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The Air Force’s week in photos

These photos from the week of Aug. 24, 2018, 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.


The Air Force’s week in photos

(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht)

The Air Force’s week in photos

2. Airman 1st Class Cassandra Herlache, 9th Operation Support Squadron radar, airfield and weather apprentice, executes a climb during a trial run at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018. Airmen in the process of climbing must have three points of physical contact with the tower at all times.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justin Parsons)

The Air Force’s week in photos

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail)

The Air Force’s week in photos

(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Xavier Lockley)

The Air Force’s week in photos

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

The Air Force’s week in photos

(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Cameron Lewis)

The Air Force’s week in photos

(U.S. Air Force photo by Wayne A. Clark)

The Air Force’s week in photos

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook)

The Air Force’s week in photos

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Erwin)

The Air Force’s week in photos

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin Boyer)

The Air Force’s week in photos

(U.S. Air Force photo by Dennis Rogers)

The Air Force’s week in photos

(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank)

The Air Force’s week in photos

(U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Ross Franquemont)

13. A U-2 Dragon Lady pilot assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing pilots the high-altitude reconnaissance platform at approximately 70,000 feet above an undisclosed location. The U-2 is a high-altitude, near space reconnaissance aircraft and delivers critical imagery which enables decision makers at all levels the visual capabilities to execute informed decisions in any phase of conflict.

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