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A C-5M Super Galaxy lands on a foggy runway Dec. 10, 2014, at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The newly modernized aircraft is the fifth C-5M to return to Travis this year following retrograde and refurbishment.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Ken Wright)

A C-5M Super Galaxy lands on a foggy runway Dec. 10, 2014, at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The newly modernized aircraft is the fifth C-5M to return to Travis this year following retrograde and refurbishment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ken Wright)

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload launches, Dec. 12, 2014, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jim Araos)

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload launches, Dec. 12, 2014, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jim Araos)

Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group perform static line jumps Dec. 12, 2014, over Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th BDG jumps regularly to maintain their readiness and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ryan Callaghan)

Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group perform static line jumps Dec. 12, 2014, over Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 820th BDG jumps regularly to maintain their readiness and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ryan Callaghan)

Funmi Akinlosotu gathers speed during the long jump event at the Air Force Track and Field Holiday Open at the Academy’s Cadet Field House’s indoor track Dec. 12, 2014. Akinlosotu, a freshman at the Academy, finished third at 35'5". (U.S. Air Force photo/Liz Copan)

Funmi Akinlosotu gathers speed during the long jump event at the Air Force Track and Field Holiday Open at the Academy’s Cadet Field House’s indoor track Dec. 12, 2014. Akinlosotu, a freshman at the Academy, finished third at 35'5". (U.S. Air Force photo/Liz Copan)

Maj. Phillip Stein readies his F-16C Fighting Falcon for flight prior to a training mission Dec. 17, 2014, at Atlantic City Air National Guard Base, N.J. Stein is an F-16 pilot with the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht)

Maj. Phillip Stein readies his F-16C Fighting Falcon for flight prior to a training mission Dec. 17, 2014, at Atlantic City Air National Guard Base, N.J. Stein is an F-16 pilot with the New Jersey Air National Guard's 177th Fighter Wing. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht)

Civil Air Patrol cadets carry a wreath to be placed at a grave marker Dec. 13, 2014, during Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Nearly 50,000 volunteers came together to place remembrance wreaths on the headstones of about 230,000 veterans during the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)

Civil Air Patrol cadets carry a wreath to be placed at a grave marker Dec. 13, 2014, during Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Nearly 50,000 volunteers came together to place remembrance wreaths on the headstones of about 230,000 veterans during the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)

Members of the 820th Base Defense Group hold on to a static line during pre-jump training Dec. 11, 2014, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The Airmen spent several hours training the day before a real-world static line jump. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sandra Marrero)

Members of the 820th Base Defense Group hold on to a static line during pre-jump training Dec. 11, 2014, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The Airmen spent several hours training the day before a real-world static line jump. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sandra Marrero)

Service members and Defense Department civilians shake hands and take photos of President Barack Obama Dec. 15, 2014, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The president visited the joint base and addressed a crowd of more than 3,000 people to express his gratitude to service members and DOD civilians for their service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Scott Saldukas)

Service members and Defense Department civilians shake hands and take photos of President Barack Obama Dec. 15, 2014, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The president visited the joint base and addressed a crowd of more than 3,000 people to express his gratitude to service members and DOD civilians for their service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Scott Saldukas)

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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