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An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron banks prior to landing Oct. 11, 2018, at RAF Lakenheath, U.K. The aircraft is training with fifth generation aircraft as a demonstration of U.S. commitment to European regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield)

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron banks prior to landing Oct. 11, 2018, at RAF Lakenheath, U.K. The aircraft is training with fifth generation aircraft as a demonstration of U.S. commitment to European regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield)

Tech. Sgt. Krysta Crooks and Staff Sgt. Travis Gaskins, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron weapons loaders, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, prepare to load a GBU-54 bomb onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon jet, Sept. 26, 2018. The South Carolina Air National Guard deployed Airmen and F-16s to the 407th Air Expeditionary Group for an air expeditionary force rotation in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. As part of the U.S. Air Forces Central Command, the 407th AEG provides combat airpower in support of U.S. Central Command military objectives. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Caycee Watson)

Tech. Sgt. Krysta Crooks and Staff Sgt. Travis Gaskins, 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron weapons loaders, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, prepare to load a GBU-54 bomb onto an F-16 Fighting Falcon jet, Sept. 26, 2018. The South Carolina Air National Guard deployed Airmen and F-16s to the 407th Air Expeditionary Group for an air expeditionary force rotation in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. As part of the U.S. Air Forces Central Command, the 407th AEG provides combat airpower in support of U.S. Central Command military objectives. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Caycee Watson)

A 23rd Maintenance Group A-10C Thunderbolt II crew chief prepares an aircraft for relocation in anticipation of Hurricane Michael, Oct. 9, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To safeguard flying assets, Moody AFB is repositioning some aircraft to avoid the predicted tropical storm-force winds in the Southeast region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

A 23rd Maintenance Group A-10C Thunderbolt II crew chief prepares an aircraft for relocation in anticipation of Hurricane Michael, Oct. 9, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. To safeguard flying assets, Moody AFB is repositioning some aircraft to avoid the predicted tropical storm-force winds in the Southeast region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Nash)

Senior Airmen Aaron Legardye, left, and Anthony Poindexter, 11th Security Forces Squadron response force members, participate in a land navigation exercise during the 11th SFS Defender’s Challenge on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 3, 2018. The challenge tested the defenders’ physically, as well as, mentally, in weapons knowledge, urban tactics, land navigation, self-aid buddy care and response to attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

Senior Airmen Aaron Legardye, left, and Anthony Poindexter, 11th Security Forces Squadron response force members, participate in a land navigation exercise during the 11th SFS Defender’s Challenge on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 3, 2018. The challenge tested the defenders’ physically, as well as, mentally, in weapons knowledge, urban tactics, land navigation, self-aid buddy care and response to attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

Staff Sgt. Belinda S. Son, right, 514th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, and Senior Airman Stephanie Lezcano, 45th AES aeromedical evacuation technician, strap down equipment prior to a joint training mission with the 514th AES, 45th AES and the 439th AES at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 5, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen)

Staff Sgt. Belinda S. Son, right, 514th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, and Senior Airman Stephanie Lezcano, 45th AES aeromedical evacuation technician, strap down equipment prior to a joint training mission with the 514th AES, 45th AES and the 439th AES at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 5, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen)

A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to RAF Lakenheath, U.K., takes on fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to RAF Mildenhall, U.K., off the coast of England, Oct. 11, 2018. RAF Lakenheath hosted a large forces exercise that included F-22 Raptors from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., F-15E Strike Eagles from RAF Lakenheath and F/A-18 Super Hornets from the Carrier Air Wing from USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75). (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to RAF Lakenheath, U.K., takes on fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to RAF Mildenhall, U.K., off the coast of England, Oct. 11, 2018. RAF Lakenheath hosted a large forces exercise that included F-22 Raptors from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., F-15E Strike Eagles from RAF Lakenheath and F/A-18 Super Hornets from the Carrier Air Wing from USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75). (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

Staff Sgt. John P. Casey, 514th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flying crew chief, cleans the cockpit windows of a C-17 Globemaster III at Barbers Point, Hawaii, prior to the return trip to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 7, 2018, after a joint training mission with the 514th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, 45th AES and the 439th AES at Barbers Point. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen)

Tech. Sgt. John P. Casey, 514th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flying crew chief, cleans the cockpit windows of a C-17 Globemaster III at Barbers Point, Hawaii, prior to the return trip to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 7, 2018, after a joint training mission with the 514th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, 45th AES and the 439th AES at Barbers Point. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen)

A KC-135 Stratotanker with the 121st Air Refueling Wing, Ohio refuels a C-5 Galaxy with the 436th Airlift Wing at Dover Air Force Base, Del., in the sky over the southeastern United States October 3, 2018. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Tiffany A. Emery)

A KC-135 Stratotanker with the 121st Air Refueling Wing, Ohio refuels a C-5 Galaxy with the 436th Airlift Wing at Dover Air Force Base, Del., in the sky over the southeastern United States October 3, 2018. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Tiffany A. Emery)

Master Sgt. David Gonzalez, 1st Maintenance Squadron production superintendent, hugs his dog, Roxy, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Oct. 9, 2018. The 94th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron flew defensive counter air missions to protect coalition ground forces operating within Syria. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Monica Roybal)

Master Sgt. David Gonzalez, 1st Maintenance Squadron production superintendent, hugs his dog, Roxy, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Oct. 9, 2018. The 94th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron flew defensive counter air missions to protect coalition ground forces operating within Syria. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Monica Roybal)

Personnel set up cots for evacuees from Hurricane Michael recently at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. (U.S. Air Force photo by William Birchfield)
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Personnel set up cots for evacuees from Hurricane Michael recently at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. (U.S. Air Force photo by William Birchfield)

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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