A rapidly spreading smoke cloud surrounds the U.S. Air Force Academy's airfield in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 26, 2012. The Waldo Canyon fire is burning in the area of the Air Force Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Mike Kaplan)
6/29/2012 - FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- This week's photos feature Airmen around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.