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Senior Airman Taylor Lahteine, an explosive ordnance disposal journeyman assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, operates a Remotec Andros F6A Remote Ordnance Neutralization System during a joint chemical threat training exercise at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Nov. 25, 2017. The robot, which has chemical detection capability, was used to perform initial reconnaissance on an unknown object in the scenario. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Patrick Evenson)

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A Trojan Warrior participant performs kettlebell swings on top of the Troy Gilbert Memorial Bridge during the Trojan Warrior Workout at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 27, 2017. The workout was designed to honor Maj. Troy “Trojan” Gilbert’s sacrifice after being killed in action outside of Taji, Iraq, Nov. 27, 2006. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel)

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Chief Master Sgt. Kennon Arnold, 633rd Air Base Wing command chief, serves Thanksgiving lunch at the Crossbow Dining Facility at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Nov. 23, 2017. Leaders served Thanksgiving meals at each installation to ensure service members and their families could enjoy a traditional holiday meal. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Areca T. Bell)

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An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 77th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, is refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker over the skies of Afghanistan, Nov. 22, 2017. F-16s are used to provide vital air support to Afghan and coalition forces on the ground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sean Martin)

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Staff Sgt. Jorge Garcia-Gonzalez, 49th Wing chaplain's assistant, provides medical translation for a Federal Emergency Management Agency medic, Oct. 28, 2017, at a medical clinic in Puerto Rico. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ilyana A. Escal)

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Senior Airman Colby Cook, 419th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, inspects an F-35A Lightning II before takeoff at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 16, 2017. The F-35A is the Air Force's latest low observable fifth-generation fighter incorporating stealth technology. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

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A U-2 Dragon Lady lands on the runway at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 16, 2017. The U-2s are based at the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base, Calif., but are rotated to operational detachments worldwide. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Colton Elliott)

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Airmen from the 60th Aerial Port Squadron load buses onto a C-5M Super Galaxy at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 20, 2017. The buses were airlifted to Port Au Prince, Haiti, through the Denton Program. The Denton Amendment is a commodities transportation program that enables the transport of humanitarian goods on a space available basis using U.S. military transportation and is jointly administered by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Department of State, and the Department of Defense. Seven buses were donated by the Sacramento City Unified School District and will benefit more than 300 Haitian students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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Explosive ordnance disposal technicians assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, assess and document a improvised rocket-assisted mortar during a joint chemical threat training exercise at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Nov. 25, 2017. The scenario involved an unknown object that was launched over the perimeter. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Patrick Evenson)

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Special Tactics Airmen from the 24th Special Operations Wing sprint toward an objective at Fort Sill, Okla., Nov. 15, 2017, during Exercise Gunslinger 17. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Tyler Woodward)

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A B-1B Lancer deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., prepares for a mission at Andersen AFB, Guam, Nov. 16, 2017. The U.S. military has maintained a deployed Continuous Bomber Presence in the Pacific since March 2004. CBP capabilities provide the commander of U.S. Pacific Command a flexible response capability throughout the theater and beyond. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis)

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Members of the Luke Air Force Base honor guard stand at attention during a graduation ceremony at Luke AFB, Ariz., Nov. 17, 2017. The honor guardsmen were certified to represent service members at funerals, retirements, formal ceremonies and other off-base functions after two weeks of training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel)

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Airmen from the 26th Aerial Port Squadron attach a cargo bag with 2,000 pounds of relief supplies to the hook of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter flown by Texas Army National Guard Soldiers during Operation Alamo Evacuation at Martindale Army Airfield, Texas, Nov. 18, 2017. Approximately 36,000 pounds of cargo and 27 passengers were transported as part of the sling load and medical evacuation exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stormy Archer)

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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A United States Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refuels an F-22 Raptor over northern Iraq, Nov. 6, 2019. U.S. Central Command operations deter adversaries and demonstrate support for allies and partners in the region. (Video by Staff Sgt. Daniel Snider)
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