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President Barack Obama delivers the commencement address to the U.S. Air Force Academy class of 2016 at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 2, 2016. More than 820 cadets graduated to become the newest second lieutenants in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan)

President Barack Obama delivers the commencement address to the U.S. Air Force Academy class of 2016 at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 2, 2016. More than 820 cadets graduated to become the newest second lieutenants in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan)

A 510th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon departs Aviano Air Base, Italy, for Lask, Poland, to participate in Aviation Detachment 16-3 in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve on June 1, 2016. Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing will join Air guardsmen from the 138th FW and 239th Combat Communications Squadron to participate in the bilateral training with the Polish Air Force and other NATO and allied partners. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Krystal Ardrey)

A 510th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon departs Aviano Air Base, Italy, for Lask, Poland, to participate in Aviation Detachment 16-3 in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve on June 1, 2016. Airmen from the 31st Fighter Wing will join Air guardsmen from the 138th FW and 239th Combat Communications Squadron to participate in the bilateral training with the Polish Air Force and other NATO and allied partners. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Krystal Ardrey)

A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress leads a formation of aircraft including two Polish Air Force F-16s, four U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, two German Eurofighter Typhoons, and four Swedish Gripens over the Baltic Sea, June 9, 2016. The formation was captured from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 434th Air Refueling Wing, Grissom Air Force Base, Ind., as part of exercise Baltic Operations 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Erin Babis)

A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress leads a formation of aircraft including two Polish Air Force F-16s, four U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, two German Eurofighter Typhoons, and four Swedish Gripens over the Baltic Sea, June 9, 2016. The formation was captured from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 434th Air Refueling Wing, Grissom Air Force Base, Ind., as part of exercise Baltic Operations 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Erin Babis)

Air Force reservists from the 304th Rescue Squadron at Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., train with Oregon and Kentucky National Guard chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives enhanced force response force package members during the Cascadia Rising exercise at Camp Rilea, Warrenton, Ore., June 8, 2016. Cascadia Rising’s scenario is a 9.0 magnitude earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone, resulting in a tsunami, testing first responders, emergency management and public safety officials in the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. John Hughel)

Air Force reservists from the 304th Rescue Squadron at Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., train with Oregon and Kentucky National Guard chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives enhanced force response force package members during the Cascadia Rising exercise at Camp Rilea, Warrenton, Ore., June 8, 2016. Cascadia Rising’s scenario is a 9.0 magnitude earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone, resulting in a tsunami, testing first responders, emergency management and public safety officials in the Pacific Northwest. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. John Hughel)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Walling, a tactical aircraft maintenance technician, conducts end of runway checks during the air commandos on the High Plains Air Show on May 28, 2016, at 27th Special Operations Wing, Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jason Couillard)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Walling, a tactical aircraft maintenance technician, conducts end of runway checks during the air commandos on the High Plains Air Show on May 28, 2016, at 27th Special Operations Wing, Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jason Couillard)

An A-10C Thunderbolt II assigned to the 75th Fighter Squadron performs a low-angle strafe during the Hawgsmoke competition at Barry M. Goldwater Range, Ariz., June 2, 2016. The two-day competition included team and individual scoring of strafing, high-altitude dive-bombing, Maverick missile precision and team tactics. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Chris Drzazgowski)

An A-10C Thunderbolt II assigned to the 75th Fighter Squadron performs a low-angle strafe during the Hawgsmoke competition at Barry M. Goldwater Range, Ariz., June 2, 2016. The two-day competition included team and individual scoring of strafing, high-altitude dive-bombing, Maverick missile precision and team tactics. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Chris Drzazgowski)

Firefighters from the 151st Civil Engineer Squadron extinguish a simulated airplane fire June 7, 2016, at the Salt Lake City Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighters Training Center. The state-of-the-art facility is equipped with a simulator, which allows for interior and exterior training and includes a multitude of various fire scenarios. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Colton Elliott)

Firefighters from the 151st Civil Engineer Squadron extinguish a simulated airplane fire June 7, 2016, at the Salt Lake City Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighters Training Center. The state-of-the-art facility is equipped with a simulator, which allows for interior and exterior training and includes a multitude of various fire scenarios. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Colton Elliott)

Ohio Air National Guard members from the 179th Airlift Wing at Mansfield, Ohio, gather for a change of command ceremony June 5, 2016, for the departing wing commander, Col. Gary A. McCue, and incoming wing commander, Col. James R. Camp. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)

Ohio Air National Guard members from the 179th Airlift Wing at Mansfield, Ohio, gather for a change of command ceremony June 5, 2016, for the departing wing commander, Col. Gary A. McCue, and incoming wing commander, Col. James R. Camp. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)

Senior Airman Kate Vojtko, a 40th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, observes the propellers of a C-130J Super Hercules during exercise Swift Response 16 on June 6, 2016, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Swift Response is a joint, multinational-exercise designed to train the U.S. Global Response Force alongside high-readiness forces from Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom. The members of the 40th AS support theater commanders' requirements with combat-delivery capability through tactical airland and airdrop operations, as well as humanitarian efforts and aeromedical evacuation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. DeAndre Curtiss)

Senior Airman Kate Vojtko, a 40th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, observes the propellers of a C-130J Super Hercules during exercise Swift Response 16 on June 6, 2016, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Swift Response is a joint, multinational-exercise designed to train the U.S. Global Response Force alongside high-readiness forces from Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom. The members of the 40th AS support theater commanders' requirements with combat-delivery capability through tactical airland and airdrop operations, as well as humanitarian efforts and aeromedical evacuation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. DeAndre Curtiss)

Royal Norwegian Air Force members refuel two 493rd Fighter Squadron F-15C Eagles during training exercise Arctic Fighter Meet 2016 at Bodø Main Air Station, Norway, May 25, 2016. This exercise allowed forward-based U.S. Airmen and aircraft from Royal Air Force Lakenheath to train with NATO allies and other European partners, building on skill sets and improving every nation’s ability to seamlessly work together. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Erin Babis)
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Royal Norwegian Air Force members refuel two 493rd Fighter Squadron F-15C Eagles during training exercise Arctic Fighter Meet 2016 at Bodø Main Air Station, Norway, May 25, 2016. This exercise allowed forward-based U.S. Airmen and aircraft from Royal Air Force Lakenheath to train with NATO allies and other European partners, building on skill sets and improving every nation’s ability to seamlessly work together. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Erin Babis)

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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