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Falcon football head coach Troy Calhoun rallies his team before they take on Morgan State at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium Sept. 5, 2015, in Colorado. Air Force defeated Morgan State 63-7 to open the 2015 season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Liz Copan)

Falcon football head coach Troy Calhoun rallies his team before they take on Morgan State at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium Sept. 5, 2015, in Colorado. Air Force defeated Morgan State 63-7 to open the 2015 season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Liz Copan)

An F-15C Eagle is transported across the DuPont Bridge near Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 30, 2015. The F-15 was transported to Haney Technical Center to be used to train future aircraft mechanics in their Aviation Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Dustin Mullen)

An F-15C Eagle is transported across the DuPont Bridge near Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 30, 2015. The F-15 was transported to Haney Technical Center to be used to train future aircraft mechanics in their Aviation Academy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Dustin Mullen)

Airman 1st Class Stefan Alvarez, a 3rd Combat Camera Squadron photojournalist, loads 5.56 mm ammunition into an M4 magazine in preparation for the next drill during Advanced Weapons and Tactics Training Sept. 4, 2015, in Converse, Texas. The two-week course taught combat camera Airmen shooting fundamentals, weapon transitioning, shooting on the move and engaging threats in low-light conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Colville McFee)

Airman 1st Class Stefan Alvarez, a 3rd Combat Camera Squadron photojournalist, loads 5.56 mm ammunition into an M4 magazine in preparation for the next drill during Advanced Weapons and Tactics Training Sept. 4, 2015, in Converse, Texas. The two-week course taught combat camera Airmen shooting fundamentals, weapon transitioning, shooting on the move and engaging threats in low-light conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Colville McFee)

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 480th Fighter Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany participate in a training sortie with F-22 Raptors Sept. 9, 2015, over the United Kingdom. The U.S Air Force has deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III, approximately 60 Airmen and associated equipment to Spangdahlem. The deployment will occur from Aug. 28 to mid-Sept. 2015. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative. The F-22s are deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall AFB, Fla. While these aircraft and Airmen are in Europe, they will conduct air training with other Europe-based aircraft. The F-22s will also forward deploy from Germany to maximize training opportunities while demonstrating our commitment to NATO allies and the security of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 480th Fighter Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany participate in a training sortie with F-22 Raptors Sept. 9, 2015, over the United Kingdom. The U.S Air Force has deployed four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III, approximately 60 Airmen and associated equipment to Spangdahlem. The deployment will occur from Aug. 28 to mid-Sept. 2015. The inaugural F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative. The F-22s are deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall AFB, Fla. While these aircraft and Airmen are in Europe, they will conduct air training with other Europe-based aircraft. The F-22s will also forward deploy from Germany to maximize training opportunities while demonstrating our commitment to NATO allies and the security of Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)

Staff Sgt. Alex Blair, an explosive ordnance disposal technician with the 11th Civil Engineer Squadron at Joint Base Andrews, Md., prepares to dispose of an improvised explosive device as part of Operation Llama Fury Aug. 25, 2015, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. Blair and his team suited up and visually inspected the device before deciding the appropriate level of response to the threat. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brittain Crolley)

Staff Sgt. Alex Blair, an explosive ordnance disposal technician with the 11th Civil Engineer Squadron at Joint Base Andrews, Md., prepares to dispose of an improvised explosive device as part of Operation Llama Fury Aug. 25, 2015, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. Blair and his team suited up and visually inspected the device before deciding the appropriate level of response to the threat. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brittain Crolley)

An F-22 Raptor from the 95th Fighter Squadron based at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., flies over Tallinn, Estonia, Sept. 4, 2015. The Air Force deployed four F-22s, a C-17 Globemaster III and approximately 60 Airmen and their associated equipment to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. While the aircraft and Airmen are in Europe, they will conduct air training with other Europe-based aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson)

An F-22 Raptor from the 95th Fighter Squadron based at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., flies over Tallinn, Estonia, Sept. 4, 2015. The Air Force deployed four F-22s, a C-17 Globemaster III and approximately 60 Airmen and their associated equipment to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. While the aircraft and Airmen are in Europe, they will conduct air training with other Europe-based aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson)

Service members participate in a prisoner of war/missing in action run at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 4, 2015. For 24 consecutive hours, Bagram service members kept the POW/MIA flag in constant motion in honor of American POWs and those MIA. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Joseph Swafford)

Service members participate in a prisoner of war/missing in action run at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 4, 2015. For 24 consecutive hours, Bagram service members kept the POW/MIA flag in constant motion in honor of American POWs and those MIA. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Joseph Swafford)

Airman 1st Class Cole Kasten, a 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron pavement and heavy equipment operator, mixes cement for a ramp at Public School No. 4 in Gori, Georgia, Aug. 28, 2015. Kasten and a team of Airmen built the ramp to give disabled students at the school safe access into the gymnasium. Humanitarian and civic assistance projects enhance operational readiness of military personnel while providing mutual support to the host
nation's population. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Sara Keller)

Airman 1st Class Cole Kasten, a 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron pavement and heavy equipment operator, mixes cement for a ramp at Public School No. 4 in Gori, Georgia, Aug. 28, 2015. Kasten and a team of Airmen built the ramp to give disabled students at the school safe access into the gymnasium. Humanitarian and civic assistance projects enhance operational readiness of military personnel while providing mutual support to the host nation's population. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Sara Keller)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, participates in a training sortie with F-22 Raptors Sept. 9, 2015, over the U.K. The Air Force deployed four F-22s, one C-17 Globemaster III and approximately 60 Airmen and their associated equipment to Spangdahlem AB. The F-22s are deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, participates in a training sortie with F-22 Raptors Sept. 9, 2015, over the U.K. The Air Force deployed four F-22s, one C-17 Globemaster III and approximately 60 Airmen and their associated equipment to Spangdahlem AB. The F-22s are deployed from the 95th Fighter Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson)

Members of the Oregon Air National Guard are training on equipment they will be using while assisting the wildland firefighters in cleanup operations Aug. 29, 2015 in Salem, Ore. To assist with firefighting efforts across the state, 125 Oregon ANG members were activated by the governor. Fifty-four of those Airmen were from the 173rd Fighter Wing at Kingsley Field, Ore. (U.S. Air National Guard photo)
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Members of the Oregon Air National Guard are training on equipment they will be using while assisting the wildland firefighters in cleanup operations Aug. 29, 2015 in Salem, Ore. To assist with firefighting efforts across the state, 125 Oregon ANG members were activated by the governor. Fifty-four of those Airmen were from the 173rd Fighter Wing at Kingsley Field, Ore. (U.S. Air National Guard photo)

An F-22 Raptor pilot from the 95th Fighter Squadron based at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., gets situated in his aircraft prior to taking off from Ämari Air Base, Estonia, Sept. 4, 2015. The F-22s have previously deployed to both the Pacific and Southwest Asia for Airmen to train in a realistic environment while testing partner nations' ability to host advanced aircraft like the F-22. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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An F-22 Raptor pilot from the 95th Fighter Squadron based at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., gets situated in his aircraft prior to taking off from Ämari Air Base, Estonia, Sept. 4, 2015. The F-22s have previously deployed to both the Pacific and Southwest Asia for Airmen to train in a realistic environment while testing partner nations' ability to host advanced aircraft like the F-22. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)

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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