AF Week in Photos U.S. Air Force Logo Oct. 2, 2015 Airmen show excellence in 2015 GSC security forces competition Airman Kaylee Morin, assigned to the 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., fires at a target Sept. 23, 2015, during a shooting portion of the 2015 Global Strike Challenge security forces competition on Camp Guernsey, Wyo. The final portion of the shooting course had Airmen locate and shoot at targets distanced between 200 and 600 meters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brandon Valle) Details Download 2015 Joint Base Andrews Air Show Tech. Sgt. Justin Cole, a 1st Helicopter Squadron flight engineer, looks back at a UH-1N Iroquois during a flyover for the 2015 Joint Base Andrews Air Show Sept. 19, 2015. The 1st HS performed a fly-by for the crowd during the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ryan J. Sonnier) Details Download Air Force Women's Soccer vs. CSU Bakersfield Brooke Rittmann, a U.S. Air Force Academy sophomore, goes up for the header against a player from California State University, Bakersfield, at the Academy's Cadet Soccer Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 20, 2015. The Falcons dropped the nonconference match 2-1. (Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan) Details Download 180th Fighter wing takes on Combat Archer An F-15 Eagle from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., sits on the flightline before an early morning training sortie Sept. 17, 2015, at Tyndall AFB, Fla. The unit traveled to Tyndall AFB to participate in the Combat Archer exercise, a weapons system evaluation program designed to test the effectiveness of our Airmen and air-to-air weapon system capability of combat aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker) Details Download GoRuck: a wide view Participants march past the vehicle maintenance facility carrying simulated wounded personnel Sept. 24, 2015, at the GoRuck team building challenge at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. More than 45 participants pushed themselves through the physical scenarios led by a special forces veteran, to earn the blue and black “GoRuck” patch. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.) Details Download 320th STS Airmen execute amphibious training An HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 33rd Rescue Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, performs a rope-ladder recovery with Airmen from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron during an amphibious operations exercise Sept. 22, 2015, off the west coast of Okinawa, Japan. Special tactics team Airmen are organized, trained, and equipped to conduct special operations core tasks during high-risk combat operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Linzmeier) Details Download Pope Francis departs JBA for NYC Col. Brad Hoagland, the Joint Base Andrews commander, greets Pope Francis on the base flightline Sept. 24, 2015. The pope visited New York and Philadelphia during his U.S. trip before returning to Rome Sept. 27. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys) Details Download F-35 Aircraft AF-4 Australian KC-30 Tanker Test The Royal Australian Air Force has completes the first fuel transfer with the air refuelling boom from a RAAF KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport to a U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II Sept. 25, 2015, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Refuelling between the KC-30A and F-35A is an important step toward the KC-30A’s achievement of final operational capability and represents continued progress in the development of the F-35A. (Lockheed Martin courtesy photo/Jonathan Case) Details Download 320th STS Airmen execute amphibious training Airmen from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, ready their scuba diving gear during an amphibious operations exercise Sept. 22, 2015, off the west coast of Okinawa, Japan. Teamwork is vital to the successful and safe completion of special tactics objectives, especially in the face of adversities such as harsh weather conditions and terrain. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Linzmeier) Details Download JBA rehearses 2015 Air Show 150918-F-HV741-108 The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform during the rehearsal day prior to the 2015 Joint Base Andrews Air Show at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 18, 2015. The Thunderbirds were headlined performers for the air show Sept. 19, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ryan J. Sonnier) Details Download '1000s of Hands' Project: 455th MDOS Maj. Anjeli Nayar Maj. Anjeli Nayar, a 455th Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron intensive care unit general internist, simulates patient care on a hospital staff member Sept. 19, 2015, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Nayar is responsible for coordinating care for military members, defense civilians, civilian contractors, as well as some Afghan nationals, in the ICU at the Craig Joint Theater Hospital. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Cierra Presentado) Details Download Bagram’s busy flight line An F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot assigned to the 555th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron goes through a preflight inspection before a combat sortie at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 22, 2015. The F-16 is a multi-role fighter aircraft that is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air and air-to-ground combat. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Joseph Swafford) Details Download Cannon Air Force Base hosts EMT Rodeo Emergency medical technicians from Hurlburt Field, Fla., evacuate a gunshot wound patient during a scenario at the EMT Rodeo Sept. 18, 2015, at Melrose Air Force Range, N.M. Twenty-one teams of EMTs from 22 installations across the Air Force convened at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. for four days of innovative, high-octane competition Sept. 16-19. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez) 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.