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A HH-60 Pavehawk conducts training Nov. 25 2014, around Westhampton Beach, New York. During this time the aircrew tested the aircraft's defensive systems and conducted a simulated rescue of a downed Airman. The HH-60 is with the 101st Rescue Squadron. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Senior Airman Christopher S. Muncy)

A HH-60 Pavehawk conducts training Nov. 25 2014, around Westhampton Beach, New York. During this time the aircrew tested the aircraft's defensive systems and conducted a simulated rescue of a downed Airman. The HH-60 is with the 101st Rescue Squadron. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Senior Airman Christopher S. Muncy)

A 433rd Airlift Wing C-5 Galaxy begins to turn before landing Nov 14, 2014, over the Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., runway. The reserve aircrew of the “heavy” aircraft delivered U.S. Army 7th Special Forces Group personnel and equipment to the base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

A 433rd Airlift Wing C-5 Galaxy begins to turn before landing Nov 14, 2014, over the Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., runway. The reserve aircrew of the “heavy” aircraft delivered U.S. Army 7th Special Forces Group personnel and equipment to the base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Tech. Sgt. Andrew Carpenter writes down coordinates of a simulated target, Dec. 2, 2014, in Barcis, Italy. During a week-long exercise near Aviano Air Base, Italy, U.S. military and the Dutch army train with 555th Fighter Squadron pilots to stay current in their proficiencies. The training allows joint tactical air controllers to coordinate with F-16 Fighting Falcons and practice calling in airstrikes on simulated targets in the mountains. Carpenter is a 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron JTAC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Matthew Lotz)

Tech. Sgt. Andrew Carpenter writes down coordinates of a simulated target, Dec. 2, 2014, in Barcis, Italy. During a week-long exercise near Aviano Air Base, Italy, U.S. military and the Dutch army train with 555th Fighter Squadron pilots to stay current in their proficiencies. The training allows joint tactical air controllers to coordinate with F-16 Fighting Falcons and practice calling in airstrikes on simulated targets in the mountains. Carpenter is a 2nd Air Support Operations Squadron JTAC. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Matthew Lotz)

A 36th Airlift Squadron C-130 Hercules flies during Exercise Max Thunder Nov. 19, 2014, over South Korea. The 36th AS represented Yokota Air Base, Japan, during the exercise and used the opportunity to practice combat maneuvers and low-altitude flying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Cody H. Ramirez)

A 36th Airlift Squadron C-130 Hercules flies during Exercise Max Thunder Nov. 19, 2014, over South Korea. The 36th AS represented Yokota Air Base, Japan, during the exercise and used the opportunity to practice combat maneuvers and low-altitude flying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Cody H. Ramirez)

An F-22 Raptor climbs after take-off from the flightline Nov. 24, 2014, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. A C-17 Globemaster III along with several F-22s operated from Andersen AFB to practice flexibility in aircraft movement at a non-traditional base with additional pilots, maintenance support and accompanying fuel and munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Amanda Morris)

An F-22 Raptor climbs after take-off from the flightline Nov. 24, 2014, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. A C-17 Globemaster III along with several F-22s operated from Andersen AFB to practice flexibility in aircraft movement at a non-traditional base with additional pilots, maintenance support and accompanying fuel and munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Amanda Morris)

The U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons take down the Colorado State University Rams Nov. 28, 2014, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Air Force beat CSU 27-24. The Rams, ranked No. 21 before their loss at Falcon field and were heavily favored to win. Air Force’s strong game and a last second, 39-yard field goal by Falcons’ kicker/punter Will Conant, gave the Falcons their sixth home win of the season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Liz Copan)

The U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons take down the Colorado State University Rams Nov. 28, 2014, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Air Force beat CSU 27-24. The Rams, ranked No. 21 before their loss at Falcon field and were heavily favored to win. Air Force’s strong game and a last second, 39-yard field goal by Falcons’ kicker/punter Will Conant, gave the Falcons their sixth home win of the season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Liz Copan)

A member of the 49th Security Forces Squadron fires the German G36 assault rifle Nov. 12, 2014 at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Holloman AFB Airmen and the German air force came together at the combat arms and maintenance facility for weapons qualification to enhance an already established bond. Each Air Force had an opportunity to fire each other’s weapons with the chance of earning the Air Force Marksmanship Ribbon, or the German air force Marksmanship Badge, Schutzenschnur. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Leah Ferrante)

A member of the 49th Security Forces Squadron fires the German G36 assault rifle Nov. 12, 2014 at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Holloman AFB Airmen and the German air force came together at the combat arms and maintenance facility for weapons qualification to enhance an already established bond. Each Air Force had an opportunity to fire each other’s weapons with the chance of earning the Air Force Marksmanship Ribbon, or the German air force Marksmanship Badge, Schutzenschnur. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Leah Ferrante)

A member of the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band performs during their holiday concert “Through Children’s Eyes” Dec. 2, 2014, at Jamestown High School in Williamsburg, Va. The band has five more holiday performances throughout the local area. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kimberly Nagle)

A member of the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band performs during their holiday concert “Through Children’s Eyes” Dec. 2, 2014, at Jamestown High School in Williamsburg, Va. The band has five more holiday performances throughout the local area. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kimberly Nagle)

Lt. Col. Andrew Campbell prepares to land a C-130 Hercules Nov. 13, 2014, during Keen Sword 2015 at Yokota Air Base, Japan.  Keen Sword is a bilateral exercise between the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and U.S. service members aimed to increase readiness to defend and support various crisis situations in the Pacific theater. Campbell is the 36th Airlift Squadron commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Soo C. Kim)

Lt. Col. Andrew Campbell prepares to land a C-130 Hercules Nov. 13, 2014, during Keen Sword 2015 at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Keen Sword is a bilateral exercise between the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and U.S. service members aimed to increase readiness to defend and support various crisis situations in the Pacific theater. Campbell is the 36th Airlift Squadron commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Soo C. Kim)

Keira Uehara listens to the radio atop a fire truck during a simulated hazardous materials vehicle crash as part of a mission focused exercise Dec. 2, 2014, on Kadena Air Base, Japan. The exercise tested Airmen on their ability to survive and operate in a multitude of stressful environments. Uhara is a 18th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Maeson L. Elleman)
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Keira Uehara listens to the radio atop a fire truck during a simulated hazardous materials vehicle crash as part of a mission focused exercise Dec. 2, 2014, on Kadena Air Base, Japan. The exercise tested Airmen on their ability to survive and operate in a multitude of stressful environments. Uhara is a 18th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Maeson L. Elleman)

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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