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A U-2 Dragon Lady takes off June 6, 2014, from Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom. While the exterior of the Dragon Lady looks the same as it did decades ago, the interior has been completely modernized to meet the ever-growing needs of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton)

A U-2 Dragon Lady takes off June 6, 2014, from Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom. While the exterior of the Dragon Lady looks the same as it did decades ago, the interior has been completely modernized to meet the ever-growing needs of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton)

Maj. Tim Rice, 343rd Training Squadron Basic Officer Course trainee, reloads an M4 carbine rifle while participating in a night-fire training exercise June 6, 2014, on Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis. The BOC familiarizes new security forces officers with the capabilities and limitations of the troops they will soon lead. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Krystal Ardrey)

Maj. Tim Rice, 343rd Training Squadron Basic Officer Course trainee, reloads an M4 carbine rifle while participating in a night-fire training exercise June 6, 2014, on Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis. The BOC familiarizes new security forces officers with the capabilities and limitations of the troops they will soon lead. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Krystal Ardrey)

Airmen perform maintenance checks on a CV-22 Ospery during Emerald Warrior May 3, 2014, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The CV-22s are flown during the annual, joint exercise to train special operations, conventional and partner nation forces in combat scenarios designed to hone special operations air-and-ground combat skills, and is the Defense Department’s only irregular warfare exercise.(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. John Bainter)

Airmen perform maintenance checks on a CV-22 Ospery during Emerald Warrior May 3, 2014, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. The CV-22s are flown during the annual, joint exercise to train special operations, conventional and partner nation forces in combat scenarios designed to hone special operations air-and-ground combat skills, and is the Defense Department’s only irregular warfare exercise.(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. John Bainter)

Special forces launch surface-to-air missiles during a training mission June 11, 2014, on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Members completed various training assignments, including reconnaissance scenarios and coordinating air strikes. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tyler Woodward)

Special forces launch surface-to-air missiles during a training mission June 11, 2014, on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Members completed various training assignments, including reconnaissance scenarios and coordinating air strikes. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tyler Woodward)

A pair of  Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft fly in formation June, 7, 2014 over Kansas. The aircraft, assigned to the 188th Fighter Wing, Ebbing Air National Guard Base, Fort Smith, Ark., were the final two A-10s to depart Fort Smith as the 188th FW transitions from a fighter mission to an intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance/remotely piloted aircraft mission. (DOD photo/Senior Airman Sierra Dopfel)

A pair of Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft fly in formation June, 7, 2014 over Kansas. The aircraft, assigned to the 188th Fighter Wing, Ebbing Air National Guard Base, Fort Smith, Ark., were the final two A-10s to depart Fort Smith as the 188th FW transitions from a fighter mission to an intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance/remotely piloted aircraft mission. (DOD photo/Senior Airman Sierra Dopfel)

The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa rock band, "Afterburner", performs for more than 60 children while gymnasts fly through the air during a concert at an orphanage June 18, 2014, in Dakar, Senegal. USAFE-AFAFRICA Airmen are in Senegal for the African Partnership Flight, a program designed to improve communication and interoperability between regional partners in Africa. The band will be playing multiple venues in the area to inspire children and musicians through the universal language of music. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane)

The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa rock band, "Afterburner", performs for more than 60 children while gymnasts fly through the air during a concert at an orphanage June 18, 2014, in Dakar, Senegal. USAFE-AFAFRICA Airmen are in Senegal for the African Partnership Flight, a program designed to improve communication and interoperability between regional partners in Africa. The band will be playing multiple venues in the area to inspire children and musicians through the universal language of music. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane)

Airman 1st Class Jessica Borrowman uses a fundus camera to take a photo of a patient's retina June 12, 2014, on Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan. Borrowman is an optometry technician with the 126th Medical Group, Illinois Air National Guard, and is performing her two-week annual training for the Guard. (Air National Guard photo/Senior Airman Laura Muehl)

Airman 1st Class Jessica Borrowman uses a fundus camera to take a photo of a patient's retina June 12, 2014, on Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan. Borrowman is an optometry technician with the 126th Medical Group, Illinois Air National Guard, and is performing her two-week annual training for the Guard. (Air National Guard photo/Senior Airman Laura Muehl)

2nd Lt. Paul Harloff, 343rd Training Squadron Basic Officer Course trainee, throws an M67 fragmentation hand grenade while participating in the BOC May 28, 2014, on Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis. The course instructs new security forces officers on the use and proper throwing technique of grenades as part of their familiarization training with equipment their troops will use. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Krystal Ardrey)

2nd Lt. Paul Harloff, 343rd Training Squadron Basic Officer Course trainee, throws an M67 fragmentation hand grenade while participating in the BOC May 28, 2014, on Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis. The course instructs new security forces officers on the use and proper throwing technique of grenades as part of their familiarization training with equipment their troops will use. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Krystal Ardrey)

An airman from the Senegalese air force explains to Staff Sgt. Steven Calaway how they use the Mi-17 helicopter to sling load cargo during the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa lead the African Partnership Flight June 17, 2014, in Dakar, Senegal. USAFE-AFAFRICA Airmen are in Senegal for APF, a program designed to improve communication and interoperability between regional partners in Africa. The African partners include Senegal, Togo, Burkina Faso, Benin, Ghana, Mauritania, Nigeria and Niger with the U.S. facilitating the program. Calaway is a loadmaster with the 115th Airlift Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane)

An airman from the Senegalese air force explains to Staff Sgt. Steven Calaway how they use the Mi-17 helicopter to sling load cargo during the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa lead the African Partnership Flight June 17, 2014, in Dakar, Senegal. USAFE-AFAFRICA Airmen are in Senegal for APF, a program designed to improve communication and interoperability between regional partners in Africa. The African partners include Senegal, Togo, Burkina Faso, Benin, Ghana, Mauritania, Nigeria and Niger with the U.S. facilitating the program. Calaway is a loadmaster with the 115th Airlift Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane)

Airman 1st Class Amy Ferry looks over a piece of training metal during a magnetic particle inspection June 18, 2014, on Atlantic City Air National Guard Base, N.J. A magnetic particle inspection reveals any surface and subsurface defects of magnetic metal items. Ferry is a nondestructive inspection specialist assigned to the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht)
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Airman 1st Class Amy Ferry looks over a piece of training metal during a magnetic particle inspection June 18, 2014, on Atlantic City Air National Guard Base, N.J. A magnetic particle inspection reveals any surface and subsurface defects of magnetic metal items. Ferry is a nondestructive inspection specialist assigned to the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht)

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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