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Maj. Scott Meng, an 18th Aggressor Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, awaits takeoff authorization during Red Flag-Alaska 16-2 on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 15, 2016. Red Flag-Alaska is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises that enable joint and international forces to sharpen their combat skills by flying simulated combat sorties together in a realistic threat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Steven R. Doty)

Maj. Scott Meng, an 18th Aggressor Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, awaits takeoff authorization during Red Flag-Alaska 16-2 on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 15, 2016. Red Flag-Alaska is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises that enable joint and international forces to sharpen their combat skills by flying simulated combat sorties together in a realistic threat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Steven R. Doty)

Comedian Jon Stewart, former host of The Daily Show, poses for a photo with the Air Force team during the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games in West Point, N.Y., June 15, 2016. Stewart emceed the opening ceremonies for the games. (Department of Defense photo/EJ Hersom)

Comedian Jon Stewart, former host of The Daily Show, poses for a photo with the Air Force team during the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games in West Point, N.Y., June 15, 2016. Stewart emceed the opening ceremonies for the games. (Department of Defense photo/EJ Hersom)

Security forces members from the Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd and 173rd fighter wings train together during a door-to-door search at a training village in Warrenton, Ore., during exercise Cascadia Rising on June, 10, 2016. The exercise scenario was a 9.0 magnitude earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone, which resulted 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)

Security forces members from the Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd and 173rd fighter wings train together during a door-to-door search at a training village in Warrenton, Ore., during exercise Cascadia Rising on June, 10, 2016. The exercise scenario was a 9.0 magnitude earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone, which resulted 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)

Pennsylvania Air National Guardsmen with the 171st Air Refueling Wing's Fire Protection Flight participate in an annual training exercise at the Pittsburgh International Airport’s Air Rescue and Firefighting facility June 7, 2016. The exercise simulated an aircraft crash, burn and rescue procedures. (Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Allyson L. Manners)

Pennsylvania Air National Guardsmen with the 171st Air Refueling Wing's Fire Protection Flight participate in an annual training exercise at the Pittsburgh International Airport’s Air Rescue and Firefighting facility June 7, 2016. The exercise simulated an aircraft crash, burn and rescue procedures. (Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Allyson L. Manners)

The U.S. Air Force Band plays the opening concert during the 2016 summer concert series at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on June 7, 2016. The series runs from Memorial Day weekend to Sept. 2, with concerts at the Capitol, National Harbor, Air Force Memorial and throughout the National Capitol Region. (U.S. National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy)

The U.S. Air Force Band plays the opening concert during the 2016 summer concert series at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on June 7, 2016. The series runs from Memorial Day weekend to Sept. 2, with concerts at the Capitol, National Harbor, Air Force Memorial and throughout the National Capitol Region. (U.S. National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy)

Staff Sgt. Shane Harding, a 647th Civil Engineering Squadron structures craftsman, paints a classroom during Pacific Angel 16-2 on June 12, 2016, at Wat Steung Primary School in Kampot, Cambodia. The U.S. developed Pacific Angel to enhance relations and interoperability with other countries in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Additionally, the mission gives the U.S. an opportunity to support the efforts of other governments in the region to provide medical, dental, optometry, and engineering assistance, and subject matter expert exchanges to host nation citizens. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

Staff Sgt. Shane Harding, a 647th Civil Engineering Squadron structures craftsman, paints a classroom during Pacific Angel 16-2 on June 12, 2016, at Wat Steung Primary School in Kampot, Cambodia. The U.S. developed Pacific Angel to enhance relations and interoperability with other countries in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Additionally, the mission gives the U.S. an opportunity to support the efforts of other governments in the region to provide medical, dental, optometry, and engineering assistance, and subject matter expert exchanges to host nation citizens. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV-Heavy rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., June 11, 2016. The Delta IV rocket carried a classified national security payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. (Courtesy photo/United Launch Alliance)

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV-Heavy rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., June 11, 2016. The Delta IV rocket carried a classified national security payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. (Courtesy photo/United Launch Alliance)

The sun rises behind an 89th Airlift Wing Special Airlift Mission C-40B at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 15, 2016. The C-40B is one of six aircraft types the 89th AW maintains and operates, including the two iconic “Air Force One” VC-25As, C-32As, C-40Bs, C-37Bs, C-37As and C-20Bs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace)

The sun rises behind an 89th Airlift Wing Special Airlift Mission C-40B at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 15, 2016. The C-40B is one of six aircraft types the 89th AW maintains and operates, including the two iconic “Air Force One” VC-25As, C-32As, C-40Bs, C-37Bs, C-37As and C-20Bs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace)

Staff Sgt. Sebastiana Lopez Arellano, a patient at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, does pushups during a therapy session at the center’s Military Advanced Training Center, which provides amputee patients with state-of-the-art care, in Bethesda, Md. Lopez, who lost her right leg and suffered several other injuries in a motorcycle crash in 2015, is competing in the Department of Defense Warrior Games, which end June 21. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sean Kimmons)

Staff Sgt. Sebastiana Lopez Arellano, a patient at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, does pushups during a therapy session at the center’s Military Advanced Training Center, which provides amputee patients with state-of-the-art care, in Bethesda, Md. Lopez, who lost her right leg and suffered several other injuries in a motorcycle crash in 2015, is competing in the Department of Defense Warrior Games, which end June 21. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sean Kimmons)

An F-15E Strike Eagle, assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, gains speed as it takes off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 6, 2016, during Red Flag-Alaska 16-2. Red Flag-Alaska missions are conducted over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, more than 67,000 square miles of airspace that includes one conventional bombing range and two tactical bombing ranges containing 510 different types of targets and 45 threat simulators. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik)
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An F-15E Strike Eagle, assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, gains speed as it takes off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 6, 2016, during Red Flag-Alaska 16-2. Red Flag-Alaska missions are conducted over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, more than 67,000 square miles of airspace that includes one conventional bombing range and two tactical bombing ranges containing 510 different types of targets and 45 threat simulators. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik)

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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