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Members of the 106th Rescue Wing's fire department train on various fire-suppression systems at the Suffolk County Fire Academy in Yaphank, N.Y. (Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Monica Dalberg)

Members of the 106th Rescue Wing's fire department train on various fire-suppression systems at the Suffolk County Fire Academy in Yaphank, N.Y. (Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Monica Dalberg)

The Thunderbirds climb for a Line Break Loop maneuver during an open house presentation at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The Thunderbirds are the Air Force precision flying demonstration team that flies red, white and blue F-16 Fighting Falcons. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.)

The Thunderbirds climb for a Line Break Loop maneuver during an open house presentation at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The Thunderbirds are the Air Force precision flying demonstration team that flies red, white and blue F-16 Fighting Falcons. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.)

Pararescuemen make their way from a helicopter landing zone May 9, 2014, during an Angel Thunder mass-casualty exercise at Camp Navajo, Ariz. The pararescuemen are assigned to the 58th Rescue Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Though stationed at Nellis AFB, the 58th RQS is a geographically-separated unit of the 23rd Wing at Moody AFB, Ga. The helicopter and its crew are from the 41st Rescue Squadron, from Moody AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter)

Pararescuemen make their way from a helicopter landing zone May 9, 2014, during an Angel Thunder mass-casualty exercise at Camp Navajo, Ariz. The pararescuemen are assigned to the 58th Rescue Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Though stationed at Nellis AFB, the 58th RQS is a geographically-separated unit of the 23rd Wing at Moody AFB, Ga. The helicopter and its crew are from the 41st Rescue Squadron, from Moody AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter)

A B-52 Stratofortress approaches the refueling boom of a KC-135 Stratotanker during an air refueling training exercise May 12, 2014, in the sky over west Texas. The two Air Force Reserve aircrews practiced air refueling techniques to maintain proficiency. The B-52 is assigned to the 307th Bomb Wing, at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and the KC-135 is from the 931st Air Refueling Group, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Zach Anderson)

A B-52 Stratofortress approaches the refueling boom of a KC-135 Stratotanker during an air refueling training exercise May 12, 2014, in the sky over west Texas. The two Air Force Reserve aircrews practiced air refueling techniques to maintain proficiency. The B-52 is assigned to the 307th Bomb Wing, at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and the KC-135 is from the 931st Air Refueling Group, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Zach Anderson)

Airmen respond to a simulated gas attack during an urban warfare scenario May 12, 2014, at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center in Alpena, Mich. The scenario was part of a four-day training deployment designed to prepare Airmen for future operations in a deployed environment. The Airmen are reservists from the 927th Mission Support Group.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Joe Simms)

Airmen respond to a simulated gas attack during an urban warfare scenario May 12, 2014, at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center in Alpena, Mich. The scenario was part of a four-day training deployment designed to prepare Airmen for future operations in a deployed environment. The Airmen are reservists from the 927th Mission Support Group. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Joe Simms)

Col. Terry Scott takes off for a training mission in an F-22 Raptor May 9, 2014, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. The mission was Scott’s “fini-flight,” a ceremonial final flight for Air Force pilots. Scott is retiring after 33 years of combined enlisted and commissioned service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez)

Col. Terry Scott takes off for a training mission in an F-22 Raptor May 9, 2014, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. The mission was Scott’s “fini-flight,” a ceremonial final flight for Air Force pilots. Scott is retiring after 33 years of combined enlisted and commissioned service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez)

The crew of a remotely-piloted aircraft flies a simulated MQ-9 Reaper training mission May 8, 2014, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The crew is assigned to the 91st Attack Squadron and was recently awarded the 2013 Grover Loening Trophy, a benchmark for the nation’s overall outstanding aviation program. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. N.B.)

The crew of a remotely-piloted aircraft flies a simulated MQ-9 Reaper training mission May 8, 2014, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The crew is assigned to the 91st Attack Squadron and was recently awarded the 2013 Grover Loening Trophy, a benchmark for the nation’s overall outstanding aviation program. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. N.B.)

Staff Sgt. Bronc Berry closes the ramp of an MC-130J Commando II after an airdrop and static-line jump as part of Exercise Emerald Warrior 14, May 6, 2014, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command-sponsored two-week joint/combined tactical exercise designed to provide realistic military training in an urban setting. Berry is a loadmaster with the 522nd Special Operations Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Marleah Miller)

Staff Sgt. Bronc Berry closes the ramp of an MC-130J Commando II after an airdrop and static-line jump as part of Exercise Emerald Warrior 14, May 6, 2014, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command-sponsored two-week joint/combined tactical exercise designed to provide realistic military training in an urban setting. Berry is a loadmaster with the 522nd Special Operations Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Marleah Miller)

Parachutists descend toward the ground as a C-130 Hercules flies off into the distance during International Jump Week at the Alzey landing zone, Germany. More than 300 jumpers from nine different nations performed a total of 404 static-line jumps and 132 high altitude low-opening jumps in three days. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart)

Parachutists descend toward the ground as a C-130 Hercules flies off into the distance during International Jump Week at the Alzey landing zone, Germany. More than 300 jumpers from nine different nations performed a total of 404 static-line jumps and 132 high altitude low-opening jumps in three days. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Kane directs a competitor during Law Enforcement Pistol Shoot event May 13, 2014, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The pistol shoot was open to all military and local law enforcement officers as part of a National Police Week celebration at Vandenberg AFB. Kane is the range safety officer with the 30th Security Forces Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)
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Staff Sgt. Daniel Kane directs a competitor during Law Enforcement Pistol Shoot event May 13, 2014, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The pistol shoot was open to all military and local law enforcement officers as part of a National Police Week celebration at Vandenberg AFB. Kane is the range safety officer with the 30th Security Forces Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- 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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