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AF Week in Photos

Airmen greeted by families after deployment

An Airman hugs a loved one at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base in St. Joseph, Mo., Nov. 19, 2020, upon returning from a deployment to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility supporting operations Inherent Resolve and Resolute Support. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Michael Crane)

Demo Teams: A Special Formation Flight

An F-22 Raptor flies off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Nov. 20, 2020. The F-22 possesses a variety of air-to-air capabilities that make it the world's most lethal and maneuverable fighter jet. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Sam Eckholm)

SecAF visits Travis AFB

Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett speaks with Airmen from the 60th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Nov. 20, 2020, at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. Barrett made a brief stop to meet with base leadership and tour the Phoenix Spark laboratory and aeromedical evacuation facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Conrad)

BTF nonstop from Minot to CENTCOM

A B-52 Stratofortress flies in formation with F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15E Strike Eagles during a Bomber Task Force mission over the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, Nov. 21, 2020. Bomber Task Force missions help aircrews gain familiarity with the region's airspace and allow them to integrate with U.S. and partner air assets, increasing the combined force's overall readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sean Carnes)

3rd ASOS special warfare Airmen conduct small unit training at JBER

An Alaska Army National Guard UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 1st Battalion lands to pick up Air Force special warfare Airmen, assigned to the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron, during small unit training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2020. Conducted under physical and mental stress, the small unit training reinforced fundamental combat skills and fostered team cohesion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)

Air Force Football vs. University of New Mexico 2020

Air Force Falcons wide receiver Brandon Lewis throws up a stiff-arm as he runs past a University of New Mexico defender at the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., Nov. 20, 2020. Air Force defeated New Mexico 28-0 making it the 100th career victory for Troy Calhoun, Air Force head coach. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trevor Cokley)

Global Power Bomber CTF conducts B-1B external captive carry demonstration

A B-1B Lancer carrying an AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile flies in the skies above Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 20, 2020. The flight was a demonstration of the B-1B’s external weapons carriage capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ethan Wagner)

F-35 Demo Team at the 2020 Ft. Lauderdale Air Show

Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Finley, C-17 West Coast Demonstration Team loadmaster, stands near the open doorway of a C-17 Globemaster III while in-flight over the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Nov. 20, 2020. Loadmasters are tasked with the safe loading, transport and unloading of aerial cargo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kip Sumner)

Liberty Wing eagles in action

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron flies over RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom, Nov. 23, 2020. The 48th Fighter Wing maintains combat readiness through daily training to ensure the collective defense of the NATO alliance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

48th CES conducts joint training with RAF Marham

Firefighters assigned to the 48th Civil Engineering Squadron conduct a joint controlled aircraft burn exercise with Royal Air Force firefighters from RAF Marham, at RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom, Nov. 18, 2020. The joint training exercise gives 48th Fighter Wing Airmen the opportunity to work with host nation partners to share tactics and techniques which helps them successfully provide fire protection for the lives, property and environments of their respective installations. (U.S. Air Force by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

F-35 Demo Team at the 2020 Ft. Lauderdale Air Show

Capt. Kristin Wolfe, F-35 Lightning II Demonstration Team commander and pilot, performs a site survey of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport prior to the 2020 Fort Lauderdale Air Show, Nov. 19, 2020, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. This was the F-35 Demonstration Team's 11th show of the season and included performances from all four Air Combat Command single-ship jet demonstration teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kip Sumner)

Thanksgiving 2020

Cadets fill the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Mitchell Hall dining facility for Thanksgiving dinner, Nov. 26, 2020, in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Mitchell Hall staff prepared about 4,000 meals for cadets who stayed at the Academy for the Thanksgiving holiday due to the coronavirus pandemic. Plans to give cadets a full-course Thanksgiving meal were developed when the Academy made the decision to keep cadets at the school for the holiday. (U.S. Air Force Academy photo by Joshua Armstrong)

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. -- 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.