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AF Week in Photos

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.


KC-46 test aircraft touches down at Edwards

The KC-46 program's first test aircraft, a Boeing 767-2C (EMD-1), departed from its home at Boeing Field in Seattle and touched down at Edwards Air Force Base for the first time for testing Oct. 15.


U-2 brought to forefront with ‘Spies’ premiere

The Air Force’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission areas were highlighted with the release of a major motion picture Oct. 16. The Air Force Entertainment Liaison Office teamed with movie producers to tell the story of Capt. Francis Gary Powers, an Air Force U-2 pilot who was shot down in 1960 while flying a reconnaissance mission over Soviet Union air space, in the movie “Bridge of Spies.”


AF partners with Army, industry to successfully develop, test vehicle-to-grid technology

The Defense Department’s first all-electric, nontactical vehicle fleet successfully completed its final vehicle-to-grid certification testing at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, Oct. 15.


100th ARW refuels aircraft in huge multinational exercise

Airmen with the 100th Air Refueling Wing began to refuel aircraft over the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea as part of a multinational exercise Oct. 21.


Selva: USO volunteers offer hope to service members

The USO volunteer force brings hope to service members in every corner of the planet, said Gen. Paul J. Selva, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during the 2015 USO Gala and awards ceremony Oct. 20.


Airmen renovate Moldovan school, strengthen students’ future

At least seven Airmen from the 435th Construction and Training Squadron and the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron recently completed renovations to a gymnasium locker room at Liceul Teoretic Alexei Mateevici School here.


Yesterday’s Air Force: HH-3E

Getting stranded behind enemy lines is a concern during every combat mission and one aircraft set the standard for combat search and rescue during the Vietnam War -- the Sikorsky HH-3E.


Cybersecurity, OPSEC vital to mission success

Every day, Air Force organizations and personnel are reminded of the importance of operations security and cybersecurity, and how integrating them into day-to-day operations helps protect proprietary and sensitive information from disclosure, espionage and exploitation.


MQ-1B Predator crashes in Turkey

An Air Force MQ-1B Predator, a remotely piloted aircraft, crashed in southern Turkey at approximately 9:36 p.m. local time, Oct. 19.

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