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Capt. Jonathan Bonilla and 1st Lt. Vicente Vasquez, 459th Airlift Squadron UH-1N Huey pilots, fly over Tokyo after completing night training April 25, 2016. The 459th AS frequently trains on a multitude of scenarios in preparation for potential real-world contingencies and operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Yasuo Osakabe)

Capt. Jonathan Bonilla and 1st Lt. Vicente Vasquez, 459th Airlift Squadron UH-1N Huey pilots, fly over Tokyo after completing night training April 25, 2016. The 459th AS frequently trains on a multitude of scenarios in preparation for potential real-world contingencies and operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Yasuo Osakabe)

Members of the Alaska Air National Guard’s 212th Rescue Squadron participate in a mass casualty training event on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, May 4, 2016. The exercise consisted of a tactical foot patrol in the woods, where rescue team members reported casualties. During the movement, the team was ambushed by opposition forces, causing them to react to contact, suppress enemy fire, and call for close air support. This training prepares the Air Force's elite rescue personnel for the types of high-risk rescue missions they conduct when deployed in defense of their nation. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton)

Members of the Alaska Air National Guard’s 212th Rescue Squadron participate in a mass casualty training event on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, May 4, 2016. The exercise consisted of a tactical foot patrol in the woods, where rescue team members reported casualties. During the movement, the team was ambushed by opposition forces, causing them to react to contact, suppress enemy fire, and call for close air support. This training prepares the Air Force's elite rescue personnel for the types of high-risk rescue missions they conduct when deployed in defense of their nation. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton)

The 28th Bomb Wing’s first B-1B Lancer upgraded with Sustainment Block-16 touches down at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., May 2, 2016. With the upgraded B-1’s return from Tinker AFB, Okla., Ellsworth Airmen will be able to put their training from the IBS-updated sim to the test. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Donald Knechtel)

The 28th Bomb Wing’s first B-1B Lancer upgraded with Sustainment Block-16 touches down at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., May 2, 2016. With the upgraded B-1’s return from Tinker AFB, Okla., Ellsworth Airmen will be able to put their training from the IBS-updated sim to the test. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Donald Knechtel)

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter briefs the official announcement of Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein, who was nominated to become the 21st Air Force chief of staff, in the Pentagon on April 29, 2016. With them is Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash)

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter briefs the official announcement of Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein, who was nominated to become the 21st Air Force chief of staff, in the Pentagon on April 29, 2016. With them is Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash)

Soldiers fast rope from a UH-60 Black Hawk during Emerald Warrior 16 on May 3, 2016, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Emerald Warrior 16 is a U.S. Special Operation Command sponsored mission rehearsal exercise in which joint special operations forces train to respond to real and emerging worldwide threats. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Logan Carlson)

Soldiers fast rope from a UH-60 Black Hawk during Emerald Warrior 16 on May 3, 2016, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Emerald Warrior 16 is a U.S. Special Operation Command sponsored mission rehearsal exercise in which joint special operations forces train to respond to real and emerging worldwide threats. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Logan Carlson)

Christian Perryman, an Airman and Team U.S.A. athlete, warms up before 2016 Invictus Games practice swimming heats at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., May 5, 2016. Fifteen countries are competing in the 2016 Invictus Games and there are 108 medals to be earned in the swimming competitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace)

Christian Perryman, an Airman and Team U.S.A. athlete, warms up before 2016 Invictus Games practice swimming heats at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., May 5, 2016. Fifteen countries are competing in the 2016 Invictus Games and there are 108 medals to be earned in the swimming competitions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace)

F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 121st Fighter Squadron at Joint Base Andrews, Md., and the 112th FS from Toledo Air National Guard Base, Ohio, stand by for launch May 4, 2015, during Red Flag-Alaska 15-2 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. RF-Alaska 15-2 enabled units from around the globe to conduct live-fire training, utilizing more than 67,000 square miles of airspace over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Peter Reft)

F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 121st Fighter Squadron at Joint Base Andrews, Md., and the 112th FS from Toledo Air National Guard Base, Ohio, stand by for launch May 4, 2015, during Red Flag-Alaska 15-2 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. RF-Alaska 15-2 enabled units from around the globe to conduct live-fire training, utilizing more than 67,000 square miles of airspace over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Peter Reft)

A Combat Leaders Course student provides cover-fire to a fire team during a field training exercise on Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas, May 2, 2016. CLC is designed to hone the leadership skills of security forces NCOs prior to being deployed down range. The five-week course focuses on land navigation skills, mission planning and strategy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class James Crow)

A Combat Leaders Course student provides cover-fire to a fire team during a field training exercise on Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas, May 2, 2016. CLC is designed to hone the leadership skills of security forces NCOs prior to being deployed down range. The five-week course focuses on land navigation skills, mission planning and strategy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class James Crow)

Airmen from the 110th Attack Wing and Marine reservists work together to build a porch for a new dining facility at Camp Hinds, Maine, May 3, 2016. The Airmen participated in the Innovative Readiness Training at Camp Hinds. IRT combines training with community needs, helping Airmen achieve wartime readiness while also helping the community. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Airman Tiffany Clark)

Airmen from the 110th Attack Wing and Marine reservists work together to build a porch for a new dining facility at Camp Hinds, Maine, May 3, 2016. The Airmen participated in the Innovative Readiness Training at Camp Hinds. IRT combines training with community needs, helping Airmen achieve wartime readiness while also helping the community. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Airman Tiffany Clark)

A CV-22 Osprey prepares to land during Emerald Warrior 16 on May 3, 2016, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Emerald Warrior 16 is a U.S. Special Operation Command sponsored mission rehearsal exercise in which joint special operations forces train to respond to real and emerging worldwide threats. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Logan Carlson)
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A CV-22 Osprey prepares to land during Emerald Warrior 16 on May 3, 2016, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Emerald Warrior 16 is a U.S. Special Operation Command sponsored mission rehearsal exercise in which joint special operations forces train to respond to real and emerging worldwide threats. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Logan Carlson)

Capt. Jonathan Bonilla, a 459th Airlift Squadron UH-1N Huey pilot, performs a visual confirmation using night vision goggles during a night training sortie over Tokyo, April 25, 2016. The 459th AS frequently trains on a multitude of scenarios in preparation for potential real-world contingencies and operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Yasuo Osakabe)
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Capt. Jonathan Bonilla, a 459th Airlift Squadron UH-1N Huey pilot, performs a visual confirmation using night vision goggles during a night training sortie over Tokyo, April 25, 2016. The 459th AS frequently trains on a multitude of scenarios in preparation for potential real-world contingencies and operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Yasuo Osakabe)

An Airman with the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, walks to an AC-130U “Spooky” before preflight checks during Emerald Warrior 16 on May 3, 2016, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command sponsored mission rehearsal exercise in which joint special operations forces train to respond to real and emerging worldwide threats. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jordan Castelan)
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An Airman with the 1st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, walks to an AC-130U “Spooky” before preflight checks during Emerald Warrior 16 on May 3, 2016, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command sponsored mission rehearsal exercise in which joint special operations forces train to respond to real and emerging worldwide threats. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jordan Castelan)

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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