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An MC-130H Combat Talon II with the 15th Special Operations Squadron and two CV-22 Ospreys with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, perform a flyover during a remembrance ceremony on the 38th anniversary of Operation Eagle Claw, April 24, 2018, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Operation Eagle Claw was an attempted hostage-rescue mission in 1980 that resulted in five Airmen and three Marines sacrificing their lives when two of the aircraft involved collided at Desert One, the staging site for the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Conroy)

An MC-130H Combat Talon II with the 15th Special Operations Squadron and two CV-22 Ospreys with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, perform a flyover during a remembrance ceremony on the 38th anniversary of Operation Eagle Claw, April 24, 2018, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Operation Eagle Claw was an attempted hostage-rescue mission in 1980 that resulted in five Airmen and three Marines sacrificing their lives when two of the aircraft involved collided at Desert One, the staging site for the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Conroy)

Col. Christopher Bromen, 423rd Air Base Group commander, hoses out a fire during a 423rd Civil Engineering Squadron active fire training event at RAF Molesworth, England, April 23, 2018. During the training, Bromen had the opportunity to train with firefighters and observe their specialized skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)

Col. Christopher Bromen, 423rd Air Base Group commander, hoses out a fire during a 423rd Civil Engineering Squadron active fire training event at RAF Molesworth, England, April 23, 2018. During the training, Bromen had the opportunity to train with firefighters and observe their specialized skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brian Kimball)

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron flies above Morocco during Exercise African Lion April 20, 2018. Various units from the U.S. armed forces will conduct multilateral and stability operations training with units from the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces in Morocco. This combined multilateral exercise is designed to improve interoperability and mutual understanding of each nation’s tactics, techniques and procedures while demonstrating the strong bond between the nation’s militaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield)

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron flies above Morocco during Exercise African Lion April 20, 2018. Various units from the U.S. armed forces will conduct multilateral and stability operations training with units from the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces in Morocco. This combined multilateral exercise is designed to improve interoperability and mutual understanding of each nation’s tactics, techniques and procedures while demonstrating the strong bond between the nation’s militaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield)

Senior Airman Onisha Anekwu, 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection journeyman, uses a penetrant dye to examine an aircraft part for cracks at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 9, 2018. The NDI specialists protect the lives of aircrew by using dye penetrants, magnetic particles and eddy currents to discover cracks in aircraft parts that go unseen by the naked eye. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

Senior Airman Onisha Anekwu, 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron non-destructive inspection journeyman, uses a penetrant dye to examine an aircraft part for cracks at Hurlburt Field, Fla., April 9, 2018. The NDI specialists protect the lives of aircrew by using dye penetrants, magnetic particles and eddy currents to discover cracks in aircraft parts that go unseen by the naked eye. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Spain)

A KC-135 Stratotanker, from the 434th Air Refueling Wing at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind., flies in the Thunder Over Louisville air show in Louisville, Ky., April 21, 2018. The Kentucky Air National Guard once again served as the base of operations for all military aircraft, providing essential maintenance and logistical support. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Lt. Col. Dale Greer)

A KC-135 Stratotanker, from the 434th Air Refueling Wing at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind., flies in the Thunder Over Louisville air show in Louisville, Ky., April 21, 2018. The Kentucky Air National Guard once again served as the base of operations for all military aircraft, providing essential maintenance and logistical support. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Lt. Col. Dale Greer)

John Meyer, Warrior Games athlete, takes aim downrange at a shooting session of the adaptive sports camp at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., April 16, 2018. The base-hosted, week-long Warrior Games training camp is the last team practice session before the yearly competition in June. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)

John Meyer, Warrior Games athlete, takes aim downrange at a shooting session of the adaptive sports camp at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., April 16, 2018. The base-hosted, week-long Warrior Games training camp is the last team practice session before the yearly competition in June. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)

An F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron taxis to the end of the runway during a regular training sortie at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, April 17, 2018. The aircraft are generated daily by various maintenance professionals at the 8th Fighter Wing to ensure the F-16 fleet and pilots at Kunsan AB can train to meet Seventh Air Force requirements on the Korean Peninsula. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Christopher Mesnard)

An F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron taxis to the end of the runway during a regular training sortie at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, April 17, 2018. The aircraft are generated daily by various maintenance professionals at the 8th Fighter Wing to ensure the F-16 fleet and pilots at Kunsan AB can train to meet Seventh Air Force requirements on the Korean Peninsula. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Christopher Mesnard)

Ben Seekell, Warrior Games athlete, goes into his discus rotation during a track and field session at the Air Force team’s training camp at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., April 16, 2018. The base-hosted, week-long Warrior Games training camp is the last team practice session before the yearly competition in June. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)

Ben Seekell, Warrior Games athlete, goes into his discus rotation during a track and field session at the Air Force team’s training camp at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., April 16, 2018. The base-hosted, week-long Warrior Games training camp is the last team practice session before the yearly competition in June. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)

Crew chiefs from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., prepare one of the unit’s F-15E “Strike Eagles” to shut down after the aircraft arrives at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., April 19, 2018, in preparation for the Thunder Over Louisville air show. The Kentucky Air Guard is once again serving as the base of operations for dozens of military aircraft participating in the show, providing essential maintenance and logistical support. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Lt. Col. Dale Greer)

Crew chiefs from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., prepare one of the unit’s F-15E “Strike Eagles” to shut down after the aircraft arrives at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., April 19, 2018, in preparation for the Thunder Over Louisville air show. The Kentucky Air Guard is once again serving as the base of operations for dozens of military aircraft participating in the show, providing essential maintenance and logistical support. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Lt. Col. Dale Greer)

Staff Sgt. Tyler Bee, 35th Security Forces Squadron assistant combat arms noncommissioned officer in charge, shoots an M9 pistol during a hazardous noise test at the new Combat Arms Training and Maintenance outdoor firing range at Draughon Range next to Misawa City, Japan, April 18, 2018. Members from the 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering unit from Kadena Air Base, Japan, conducted tests to certify the outdoor range for final inspections. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Deana Heitzman)
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Staff Sgt. Tyler Bee, 35th Security Forces Squadron assistant combat arms noncommissioned officer in charge, shoots an M9 pistol during a hazardous noise test at the new Combat Arms Training and Maintenance outdoor firing range at Draughon Range next to Misawa City, Japan, April 18, 2018. Members from the 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering unit from Kadena Air Base, Japan, conducted tests to certify the outdoor range for final inspections. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Deana Heitzman)

Lt. Col. Corey Akiyama, 21st Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III pilot, flies Denton Program emergency response vehicles to La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City, Guatemala, April 20, 2018. The Denton Program is a Department of Defense transportation program that moves humanitarian cargo, donated by U.S. based non-governmental organizations to developing nations to ease human suffering. The emergency vehicles were donated by the Mission of Love Foundation. They are the largest user of the Denton Program, having delivered medical, relief and humanitarian supplies to needy communities throughout the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joey Swafford)
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Lt. Col. Corey Akiyama, 21st Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III pilot, flies Denton Program emergency response vehicles to La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City, Guatemala, April 20, 2018. The Denton Program is a Department of Defense transportation program that moves humanitarian cargo, donated by U.S. based non-governmental organizations to developing nations to ease human suffering. The emergency vehicles were donated by the Mission of Love Foundation. They are the largest user of the Denton Program, having delivered medical, relief and humanitarian supplies to needy communities throughout the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joey Swafford)

Tech. Sgt. Traci Keller, 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs broadcast journalist, shares a moment with a local child after covering the delivery of emergency response vehicles through the Denton Program at La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City, Guatemala, April 20, 2018. The Denton Program is a Department of Defense transportation program that moves humanitarian cargo, donated by U.S. based non-governmental organizations to developing nations to ease human suffering. The emergency vehicles were donated by the Mission of Love Foundation. They are the largest user of the Denton Program, having delivered medical, relief and humanitarian supplies to needy communities throughout the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joey Swafford)
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Tech. Sgt. Traci Keller, 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs broadcast journalist, shares a moment with a local child after covering the delivery of emergency response vehicles through the Denton Program at La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City, Guatemala, April 20, 2018. The Denton Program is a Department of Defense transportation program that moves humanitarian cargo, donated by U.S. based non-governmental organizations to developing nations to ease human suffering. The emergency vehicles were donated by the Mission of Love Foundation. They are the largest user of the Denton Program, having delivered medical, relief and humanitarian supplies to needy communities throughout the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joey Swafford)

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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