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The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team

The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team debuts their 2019 routine in front of baseleadership and 81st Training Group Airmen on the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., Feb. 8, 2019. The nation's most elite honor guard, serves the President, the Air Force’s senior leaders and performs nationwide for the American public. The team visits Keesler every year for five weeks to develop a new routine that they will use throughout the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Airmen return from a deployment

Airmen from the 71st Rescue Squadron return from a deployment in Southwest Asia, Feb. 11, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Reintegration events like these are especially important to Moody’s Airmen and their families as Moody AFB is the most deployed base in Air Combat Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

An Airman embraces his spouse during a redeployment ceremony

Staff Sgt. John Morrison, 723rd Aircraft Maintenance squadron crew chief, embraces his spouse during a redeployment ceremony, Feb. 10, 2019, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Reintegration events like these are especially important to Moody AFB’s Airmen and their families as Moody AFB is the most deployed bases in Air Combat Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Eugene Oliver)

KC-46a Pegasus

A KC-46A Pegasus flies over the flightline of the 97th Air Mobility Wing at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Feb. 8, 2019 The KC-46A is the newest Air Force aircraft and will be the third active aircraft assigned to the 97th AMW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jeremy Wentworth)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Marcelite Harris’ son Lt. Col. Steven Harris kneels at his mother’s gravesite after her full honors funeral

Lt. Col. Steven Harris, retired Maj. Gen. Marcelite Harris’ son, kneels at his mother’s gravesite after her full honors funeral at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., Feb. 7, 2019. Maj. Gen. Harris’s accomplishments include being the first woman aircraft maintenance officer, one of the first two women air officers commanding at the U.S. Air Force Academy and the first woman deputy commander for maintenance. She also served as a White House aide during the Carter administration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank)

A pilot helps another pilot with his oxygen mask

Lt. Col. Michael Richard, 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron commander, helps George Glass, U.S. Ambassador to Portugal, with his oxygen mask in the back seat of a F-16 Fighting Falcon at Monte Real Air Base, Portugal, Feb. 12, 2019. The 480th EFS gave Glass an in-depth tour of their deployed operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)

A pilot documents training while another pilot prepares to refuel from a KC-46 Pegasus

Capt. Ryan Arsenault, 7th Airlift Squadron pilot, documents training while Maj. Gene Ballou, 313th AS pilot, prepares to refuel from a KC-46A Pegasus, Jan. 30, 2019, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The Air Force plans to replace aging tankers and revitalize the Air Force tanker fleet with more than 170 KC-46s. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sara Hoerichs)

A military working dog jumps through an obstacle for training

Senior Airman Christopher Allen, 66th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handler, watches as his working dog, Qquail, leaps through an obstacle toward Staff Sgt. Mark Devine, 66th SFS MWD trainer, during an outdoor training session at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., Jan. 24, 2019. Military canines provide SFS personnel with drug and explosive detection as well as specialized missions for the Department of Defense and other government agencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Linda LaBonte Britt)

F-22 Raptor

A F-22 Raptor is parked on the flightline at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Feb. 11, 2019. The jets were staged as part of a routine night flying training mission. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Bryan Myhr)

A C-17 Globemaster III

A C-17 Globemaster III from the 105th Airlift Wing in Stewart, N.Y., supported the 104th Fighter Wing Feb. 8, 2019, at Barnes Air National Guard Base, Mass. The aircraft brought 104th FW Airmen who were on a temporary duty assignment at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., back to Barnes ANG. (U.S. Air National Guard photos by Airman Sara Kolinski)

A pilot gives a hand signal during a preflight walk

Lt. Col. Beau Diers, 555th Fighter Squadron commander, gives a hand signal during a preflight walkaround at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Feb. 12, 2019. Diers has commanded the 55th FS since June 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Caleb House)

Crew chiefs wait for an A-10 Thunderbolt in the snow

124th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs wait for an A-10 Thunderbolt II to return from a training flight during a unit training assembly at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, Feb. 9, 2019. The training was designed to ensure all Airmen could operate during a Mission Oriented Protective Posture 4 scenario. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Joshua C. Allmaras)

Air Force Academy Basketball game

Air Force basketball team forward, Lavelle Scottie. drives through Colorado State University's Logan Ryan and Kendle Moore Feb. 2, 2019, during a matchup at Clune Arena, Air Force Academy, Colo. Colorado State defeated Air Force 85-53. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trevor Cokley)

Airmen treat a simulated improvised explosive device blast patient during training

Special Tactics operators with the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla., treat a simulated improvised explosive device blast patient during exercise Emerald Warrior 19.1 at Avon Park, Fla., Jan. 16, 2019. Special tactics teams have the ability to conduct personnel recovery missions, from rapid planning to technical rescue, treatment and exfiltration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rose Gudex)

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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RT @GenCQBrownJr: Partnerships are fundamental to executing the mission. Working with and learning from our partner nations @NATO -- togeth…
RT @AETCommand: The 2021 #ENJJPT Steering Committee is happening at @SheppardAFB this week! Excited to continue our partnership to deliver…
RT @GenCQBrownJr: This is Capt Eric Johnson. He was critical to the reception, care, feeding and bed down of more than 30,000 vulnerable Af…
.@UnderSecAF Gina Ortiz Jones met with @USAFReserve Airmen to discuss the @DeptofDefense COVID-19 vaccination direc… https://t.co/9y28hmcMir
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The U.S. Special Operations School, in collaboration with @HQUSAFEAFAF hosted the bi-annual European Partnership Fl… https://t.co/egAlljufL3
Join Department of the Air Force senior leaders for a virtual town hall discussing the Racial Disparity Review tomo… https://t.co/s4XfTyCwEY
RT @HQUSAFEAFAF: Polish Aviation Integration 🇵🇱 The U.S. and #Poland will conduct Agile Combat Employment training during the bilateral av…
.@TeamTyndall's 325th Munitions Squadron has a unique capability - it's the only #AirForce Munitions Squadron certi… https://t.co/RMmTapKK3F
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Our mantra, "Always ready!" It's the spirit we fly by! #B2Tuesday
Need some motivation to get your week started off right? Listen as CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright weighs in...
The U.S. Air Force Academy gives its cadets some unique opportunities. Ride along one of this opportunities.
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Tune in as our Air Force musicians along with other military musicians are awarded the National Medal of Arts.
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