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F-22 Demonstration Team commander, flies during the Chicago Air and Water Show

Maj. Paul Lopez, F-22 Demonstration Team commander, flies during the Chicago Air and Water Show, Aug. 17, 2019. Founded in 2007, the F-22 Raptor Demo Team showcases the unique capabilities of the world's premier fifth-generation fighter aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Samuel Eckholm)

Airmen observe the culminating event of the African Partnership Flight Kenya 2019

U.S. Air Force special tactics Airmen with the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron observe the culminating event of the African Partnership Flight Kenya 2019 program at Larisoro Air Strip, Kenya, Aug. 25, 2019. The event, Linda Rhino 2, incorporated multiple skills covered during the week-long program, including combat search and rescue, aeromedical evacuation and personnel recovery command and control. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Renae Pittman)

Airmen and Soldiers trained together during joint joint exercise

Air Force and Army personnel unload a C-130J Super Hercules on the Yokota Air Base, Japan, flightline, Aug. 28, 2019 during a joint exercise. Airmen and Soldiers trained together during Operation Ascendant Eagle, a patient-movement exercise held between Yokota AB and Osan AB, South Korea. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson)

B-2 Spirit lands at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland

Master Sgt. Scott Smith, a 131st Maintenance Squadron Group hydraulics shop chief, marshals a B-2 Spirit at Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland, Aug. 28, 2019. This marks the B-2s first time landing in Iceland. While in Iceland, Airmen from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., conducted hot-pit refueling, which is a method of refueling an aircraft without shutting down the engines. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Barley)

Thunderbirds perform over the skies of Rocherster, N.Y

The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, perform over the skies of Rocherster, N.Y., Aug. 24, 2019, at the Rochester International Air Show. This year, the Thunderbirds are scheduled to perform demonstrations at more than 30 locations, showcasing the pride, precision and professionalism of American Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ray Geoffroy)

F-16 Fighting Falcon flies over Kunsan Air Base

An 80th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon flies over Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, Aug. 27, 2019. The 8th Fighter Wing is home to two F-16 fighter squadrons, to include a South Korean air force group with its own fighter squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

Senior Airman checks a patient's blood pressure

Senior Airman Eunbi Ko, a 919th Special Operations Medical Squadron aerospace medicine technician, assigned to Duke Field, Fla., checks a patient's blood pressure during Innovative Readiness Training Appalachian Care 2019, Aug. 24, 2019, in Wise, Va. Appalachian Care IRT 2019, which took place Aug. 16-29, highlighted care for the medically underserved communities of Wise while simultaneously conducting deployment and readiness training for military personnel. (Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jacob Cessna)

United Launch Alliance's Delta IV GPS III Magellan rocket

United Launch Alliance's Delta IV GPS III Magellan rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Aug. 22, 2019. The GPS-III lift off from Space Launch Complex-37 and represents the next step in modernizing the navigation network worldwide with a new generation of satellites to offer improved accuracy, better resiliency and a new signal for users. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dalton Williams)

Pilot practices getting into a rescue raft during water survival training

A 104th Fighter Wing pilot practices getting into a rescue raft during water survival training Aug. 16, 2019, at October Mountain, Mass. Water survival training and combat survival training gives pilots an opportunity to refresh their skills, so they know how to react in a real world situation. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Sara Kolinski)

A-10 Thunderbolt IIs fly in formation
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U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt IIs fly in formation after aerial refueling out of Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2019. The A-10 provides coalition forces with close air support and precision strike capacity for targeting Taliban revenue sources. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Keifer Bowes)

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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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