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Elizabeth Pennington, U.S. Air Force Academy cadet, spikes the ball during a volleyball match against Nevada Oct. 13, 2018 at the academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Air Force defeated Nevada 3-2. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trevor Cokley)

Elizabeth Pennington, U.S. Air Force Academy cadet, spikes the ball during a volleyball match against Nevada Oct. 13, 2018 at the academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Air Force defeated Nevada 3-2. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trevor Cokley)

Capt. Andrew “Dojo” Olson, F-35 Heritage Flight Team pilot and commander, performs a vertical climb in an F-35A Lightning II during the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 14, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. The F-35A Lightning II’s F-135 single-engine contains 43,000 pounds of thrust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexander Cook)

Capt. Andrew “Dojo” Olson, F-35 Heritage Flight Team pilot and commander, performs a vertical climb in an F-35A Lightning II during the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 14, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. The F-35A Lightning II’s F-135 single-engine contains 43,000 pounds of thrust. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexander Cook)

Master Sgt. Terry Kelly, a civil engineering operations manager, addresses Airmen assigned to the 165th Airlift Wing before returning to relief operations for Hurricane Michael in Seminole County, Ga., Oct. 14, 2018. The Georgia Air National Guard is working with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and local authorities to conduct route clearance and debris removal. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Williams)

Master Sgt. Terry Kelly, a civil engineering operations manager, addresses Airmen assigned to the 165th Airlift Wing before returning to relief operations for Hurricane Michael in Seminole County, Ga., Oct. 14, 2018. The Georgia Air National Guard is working with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and local authorities to conduct route clearance and debris removal. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Williams)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., takes flight at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 12, 2018. The aircraft was evacuated to Barksdale to avoid possible damage from Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lillian Miller)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., takes flight at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 12, 2018. The aircraft was evacuated to Barksdale to avoid possible damage from Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lillian Miller)

Airman 1st Class Cody Neuweiler, a 290th Joint Communications Support Squadron member from MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., clears rubble obstructing the roadway so his team can establish communications at another location, Oct. 13, 2018. With support from the Joint Communications Support Element of U.S. Transportation Command and MacDill AFB’s 6th Air Mobility Wing Force Support Squadron, this team was one of the first on scene, clearing their own path to support the Bay County emergency operations center and enable recovery efforts in Panama City, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb Nunez)

Airman 1st Class Cody Neuweiler, a 290th Joint Communications Support Squadron member from MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., clears rubble obstructing the roadway so his team can establish communications at another location, Oct. 13, 2018. With support from the Joint Communications Support Element of U.S. Transportation Command and MacDill AFB’s 6th Air Mobility Wing Force Support Squadron, this team was one of the first on the scene, clearing paths and removing debris in an effort to enable recovery missions in Panama City, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb Nunez)

F-35 Lightning aircraft from Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., prepare for takeoff at Barksdale AFB, La., Oct. 12, 2018. The aircraft evacuated to Barksdale AFB to avoid possible damage from Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lillian Miller)

F-35 Lightning II aircraft from Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., prepare for takeoff at Barksdale AFB, La., Oct. 12, 2018. The aircraft evacuated to Barksdale AFB to avoid possible damage from Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lillian Miller)

An A-10 Thunderbolt II performs aerial maneuvers before the start of a Fallen Hawg remembrance ceremony Oct. 17, 2018, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. The remembrance ceremony was held in honor of fallen A-10 pilots and signals the start of 2018 Hawgsmoke competition, which is a biennial worldwide A-10 bombing, missile and tactical gunnery competition derived from the discontinued "Gunsmoke" Air Force Worldwide Gunnery Competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joel Pfiester)

An A-10 Thunderbolt II performs aerial maneuvers before the start of a Fallen Hawg remembrance ceremony Oct. 17, 2018, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. The remembrance ceremony was held in honor of fallen A-10 pilots and signals the start of 2018 Hawgsmoke competition, which is a biennial worldwide A-10 bombing, missile and tactical gunnery competition derived from the discontinued "Gunsmoke" Air Force Worldwide Gunnery Competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joel Pfiester)

An Airman with the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron controls an aircraft at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 14, 2018. Special Tactics teams can assess, open and control all types of airfields, from major airports to clandestine dirt strips in any environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Sandra Welch)

An Airman with the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron controls an aircraft at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 14, 2018. Special Tactics teams can assess, open and control all types of airfields, from major airports to clandestine dirt strips in any environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Sandra Welch)

Cadet First Class Justin Waligora, Falconry Team member, uses a lure to guide one of four falcons used for flying demonstrations, during a training exercise on the field of Falcon Stadium at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. The falconry program has been a tradition held since the beginning of the academy in 1955. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua Armstrong)

Cadet First Class Justin Waligora, Falconry Team member, uses a lure to guide one of four falcons used for flying demonstrations, during a training exercise on the field of Falcon Stadium at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. The falconry program has been a tradition held since the beginning of the academy in 1955. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua Armstrong)

Staff Sgt. Christopher Lybrand, structures craftsman with the 202nd RED HORSE Squadron, trims a tree trunk into smaller logs Oct. 16, 2018, in Panama City, Fla. The RED HORSE team used chainsaws, skid steers and back hoes to unblock caused by damage from Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air Force photo Courtesy Photo)
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Staff Sgt. Christopher Lybrand, structures craftsman with the 202nd RED HORSE Squadron, trims a tree trunk into smaller logs Oct. 16, 2018, in Panama City, Fla. The RED HORSE team used chainsaws, skid steers and back hoes to clean up debris caused by damage from Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air Force photo Courtesy Photo)

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron returns from a joint training sortie with F/A-18 Super Hornets and F-22 Raptors at RAF Lakenheath, England, Oct. 16, 2018. The training serves as a demonstration of U.S. commitment to European regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew)
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An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron returns from a joint training sortie with F/A-18 Super Hornets and F-22 Raptors at RAF Lakenheath, England, Oct. 16, 2018. The training serves as a demonstration of U.S. commitment to European regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew)

Airmen from the 823rd RED HORSE Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla., and the 635th Material Maintenance Squadron, Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., construct bare-bones shelters Oct. 15, 2018, as part of a multi-phased plan to reconstruct Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., following the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. Multiple major commands have mobilized relief assets in an effort to restore operations after the hurricane caused catastrophic damage to the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keifer Bowes)
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Airmen from the 823rd RED HORSE Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla., and the 635th Material Maintenance Squadron, Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., construct bare-bones shelters Oct. 15, 2018, as part of a multi-phased plan to reconstruct Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., following the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. Multiple major commands have mobilized relief assets in an effort to restore operations after the hurricane caused catastrophic damage to the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keifer Bowes)

Senior Airman Cole Daniel, 22nd Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural journeyman, sands a KC-135 Stratotanker lower boom skin panel Oct. 17, 2018, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. If the dent measurements are not exceptional, then structural maintainers repair the damaged area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)
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Senior Airman Cole Daniel, 22nd Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural journeyman, sands a KC-135 Stratotanker lower boom skin panel Oct. 17, 2018, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. If the dent measurements are not exceptional, then structural maintainers repair the damaged area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)

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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