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Atlanta Falcons player Bear Pascoe shoots a selfie with Air Force service members Nov. 18, 2014, at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Ga. Several Falcons players visited the base to thank military members for their service.  (U.S. Air Force photo/ Brad Fallin)

Atlanta Falcons player Bear Pascoe shoots a selfie with Air Force service members Nov. 18, 2014, at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Ga. Several Falcons players visited the base to thank military members for their service. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Brad Fallin)

AC-130U Spooky gunship Airmen from the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron work on an AC-130U Spooky gunship Nov. 3, 2014, at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. While at the Marine base, the 1st SOAMXS participated in a 1st Special Operations Wing emergency deployment readiness exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Callaway)

AC-130U Spooky gunship Airmen from the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron work on an AC-130U Spooky gunship Nov. 3, 2014, at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. While at the Marine base, the 1st SOAMXS participated in a 1st Special Operations Wing emergency deployment readiness exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Callaway)

MC-130H Talon II pilots MC-130H Talon II pilots from the 15th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla., fly a training mission Nov. 5, 2014, over San Diego, Calif. The 1st Special Operations Wing recently conducted its fourth-quarter emergency deployment readiness exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Callaway)

MC-130H Talon II pilots MC-130H Talon II pilots from the 15th Special Operations Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Fla., fly a training mission Nov. 5, 2014, over San Diego, Calif. The 1st Special Operations Wing recently conducted its fourth-quarter emergency deployment readiness exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Callaway)

A C-130 Hercules takes off from Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport in Dakar, Senegal, Nov. 4, 2014, en route to Monrovia, Liberia. The aircraft was carrying 8 tons of humanitarian aid and military supplies in support of Operation United Assistance, the U.S. Agency for International Development-led, whole-of-government effort to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Maj. Dale Greer)

A C-130 Hercules takes off from Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport in Dakar, Senegal, Nov. 4, 2014, en route to Monrovia, Liberia. The aircraft was carrying 8 tons of humanitarian aid and military supplies in support of Operation United Assistance, the U.S. Agency for International Development-led, whole-of-government effort to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Maj. Dale Greer)

Aerial porters from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group off-load humanitarian cargo from a KC-10 Extender Nov. 12, 2014, at Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport in Dakar, Senegal. The Kentucky Airmen will stage the cargo in Senegal before transferring it to C-130J Super Hercules for delivery into Monrovia, Liberia, in support of Operation United Assistance, the U.S. Agency for International Development-led, whole-of-government effort to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Maj. Dale Greer)

Aerial porters from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group off-load humanitarian cargo from a KC-10 Extender Nov. 12, 2014, at Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport in Dakar, Senegal. The Kentucky Airmen will stage the cargo in Senegal before transferring it to C-130J Super Hercules for delivery into Monrovia, Liberia, in support of Operation United Assistance, the U.S. Agency for International Development-led, whole-of-government effort to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Maj. Dale Greer)

Crew chiefs from the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform a pre-flight inspection on a B-1B Lancer Nov. 18, 2014, during Green Flag-West 15-02 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Green Flag is typically a joint exercise involving multi-role fighters and/or bomber squadrons, unmanned aircraft, electronic warfare aircraft and aerial refueling aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika)

Crew chiefs from the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit perform a pre-flight inspection on a B-1B Lancer Nov. 18, 2014, during Green Flag-West 15-02 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Green Flag is typically a joint exercise involving multi-role fighters and/or bomber squadrons, unmanned aircraft, electronic warfare aircraft and aerial refueling aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika)

Staff Sgt. Steve Runger and Airman 1st Class Christian Cherven perform operations checks on various F-16 Fighting Falcon systems at Nov. 12, 2014, Komatsu Air Base, Japan. This F-16 is one of several from Misawa Air Base, Japan, participating in the Aviation Training Program at Komatsu. Runger and Cherven are 14th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics technicians. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. Wallace)

Staff Sgt. Steve Runger and Airman 1st Class Christian Cherven perform operations checks on various F-16 Fighting Falcon systems at Nov. 12, 2014, Komatsu Air Base, Japan. This F-16 is one of several from Misawa Air Base, Japan, participating in the Aviation Training Program at Komatsu. Runger and Cherven are 14th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics technicians. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. Wallace)

A B-1B Lancer taxis to its parking spot after landing Nov. 18, 2014, during Green Flag-West 15-02 at Nellis AFB, Nev. The B-1's blended body configuration, variable-geometry wings and turbofan afterburning engines combine to provide long range employment, maneuverability and high speed while enhancing survivability. The B-1B is assigned to the 34th Bomb Squadron, at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika)

A B-1B Lancer taxis to its parking spot after landing Nov. 18, 2014, during Green Flag-West 15-02 at Nellis AFB, Nev. The B-1's blended body configuration, variable-geometry wings and turbofan afterburning engines combine to provide long range employment, maneuverability and high speed while enhancing survivability. The B-1B is assigned to the 34th Bomb Squadron, at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika)

Kai, a service dog, lies on the lap of Staff Sgt. August O'Niell during an Air Force wounded, ill or injured warrior sitting volleyball practice Nov. 18, 2014, at Joint Base Andrews, Md. O'Niell, a pararescueman, was wounded in July 2011 during a deployment to Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

Kai, a service dog, lies on the lap of Staff Sgt. August O'Niell during an Air Force wounded, ill or injured warrior sitting volleyball practice Nov. 18, 2014, at Joint Base Andrews, Md. O'Niell, a pararescueman, was wounded in July 2011 during a deployment to Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody addresses Airmen Leadership School class 15-B Nov. 14, 2014, at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. Cody stated to the class that the Air Force is unique as it invests time and money into the three important areas: training, education and experience; which help create Airmen who are prepared and extremely capable. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lan Kim)
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody addresses Airmen Leadership School class 15-B Nov. 14, 2014, at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. Cody stated to the class that the Air Force is unique as it invests time and money into the three important areas: training, education and experience; which help create Airmen who are prepared and extremely capable. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lan Kim)

Senior Airmen Charles Cooper, Jeremiah Barnes and Andrew Harris perform a song during a Tops in Blue show Nov. 18, 2014, at the Delaware State University in Dover, Del.  The ensemble provides quality entertainment, utilizing talented Airmen from every rank within the force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Zachary Cacicia)
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Senior Airmen Charles Cooper, Jeremiah Barnes and Andrew Harris perform a song during a Tops in Blue show Nov. 18, 2014, at the Delaware State University in Dover, Del. The ensemble provides quality entertainment, utilizing talented Airmen from every rank within the force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Zachary Cacicia)

56th Rescue Squadron pararescuemen wait to be picked up by a helicopter during an alternate insertion and extractions training exercise Nov. 12, 2014, at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. Pararescuemen train for two years before earning their berets. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Erin R. Babis)
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56th Rescue Squadron pararescuemen wait to be picked up by a helicopter during an alternate insertion and extractions training exercise Nov. 12, 2014, at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. Pararescuemen train for two years before earning their berets. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Erin R. Babis)

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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