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A C-130J Super Hercules takes a pass over Larissa Drop Zone Feb. 7, 2014, in Greece during Stolen Cerberus, a two-week flying, training deployment designed to incorporate various training methods in order to maintain proficiency during deployed operations and increase interoperability with the Greek air force. The mission provided the U.S. and Greek air forces a unique opportunity to learn how each service performs airlift operations, improving the joint capabilities of both nations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Chris Birdwell)

A C-130J Super Hercules takes a pass over Larissa Drop Zone Feb. 7, 2014, in Greece during Stolen Cerberus, a two-week flying, training deployment designed to incorporate various training methods in order to maintain proficiency during deployed operations and increase interoperability with the Greek air force. The mission provided the U.S. and Greek air forces a unique opportunity to learn how each service performs airlift operations, improving the joint capabilities of both nations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Chris Birdwell)

Air National Guard members render honors to a fallen comrade during a dignified transfer Feb. 21, 2014 at the Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. John Hughel)

Air National Guard members render honors to a fallen comrade during a dignified transfer Feb. 21, 2014 at the Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. John Hughel)

A Greek air force F-16 fighter jet flies off the wing of an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during a training mission Feb. 26, 2014, over the Mediterranean Sea. Greek and U.S. air forces are participating in a two week NATO training out of Souda Air Base, Greece. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Thomas Trower)

A Greek air force F-16 fighter jet flies off the wing of an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during a training mission Feb. 26, 2014, over the Mediterranean Sea. Greek and U.S. air forces are participating in a two week NATO training out of Souda Air Base, Greece. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Thomas Trower)

Tech. Sgt. Wayne White uses a range map and radio in order to communicate with pilots and coordinate an airstrike Feb. 25, 2014 at the Barry Goldwater Air Force Range, Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field, Ariz. Airmen from the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron took advantage of Gila Bend's expansive bomb range to call in airstrikes from aircraft including A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and F-16C Fighting Falcons. White is a tactical air control party Airman. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Airman 1st Class Shane Karp)

Tech. Sgt. Wayne White uses a range map and radio in order to communicate with pilots and coordinate an airstrike Feb. 25, 2014 at the Barry Goldwater Air Force Range, Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field, Ariz. Airmen from the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron took advantage of Gila Bend's expansive bomb range to call in airstrikes from aircraft including A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and F-16C Fighting Falcons. White is a tactical air control party Airman. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Airman 1st Class Shane Karp)

A crew chief marshals a KC-135 Stratotanker Feb. 24, 2014, after a flight at Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan. The flight was the last combat-refueling mission over Afghanistan from the Transit Center. The crew chief is assigned to the 376th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman George Goslin)

A crew chief marshals a KC-135 Stratotanker Feb. 24, 2014, after a flight at Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan. The flight was the last combat-refueling mission over Afghanistan from the Transit Center. The crew chief is assigned to the 376th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman George Goslin)

A Delta IV rocket successfully launches the Global Positioning System IIF-5 satellite Feb. 20, 2014 from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. (United Launch Alliance photo/Ben Cooper)

A Delta IV rocket successfully launches the Global Positioning System IIF-5 satellite Feb. 20, 2014 from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. (United Launch Alliance photo/Ben Cooper)

Airman 1st Class Quionjay Jackson and Senior Airman Thomas Schultz discuss the next procedure to accomplish on their F-16 Fighting Falcon during the annual weapons load crew of the year competition Feb. 14, 2014, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Airman 1st Class Quionjay Jackson and Senior Airman Thomas Schultz discuss the next procedure to accomplish on their F-16 Fighting Falcon during the annual weapons load crew of the year competition Feb. 14, 2014, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Senior Airman Tyler Wright secures the doors of a transfer vehicle during a dignified transfer of Marine Corps Master Sgt. Aaron C. Torian Feb.18, 2014, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Torian was assigned to 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Wright is assigned to the 911th Airlift Wing, Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pa., and is currently deployed to Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations at Dover AFB.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Greg L. Davis)

Senior Airman Tyler Wright secures the doors of a transfer vehicle during a dignified transfer of Marine Corps Master Sgt. Aaron C. Torian Feb.18, 2014, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Torian was assigned to 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Wright is assigned to the 911th Airlift Wing, Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pa., and is currently deployed to Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations at Dover AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo/Greg L. Davis)

Airman 1st Class Patrick Otoole and Christopher Muriset perform salvage and overhaul operations at a burned-down trailer Feb. 18, 2014, in Vacaville, Calif. Otoole is a 60th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter and Muriset is a 60th CES driver operator. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Matthew Hannen)

Airman 1st Class Patrick Otoole and Christopher Muriset perform salvage and overhaul operations at a burned-down trailer Feb. 18, 2014, in Vacaville, Calif. Otoole is a 60th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter and Muriset is a 60th CES driver operator. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Matthew Hannen)

A T-38 Talon flies in formation with a B-2 Spirit during a training mission Feb. 20, 2014, over Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. The B-2 is a multirole bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
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A T-38 Talon flies in formation with a B-2 Spirit during a training mission Feb. 20, 2014, over Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. The B-2 is a multirole bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)

Maj. Blaine Jones positions his F-16C Fighting Falcon under a KC-135 Stratotanker during an aerial refueling Feb. 24, 2014. Jones and the other members of the Thunderbirds were returning from their first demonstration of the year at the Daytona 500 in Florida. Jones is the Thunderbirds lead solo. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Victor J. Caputo)
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Maj. Blaine Jones positions his F-16C Fighting Falcon under a KC-135 Stratotanker during an aerial refueling Feb. 24, 2014. Jones and the other members of the Thunderbirds were returning from their first demonstration of the year at the Daytona 500 in Florida. Jones is the Thunderbirds lead solo. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Victor J. Caputo)

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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