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Senior Airman Jacob Nevills, 455th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Dirt Boy, washes the concrete from his face after helping fill a footer at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 03, 2016. Members of the 455th ECES are digging out eight trenches to house eight footers for the future placement of four relocatable buildings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justyn M. Freeman)

Senior Airman Jacob Nevills, 455th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Dirt Boy, washes the concrete from his face after helping fill a footer at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 03, 2016. Members of the 455th ECES are digging out eight trenches to house eight footers for the future placement of four relocatable buildings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justyn M. Freeman)

Marines jump from an Air Force C-130 Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016, during Jump Week. The Marines were from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force and the C-130 was assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota AB. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (U.S. Air Force photo/Yasuo Osakabe)

Marines jump from an Air Force C-130 Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016, during Jump Week. The Marines were from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force and the C-130 was assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota AB. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (U.S. Air Force photo/Yasuo Osakabe)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro throws a shotput during the 2016 Invictus Games slogan in Orlando, Fla. May 10, 2016. (DoD News photo by EJ Hersom)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro throws a shotput during the 2016 Invictus Games slogan in Orlando, Fla. May 10, 2016. (DoD News photo by EJ Hersom)

Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Seekell, of Team U.S., sprints during the male 100-meter track finals at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., May 10, 2016. The 2016 Invictus Games kicked off with a ceremony May 8, and 15 nations competed through May 12 in multiple adaptive sports events. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace)

Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Seekell, of Team U.S., sprints during the male 100-meter track finals at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., May 10, 2016. The 2016 Invictus Games kicked off with a ceremony May 8, and 15 nations competed through May 12 in multiple adaptive sports events. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace)

A 302nd Airlift Wing C-130 Hercules performs water-drop training in Southern California on May 3, 2016. The training was conducted at Channel Islands Air National Guard Station, Calif., for the mission’s annual certification. Since 1974, the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System, a fire retardant delivery system inserted into a C-130, has been a joint effort including the U.S. Forest Service and the Defense Department to fight wildland fires. (Courtesy photo)

A 302nd Airlift Wing C-130 Hercules performs water-drop training in Southern California on May 3, 2016. The training was conducted at Channel Islands Air National Guard Station, Calif., for the mission’s annual certification. Since 1974, the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System, a fire retardant delivery system inserted into a C-130, has been a joint effort including the U.S. Forest Service and the Defense Department to fight wildland fires. (Courtesy photo)

Airman 1st Class Alex Nona, a 60th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, inspects the interior of an abandoned structure, known as the “bomb factory,” prior to entry during an exercise May 5, 2016, at Clear Lake, Calif. Nona and other EOD technicians set out to eliminate numerous improvised explosive devices and a radioactive dispersal device within the abandoned structure. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Bobby Cummings)

Airman 1st Class Alex Nona, a 60th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, inspects the interior of an abandoned structure, known as the “bomb factory,” prior to entry during an exercise May 5, 2016, at Clear Lake, Calif. Nona and other EOD technicians set out to eliminate numerous improvised explosive devices and a radioactive dispersal device within the abandoned structure. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Bobby Cummings)

A C-130 Hercules from the 36th Airlift Squadron conducts a night flight mission over Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The C-130 provides tactical airlift worldwide. Its flexible design allows it to operate in an austere environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Yasuo Osakabe)

A C-130 Hercules from the 36th Airlift Squadron conducts a night flight mission over Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The C-130 provides tactical airlift worldwide. Its flexible design allows it to operate in an austere environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Yasuo Osakabe)

Airmen transport simulated patients to a MC-130J Commando II at Eglin Range, Fla., May 4, 2016, during exercise Emerald Warrior 16. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command-sponsored mission rehearsal exercise during which joint special operations forces train to respond to real and emerging worldwide threats. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Logan Carlson)

Airmen transport simulated patients to a MC-130J Commando II at Eglin Range, Fla., May 4, 2016, during exercise Emerald Warrior 16. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command-sponsored mission rehearsal exercise during which joint special operations forces train to respond to real and emerging worldwide threats. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Logan Carlson)

A C-130 Hercules takes off from Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016, during Jump Week. The 36th Airlift Squadron provided airlift support to the Marine Corps’ weeklong jump training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Yasuo Osakabe)

A C-130 Hercules takes off from Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016, during Jump Week. The 36th Airlift Squadron provided airlift support to the Marine Corps’ weeklong jump training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Yasuo Osakabe)

Staff Sgt. Henderson Anthony, a 51st Civil Engineer Squadron structural craftsman, stands in a cloud of decontamination powder while his mission oriented protective posture gear is decontaminated during exercise Beverly Herd 16-01 at Osan Air Base, South Korea, May 11, 2016. Dozens of civil engineer Airmen participated in the training scenario covering wartime survival skills. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Victor J. Caputo)
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Staff Sgt. Henderson Anthony, a 51st Civil Engineer Squadron structural craftsman, stands in a cloud of decontamination powder while his mission oriented protective posture gear is decontaminated during exercise Beverly Herd 16-01 at Osan Air Base, South Korea, May 11, 2016. Dozens of civil engineer Airmen participated in the training scenario covering wartime survival skills. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Victor J. Caputo)

Fireworks erupt as the flags of 15 nations are displayed during the opening ceremony for Invictus Games 2016 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., May 8, 2016. The 2016 Invictus Games officially kicked off with the ceremony and wounded warriors will compete over the next five days in multiple adaptive sports events. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace)
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Fireworks erupt as the flags of 15 nations are displayed during the opening ceremony for Invictus Games 2016 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., May 8, 2016. The 2016 Invictus Games officially kicked off with the ceremony and wounded warriors will compete over the next five days in multiple adaptive sports events. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace)

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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