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A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor performs a dedication pass during Beale's Air & Space Expo Family Day at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., April 27, 2018. The F-22 was the premier fighter jet showcased during the weekend performance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kaylee Dubois)

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor performs a dedication pass during Beale's Air & Space Expo Family Day at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., April 27, 2018. The F-22 was the premier fighter jet showcased during the weekend performance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kaylee Dubois)

An Airman releases his three-point shot as part of the Eglin Connects event at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., April 27, 2018. The event, to help promote resiliency, featured information booths, sporting events and a car show. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)

An Airman releases his three-point shot as part of the Eglin Connects event at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., April 27, 2018. The event, to help promote resiliency, featured information booths, sporting events and a car show. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)

An E-3 Sentry aircraft from Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., flies an aerial demonstration over the Ohio River April 21, 2018, during the Thunder Over Louisville air show in Louisville, Ky. The Kentucky Air National Guard once again served as the base of operations for military aircraft participating in the show, providing essential maintenance and logistical support. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Lt. Col. Dale Greer)

An E-3 Sentry aircraft from Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., flies an aerial demonstration over the Ohio River April 21, 2018, during the Thunder Over Louisville air show in Louisville, Ky. The Kentucky Air National Guard once again served as the base of operations for military aircraft participating in the show, providing essential maintenance and logistical support. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Lt. Col. Dale Greer)

Airman 1st Class Matthew Cable, 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit aerospace maintenance apprentice, reviews a technical order before starting preventative maintenance at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 26, 2018. Maintainers with the 4th AMU work day and night to keep Hurlburt Field's aircraft ready for global operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb Pavao)

Airman 1st Class Matthew Cable, 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit aerospace maintenance apprentice, reviews a technical order before starting preventative maintenance at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 26, 2018. Maintainers with the 4th AMU work day and night to keep Hurlburt Field's aircraft ready for global operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb Pavao)

A C-130 Hercules aircraft equipped with a USDA Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System drops water over the Tahoe National Forest, Calif., April 26, 2018. The four military airlift wings tasked with supporting the Department of Defense MAFFS mission took part in annual recertification training sponsored by the Forest Service April 22-27. This year’s training wrapped up at McClellan Reload Base in Sacramento with all four wings successfully recertified and prepared for the upcoming fire season. The four airlift wings, three Air National Guard and one Air Force Reserve, making up the MAFFS Air Expeditionary Group are the 146th AW, California ANG, 152nd AW, Nevada ANG, 153rd AW, Wyoming ANG and 302nd AW, Air Force Reserve, Peterson AFB, Colorado. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Frank Casciotta)

A C-130 Hercules aircraft equipped with a USDA Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System drops water over the Tahoe National Forest, Calif., April 26, 2018. The four military airlift wings tasked with supporting the Department of Defense MAFFS mission took part in annual recertification training sponsored by the Forest Service April 22-27. This year’s training wrapped up at McClellan Reload Base in Sacramento with all four wings successfully recertified and prepared for the upcoming fire season. The four airlift wings, three Air National Guard and one Air Force Reserve, making up the MAFFS Air Expeditionary Group are the 146th AW, California ANG, 152nd AW, Nevada ANG, 153rd AW, Wyoming ANG and 302nd AW, Air Force Reserve, Peterson AFB, Colorado. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Frank Casciotta)

Senior Airman Dan Bentz, 346th Air Expeditionary Group Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer member who is deployed from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., hammers a concrete block into place April 27, 2018, at a construction site in Meteti, Panama. Bentz is participating in Exercise New Horizons 2018, which will assist communities throughout Panama by providing medical assistance and building facilities such as schools, a youth community center and a women’s health ward. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dustin Mullen)

Senior Airman Dan Bentz, 346th Air Expeditionary Group Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer member who is deployed from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., hammers a concrete block into place April 27, 2018, at a construction site in Meteti, Panama. Bentz is participating in Exercise New Horizons 2018, which will assist communities throughout Panama by providing medical assistance and building facilities such as schools, a youth community center and a women’s health ward. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dustin Mullen)

Two U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagles, a B-52 Stratofortress bomber and two Royal Moroccan air force F-16s fly in a formation 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 the Kingdom of 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)

Two U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagles, a B-52 Stratofortress bomber and two Royal Moroccan air force F-16s fly in a formation 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 the Kingdom of 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)

Crestwood High School Junior ROTC cadets pose for a photo during the annual Top Gun Drill Meet at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., April 28, 2018. High School junior ROTC cadets from across the state competed in drill and ceremony events sponsored by the South Carolina Air National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Megan Floyd)

Crestwood High School Junior ROTC cadets pose for a photo during the annual Top Gun Drill Meet at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., April 28, 2018. High School junior ROTC cadets from across the state competed in drill and ceremony events sponsored by the South Carolina Air National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Megan Floyd)

Capt. Andrew Durkee shoots a rifle during a stage of the U.S. Practical Shooting Association’s Multigun National Championship in Boulder City, Nev., April 21, 2018. Various stages of the competition tested multiple skills of each competitor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

Capt. Andrew Durkee shoots a rifle during a stage of the U.S. Practical Shooting Association’s Multigun National Championship in Boulder City, Nev., April 21, 2018. Various stages of the competition tested multiple skills of each competitor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum)

Staff Sgt. Spencer Magers inspects the intake and exhaust on the engines of a C-130H Hercules that sits on the flightline while awaiting the mission for the day at the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield, Ohio, April 26, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Paul Stennett)
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Staff Sgt. Spencer Magers inspects the intake and exhaust on the engines of a C-130H Hercules that sits on the flightline while awaiting the mission for the day at the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield, Ohio, April 26, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Paul Stennett)

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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