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Members of the 122nd Fighter Wing fire department battle a simulated aircraft fire July 22, 2015, at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Alpena, Mich. The 122nd FW is based at Fort Wayne, Ind. (Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. William Hopper)

Members of the 122nd Fighter Wing fire department battle a simulated aircraft fire July 22, 2015, at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Alpena, Mich. The 122nd FW is based at Fort Wayne, Ind. (Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. William Hopper)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 389th Fighter Squadron takes off during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 21, 2015. Aircraft and personnel deploy to Nellis AFB for Red Flag under the air expeditionary force concept and make up the exercise's "blue" forces. By working together, these blue forces are able to utilize the diverse capabilities of their aircraft to execute specific missions, such as air interdiction, combat search and rescue, close air support, dynamic targeting, and defensive counter air. The 389th FS is from Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Spangler)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 389th Fighter Squadron takes off during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 21, 2015. Aircraft and personnel deploy to Nellis AFB for Red Flag under the air expeditionary force concept and make up the exercise's "blue" forces. By working together, these blue forces are able to utilize the diverse capabilities of their aircraft to execute specific missions, such as air interdiction, combat search and rescue, close air support, dynamic targeting, and defensive counter air. The 389th FS is from Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Thomas Spangler)

An Airman from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron hangs upside down during rappelling training at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 9, 2015. Repelling was a portion of a rope rescue class provided to Airmen to prepare them to descend down the side of buildings or enter confined spaces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sahara L. Fale)

An Airman from the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron hangs upside down during rappelling training at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 9, 2015. Repelling was a portion of a rope rescue class provided to Airmen to prepare them to descend down the side of buildings or enter confined spaces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sahara L. Fale)

A UH-N1 Iroquois circles trees during a search and rescue training mission near Garrison, N.D., July 20, 2015. The crew practiced search and rescue operations in preparation for the upcoming Air Force Global Strike Command’s Global Strike Challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Stephanie Morris)

A UH-N1 Iroquois circles trees during a search and rescue training mission near Garrison, N.D., July 20, 2015. The crew practiced search and rescue operations in preparation for the upcoming Air Force Global Strike Command’s Global Strike Challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Stephanie Morris)

A security forces Airman plunges into the combat water survival test at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., July 17, 2015. The event was part of a daylong course for Airmen across the Front Range area to determine if they are physically and mentally ready to attend the U.S. Army Pre-Ranger Training Assessment Course, a prerequisite to attending U.S. Army Ranger School at Fort Benning, Ga. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason Gutierrez)

A security forces Airman plunges into the combat water survival test at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., July 17, 2015. The event was part of a daylong course for Airmen across the Front Range area to determine if they are physically and mentally ready to attend the U.S. Army Pre-Ranger Training Assessment Course, a prerequisite to attending U.S. Army Ranger School at Fort Benning, Ga. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason Gutierrez)

Lt. Col. Todd Houchins, the 53rd Test Support Squadron commander, signals before the final takeoff of the last QF-4 Aerial Target on Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., July 24, 2015. The QF-4 was assigned to the 82nd Aerial Target Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Javier Cruz)

Lt. Col. Todd Houchins, the 53rd Test Support Squadron commander, signals before the final takeoff of the last QF-4 Aerial Target on Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., July 24, 2015. The QF-4 was assigned to the 82nd Aerial Target Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Javier Cruz)

Celebrity chef Robert Irvine toured base facilities, interacted with Airmen, and participated in a live show at the base theater on Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., July 23, 2015. Irvine has appeared on a variety of Food Network programs including “Dinner: Impossible,” “Worst Cooks in America,” “Restaurant: Impossible” and “Restaurant Express.” (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)

Celebrity chef Robert Irvine toured base facilities, interacted with Airmen, and participated in a live show at the base theater on Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., July 23, 2015. Irvine has appeared on a variety of Food Network programs including “Dinner: Impossible,” “Worst Cooks in America,” “Restaurant: Impossible” and “Restaurant Express.” (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)

A Delta IV rocket carrying Wideband Global Satcom-7 aboard lifts off July 23, 2015, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. WGS is the nation's next-generation wideband satellite communications system supporting Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and international partners around the world. (Courtesy photo/United Launch Alliance)

A Delta IV rocket carrying Wideband Global Satcom-7 aboard lifts off July 23, 2015, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. WGS is the nation's next-generation wideband satellite communications system supporting Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and international partners around the world. (Courtesy photo/United Launch Alliance)

Members of the 23rd Component Maintenance Squadron Propulsion Flight perform maintenance on a TF-34 engine July 27, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23rd CMS supplies the 74th and 75th Fighter Squadrons with TF-34s in support of Moody AFB’s A-10C Thunderbolt IIs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Greg Nash)

Members of the 23rd Component Maintenance Squadron Propulsion Flight perform maintenance on a TF-34 engine July 27, 2015, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The 23rd CMS supplies the 74th and 75th Fighter Squadrons with TF-34s in support of Moody AFB’s A-10C Thunderbolt IIs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Greg Nash)

An F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 61st Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base takes off July 28, 2015. Since 2010, the F-35 has flown more than 30,000 hours. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Staci Miller)
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An F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 61st Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base takes off July 28, 2015. Since 2010, the F-35 has flown more than 30,000 hours. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Staci Miller)

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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