Air Force Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo Nov. 14, 2014 Capstone Training Event 2014 A UH-60 Black Hawk sets down during a capstone training event Nov. 6, 2014, at Sailor Creek Range Complex, Idaho. Members of the 366th Fighter Wing train alongside U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corp affiliates to execute realistic operation scenarios, which will allow them to operate in a tactical environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Roy Lynch) Details Download U.S. Marine Corps veteran Richard Starr waves an American flag as members of Joint Base Charleston march by while participating in the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Hospital Annual Veterans Day parade Nov. 8, 2014, in Charleston, S.C. The origins of the holida U.S. Marine Corps veteran Richard Starr waves an American flag as members of Joint Base Charleston march by while participating in the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Hospital Annual Veterans Day parade Nov. 8, 2014, in Charleston, S.C. The origins of the holiday date back to President Woodrow Wilson, who proclaimed Armistice Day to mark the end of World War I. The armistice between Germany and the Allied nations that ended WWI was signed on that day and a ceasefire went into effect on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Clayton Cupit) Details Download 141107-F-WU210-006 Aircrew members watch the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Team Thunderbirds perform Nov. 7, 2014, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The open house is a two-day event depicting America's aviation history and display the nation's newest military aircraft such as the P-51 Mustang, the B-1 Lancer, the F-22 Raptor and many others. The open house is a two-day event depicting America's aviation history and display the nation's newest military aircraft such as the P-51 Mustang, the B-1 Lancer, the F-22 Raptor and many others. (U.S. photo/Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay) Details Download portrait Members of the 89th Airlift Squadron train on CBRN defense techniques Oct. 4, 2014, while preparing for a training flight at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. CBRN stands for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense and includes protective measures taken in situations involving those hazards. The protection procedures could also be used by flight crews active in the fight against Ebola. (U.S. Air Force photo/Frank Oliver) Details Download U.S. Air Force Photo/2nd Lt. Stephen J. Collier An Air Force Reserve aircrew closes in for a refueling maneuver with a KC-10 Extender during the 349th Air Mobility Wing's Focus on the Family event Oct. 25, 2014, at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The event included an orientation flight for spouses on either the KC-10, C-5 Galaxy, or C-17 Globemaster III, briefings and informative sessions on the benefits of being an Air Force Reserve spouse and a barbecue lunch to bring together all as part of the "349th Family". (Courtesy photo) Details Download ESPN salutes the troops on its 'First Take' Show Airmen with the 108th Wing attend a special live broadcast of ESPN’s “First Take” hosted by Stephen A. Smith, Skip Bayless and Cari Champion, Nov. 10, 2014, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The “Salute the Troops” broadcast in honor of Veterans Day was set with a backdrop of a KC-10 Extender and KC-135 Stratotanker, and various other military vehicles. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Carl Clegg) Details Download Nellis AFB Open House The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team takes off for their performance Nov. 8, 2014, during an open house event at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The two-day open house featured performances from legacy aircraft such as the P-51 Mustang, and modern aircraft such as the F-22 Raptor. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen) Details Download Joint Base Airmen march in NYC Veterans Day Parade Airmen from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., marched in an annual Veterans Day parade Nov. 11, 2014, in New York City, N.Y. The parade, organized in New York since 1929, has over 25,000 participants and runs for approximately five hours. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Carl Clegg) Details Download Air Commandos make a splash Special operations Airmen from the 321st Special Tactics Squadron and the 56th Rescue Squadron load a zodiac boat with gear that was dropped from the MC-130J Commando II into the water Nov. 4, 2014, off the coastline of Ipswich, England. The Airmen conducted amphibious special operations procedures throughout the week. The 321st STS is based at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, and the 56th RS operates out of RAF Lakenheath, England. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Dillon Johnston) Details Download Nellis AFB Open House An AT-6 Texan performs during a legacy bomber aerial demonstration Nov. 9, 2014 during an open house event at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The two-day event included aerial demonstrations from a variety of legacy bomber aircraft, a Korean Conflict reenactment, and a U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team performance. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay) Details Download Veterans Day retreat Ceremonial guardsmen retire the colors during a Veterans Day retreat ceremony Nov. 10, 2014, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Veterans Day is observed Nov. 11 and was originally known as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Cliffton Dolezal) 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.