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MQ-9 Reaper takes flight with 8 hellfire missiles

An MQ-9A Reaper assigned to the 556th Test and Evaluation Squadron sits on the ramp at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 10, 2020. This was the first flight test of the MQ-9 carrying eight Hellfire missiles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Haley Stevens).

SECAF visits Beale

Lt. Col. Geoffrey Cameron, 9th Reconnaissance Wing A5/7/8 director, briefs Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett about the future of agile U-2 employment around the globe, Sept. 24, 2020, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. The 9th RW’s reorganization to an A-staff structure directly supports Barrett’s focus on modernization and innovation through use of directorates as problem solvers engaged directly with higher headquarters for programming and resources, allowing squadrons to remain focused on effective execution of the mission and caring for their people. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota LeGrand)

Travis delivers aid to Guatemala

Staff Sgt. Michael Hailemaskel, 60th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flying crew chief, watches a C-5M Super Galaxy engine start, Sept. 18, 2020, at La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City. The 22nd Airlift Squadron transported approximately 49,000 pounds of humanitarian cargo consisting of food, water and school furniture supplies, for Guatemalan communities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathon Carnell)

Maintaining readiness at the 179th

Airmen assigned to the 179th Airlift Wing follow procedures during a readiness exercise, Sept. 26, 2020, in Mansfield, Ohio. The mission readiness exercise is designed to familiarize Airmen with performing all aspects of supporting the C-130 Hercules mission during chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear strikes. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Joe Harwood)

U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet is refueled by U.S. Air Force KC-135

A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refuels a U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet over the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility on Sept. 22, 2020. The KC-135 delivers a global-reach aerial capability to support joint and coalition aircraft, and provide war-winning airpower throughout the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Allred)

Spartan Warrior 20-9: NATO strengthens air power through distributed training

An Airman assigned to the 482nd Attack Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., operates an aircraft simulator in preparation for exercise Spartan Warrior 20-9 at the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Warfare Center, Einsiedlerhof, Germany, Sept. 23, 2020. SW 20-9 utilized the warfare center’s robust simulation assets to introduce air and ground scenarios for U.S. and NATO participants. The scenarios tested the players’ abilities in countering threats while building cohesive protocol for real-world events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

355th Fighter Group portrait photos

Capt. Charlene Sufficool, 354th Fighter Squadron A-10 pilot, sits in the cockpit of an A-10 Thunderbolt II, Sept. 17, 2020, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. The 354th FS has more than 20 A-10 aircraft, which provide close air support, forward air control and combat search and rescue for four combatant commanders worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kayla A. Palmer)

Airmen extinguish live fire during exercise

Brent Hardsaw, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron fire inspector, and Airman 1st Class Trace James, 22nd CES fire protection apprentice, extinguish flames during an annual night aircraft burn, Sept. 18, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Communication is vital during burning exercises or real-world scenarios to ensure the mission is completed safely and efficiently. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)

Next of Kin Memorial Ceremony

The U.S. Air Force Academy band recognizes graduates, cadets and officers who’ve passed away in the last year during a ceremony on the terrazzo, Sept. 25, 2020, at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Joshua Armstrong)

352d SOW deploys for Fiction Urchin
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A U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Wing, RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom, prepares to conduct fast rope insertion and extraction system training with Ukraine Special Operations Forces and U.S. Army Special Forces near Berdychiv, Ukraine, Sept. 20, 2020. The 352nd SOW deployed to Ukraine for exercise Fiction Urchin to demonstrate commitment to the Black Sea region, support the Ukraine SOF capability and increase recruitment efforts through various training engagements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

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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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