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Airmen from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron gather around their team lead outside a shoot house as he discusses details of an upcoming mission Nov. 19, 2015, at Camp Hansen, Japan. Extensive planning and coordination is put into special tactics operations in order to maximize mission effectiveness and safety. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

Airmen from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron gather around their team lead outside a shoot house as he discusses details of an upcoming mission Nov. 19, 2015, at Camp Hansen, Japan. Extensive planning and coordination is put into special tactics operations in order to maximize mission effectiveness and safety. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

Members of Florida Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 265th Air Defense Artillery Regiment play members from Florida Air National Guard’s 290th Joint Communications Support Squadron in a friendly "Turkey Bowl" football game at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 26, 2015. The Army National Guard team won the game 42-35. The 1-265th is from Palm Coast, Fla., and the 290th JCSS are stationed at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

Members of Florida Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 265th Air Defense Artillery Regiment play members from Florida Air National Guard’s 290th Joint Communications Support Squadron in a friendly "Turkey Bowl" football game at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 26, 2015. The Army National Guard team won the game 42-35. The 1-265th is from Palm Coast, Fla., and the 290th JCSS are stationed at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

The 728th Air Mobility Squadron prepares to offload a C-5M Super Galaxy Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The C-5 is one of the many aircraft being utilized by the U.S. Air Force to deliver personnel and cargo to Incirlik AB in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Daniel Lile)

The 728th Air Mobility Squadron prepares to offload a C-5M Super Galaxy Nov. 12, 2015, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The C-5 is one of the many aircraft being utilized by the U.S. Air Force to deliver personnel and cargo to Incirlik AB in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Daniel Lile)

Col. Harlie Bodine, the commander of the 611th Air and Space Operations Center, spent the day with rescue squadrons from Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th Wing during an immersion flight, Nov. 24, 2015, in and around the area at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The purpose of the immersion flight was to provide Bodine the opportunity to have firsthand experience with the missions and capabilities of the wing’s rescue squadrons. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton)

Col. Harlie Bodine, the commander of the 611th Air and Space Operations Center, spent the day with rescue squadrons from Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th Wing during an immersion flight, Nov. 24, 2015, in and around the area at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The purpose of the immersion flight was to provide Bodine the opportunity to have firsthand experience with the missions and capabilities of the wing’s rescue squadrons. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton)

Maj. (Dr.) Shannon Gaffney, a 99th Medical Group staff radiologist, prepares for a bike ride through the Calico Basin in Las Vegas, Nov. 18, 2015. Gaffney participated in the 2015 Military World Games. Much like the Olympics for military members, the competition features 100 countries competing in 26 sports divisions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis)

Maj. (Dr.) Shannon Gaffney, a 99th Medical Group staff radiologist, prepares for a bike ride through the Calico Basin in Las Vegas, Nov. 18, 2015. Gaffney participated in the 2015 Military World Games. Much like the Olympics for military members, the competition features 100 countries competing in 26 sports divisions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis)

Col. Henry Rogers, the 455th Expeditionary Operations Group commander, takes off on a sortie in an F-16 Fighting Falcon with the 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2015. Rogers reached the 3,000-flying-hour milestone and 1,000-combat-hour milestone while serving on his eighth combat deployment flying F-16s. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys)

Col. Henry Rogers, the 455th Expeditionary Operations Group commander, takes off on a sortie in an F-16 Fighting Falcon with the 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2015. Rogers reached the 3,000-flying-hour milestone and 1,000-combat-hour milestone while serving on his eighth combat deployment flying F-16s. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys)

Air Force Falcon Kyle Haak, a U.S. Air Force Academy freshman, battles for possession of the puck as the Falcons met local foe Colorado College Tigers at the Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo., Nov. 27, 2015. Air Force defeated the Tigers 4-3. (U.S. Air Force photo/Liz Copan)

Air Force Falcon Kyle Haak, a U.S. Air Force Academy freshman, battles for possession of the puck as the Falcons met local foe Colorado College Tigers at the Cadet Ice Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo., Nov. 27, 2015. Air Force defeated the Tigers 4-3. (U.S. Air Force photo/Liz Copan)

Members from the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron perform prefight checks before leaving to refuel F-16 Fighting Falcons from the Royal Norwegian Air Force and the Republic of Singapore air force over Southwest Asia in support of Operation Inherent Resolve Dec.1, 2015. OIR is the coalition intervention against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Nathan Lipscomb)

Members from the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron perform prefight checks before leaving to refuel F-16 Fighting Falcons from the Royal Norwegian Air Force and the Republic of Singapore air force over Southwest Asia in support of Operation Inherent Resolve Dec.1, 2015. OIR is the coalition intervention against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Nathan Lipscomb)

Airmen from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron clear a hallway Nov. 19, 2015, in a shoot house at Camp Hansen, Japan. The Airmen cleared the house as part of training led by the Direct Action Resource Center during a two-week course where a group of pararescuemen, combat controllers and force reconnaissance Marines develop skills they can use when they deploy with other joint special operations teams. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

Airmen from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron clear a hallway Nov. 19, 2015, in a shoot house at Camp Hansen, Japan. The Airmen cleared the house as part of training led by the Direct Action Resource Center during a two-week course where a group of pararescuemen, combat controllers and force reconnaissance Marines develop skills they can use when they deploy with other joint special operations teams. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

Staff Sgt. Tevni Carrillo, a 9th Air Refueling Squadron KC-10 Extender flight engineer, glides just after takeoff from a 150-foot gliding point at Ed R. Levin County Park, Calif., Sept. 9, 2015. Carrillo's experience as a flight engineer and crew chief has opened his mind up to the idea of piloting a hang glider of his own. This photo is from the latest Airman Magazine feature story "Hang in there." To see more: http://airman.dodlive.mil/2015/11/hang-in-there/#sthash.LhbcQgss.dpuf. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)
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Staff Sgt. Tevni Carrillo, a 9th Air Refueling Squadron KC-10 Extender flight engineer, glides just after takeoff from a 150-foot gliding point at Ed R. Levin County Park, Calif., Sept. 9, 2015. Carrillo's experience as a flight engineer and crew chief has opened his mind up to the idea of piloting a hang glider of his own. This photo is from the latest Airman Magazine feature story "Hang in there." To see more: http://airman.dodlive.mil/2015/11/hang-in-there/#sthash.LhbcQgss.dpuf. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)

Staff Sgt. Andre Hayes, a 374th Civil Engineer Squadron journeyman, holds his daughter during the holiday tree lighting ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 24, 2015. The lighting of the tree signals the beginning of the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Delano Scott)
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Staff Sgt. Andre Hayes, a 374th Civil Engineer Squadron journeyman, holds his daughter during the holiday tree lighting ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 24, 2015. The lighting of the tree signals the beginning of the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Delano Scott)

A father and daughter watch the Yokota Holiday Spectacular Parade at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 24, 2015. The parade consisted of bands from different military branches, the Yokota Car Club, the Scary Blossoms roller derby team, and other attractions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Delano Scott)
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A father and daughter watch the Yokota Holiday Spectacular Parade at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 24, 2015. The parade consisted of bands from different military branches, the Yokota Car Club, the Scary Blossoms roller derby team, and other attractions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Delano Scott)

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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