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Members of the 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct a post-flight systems check on an E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System Oct. 20, 2016, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, following a mission supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. The JSTARS uses its communications and radar systems to support ground attack units and direct air support throughout the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Miles Wilson)

Members of the 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct a post-flight systems check on an E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System Oct. 20, 2016, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, following a mission supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. The JSTARS uses its communications and radar systems to support ground attack units and direct air support throughout the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Miles Wilson)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon flies over Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 20, 2016. The 555th and 510th Fighter Squadrons deter aggression, defend U.S. and NATO interests, and develop Aviano AB through superior combat air power, support and training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Krystal Ardrey)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon flies over Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 20, 2016. The 555th and 510th Fighter Squadrons deter aggression, defend U.S. and NATO interests, and develop Aviano AB through superior combat air power, support and training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Krystal Ardrey)

Air Force combat controllers assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, 320th Special Tactics Squadron and South Korea’s 255th Special Operations Squadron, pull security and establish a line of communication on Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and South Korean air force special operations forces' ability to conduct infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Colville McFee)

Air Force combat controllers assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron, 320th Special Tactics Squadron and South Korea’s 255th Special Operations Squadron, pull security and establish a line of communication on Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, Oct. 22, 2016. Members from 320th STS and 1st SOS worked with the 255th SOS to enhance U.S. and South Korean air force special operations forces' ability to conduct infiltration methods, jump clearing team operations, airfield establishment, aircraft control and close air support familiarization. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Colville McFee)

A new airman first class writes a letter to her friends and family while “deployed” during the Operation Hero event Oct. 22, 2016, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  More than 100 kids participated in the mock deployment experience created to give military children a glimpse of what their loved ones go through when they leave home. The kids went through a deployment line to receive dog tags and “immunizations” before they were briefed by the commander and shipped off to a deployed location. There, they participated in various activities and demonstrations by local base agencies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

A new airman first class writes a letter to her friends and family while “deployed” during the Operation Hero event Oct. 22, 2016, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. More than 100 kids participated in the mock deployment experience created to give military children a glimpse of what their loved ones go through when they leave home. The kids went through a deployment line to receive dog tags and “immunizations” before they were briefed by the commander and shipped off to a deployed location. There, they participated in various activities and demonstrations by local base agencies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

A gopher tortoise waits to begin exploring its new home deep within the Eglin Air Force Base range, Fla., Oct. 26, 2016.  The first of more than 250 tortoises were released into their 100-acre habitat after being moved from their previous home in south Florida.  Increasing the gopher tortoise population could prevent the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from listing the animal on the threatened and endangered species list. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

A gopher tortoise waits to begin exploring its new home deep within the Eglin Air Force Base range, Fla., Oct. 26, 2016. The first of more than 250 tortoises were released into their 100-acre habitat after being moved from their previous home in south Florida. Increasing the gopher tortoise population could prevent the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from listing the animal on the threatened and endangered species list. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Members of the 179th Maintenance Group work on a C-130H Hercules in Mansfield, Ohio, as part of normal training operations Oct. 26, 2016. The 179th Airlift Wing is always on a mission to be the first choice to respond to state and federal missions with a trusted team of Airmen. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)

Members of the 179th Maintenance Group work on a C-130H Hercules in Mansfield, Ohio, as part of normal training operations Oct. 26, 2016. The 179th Airlift Wing is always on a mission to be the first choice to respond to state and federal missions with a trusted team of Airmen. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)

Airmen with the 153rd Security Forces Squadron advance toward a multilevel training building as part of annual close quarters battle drills at the Cheyenne Regional Fire Training Building in Wyoming Oct 23, 2016. Airmen were conducting annual shoot, move, communicate and close quarter combat training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. John Galvin)

Airmen with the 153rd Security Forces Squadron advance toward a multilevel training building as part of annual close quarters battle drills at the Cheyenne Regional Fire Training Building in Wyoming Oct 23, 2016. Airmen were conducting annual shoot, move, communicate and close quarter combat training. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. John Galvin)

A B-52 Stratofortress from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., performs a turn at 28,000 feet above the Gulf of Mexico Oct. 13, 2016. The B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that can perform a variety of missions. The bomber is capable of flying at high subsonic speeds at altitudes up to 50,000 feet. It can carry nuclear or precision-guided conventional ordnance with worldwide precision navigation capability. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Curt Beach)

A B-52 Stratofortress from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., performs a turn at 28,000 feet above the Gulf of Mexico Oct. 13, 2016. The B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that can perform a variety of missions. The bomber is capable of flying at high subsonic speeds at altitudes up to 50,000 feet. It can carry nuclear or precision-guided conventional ordnance with worldwide precision navigation capability. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Curt Beach)

Capt. Lance Adsit, 20th Bomb Squadron aircraft commander, and Lt. Col. Erik Johnson, 340th Weapons Squadron commander, fly a B-52 Stratofortress above the Gulf of Mexico Oct. 13, 2016. Two B-52s from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and two B-1 Lancers from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, flew together and performed more than 200 simulated missile launches as part of a weapons school integration exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Curt Beach)

Capt. Lance Adsit, 20th Bomb Squadron aircraft commander, and Lt. Col. Erik Johnson, 340th Weapons Squadron commander, fly a B-52 Stratofortress above the Gulf of Mexico Oct. 13, 2016. Two B-52s from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and two B-1 Lancers from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, flew together and performed more than 200 simulated missile launches as part of a weapons school integration exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Curt Beach)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 138th Fighter Wing in Tulsa, Okla., prepares for a morning sortie Oct. 19, 2016. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Drew A. Egnoske)
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An F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 138th Fighter Wing in Tulsa, Okla., prepares for a morning sortie Oct. 19, 2016. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Drew A. Egnoske)

Senior Airman Jeremy Johnson, from the Oklahoma Air National Guard’s 138th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron in Tulsa, Okla., performs routine maintenance on an F-16 Fighting Falcon's critical components Oct. 27, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Drew Egnoske)
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Senior Airman Jeremy Johnson, from the Oklahoma Air National Guard’s 138th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron in Tulsa, Okla., performs routine maintenance on an F-16 Fighting Falcon's critical components Oct. 27, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Drew Egnoske)

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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