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U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron, fly in formation next to a 909th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker March 1, 2017, off the coast of Guam. Twenty-two flying units from U.S. Pacific Command, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and the Royal Australian Air Force are in Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to participate in annual exercise, Cope North. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron, fly in formation next to a 909th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker March 1, 2017, off the coast of Guam. Twenty-two flying units from U.S. Pacific Command, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and the Royal Australian Air Force are in Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to participate in annual exercise, Cope North. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

Airman 1st Class Ryan Cherry, from the 133rd Maintenance Squadron, washes a main landing gear drag pin in the magnetic particle unit in St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 26, 2017. Cherry is part of the non-destructive inspection team, which uses noninvasive approaches to inspect aircraft gear for flaws such as cracks, voids and heat damage on aircraft parts utilizing various test equipment. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren)

Airman 1st Class Ryan Cherry, from the 133rd Maintenance Squadron, washes a main landing gear drag pin in the magnetic particle unit in St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 26, 2017. Cherry is part of the non-destructive inspection team, which uses noninvasive approaches to inspect aircraft gear for flaws such as cracks, voids and heat damage on aircraft parts utilizing various test equipment. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren)

Two T-38 Talons with the 2nd Fighter Training Squadron, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., fly over the Gulf of Mexico en route to a routine training mission, Feb. 27, 2017. The 2nd FTS, American Beagles, is one of only two U.S Air Force T-38 Talon adversary squadrons, and is tasked to provide air-to-air threat replication in support of F-22 Raptor combat and formal training squadrons. (U.S Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Burt Traynor)

Two T-38 Talons with the 2nd Fighter Training Squadron, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., fly over the Gulf of Mexico en route to a routine training mission, Feb. 27, 2017. The 2nd FTS, American Beagles, is one of only two U.S Air Force T-38 Talon adversary squadrons, and is tasked to provide air-to-air threat replication in support of F-22 Raptor combat and formal training squadrons. (U.S Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Burt Traynor)

New Jersey Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Travis Laverne troubleshoots an F108 engine on a KC-135 Stratotanker at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 26, 2017. Laverne is an engine mechanic with the 108th Wing. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Master Sgt. Matt Hecht)

New Jersey Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Travis Laverne troubleshoots an F108 engine on a KC-135 Stratotanker at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 26, 2017. Laverne is an engine mechanic with the 108th Wing. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Master Sgt. Matt Hecht)

Col. Christopher Sage, the 4th Fighter Wing commander, throws out the first pitch during the Freedom Classic, Feb. 25, 2017 at Grainger Stadium in Kinston, N.C. Though the Navy had their bases loaded late in the game, the Falcons shot out their potential to score with inning-ending double plays; winning the series. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Victoria Boyton)

Col. Christopher Sage, the 4th Fighter Wing commander, throws out the first pitch during the Freedom Classic, Feb. 25, 2017 at Grainger Stadium in Kinston, N.C. Though the Navy had their bases loaded late in the game, the Falcons shot out their potential to score with inning-ending double plays; winning the series. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Victoria Boyton)

A National Reconnaissance Office payload on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, launches from Space Launch Complex-3, March 1, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ian Dudley)

A National Reconnaissance Office payload on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, launches from Space Launch Complex-3, March 1, 2017, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ian Dudley)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright speaks about leading Airmen at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium March 2, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright speaks about leading Airmen at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium March 2, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash)

Four A-10 Thunderbolt IIs assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron taxi out for a training mission during exercise Beverly Herd 17-1 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 1, 2017. Exercise Beverly Herd placed a temporary pause on normal day-to-day activities at Osan AFB, allowing the base to run through an all-hands-on-deck scenario dedicated to 100 percent mission accomplishment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Victor J. Caputo)

Four A-10 Thunderbolt IIs assigned to the 25th Fighter Squadron taxi out for a training mission during exercise Beverly Herd 17-1 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 1, 2017. Exercise Beverly Herd placed a temporary pause on normal day-to-day activities at Osan AFB, allowing the base to run through an all-hands-on-deck scenario dedicated to 100 percent mission accomplishment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Victor J. Caputo)

Staff Sgt. William Summerfield, a 51st Security Forces Squadron base defense operations center controller, conducts an “outside the wire” perimeter check during Exercise Beverly Herd 17-1 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 1, 2017. The 51st SFS’s mission is to maintain a secure environment and to increase combat power during exercise and real life scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Gwendalyn Smith)

Staff Sgt. William Summerfield, a 51st Security Forces Squadron base defense operations center controller, conducts an “outside the wire” perimeter check during Exercise Beverly Herd 17-1 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 1, 2017. The 51st SFS’s mission is to maintain a secure environment and to increase combat power during exercise and real life scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Gwendalyn Smith)

An Air Mobility Command C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft lands at Riga International Airport, Latvia, March 1, 2017, to deliver UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters for the U.S. Army in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. Five Black Hawk helicopters will be deployed to Latvia as part of a larger contingent of helicopters and personnel deployed to support Operation Atlantic Resolve, a U.S. commitment to maintaining peace and stability in the European region. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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An Air Mobility Command C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft lands at Riga International Airport, Latvia, March 1, 2017, to deliver UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters for the U.S. Army in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. Five Black Hawk helicopters will be deployed to Latvia as part of a larger contingent of helicopters and personnel deployed to support Operation Atlantic Resolve, a U.S. commitment to maintaining peace and stability in the European region. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)

An Airman unveils James G. Clark, the Director of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Modernization and Infrastructure; Deputy Chief of Staff for ISR, and Abraham Karem, the founding father of the unmanned aerial vehicle technology and designer of the Predator, names on the static MQ-1 Predator at a ceremony that will be displayed in Heritage Park at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Feb. 27, 2017. The MQ-1 Predator has provided many years of service and is being phased out of service as the Air Force transitions to the more capable MQ-9 Reaper. The MQ-1 Predator is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset and secondarily against dynamic execution targets. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman Ilyana A. Escalona)
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An Airman unveils James G. Clark, the Director of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Modernization and Infrastructure; Deputy Chief of Staff for ISR, and Abraham Karem, the founding father of the unmanned aerial vehicle technology and designer of the Predator, names on the static MQ-1 Predator at a ceremony that will be displayed in Heritage Park at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Feb. 27, 2017. The MQ-1 Predator has provided many years of service and is being phased out of service as the Air Force transitions to the more capable MQ-9 Reaper. The MQ-1 Predator is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset and secondarily against dynamic execution targets. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman Ilyana A. Escalona)

A KC-135 Stratotanker flies above a MC-130J Commmando II during Emerald Warrior at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Feb. 28, 2017. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command exercise during which joint special operations forces train to respond to various threats across the spectrum of conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Corey Hook)
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A KC-135 Stratotanker flies above a MC-130J Commmando II during Emerald Warrior at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Feb. 28, 2017. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command exercise during which joint special operations forces train to respond to various threats across the spectrum of conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Corey Hook)

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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