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Combat camera Airmen and Soldiers weave through an obstacle on the confidence course during exercise Scorpion Lens March 6, 2016, at Fort Jackson, S.C. The purpose of the training is to provide refresher training to combat camera personnel of all ranks and skill levels in basic tactics, techniques, and procedures inherent to combat camera mission tasking. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Perry Aston)

Combat camera Airmen and Soldiers weave through an obstacle on the confidence course during exercise Scorpion Lens March 6, 2016, at Fort Jackson, S.C. The purpose of the training is to provide refresher training to combat camera personnel of all ranks and skill levels in basic tactics, techniques, and procedures inherent to combat camera mission tasking. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Perry Aston)

An Eglin Air Force Base F-35A Lightning II receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to MacDill AFB approximately 100 miles off the Gulf Coast March 2, 2016 following the 58th Fighter Squadron's first successful munition employment at a nearby range. Airmen from the 33rd Fighter Wing were able to complete modifications to the aircraft ahead of schedule to enable the use of inert munitions instead of simulated weapons, advancing the fifth-generation fighter’s syllabus and ensuring pilots receive the most comprehensive training before they support a combat-coded F-35A unit. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Hope R. Cronin)

An Eglin Air Force Base F-35A Lightning II receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to MacDill AFB approximately 100 miles off the Gulf Coast March 2, 2016 following the 58th Fighter Squadron's first successful munition employment at a nearby range. Airmen from the 33rd Fighter Wing were able to complete modifications to the aircraft ahead of schedule to enable the use of inert munitions instead of simulated weapons, advancing the fifth-generation fighter’s syllabus and ensuring pilots receive the most comprehensive training before they support a combat-coded F-35A unit. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Hope R. Cronin)

Vice President Joe Biden shakes hands with Staff Sgt. Demetric, 380th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron base fitness program manager, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, March 7, 2016. Biden and his wife, second lady Dr. Jill Biden, shook hands and posed for photos with U.S. and coalition members before departing the base for the next part of their tour of the Mideast.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kentavist P. Brackin/released)

Vice President Joe Biden shakes hands with Staff Sgt. Demetric, 380th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron base fitness program manager, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, March 7, 2016. Biden and his wife, second lady Dr. Jill Biden, shook hands and posed for photos with U.S. and coalition members before departing the base for the next part of their tour of the Mideast. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kentavist P. Brackin/released)

An F-22 Raptor performs an aerial maneuver during the 2016 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 5, 2016. The Raptor performs both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions allowing full realization of operational concepts vital to the 21st-century Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Chris Massey)

An F-22 Raptor performs an aerial maneuver during the 2016 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 5, 2016. The Raptor performs both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions allowing full realization of operational concepts vital to the 21st-century Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Chris Massey)

Airman 1st Class Sean Carnes, a 1st Combat Camera Squadron combat photojournalist, fires an M4 carbine rifle as part of tactics training in exercise Scorpion Lens 2016 at Fort Jackson, S.C., March 7, 2016. The exercise is twofold containing the Scorpion Lens portion, which is dedicated to advanced weapons and tactical training, and the flash bang portion, which practices photography and videography documentation standards in combat situations. The purpose of the training is to provide refresher training to combat camera personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)

Airman 1st Class Sean Carnes, a 1st Combat Camera Squadron combat photojournalist, fires an M4 carbine rifle as part of tactics training in exercise Scorpion Lens 2016 at Fort Jackson, S.C., March 7, 2016. The exercise is twofold containing the Scorpion Lens portion, which is dedicated to advanced weapons and tactical training, and the flash bang portion, which practices photography and videography documentation standards in combat situations. The purpose of the training is to provide refresher training to combat camera personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)

A C-17 Globemaster III from the 517th Airlift Squadron lands at Bryant Army Airfield on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 7, 2016. The event marked the first time a C-17 has taken off from the airfield since its construction in 1958, when the runway was built by the Army on then-separate Fort Richardson to support Soldiers in remote areas of Alaska. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman James Richardson)

A C-17 Globemaster III from the 517th Airlift Squadron lands at Bryant Army Airfield on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 7, 2016. The event marked the first time a C-17 has taken off from the airfield since its construction in 1958, when the runway was built by the Army on then-separate Fort Richardson to support Soldiers in remote areas of Alaska. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman James Richardson)

First responders from the 51st Fighter Wing provide assistance to mock wounded personnel during exercise Beverly Midnight 16-01 March 9, 2016, at Osan Air Base, South Korea. This particular exercise scenario involved a C-130H Hercules assigned to the 374th Airlift Wing from Yokota AB, Japan, which took simulated small-arms fire from opposing forces upon landing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)

First responders from the 51st Fighter Wing provide assistance to mock wounded personnel during exercise Beverly Midnight 16-01 March 9, 2016, at Osan Air Base, South Korea. This particular exercise scenario involved a C-130H Hercules assigned to the 374th Airlift Wing from Yokota AB, Japan, which took simulated small-arms fire from opposing forces upon landing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen)

Three F-86 Sabres and an F-22 Raptor fly in formation during the 2016 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 6, 2016. Established in 1997, the course certifies civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and Air Force pilots to fly in formation together during the upcoming air show season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Chris Massey)

Three F-86 Sabres and an F-22 Raptor fly in formation during the 2016 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 6, 2016. Established in 1997, the course certifies civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and Air Force pilots to fly in formation together during the upcoming air show season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Chris Massey)

Airmen from the 25th Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepare an A-10 Thunderbolt II for a simulated combat sortie in support of exercise Beverly Midnight 16-01 at Osan Air Base, South Korea, March 9, 2016. A-10s are simple, effective and survivable twin-engine jet aircraft that can be used against all ground targets, including tanks and other armored vehicles and when using night vision goggles, A-10 pilots can conduct their missions in darkness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Rachelle Coleman)

Airmen from the 25th Aircraft Maintenance Unit prepare an A-10 Thunderbolt II for a simulated combat sortie in support of exercise Beverly Midnight 16-01 at Osan Air Base, South Korea, March 9, 2016. A-10s are simple, effective and survivable twin-engine jet aircraft that can be used against all ground targets, including tanks and other armored vehicles and when using night vision goggles, A-10 pilots can conduct their missions in darkness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Rachelle Coleman)

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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