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Second Lt. Micah Wessinger, a 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron installation deployment officer, goes up for a layup at the fitness center basketball court on Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., April 24, 2015. Wessinger played on the U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Team in the Headquarter AIRCOM Inter-Nation Basketball Tournament held at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, March 24-27. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jensen Stidham)

Second Lt. Micah Wessinger, a 20th Logistics Readiness Squadron installation deployment officer, goes up for a layup at the fitness center basketball court on Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., April 24, 2015. Wessinger played on the U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Team in the Headquarter AIRCOM Inter-Nation Basketball Tournament held at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, March 24-27. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jensen Stidham)

Staff Sgt. Arin Vickers, assigned to the 435 Supply Chain Operations Squadron, is greeted by her dog when she arrives at the St. Louis Airport USO, in St. Louis, May 6, 2015. Vickers was gone for six months, and her friends and family were there to greet her and surprise her by bringing along Baxter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Erica Crossen)

Staff Sgt. Arin Vickers, assigned to the 435 Supply Chain Operations Squadron, is greeted by her dog when she arrives at the St. Louis Airport USO, in St. Louis, May 6, 2015. Vickers was gone for six months, and her friends and family were there to greet her and surprise her by bringing along Baxter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Erica Crossen)

An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 525th Fighter Squadron from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, maneuvers into refueling position after conducting an air combat maneuvering sortie over Alaska, May 7, 2015. The F-22 was refueled by a KC-10 Extender from the 76th Air Refueling Squadron, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Sheila deVera)

An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 525th Fighter Squadron from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, maneuvers into refueling position after conducting an air combat maneuvering sortie over Alaska, May 7, 2015. The F-22 was refueled by a KC-10 Extender from the 76th Air Refueling Squadron, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Sheila deVera)

Senior Airman William Concepcion, a 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron fire truck mechanic, picks up an engine part from an airport rescue firefighting truck, May 7, 2015, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. The fire truck maintenance shop is responsible for maintaining 10 firefighting trucks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Melanie Bulow-Gonterman)

Senior Airman William Concepcion, a 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron fire truck mechanic, picks up an engine part from an airport rescue firefighting truck, May 7, 2015, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. The fire truck maintenance shop is responsible for maintaining 10 firefighting trucks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Melanie Bulow-Gonterman)

Senior Airman Louie Lacsina, a 36th Mobility Response Squadron air transportation specialist, unloads vehicles from a C-17 Globemaster III at Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal, May 5, 2015. The 36th CRG is a rapid-deployment unit designed to establish and maintain airfield operations in a forward operating location. The unit joined the U.S. Department of State- and U.S. Agency for International Development-led humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations in support of the government and armed forces of Nepal. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Melissa White)

Senior Airman Louie Lacsina, a 36th Mobility Response Squadron air transportation specialist, unloads vehicles from a C-17 Globemaster III at Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal, May 5, 2015. The 36th CRG is a rapid-deployment unit designed to establish and maintain airfield operations in a forward operating location. The unit joined the U.S. Department of State- and U.S. Agency for International Development-led humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations in support of the government and armed forces of Nepal. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Melissa White)

Weapons loaders assigned to Air Force Global Strike Command secure air-launched cruise missiles on a B-52H Stratofortress during an aircraft generation event during Exercise Constant Vigilance at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 7, 2015. Training and exercise participation hones AFGSC's nuclear deterrence and long-range strike capabilities, ensuring the command is ready to support the president and combatant commanders if and when called upon to do so. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kristoffer Kaubisch)

Weapons loaders assigned to Air Force Global Strike Command secure air-launched cruise missiles on a B-52H Stratofortress during an aircraft generation event during Exercise Constant Vigilance at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 7, 2015. Training and exercise participation hones AFGSC's nuclear deterrence and long-range strike capabilities, ensuring the command is ready to support the president and combatant commanders if and when called upon to do so. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kristoffer Kaubisch)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 13th Fighter Squadron, at Misawa Air Base, Japan, prepares to land on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 11, 2015, during Red Flag-Alaska 15-2. Red Flag is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter air, interdiction, close air support and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Joshua Turner)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 13th Fighter Squadron, at Misawa Air Base, Japan, prepares to land on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 11, 2015, during Red Flag-Alaska 15-2. Red Flag is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter air, interdiction, close air support and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Joshua Turner)

Airman 1st Class Ryan Munchel, assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, transfers liquid oxygen to an LOX reservoir in a C-130J Super Hercules on the flightline at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 5, 2015. The 455th EAMXS ensures C-130s on Bagram are prepared for flight and return them to a mission-ready status after they land. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Joseph Swafford)

Airman 1st Class Ryan Munchel, assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, transfers liquid oxygen to an LOX reservoir in a C-130J Super Hercules on the flightline at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 5, 2015. The 455th EAMXS ensures C-130s on Bagram are prepared for flight and return them to a mission-ready status after they land. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Joseph Swafford)

Don Egolf, a World War II veteran, watches a flyover at the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C., May 8, 2015. The flyover was part of a 70th anniversary of V-E Day commemoration. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Phillip Bryant)

Don Egolf, a World War II veteran, watches a flyover at the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C., May 8, 2015. The flyover was part of a 70th anniversary of V-E Day commemoration. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Phillip Bryant)

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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