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Members of the Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons and 176th Security Forces Squadron, along with the 163rd SFS from the California Air National Guard, participated in a mass casualty exercise on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 20, 2016. During the exercise, the rescue operators located, assessed, treated and evacuated numerous casualties while engaging and eliminating multiple attacks from opposition forces. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton)

Members of the Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons and 176th Security Forces Squadron, along with the 163rd SFS from the California Air National Guard, participated in a mass casualty exercise on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 20, 2016. During the exercise, the rescue operators located, assessed, treated and evacuated numerous casualties while engaging and eliminating multiple attacks from opposition forces. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton)

Tech. Sgt. Kevin Gilles, of the 82nd Aerial Port Squadron, and Army Sgt. Scott Connelly, the 238th Transportation Company training NCO, discuss the benefits of having their unit members work together to strengthen their job skills at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The Air Force and Army reservists coordinated for three months to develop a July 23, 2016, training event during exercise Patriot Wyvern that taught Soldiers how to load and secure heavy equipment aboard the C-5M Super Galaxy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ken Wright)

Tech. Sgt. Kevin Gilles, of the 82nd Aerial Port Squadron, and Army Sgt. Scott Connelly, the 238th Transportation Company training NCO, discuss the benefits of having their unit members work together to strengthen their job skills at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The Air Force and Army reservists coordinated for three months to develop a July 23, 2016, training event during exercise Patriot Wyvern that taught Soldiers how to load and secure heavy equipment aboard the C-5M Super Galaxy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ken Wright)

F-22A Raptors with the 94th Fighter Squadron drop joint direct attack munitions during the 95th anniversary of when Gen. William Billy Mitchell bombed the Ostfriesland, a captured German warship, at Langley Air Force Base, Va., July 21, 2016. Mitchell and the 1st Provisional Air Brigade demonstrated to the world the superiority of airpower by sinking the reputedly unsinkable Ostfriesland. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

F-22A Raptors with the 94th Fighter Squadron drop joint direct attack munitions during the 95th anniversary of when Gen. William Billy Mitchell bombed the Ostfriesland, a captured German warship, at Langley Air Force Base, Va., July 21, 2016. Mitchell and the 1st Provisional Air Brigade demonstrated to the world the superiority of airpower by sinking the reputedly unsinkable Ostfriesland. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)

Airman 1st Class Jamie Teachenor, the U.S. Air Force Academy Band and Wild Blue Country lead vocalist, rehearses his songs at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., July 20, 2016. Before joining the Air Force, Teachenor was a multi-platinum singer and songwriter based in Nashville, Tenn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

Airman 1st Class Jamie Teachenor, the U.S. Air Force Academy Band and Wild Blue Country lead vocalist, rehearses his songs at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., July 20, 2016. Before joining the Air Force, Teachenor was a multi-platinum singer and songwriter based in Nashville, Tenn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

Airmen from the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron perform maintenance on an MQ-9 Reaper in preparation to support Red Flag 16-3 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., July 20, 2016. The exercise also incorporated aircraft platforms from U.S. military services and coalition partners in a variety of training scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

Airmen from the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron perform maintenance on an MQ-9 Reaper in preparation to support Red Flag 16-3 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., July 20, 2016. The exercise also incorporated aircraft platforms from U.S. military services and coalition partners in a variety of training scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard conduct training at the Air Force Memorial in Washington, D.C., July 26, 2016. The vision of the honor guard is to ensure a legacy of Airmen who promote the mission, protect the standards, perfect the image and preserve the heritage of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy)

Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard conduct training at the Air Force Memorial in Washington, D.C., July 26, 2016. The vision of the honor guard is to ensure a legacy of Airmen who promote the mission, protect the standards, perfect the image and preserve the heritage of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy)

An F-16C Fighting Falcon from the 64th Aggressors Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., banks off toward the Nevada Test and Training Range to participate in a training sortie during Red Flag 16-3, July 19, 2016. During Red Flag, the 64th AGRS will test other units’ capabilities in air-to-air combat while acting as the enemy in the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jake Carter)

An F-16C Fighting Falcon from the 64th Aggressors Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., banks off toward the Nevada Test and Training Range to participate in a training sortie during Red Flag 16-3, July 19, 2016. During Red Flag, the 64th AGRS will test other units’ capabilities in air-to-air combat while acting as the enemy in the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jake Carter)

Airmen with the 182nd Security Forces Squadron, Illinois Air National Guard, maneuver through concealment smoke during shoot, move, communicate training in Peoria, Ill., July 20, 2016. The training was designed to practice fire team communication and movements while engaging simulated combatants. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Lealan Buehrer)

Airmen with the 182nd Security Forces Squadron, Illinois Air National Guard, maneuver through concealment smoke during shoot, move, communicate training in Peoria, Ill., July 20, 2016. The training was designed to practice fire team communication and movements while engaging simulated combatants. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Lealan Buehrer)

A C-130J Super Hercules from the 41st Airlift Squadron flies past Denali, the highest peak in North America, July 19, 2016. The 41st AS conducted training in Alaska to prepare for the terrain present in austere locations. Alaska provides an uncontended airspace, which allows aircrews to train more effectively without having to adjust to commercial flight patterns. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kaylee Clark)

A C-130J Super Hercules from the 41st Airlift Squadron flies past Denali, the highest peak in North America, July 19, 2016. The 41st AS conducted training in Alaska to prepare for the terrain present in austere locations. Alaska provides an uncontended airspace, which allows aircrews to train more effectively without having to adjust to commercial flight patterns. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kaylee Clark)

Members of the Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons and 176th Security Forces Squadron, along with the 163rd SFS from the California Air National Guard, participated in a mass casualty exercise on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 20, 2016. During the exercise, the rescue operators located, assessed, treated and evacuated numerous casualties while engaging and eliminating multiple attacks from opposition forces. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton)
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Members of the Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons and 176th Security Forces Squadron, along with the 163rd SFS from the California Air National Guard, participated in a mass casualty exercise on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 20, 2016. During the exercise, the rescue operators located, assessed, treated and evacuated numerous casualties while engaging and eliminating multiple attacks from opposition forces. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton)

The sun sets on the horizon as Staff Sgt. Kyle Emmel, a 17th Training Group student, cycles down a road in San Angelo, Texas, July 19, 2016. When he rides, Emmel said his mind goes blank and all that exists in that moment is him, his bike and the landscape around him. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Devin Boyer)
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The sun sets on the horizon as Staff Sgt. Kyle Emmel, a 17th Training Group student, cycles down a road in San Angelo, Texas, July 19, 2016. When he rides, Emmel said his mind goes blank and all that exists in that moment is him, his bike and the landscape around him. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Devin Boyer)

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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