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Staff Sgt. Nicholas A. Poe, a 459th Airlift Squadron special missions aviator, looks out the window of a UH-N1 Iroquois, through night vision goggles, during a night hoist training exercise April 4, 2017, in Tokyo. The aircrew trained with night vision goggles to prepare for missions that must be conducted at night. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Donald Hudson)

Staff Sgt. Nicholas A. Poe, a 459th Airlift Squadron special missions aviator, looks out the window of a UH-N1 Iroquois, through night vision goggles, during a night hoist training exercise April 4, 2017, in Tokyo. The aircrew trained with night vision goggles to prepare for missions that must be conducted at night. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Donald Hudson)

Airman 1st Class Seth Elich, a 14th Air Support Operations Squadron tactical air control party specialist, listens to communications during exercise Razor Talon, April 7, 2017, at Atlantic Field Marine Corps Outlying Field, N.C. Razor Talon was created by the 4th Fighter Wing in March 2011, to prepare and sharpen the skills of aircrew for real-world missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

Airman 1st Class Seth Elich, a 14th Air Support Operations Squadron tactical air control party specialist, listens to communications during exercise Razor Talon, April 7, 2017, at Atlantic Field Marine Corps Outlying Field, N.C. Razor Talon was created by the 4th Fighter Wing in March 2011, to prepare and sharpen the skills of aircrew for real-world missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kenneth Boyton)

Two A-10C Thunderbolt IIs from Moody Air Force Base, Ga., and an F-15E Strike Eagle from Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., fly in formation during exercise Razor Talon, April 7, 2017, over the skies of Seymour Johnson AFB. The monthly joint exercise provides an opportunity for military aircraft to work together to sharpen tactics, techniques and procedures in preparation for real world contingency operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Victoria Boyton)

Two A-10C Thunderbolt IIs from Moody Air Force Base, Ga., and an F-15E Strike Eagle from Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., fly in formation during exercise Razor Talon, April 7, 2017, over the skies of Seymour Johnson AFB. The monthly joint exercise provides an opportunity for military aircraft to work together to sharpen tactics, techniques and procedures in preparation for real world contingency operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Victoria Boyton)

A student of the 435th Security Forces Squadron’s Ground Combat Readiness Training Center’s Security Operations Course is surrounded by smoke during the urban operations portion of the course on U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder, Germany, April 4, 2017. The students also performed mounted and dismounted operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)

A student of the 435th Security Forces Squadron’s Ground Combat Readiness Training Center’s Security Operations Course is surrounded by smoke during the urban operations portion of the course on U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder, Germany, April 4, 2017. The students also performed mounted and dismounted operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh)

An Afghan Air Force member training with Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air, as part of Resolute Support Mission, works in tandem with an advisor to practice air drops near Kabul, Afghanistan, March 19, 2017. The TAAC-Air advisors foster working relationships and fortify confidence in the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordan Castelan)

An Afghan Air Force member training with Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air, as part of Resolute Support Mission, works in tandem with an advisor to practice air drops near Kabul, Afghanistan, March 19, 2017. The TAAC-Air advisors foster working relationships and fortify confidence in the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordan Castelan)

Tech. Sgt. Brian Kocher, a member of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team, walks through a double row of spinning rifles and bayonets during the Joint Service Drill Team Exhibition April 8, 2017, at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. Drill teams from all four branches of the armed forces and the Coast Guard competed in a display of skills celebrating U.S. military heritage at the National Cherry Blossom Festival. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy)

Tech. Sgt. Brian Kocher, a member of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team, walks through a double row of spinning rifles and bayonets during the Joint Service Drill Team Exhibition April 8, 2017, at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. Drill teams from all four branches of the armed forces and the Coast Guard competed in a display of skills celebrating U.S. military heritage at the National Cherry Blossom Festival. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy)

Senior Airman Matthew Timmons, a 673rd Security Forces Squadron member, attempts to break a hold during combatives training on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 4, 2017. Maintaining proficiency in hand-to-hand combat allows defenders to take control of situations where drawing a weapon might not be an option. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Westin Warburton)

Senior Airman Matthew Timmons, a 673rd Security Forces Squadron member, attempts to break a hold during combatives training on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 4, 2017. Maintaining proficiency in hand-to-hand combat allows defenders to take control of situations where drawing a weapon might not be an option. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Westin Warburton)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Courtney Hill, an aircraft maintainer assigned to the 621st Contingency Response Wing stationed at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., and a South Korean air force Airman, marshal a South Korean air force C-130H during exercise Turbo Distribution 17-3, at Pohang Air Base, South Korea, April 10, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Gustavo Gonzalez)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Courtney Hill, an aircraft maintainer assigned to the 621st Contingency Response Wing stationed at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., and a South Korean air force Airman, marshal a South Korean air force C-130H during exercise Turbo Distribution 17-3, at Pohang Air Base, South Korea, April 10, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Gustavo Gonzalez)

Members of the U.S. Navy Leap Frogs, and Gulfport, Miss. Mayor Billy Hewes, board an 815th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules aircraft for a jump April 4, 2017. The Leap Frogs coordinated with the Flying Jennies to complete this jump, and several others, out of Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. as joint training for both groups, which was also in conjunction with Navy Week and the Mississippi bicentennial celebration. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Heather Heiney)

Members of the U.S. Navy Leap Frogs, and Gulfport, Miss. Mayor Billy Hewes, board an 815th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules aircraft for a jump April 4, 2017. The Leap Frogs coordinated with the Flying Jennies to complete this jump, and several others, out of Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. as joint training for both groups, which was also in conjunction with Navy Week and the Mississippi bicentennial celebration. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Heather Heiney)

Defenders from the 130th Security Forces Squadron at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, W.Va. practice firing non-lethal rounds, which consist of rubber bullets, during riot control training April 5, 2017, at Camp Virgil Tate, W.Va. Security forces personnel participated in training that exposed them to numerous scenarios they may encounter during their duties as military police. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo/Tech. Sgt. De-Juan Haley)
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Defenders from the 130th Security Forces Squadron at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, W.Va. practice firing non-lethal rounds, which consist of rubber bullets, during riot control training April 5, 2017, at Camp Virgil Tate, W.Va. Security forces personnel participated in training that exposed them to numerous scenarios they may encounter during their duties as military police. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo/Tech. Sgt. De-Juan Haley)

Senior Airman Jacqueline D’urso, a boom operator with the 91st Air Refueling Squadron, prepares to make contact with a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during a refuel mission over the Southeast region of the U.S. April 4, 2017. In the first quarter of 2017, the 91st ARS flew 170 sorties in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, which included initial strikes during the Mosul offensive. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ned T. Johnston)
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Senior Airman Jacqueline D’urso, a boom operator with the 91st Air Refueling Squadron, prepares to make contact with a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during a refuel mission over the Southeast region of the U.S. April 4, 2017. In the first quarter of 2017, the 91st ARS flew 170 sorties in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, which included initial strikes during the Mosul offensive. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ned T. Johnston)

Staff Sgt. Nicholas A. Poe, a 459th Airlift Squadron special missions aviator, looks out the window of a UH-N1 Iroquois, through night vision goggles, during a night hoist training exercise April 4, 2017, in Tokyo. The aircrew trained with night vision goggles to prepare for missions that must be conducted at night. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Donald Hudson)
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Staff Sgt. Nicholas A. Poe, a 459th Airlift Squadron special missions aviator, looks out the window of a UH-N1 Iroquois, through night vision goggles, during a night hoist training exercise April 4, 2017, in Tokyo. The aircrew trained with night vision goggles to prepare for missions that must be conducted at night. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Donald Hudson)

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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