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F-22 Demonstration Team pilot performs

Maj. Josh Gunderson, F-22 Demonstration Team pilot, performs during an aerial demonstration at the Singapore Airshow 2020 near the Changi Exhibition Center, Feb. 11, 2020. The F-22 Demonstration Team travels to air shows around the world to showcase the performance and capabilities of the world's premier fifth-generation fighter. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Sam Eckholm)

U.S. Air Force Academy cadet tennis doubles partners

Jordan Azuma and Jamie Bautista, U.S. Air Force Academy cadet tennis doubles partners, track the ball during a match, Feb. 28, 2020, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. The Academy men's tennis team defeated Seattle 7-0. (U.S.Air Force photo by Bill Evans)

A CV-22B Osprey flies over the North Sea

A CV-22B Osprey assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Wing flies over the North Sea during exercise Valiant Liberty, March 4, 2020. The 352nd SOW enhances Agile Combat Employment to conduct long-range infiltration and re-supply of special operations forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Shanice Williams-Jones)

Airman helps with a phase inspection on an F-16 Fighting Falcon

Airman 1st Class Nathan Brooks, 849th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assistant dedicated crew chief, helps with a phase inspection on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Feb. 18, 2020. The 849th AMXS Airmen and phase-inspection section Airmen accomplish F-16 maintenance as soon as possible to minimize the downtime of the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quion Lowe)

A C-17 Globemaster III approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker during an air refueling

A C-17 Globemaster III approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during an air refueling training exercise Feb. 27, 2020. Static-aircraft displays and aerial demonstrations of both aircraft will be featured during the Tampa Bay AirFest 2020 scheduled to take place March 28-29 at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Shannon Bowman)

F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team pilot

Capt. Kristin Wolfe, F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team pilot and commander, prepares for takeoff prior to a practice flight at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Feb. 6, 2020. The demonstration team, assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing, is now part of Air Combat Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kip Sumner)

Airmen replacing damaged structures

Airmen assigned to the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group construct flooring at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, Feb. 25, 2020. The on-site crew is replacing structures damaged by a recent ballistic missile attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Ralph Branson)

Airman 1st Class selected as the 18th Wing’s Airman of the Week

Airman 1st Class Nakayla Aytch, 18th Dental Squadron dental assistant, was selected as the 18th Wing’s Airman of the Week for the week of March 9-13, 2020, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The Airman of the Week program is an opportunity for outstanding Airmen to be recognized by Kadena AB leadership as well as showcase young leaders to their peers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa)

The U.S. Air Force Academy’s Cadet for a Day program

The U.S. Air Force Academy’s Cadet for a Day program, in partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, hosts 7-year-old Kian Sierra-Hernandez and his family, in Colorado Springs, Colo., Feb. 28, 2020. Since 2000, the Cadet for a Day initiative has helped make dreams a reality by providing young people facing severe medical challenges with the opportunity to experience life as a cadet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua Armstrong)

Airmen work on an MQ-1 Predator at the Air National Guard Paint Facility
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Tech Sgts. Chris Giles and Miguel Munguia, assigned to the California Air National Guard’s 163rd Attack Wing, work alongside Staff Sgt. Jeromy Vranken and Master Sgt. Chestin Adaoag from the Nevada Air National Guard’s 232nd Operations Squadron, as they lower an MQ-1 Predator at the Air National Guard Paint Facility in Sioux City, Iowa, March 3, 2020. After being painted in Sioux City, the remotely piloted aircraft will be placed on static display at the Air National Bureau in Washington, D.C. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot)

An A-10 Thunderbolt II flies with deployed landing gear
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An A-10 Thunderbolt II, assigned to the A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team, flies with deployed landing gear at the 2020 Heritage Flight Training Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 29, 2020. The demonstration team showcases the unique combat capabilities of the A-10 through air shows and Air Force Heritage Flights internationally. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Blake Gonzales)

Airmen carry gear onto a C-130 Hercules for an early-morning departure
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Airmen assigned to the 153rd Airlift Wing carry gear onto a C-130 Hercules for an early-morning departure to Southwest Asia at the Wyoming Air National Guard Base in Cheyenne, Wyo., Feb. 25, 2020. The Airmen are deployed to Southwest Asia as part of an Aerospace Expeditionary Force rotation. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jon Alderman)

Airmen perform a pre-flight inspection on a C-17 Globemaster III
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Airmen assigned to the 911th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron perform a pre-flight inspection on a C-17 Globemaster III at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pa., March 3, 2020. Pre-flight inspections are performed on aircraft before every flight to ensure mission and operational readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua J. Seybert)

F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team pilot and commander flies during a demonstration
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Capt. Kristin Wolfe, F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team pilot and commander flies during a demonstration at the Air Force Heritage Flight Training Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 29, 2020. The Heritage Flight Training Course is a training course for all single-ship aerial demonstration teams prior to the upcoming summer air show season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Codie Trimble)

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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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