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Airman 1st Class Devin Harris jumps to impede the vision of former U.S. Air Force Academy quarterback, 2nd Lt. Brian Lindsay during a game at the Academy Nov. 9, 2013. The game determined which base would have their name etched into the Rocky Mountain Regional Military Championship plaque. Harris is assigned to the 90th Maintenance Operations Squadron. Lindsay is the USAFA Prep School assistant football coach.

Airman 1st Class Devin Harris jumps to impede the vision of former U.S. Air Force Academy quarterback, 2nd Lt. Brian Lindsay during a game at the Academy Nov. 9, 2013. The game determined which base would have their name etched into the Rocky Mountain Regional Military Championship plaque. Harris is assigned to the 90th Maintenance Operations Squadron. Lindsay is the USAFA Prep School assistant football coach.

Col. John York pilots an F-15 Eagle ahead of Lt. Col. Sean Navin, who flies an F-16 Falcon on its final mission for the 144th Fighter Wing, California Air National Guard. The F-16s have been transferred to the 162nd Fighter Wing in Tucson, Ariz., as a result of the 144th Fighter Wing receiving the F-15 Eagle as their new airframe. York is the 144th Operations Group commander. Navin is the commander of the 194th Fighter Squadron.

Col. John York pilots an F-15 Eagle ahead of Lt. Col. Sean Navin, who flies an F-16 Falcon on its final mission for the 144th Fighter Wing, California Air National Guard. The F-16s have been transferred to the 162nd Fighter Wing in Tucson, Ariz., as a result of the 144th Fighter Wing receiving the F-15 Eagle as their new airframe. York is the 144th Operations Group commander. Navin is the commander of the 194th Fighter Squadron.

Staff Sgt. Dustin Harris washes a Ketos ring with a magnetic particle solution Nov. 7, 2013, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. The Ketos ring is inspected weekly to ensure the machine is working properly. Harris is a 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspection technician.

Staff Sgt. Dustin Harris washes a Ketos ring with a magnetic particle solution Nov. 7, 2013, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. The Ketos ring is inspected weekly to ensure the machine is working properly. Harris is a 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspection technician.

Retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole opens the 1896 bottle of cognac before The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders shared their last and final toast at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Nov. 09, 2013 in Dayton, Ohio. Cole was the copilot of Aircraft No. 1.

Retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole opens the 1896 bottle of cognac before The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders shared their last and final toast at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Nov. 09, 2013 in Dayton, Ohio. Cole was the copilot of Aircraft No. 1.

An Airman looks out the back of a C-130 Hercules before a parachute drop during exercise Cope South over Bangladesh, Nov. 9, 2013. Approximately 80 U.S. Airmen and three C-130s teamed up with Bangladeshi airmen to exchange airlift expertise through a series of missions and subject-matter expert exchanges. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

An Airman looks out the back of a C-130 Hercules before a parachute drop during exercise Cope South over Bangladesh, Nov. 9, 2013. Approximately 80 U.S. Airmen and three C-130s teamed up with Bangladeshi airmen to exchange airlift expertise through a series of missions and subject-matter expert exchanges. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard presents the colors during the Air Force Memorial Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony Nov. 11, 2013, at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va. More than 100 veterans, service members, family members and supporters came out for the wreath laying ceremony.

The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard presents the colors during the Air Force Memorial Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony Nov. 11, 2013, at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va. More than 100 veterans, service members, family members and supporters came out for the wreath laying ceremony.

A C-5M Super Galaxy of the 9th Airlift Squadron, 436th Airlift Wing conducts aircrew proficiency training at Dover Air Force Base, Del. on Nov. 4, 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo/Greg L. Davis)

A C-5M Super Galaxy of the 9th Airlift Squadron, 436th Airlift Wing conducts aircrew proficiency training at Dover Air Force Base, Del. on Nov. 4, 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo/Greg L. Davis)

Staff Sgt. Jon-Paul Horning advances through green smoke cover during building clearance training, Oct. 17, 2013, in Baumholder, Germany. Horning was part of a 98-student class undergoing training to prepare them for deployed conditions around the world. Horning is a 86th Security Forces Squadron creek defender course trainee.

Staff Sgt. Jon-Paul Horning advances through green smoke cover during building clearance training, Oct. 17, 2013, in Baumholder, Germany. Horning was part of a 98-student class undergoing training to prepare them for deployed conditions around the world. Horning is a 86th Security Forces Squadron creek defender course trainee.

An F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off for a Max Thunder sortie Nov. 5, 2013, at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. Airmen from the U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps and the South Korean air force continued their participation in scenarios and planning cycles in a robust exercise setting that simulated combined operations against a hostile force. This combined large-force employment exercise includes 8th Fighter Wing F-16 Fighting Falcons, 51st Fighter Wing A-10 Thunderbolts II and F-16s, Marine Air Group 12 F-18 Hornets, AV-8B Harriers II, 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, 18th Wing E-3B Sentries, numerous South Korean air force aircraft and accompanying support personnel. The F-16 is assigned to the 80th Fighter Squadron.

An F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off for a Max Thunder sortie Nov. 5, 2013, at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. Airmen from the U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps and the South Korean air force continued their participation in scenarios and planning cycles in a robust exercise setting that simulated combined operations against a hostile force.

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- This week's photos feature Airmen 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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