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Airman 1st Class Koleton Mitchell participates in a 7-mile-long ruck alongside fellow Airmen at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Nov. 18, 2014. The ruck kicked-off a field training exercise culminating the Army Weather Support Course intended to integrate Airmen with Soldiers before they deploy with an Army unit. Mitchell is a 25th Operational Weather Squadron weather forecaster. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski)

Airman 1st Class Koleton Mitchell participates in a 7-mile-long ruck alongside fellow Airmen at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Nov. 18, 2014. The ruck kicked-off a field training exercise culminating the Army Weather Support Course intended to integrate Airmen with Soldiers before they deploy with an Army unit. Mitchell is a 25th Operational Weather Squadron weather forecaster. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski)

A medical support team augmentation class trains on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Nov. 18, 2014. U.S. military members learned how to use Personal Protective Equipment and proper procedures when working in areas contaminated with the Ebola virus. The class was part of a weeklong training hosted by U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), to enhance the skills of first responders. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Westin Warburton)

A medical support team augmentation class trains on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Nov. 18, 2014. U.S. military members learned how to use Personal Protective Equipment and proper procedures when working in areas contaminated with the Ebola virus. The class was part of a weeklong training hosted by U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), to enhance the skills of first responders. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Westin Warburton)

Capt. Roy Poor III opens the canopy of an F-16C Fighting Falcon Nov. 24, 2014, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Poor landed there to refuel before making his way back to Toledo Air National Guard Base, Ohio. Poor is a 180th Fighter Wing F-16 pilot. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Harry Brexel)

Capt. Roy Poor III opens the canopy of an F-16C Fighting Falcon Nov. 24, 2014, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Poor landed there to refuel before making his way back to Toledo Air National Guard Base, Ohio. Poor is a 180th Fighter Wing F-16 pilot. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Harry Brexel)

Tech. Sgt. Christopher Genuardi goes through breathing techniques during a gas mask fit test Nov. 21, 2014, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The fit test is used to ensure the mask will work properly during emergency situations.  Genuardi is a 39th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilation and air conditioning section chief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Cory W. Bush)

Tech. Sgt. Christopher Genuardi goes through breathing techniques during a gas mask fit test Nov. 21, 2014, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The fit test is used to ensure the mask will work properly during emergency situations. Genuardi is a 39th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilation and air conditioning section chief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Cory W. Bush)

Col. Kenneth T. Bibb Jr. carves roast beef for servicemembers during Thanksgiving lunch Nov. 27, 2014, at the Gateway Dining Facility on RAF Mildenhall, England.  Bibb is the 100th Air Refueling Wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan Light)

Col. Kenneth T. Bibb Jr. carves roast beef for servicemembers during Thanksgiving lunch Nov. 27, 2014, at the Gateway Dining Facility on RAF Mildenhall, England. Bibb is the 100th Air Refueling Wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan Light)

Retired Tech. Sgt. Patrick Young pushes through pain during a wounded, ill or injured warrior sitting volleyball practice, Nov. 18, 2014 at the Joint Base Andrews West Fitness Center. Young was injured during a motorcycle accident after returning from a deployment to Iraq. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

Retired Tech. Sgt. Patrick Young pushes through pain during a wounded, ill or injured warrior sitting volleyball practice, Nov. 18, 2014 at the Joint Base Andrews West Fitness Center. Young was injured during a motorcycle accident after returning from a deployment to Iraq. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

Airman 1st Class Abdiel Rivera walks the perimeter of a C-130J Hercules, Nov. 19, 2014. The aircraft is from 146th Airlift Wing based out of Channel Islands Air National Guard Base, Oxnard, Calif. Rivera is a security forces specialist from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Security Forces Squadron. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht)

Airman 1st Class Abdiel Rivera walks the perimeter of a C-130J Hercules, Nov. 19, 2014. The aircraft is from 146th Airlift Wing based out of Channel Islands Air National Guard Base, Oxnard, Calif. Rivera is a security forces specialist from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Security Forces Squadron. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht)

Senior Airman Daryn Petrie annotates fuel servicing to a KC-135 Stratotanker at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014. The KC-135 can hold up to 200,000 lbs. of fuel and can be used as a medical evacuation aircraft. Petrie is a 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Melanie Bulow-Gonterman)

Senior Airman Daryn Petrie annotates fuel servicing to a KC-135 Stratotanker at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014. The KC-135 can hold up to 200,000 lbs. of fuel and can be used as a medical evacuation aircraft. Petrie is a 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Melanie Bulow-Gonterman)

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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