Test Wing maintenance highlighted in AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo Nov. 28, 2022 Spirit in the sky A B-2 Spirit assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., flies over Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2022. Two bombers participated in a training exercise with multi-nation assets assigned to Luke AFB, meant to familiarize pilots with different airframe operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Noah D. Coger) Details Download Bye A U.S. Air Force Academy Wings of Blue member jumps out of a C-130J Hercules during Aviation Nation 2022 airshow at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 4, 2022. The airshow featured 17 performers and served as a way for military members and installations to show appreciation to local communities and showcase Department of Defense and Air Force capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josey Blades) Details Download Airpower U.S. Air Force aircraft line up on the runway during a capabilities demonstration at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 22, 2022. Kadena AB’s ability to rapidly generate U.S. airpower is a vital function of its mission to ensure the stability and security of the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessi Roth) Details Download Falcon layup U.S. Air Force Academy's Lucas Moerman attempts a layup against University of Delaware's Nigel Shadd and Jameer Nelson Jr. during a game at Clune Arena at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., Nov. 11, 2022. Air Force defeated Delaware 75-71. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trevor Cokley) Details Download Return to base The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle-6 sits on the flightline at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Fla., after completing its sixth successful mission, Nov. 12. 2022. The OTV-6 was the first mission to introduce a service module-a ring attached to the rear of the vehicle, expanding the number of experiments that can be hosted during a mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Shank) Details Download Weapons load competition Staff Sgt. Stefano Cothran, 96th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Red, secures a GBU-38 during the squadron’s weapons load competition Nov. 4, 2022, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Red (F-15 Eagle) team battled the Blue (F-16 Fighting Falcon) team for weapons load crew supremacy during the quarterly competition. The Blue team claimed victory this quarter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.) Details Download Aviation Nation The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, perform at their last air show for the 2022 show season, Aviation Nation 2022, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 5, 2022. The Thunderbirds represent the pride, precision, and professionalism of nearly 700,000 total force Airmen around the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Laurel Richards) Details Download Exercise Global Dexterity Senior Airman Chelsea Ecat, 154th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, monitors the refueling of a C-17 Globemaster III during exercise Global Dexterity at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Nov. 12, 2022. Exercise Global Dexterity 2022, which was conducted at RAAF Base Amberley, was designed to help develop the bilateral tactical airlift and airdrop capabilities of the U.S. Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alan Ricker) Details Download Combined defense capability U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 51st Fighter Wing join with South Korea F-35A Lightning IIs to escort two U.S. B-1B strategic bombers entering the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone and conduct a combined flight in a formation over South Korea, Nov. 19, 2022. The training demonstrated the South Korea-U.S. combined defense capability and posture based on the alliance's overwhelming power and the U.S. ironclad commitment to providing extended deterrence in defense of the Korean Peninsula. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Megan Estrada) Details Download Dormsgiving First sergeants serve a variety of food and desserts at the Dormsgiving Extravaganza at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Nov. 17, 2022. The first sergeants hosted the event to thank Airmen for their hard work and dedication to the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Kylee Tyus) Details Download Next-generation stealth An F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 944th Fighter Wing, takes off from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2022. The F-35 is the U.S. Air Force’s latest fifth-generation fighter and provides next-generation stealth with enhanced situational awareness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Noah D. Coger) Details Download Water Rescue U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Justin Geers, 23rd Wing command chief, floats in a life raft during a combat search and rescue exercise with the 38th Rescue Squadron in Palau, Nov. 7, 2022. Geers was the simulated isolated personnel for this training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Courtney Sebastianelli) 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.