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Ohio Air National Guard’s 121st Air Refueling Wing welcomes an A-10C Thunderbolt II from Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Sept. 1, 2016. A-10s were relocated in preparation for Tropical Storm Hermine. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley Williams)

Ohio Air National Guard’s 121st Air Refueling Wing welcomes an A-10C Thunderbolt II from Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Sept. 1, 2016. A-10s were relocated in preparation for Tropical Storm Hermine. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley Williams)

A pararescueman pauses after landing a high-altitude training jump from a C-17 Globemaster III over Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, N.Y., Aug. 30, 2016. The C-17, flown in from McChord Field, Wash., dropped rescue personnel several times throughout the day. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy)

A pararescueman pauses after landing a high-altitude training jump from a C-17 Globemaster III over Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, N.Y., Aug. 30, 2016. The C-17, flown in from McChord Field, Wash., dropped rescue personnel several times throughout the day. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy)

Thunderbird pilots fly over New York City, N.Y., Sept. 2, 2016. The Thunderbirds performed at the 2016 New York Air Show in New Windsor, N.Y., Sept. 3-4. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boitz)

Thunderbird pilots fly over New York City, N.Y., Sept. 2, 2016. The Thunderbirds performed at the 2016 New York Air Show in New Windsor, N.Y., Sept. 3-4. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boitz)

An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test Sept. 5, 2016, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test Sept. 5, 2016, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

Pararescuemen and combat rescue officers conduct training jumps from the back of a C-17 Globemaster III over Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, N.Y., Aug. 30, 2016. The C-17, flown in from McChord Field, Wash., dropped rescue personnel several times throughout the day. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy)

Pararescuemen and combat rescue officers conduct training jumps from the back of a C-17 Globemaster III over Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, N.Y., Aug. 30, 2016. The C-17, flown in from McChord Field, Wash., dropped rescue personnel several times throughout the day. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy)

A KC-135 Stratotanker from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 108th Wing flies over Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Aug. 31, 2016. The KC-135 celebrated its 60th anniversary, having made its first flight on Aug. 31, 1956. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht)

A KC-135 Stratotanker from the New Jersey Air National Guard's 108th Wing flies over Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Aug. 31, 2016. The KC-135 celebrated its 60th anniversary, having made its first flight on Aug. 31, 1956. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht)

Airmen from the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron work together to remove the panel on the right horizontal stabilizer of an EC-130H Compass Call at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 30, 2016. The 755th AMXS plans and executes all equipment maintenance actions for 14 EC-130Hs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

Airmen from the 755th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron work together to remove the panel on the right horizontal stabilizer of an EC-130H Compass Call at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Aug. 30, 2016. The 755th AMXS plans and executes all equipment maintenance actions for 14 EC-130Hs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

Airman 1st Class Chandler Adams, a 31st Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels laboratory technician, collects and tests a fuel sample at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Sept. 7, 2016. Before fuel is pumped into an aircraft, it’s tested to ensure it’s free of contaminants that could negatively affect the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush)

Airman 1st Class Chandler Adams, a 31st Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels laboratory technician, collects and tests a fuel sample at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Sept. 7, 2016. Before fuel is pumped into an aircraft, it’s tested to ensure it’s free of contaminants that could negatively affect the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Cory W. Bush)

Maj. Craig Baker, an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot from the F-16 Viper Demo Team, performs a routine during the Sound of Speed Air Show above the Rosecrans Memorial Airport in St. Joseph, Mo., Aug. 26, 2016. The air show was hosted by the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Airlift Wing to thank the surrounding community for its support. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Patrick P. Evenson)

Maj. Craig Baker, an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot from the F-16 Viper Demo Team, performs a routine during the Sound of Speed Air Show above the Rosecrans Memorial Airport in St. Joseph, Mo., Aug. 26, 2016. The air show was hosted by the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Airlift Wing to thank the surrounding community for its support. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Patrick P. Evenson)

Staff Sgt. Jerrick Gentz and Senior Airman Justin Mickle, both assigned to the 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, separate and collect scrap metal and debris in Fort Aubin-Neufchateau, Belgium, Aug. 28, 2016. The removal of scrap metal and debris from the bunker rooms will help open more of the bunker for the public tours. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
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Staff Sgt. Jerrick Gentz and Senior Airman Justin Mickle, both assigned to the 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, separate and collect scrap metal and debris in Fort Aubin-Neufchateau, Belgium, Aug. 28, 2016. The removal of scrap metal and debris from the bunker rooms will help open more of the bunker for the public tours. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)

A Beechcraft twin-engine aircraft performs a routine at sunset during the Sound of Speed Air Show above the Rosecrans Memorial Airport in St. Joseph, Mo., Aug. 26, 2016. The air show was hosted by the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Airlift Wing to thank the surrounding community for its support. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Patrick P. Evenson)
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A Beechcraft twin-engine aircraft performs a routine at sunset during the Sound of Speed Air Show above the Rosecrans Memorial Airport in St. Joseph, Mo., Aug. 26, 2016. The air show was hosted by the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Airlift Wing to thank the surrounding community for its support. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Patrick P. Evenson)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Triathletes participate in the annual SAFB Triathlon 26 August, 2016.  The athletes completed a swim, bike trail and 1.5 mile run.  (U.S. Air Force Photo/Dennis Rogers)
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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Triathletes participate in the annual SAFB Triathlon 26 August, 2016. The athletes completed a swim, bike trail and 1.5 mile run. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Dennis Rogers)

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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