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A tactical air control party from the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron at Fort Carson, Colo., prepares for helicopter extraction from the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade to Nov, 10 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Baumgartner)

A tactical air control party from the 13th Air Support Operations Squadron at Fort Carson, Colo., prepares for helicopter extraction from the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade to Nov, 10 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Baumgartner)

Senior Airman Daniel Lasal, a 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs a post-flight inspection on an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Aircraft maintainers perform six hours or more of post-flight inspections after each sortie. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)

Senior Airman Daniel Lasal, a 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs a post-flight inspection on an F-16 Fighting Falcon Nov. 15, 2016, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Aircraft maintainers perform six hours or more of post-flight inspections after each sortie. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa)

A boy watches the Thunderbirds prepare for takeoff during the Aviation Nation Air Show on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 11, 2016. The air show brought more than 300,000 spectators from across the globe to experience "75 years of airpower." (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum)

A boy watches the Thunderbirds prepare for takeoff during the Aviation Nation Air Show on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 11, 2016. The air show brought more than 300,000 spectators from across the globe to experience "75 years of airpower." (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum)

Airman 1st Class Alex Tuyul, a native of New York, and a member of 673d Security Forces Squadron, carries out dry-fire practice drills under a barricade Nov. 9, 2016, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Airmen of 673d SFS went to JBER's Statler/Newton Small Arms Range for M4 Carbine Proficiency Firing training, which teaches them to maneuver behind cover while accurately engaging targets. (U.S. Air Force photo by David Bedard)

Airman 1st Class Alex Tuyul conducts a practice drill under a barricade at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Nov. 9, 2016. Airmen practiced how to accurately engage targets while maneuvering behind cover as part of M4 carbine proficiency firing training. (U.S. Air Force photo/David Bedard)

Senior Airman Anthony Wachob, a member of the 821st Contingency Response Group, radios in from a defensive fighting position while on perimeter watch at Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, Nov. 17, 2016. The 821st CRG is highly specialized in training and rapidly deploying personnel to quickly open airfields and establish, expand, sustain and coordinate air mobility operations in austere, bare-base conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jordan Castelan)

Senior Airman Anthony Wachob, a member of the 821st Contingency Response Group, radios in from a defensive fighting position while on perimeter watch at Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, Nov. 17, 2016. The 821st CRG is highly specialized in training and rapidly deploying personnel to quickly open airfields and establish, expand, sustain and coordinate air mobility operations in austere, bare-base conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jordan Castelan)

Base leadership salute as Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s aircraft taxies away after a visit to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 17, 2016. Carter visited numerous locations around Eglin AFB and Hurlburt Field during his tour of the local area. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Base leadership salutes as Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s aircraft taxies away after a visit to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 17, 2016. Carter visited numerous locations around Eglin AFB and Hurlburt Field during his tour of the local area. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Tech. Sgt. Alan Greene, a 70th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, lowers the boom to an F-16 Fighting Falcon during an aerial refueling mission out of Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2016. F-16 pilots train on refueling operations to be prepared for longer mission requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman James Hensley)

Tech. Sgt. Alan Greene, a 70th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, lowers the boom to an F-16 Fighting Falcon during an aerial refueling mission out of Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2016. F-16 pilots train on refueling operations to be prepared for longer mission requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman James Hensley)

Tech Sgt. Jessica Moore bumps a serve during the 2016 Warrior CARE Month Joint Service Sitting Volleyball Tournament at the Pentagon Nov. 19, 2016. (Department of Defense photo/EJ Hersom)

Tech Sgt. Jessica Moore bumps a serve during the 2016 Warrior CARE Month Joint Service Sitting Volleyball Tournament at the Pentagon Nov. 19, 2016. (Department of Defense photo/EJ Hersom)

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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