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Col. David Brynteson, the 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group commander, checks the engines on an F-15E Strike Eagle, Jan. 27, 2016, in Southwest Asia. Brynteson was preparing to fly his last sortie in theater. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams)

Col. David Brynteson, the 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group commander, checks the engines on an F-15E Strike Eagle, Jan. 27, 2016, in Southwest Asia. Brynteson was preparing to fly his last sortie in theater. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams)

Senior Airman Leeann LeClair, of the 407th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron fuels shop, works on an F-16 Fighting Falcon on a flightline in Southwest Asia, Feb. 3, 2017. The 407th AEG is supporting Operation Inherent Resolve in Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Benjamin Wilson)

Senior Airman Leeann LeClair, of the 407th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron fuels shop, works on an F-16 Fighting Falcon on a flightline in Southwest Asia, Feb. 3, 2017. The 407th AEG is supporting Operation Inherent Resolve in Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Benjamin Wilson)

CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla., and the 20th SOS at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., fly in formation over Hurlburt Field Feb. 3, 2017. This training mission was the first time in Air Force history that 10 CV-22s flew in formation simultaneously. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla., and the 20th SOS at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., fly in formation over Hurlburt Field Feb. 3, 2017. This training mission was the first time in Air Force history that 10 CV-22s flew in formation simultaneously. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Airman 1st Class Joseph Humphrey (left), an Air Force fire protection specialist, and Airman 1st Class Tyler Parmelee conduct ice water rescue training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 4, 2017. The training taught the JB Elmendorf-Richardson firefighters self-rescue techniques, victim recovery and certified them as ice water rescue technicians. Humphrey and Parmelee, natives of Ridgecrest, Calif., and Ashburn, Va., are assigned to the 673rd Civil Engineer Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alejandro Pena)

Airman 1st Class Joseph Humphrey (left), an Air Force fire protection specialist, and Airman 1st Class Tyler Parmelee conduct ice water rescue training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 4, 2017. The training taught the JB Elmendorf-Richardson firefighters self-rescue techniques, victim recovery and certified them as ice water rescue technicians. Humphrey and Parmelee, natives of Ridgecrest, Calif., and Ashburn, Va., are assigned to the 673rd Civil Engineer Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alejandro Pena)

Four B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, arrive Feb. 6, 2017, at Andersen AFB, Guam. The 9th EBS is taking over U.S. Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence operations from the 34th EBS, assigned to Ellsworth AFB, S.D. The B-1B’s speed and superior handling characteristics allow it to seamlessly integrate in mixed force packages. While deployed at Guam the B-1Bs will continue conducting flight operations where international law permit. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger)

Four B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, arrive Feb. 6, 2017, at Andersen AFB, Guam. The 9th EBS is taking over U.S. Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence operations from the 34th EBS, assigned to Ellsworth AFB, S.D. The B-1B’s speed and superior handling characteristics allow it to seamlessly integrate in mixed force packages. While deployed at Guam the B-1Bs will continue conducting flight operations where international law permit. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, assigned to Detachment 1, 138th Fighter Wing, dons his helmet in preparation of a barnstorming performance for reporters, Feb. 1, 2017, in Houston. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Drew A. Egnoske)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, assigned to Detachment 1, 138th Fighter Wing, dons his helmet in preparation of a barnstorming performance for reporters, Feb. 1, 2017, in Houston. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Drew A. Egnoske)

A KC-135 Stratotanker arrives at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., marking its official arrival and the beginning of the transition of the 914th's mission from an airlift wing to an air refueling wing. This was the first of eight aircraft that will be flown in over the course of the next several months. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Sawyer)

A KC-135 Stratotanker arrives at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., marking its official arrival and the beginning of the transition of the 914th's mission from an airlift wing to an air refueling wing. This was the first of eight aircraft that will be flown in over the course of the next several months. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Sawyer)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon crew chief assigned to Ohio Air National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing squeezes into the intake of on an F-16 during a preflight inspection at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 2, 2017. The 180th FW brought their F-16s and about 150 maintainers, pilots, and operations specialists to MacDill AFB for a two-week training exercise. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Nic Kuetemeyer)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon crew chief assigned to Ohio Air National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing squeezes into the intake of on an F-16 during a preflight inspection at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 2, 2017. The 180th FW brought their F-16s and about 150 maintainers, pilots, and operations specialists to MacDill AFB for a two-week training exercise. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Nic Kuetemeyer)

An F-35A Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, takes off from Nellis AFB, Nev., Feb. 2, 2017, during Red Flag 17-01. This is the first F-35A deployment to Red Flag since the Air Force declared the jet combat ready in August 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/R. Nial Bradshaw)

An F-35A Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, takes off from Nellis AFB, Nev., Feb. 2, 2017, during Red Flag 17-01. This is the first F-35A deployment to Red Flag since the Air Force declared the jet combat ready in August 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/R. Nial Bradshaw)

Dave Chappelle (right) and Donnell Rawlings, actors and comedians, stand in front of a C-17 Globemaster III Feb. 2, 2017, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Chappelle was in town for his stand-up comedy show when he made the visit to see service members and federal civilians at the base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tom Brading)
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Dave Chappelle (right) and Donnell Rawlings, actors and comedians, stand in front of a C-17 Globemaster III Feb. 2, 2017, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Chappelle was in town for his stand-up comedy show when he made the visit to see service members and federal civilians at the base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tom Brading)

Senior Airman Austin Boyd, of the 138th Fighter Wing, attaches a hose containing liquid oxygen to an F-16 Fighting Falcon, Feb. 1, 2017. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Drew A. Egnoske)
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Senior Airman Austin Boyd, of the 138th Fighter Wing, attaches a hose containing liquid oxygen to an F-16 Fighting Falcon, Feb. 1, 2017. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Drew A. Egnoske)

Airman 1st Class Jesse Kassed, a 822nd Base Defense Squadron fireteam member, fires an M240B machine gun at fixed targets down range Feb. 3, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. A bipod holds the M240B as Kassed aims and fires 800 rounds at fixed targets while wearing a gas mask. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Janiqua P. Robinson)
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Airman 1st Class Jesse Kassed, a 822nd Base Defense Squadron fireteam member, fires an M240B machine gun at fixed targets down range Feb. 3, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. A bipod holds the M240B as Kassed aims and fires 800 rounds at fixed targets while wearing a gas mask. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Janiqua P. Robinson)

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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