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Airman 1st Class Alexandra Powell, a 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Fly Away Security Team member, scans an airfield for potential threats at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, formerly Camp Bastion, while a C-130J Super Hercules from the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron transfers equipment and personnel March 16, 2016. When flights travel to forward operating bases with limited airfield security, the FAST members play a vital role in protecting Air Force assets. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys)

Airman 1st Class Alexandra Powell, a 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Fly Away Security Team member, scans an airfield for potential threats at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, formerly Camp Bastion, while a C-130J Super Hercules from the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron transfers equipment and personnel March 16, 2016. When flights travel to forward operating bases with limited airfield security, the FAST members play a vital role in protecting Air Force assets. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys)

Lt. Col. George Watkins, the 34th Fighter Squadron commander, drops a GBU-12 laser-guided bomb from an F-35A Lightning II at the Utah Test and Training Range Feb. 25, 2016. The 34th FS is the Air Force's first combat unit to employ munitions from the F-35A. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Haseltine)

Lt. Col. George Watkins, the 34th Fighter Squadron commander, drops a GBU-12 laser-guided bomb from an F-35A Lightning II at the Utah Test and Training Range Feb. 25, 2016. The 34th FS is the Air Force's first combat unit to employ munitions from the F-35A. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Haseltine)

Member of Team USA lines up her shot during the archery competition of the 2016 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 29. This will be the fifth time Nellis is hosting the camp and wounded warriors are hopeful to come back. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum)

Member of Team USA lines up her shot during the archery competition of the 2016 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 29. This will be the fifth time Nellis is hosting the camp and wounded warriors are hopeful to come back. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum)

A CV-22 Osprey deploys a tactical air control party onto the ground of Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Mar. 4, 2016. Multiple aircraft within Air Combat Command conducted joint combat rescue and aerial training that showcased tactical air and ground maneuvers as well as weapons capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian J. Valencia)

A CV-22 Osprey deploys a tactical air control party onto the ground of Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Mar. 4, 2016. Multiple aircraft within Air Combat Command conducted joint combat rescue and aerial training that showcased tactical air and ground maneuvers as well as weapons capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian J. Valencia)

Tech. Sgt. Dylan Bolander, a 3rd Combat Camera Squadron broadcaster, crawls through the final obstacle of a team building event during exercise Scorpion Lens March 6, 2016, at Fort Jackson, S.C. The purpose of the exercise was 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)

Tech. Sgt. Dylan Bolander, a 3rd Combat Camera Squadron broadcaster, crawls through the final obstacle of a team building event during exercise Scorpion Lens March 6, 2016, at Fort Jackson, S.C. The purpose of the exercise was 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 F-16 Fighting Falcon releases a flare over Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., March 4, 2016. Multiple aircraft within Air Combat Command conducted joint aerial training that showcased tactical air and ground maneuvers as well as weapons capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian J. Valencia)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon releases a flare over Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., March 4, 2016. Multiple aircraft within Air Combat Command conducted joint aerial training that showcased tactical air and ground maneuvers as well as weapons capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian J. Valencia)

Airmen from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., build a protective barrier over a levee in Bossier City, La., March 10, 2016. Airmen worked in unison with the Army Corps of Engineers and local city employees to transport, unload and place sandbags at the lowest sections of the Red Chute Bayou levee. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mozer O. Da Cunha)

Airmen from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., build a protective barrier over a levee in Bossier City, La., March 10, 2016. Airmen worked in unison with the Army Corps of Engineers and local city employees to transport, unload and place sandbags at the lowest sections of the Red Chute Bayou levee. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mozer O. Da Cunha)

An F-15E Strike Eagle flies during a training exercise March 4, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the training, the aircraft conducted tactical air and ground maneuvers, as well as weapons training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Johnson)

An F-15E Strike Eagle flies during a training exercise March 4, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the training, the aircraft conducted tactical air and ground maneuvers, as well as weapons training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lauren M. Johnson)

Senior Airman Jae Yu, of the 21st Aerospace Medicine Squadron, monitors pressure in the altitude chamber at the Carter P. Luna Aerospace and Operational Physiology Training Center on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Yu overcame the challenges of moving to the U.S. from South Korea as a young boy and later joined the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Craig Denton)

Senior Airman Jae Yu, of the 21st Aerospace Medicine Squadron, monitors pressure in the altitude chamber at the Carter P. Luna Aerospace and Operational Physiology Training Center on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Yu overcame the challenges of moving to the U.S. from South Korea as a young boy and later joined the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Craig Denton)

Capt. Tim Six, a 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot, performs preflight checks on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 14, 2016. The 421st EFS, based out of Bagram Airfield, is the only dedicated fighter squadron in the country and continuously supports Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and NATO’s Resolute Support missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys)
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Capt. Tim Six, a 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot, performs preflight checks on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 14, 2016. The 421st EFS, based out of Bagram Airfield, is the only dedicated fighter squadron in the country and continuously supports Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and NATO’s Resolute Support missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys)

Capt. Tim Six, a 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot, takes off for a combat sortie in an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 14, 2016. The 421st EFS, based out of Bagram Airfield, is the only dedicated fighter squadron in the country and continuously supports Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and NATO’s Resolute Support missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys)
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Capt. Tim Six, a 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot, takes off for a combat sortie in an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 14, 2016. The 421st EFS, based out of Bagram Airfield, is the only dedicated fighter squadron in the country and continuously supports Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and NATO’s Resolute Support missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys)

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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