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Brig. Gen. Charles Corcoran, the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing commander and F-22 Raptor pilot, taxis across a flightline after successfully completing 1,000 flight hours in the F-22 at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Nov. 11, 2016. F-22’s have conducted more than 700 sorties in support Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tyler Woodward)

Brig. Gen. Charles Corcoran, the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing commander and F-22 Raptor pilot, taxis across a flightline after successfully completing 1,000 flight hours in the F-22 at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Nov. 11, 2016. F-22’s have conducted more than 700 sorties in support Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tyler Woodward)

Air Force pararescuemen from the 31st Rescue Squadron and HH-60 Pave Hawks from the 33rd Rescue Squadron rescue simulated survivors during exercise Keen Sword 17 on Nov. 9, 2016, near Okinawa, Japan. KS17 involved U.S. forces and the Japan Self-Defense Forces from all components of both militaries, training to conduct bilateral operations in support of the defense of Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey M. Pettis)

Air Force pararescuemen from the 31st Rescue Squadron and HH-60 Pave Hawks from the 33rd Rescue Squadron rescue simulated survivors during exercise Keen Sword 17 on Nov. 9, 2016, near Okinawa, Japan. KS17 involved U.S. forces and the Japan Self-Defense Forces from all components of both militaries, training to conduct bilateral operations in support of the defense of Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey M. Pettis)

Staff Sgt. Brian Covert, a 9th Airlift Squadron flight engineer, gathers communication chords during post-flight duties at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Nov. 8, 2016. The C-5M Super Galaxy arrived at Aviano AB for cargo loading on its way to Iraq. Two teams spent approximately two hours loading and securing the cargo before the C-5 was prepared for takeoff. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Cary Smith)

Staff Sgt. Brian Covert, a 9th Airlift Squadron flight engineer, gathers communication chords during post-flight duties at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Nov. 8, 2016. The C-5M Super Galaxy arrived at Aviano AB for cargo loading on its way to Iraq. Two teams spent approximately two hours loading and securing the cargo before the C-5 was prepared for takeoff. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Cary Smith)

A member of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing security forces stands on a flightline near a guard tower at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Nov. 14, 2016. Behind the Airman a rare supermoon rises in the sky. The moon has not been closer to the Earth since Jan. 26, 1948. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tyler Woodward)

A member of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing security forces stands on a flightline near a guard tower at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Nov. 14, 2016. Behind the Airman a rare supermoon rises in the sky. The moon has not been closer to the Earth since Jan. 26, 1948. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tyler Woodward)

Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright speaks after being named the 18th chief master sergeant of the Air Force at the Pentagon Nov. 16, 2016. As the CMSAF, Wright will represent the highest enlisted level of leadership, and serve as personal adviser to the Air Force’s secretary and chief of staff on enlisted issues. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. Gibson)

Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright speaks after being named the 18th chief master sergeant of the Air Force at the Pentagon Nov. 16, 2016. As the CMSAF, Wright will represent the highest enlisted level of leadership, and serve as personal adviser to the Air Force’s secretary and chief of staff on enlisted issues. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. Gibson)

Airmen assigned to the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron perform hot refueling operations on an F-35 Lightning II fighter jet Nov. 8 at Hill Air Force Base. F-35s are flown and maintained by Hill Airmen assigned to the active-duty 388th Fighter Wing and its Reserve component 419th Fighter Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar)

Airmen assigned to the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron perform hot refueling operations on an F-35 Lightning II Nov. 8, 2016, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. F-35s are flown and maintained by Hill Airmen assigned to the active-duty 388th Fighter Wing and its Reserve component, the 419th FW. (U.S. Air Force photo/Todd Cromar)

An Airman assigned to the 799th Security Forces Squadron defends his unit’s position from opposing forces during a field training exercise Oct. 21, 2016, at Silver Flag Alpha, Nev. Airmen were tested and evaluated in combat tactics, strategic planning, communication and leadership through various training scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class James Thompson)

An Airman assigned to the 799th Security Forces Squadron defends his unit’s position from opposing forces during a field training exercise Oct. 21, 2016, at Silver Flag Alpha, Nev. Airmen were tested and evaluated in combat tactics, strategic planning, communication and leadership through various training scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class James Thompson)

Ceremonial guardsmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, march while carrying the Luxembourg and American flags during a Veteran’s Day ceremony at the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg, Nov. 11, 2016. The ceremony paid tribute to the legacy of service of members of the American armed forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden)

Ceremonial guardsmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, march while carrying the Luxembourg and American flags during a Veteran’s Day ceremony at the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg, Nov. 11, 2016. The ceremony paid tribute to the legacy of service of members of the American armed forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden)

A pararescueman from the 38th Rescue Squadron jumps from an HC-130J Combat King II during a rapid-rescue exercise Nov. 2, 2016, in the skies over Marianna, Fla. The exercise was designed to test the 347th Rescue Group’s ability to rapidly deploy, plan and execute rescue operations in combat environments. The exercise included HC-130J, HH-60G Pave Hawks, C-17 Globemaster IIIs, A-10C Thunderbolt IIs, E-8C Joint Stars, pararescuemen, maintenance, intelligence and support personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

A pararescueman from the 38th Rescue Squadron jumps from an HC-130J Combat King II during a rapid-rescue exercise Nov. 2, 2016, in the skies over Marianna, Fla. The exercise was designed to test the 347th Rescue Group’s ability to rapidly deploy, plan and execute rescue operations in combat environments. The exercise included HC-130J, HH-60G Pave Hawks, C-17 Globemaster IIIs, A-10C Thunderbolt IIs, E-8C Joint Stars, pararescuemen, maintenance, intelligence and support personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- 3rd Space Operations Squadron personnel participated in a joint exercise with the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron and 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado 9 November, 2016 to gain a better understanding of the products utilized that the 50th Space Wing provides.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)
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Airmen assigned to the 3rd Space Operations Squadron participate in an exercise with Airmen assigned to the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron and 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colo., Nov. 9, 2016. The training enabled Airmen to gain a better understanding of the products the 50th Space Wing provides. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

An aircraft flies in front of the crowd during an air-to-ground demonstration at the Aviation Nation Air Show at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 13, 2016. The many aerial acts and static aircraft displayed during the air show were snapshots of 75 years of aviation history. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum) 
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A B-25 Mitchell flies in front of the crowd during an air-to-ground demonstration at the Aviation Nation Air Show at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 13, 2016. The many aerial acts and static aircraft displayed during the air show were snapshots of 75 years of aviation history. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum) 

An MC-130H Combat Talon II from the 1st Special Operations Squadron refuels an HH-60 Pave Hawk from the 943rd Rescue Group during exercise Keen Sword 17 on Nov. 7, 2016, near Okinawa, Japan. U.S. forces will conduct training with their Japan Self-Defense Force counterparts at military installations throughout mainland Japan, Okinawa and in the waters surrounding Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey M. Pettis)
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An MC-130H Combat Talon II from the 1st Special Operations Squadron refuels an HH-60 Pave Hawk from the 943rd Rescue Group during exercise Keen Sword 17 on Nov. 7, 2016, near Okinawa, Japan. U.S. forces will conduct training with their Japan Self-Defense Force counterparts at military installations throughout mainland Japan, Okinawa and in the waters surrounding Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Corey M. Pettis)

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- 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.

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