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Lauren Parsons)

Joint CSAR Event

Senior Airman Jack Peterson, a special mission’s aviator from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, maneuvers a .50-caliber machine gun during a joint combat search and rescue exercise with the U.S. Marine Corps, Aug. 6, 2020 near Okinawa, Japan. The primary mission of the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter is to conduct day or night personnel recovery operations to hostile environments to recover isolated personnel during war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rebeckah Medeiros)

379th EAES train on NPC-L

Staff Sgt. Brian Stuart, 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron technician, checks his personal protective equipment before training on the Negative Pressurized Conex-Lite at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 6, 2020. The 379th EAES is among the first units to train on using the container. The NPC-L was built in 12 days and is the successor to the NPC that was created earlier in the year in response to COVID-19. The NPC-L was created to safely isolate patients during aerial transportation on a C-130 Hercules to help protect aircrews and preserve the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ashley Perdue)

B-2 Spirit operates in Indo-Pacific
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Senior Airman Robert Witkowski and Staff Sgt. Mark Farrar, 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron crew chiefs, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., prepare a B-2 Spirit for takeoff at Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia in support of a Bomber Task Force mission, Aug. 17, 2020. Bomber Task Force missions allow U.S. Strategic Command to provide persistent, long-term bomber presence in the Indo-Pacific, and around the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Heather Salazar)

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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.