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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III congratulates Cadet 1st Class Amy Silverbush at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Class of 2016 graduation ceremony at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 2, 2016. More than 800 cadets graduated to become the newest second lieutenants in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan)

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III congratulates Cadet 1st Class Amy Silverbush at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Class of 2016 graduation ceremony at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 2, 2016. More than 800 cadets graduated to become the newest second lieutenants in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mike Kaplan)

Hundreds gathered May 30, 2016, at Madingley American Cemetery in Cambridge, England, to honor thousands of U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen who made the ultimate sacrifice. The cemetery contains 3,812 headstones and a Wall of the Missing, which stands nearly 500 feet in length and contains the names of more than 5,000 men from the U.S. Army, Army Air Corps, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, who are still listed as missing in action, buried at sea or unaccounted for. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew)

Hundreds gathered May 30, 2016, at Madingley American Cemetery in Cambridge, England, to honor thousands of U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen who made the ultimate sacrifice. The cemetery contains 3,812 headstones and a Wall of the Missing, which stands nearly 500 feet in length and contains the names of more than 5,000 men from the U.S. Army, Army Air Corps, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, who are still listed as missing in action, buried at sea or unaccounted for. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew)

A special missions aviator from the 41st Rescue Squadron looks out from an HH-60G Pave Hawk over Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., May 20, 2016. Airmen simulated different combat and rescue situations to synchronize efforts between a variety of Air Combat Command airframes. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Daniel Snider)

A special missions aviator from the 41st Rescue Squadron looks out from an HH-60G Pave Hawk over Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., May 20, 2016. Airmen simulated different combat and rescue situations to synchronize efforts between a variety of Air Combat Command airframes. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Daniel Snider)

Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Tuscany, an 81st Security Forces Squadron combat arms instructor, fires his weapon during the 81st SFS Law Enforcement Team Competition May 18, 2016, at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The competition was held during National Police Week, which recognizes the service of law enforcement men and women who put their lives at risk every day. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kemberly Groue)

Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Tuscany, an 81st Security Forces Squadron combat arms instructor, fires his weapon during the 81st SFS Law Enforcement Team Competition May 18, 2016, at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The competition was held during National Police Week, which recognizes the service of law enforcement men and women who put their lives at risk every day. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kemberly Groue)

Airmen from the 315th Airlift Wing work to prepare a C-17 Globemaster III for an airdrop mission with Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division during exercise Crescent Reach 16 on May 26, 2016, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Crescent Reach is an annual exercise designed to test and evaluate Joint Base Charleston’s ability to mobilize and launch a large-scale aircraft formation in addition to training, processing and deploying Airmen and cargo in response to a simulated crisis abroad. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson)

Airmen from the 315th Airlift Wing work to prepare a C-17 Globemaster III for an airdrop mission with Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division during exercise Crescent Reach 16 on May 26, 2016, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Crescent Reach is an annual exercise designed to test and evaluate Joint Base Charleston’s ability to mobilize and launch a large-scale aircraft formation in addition to training, processing and deploying Airmen and cargo in response to a simulated crisis abroad. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson)

Maj. Robert Carlsen, right, the 22nd Aerospace Medical Squadron optometry flight commander, examines the eyes of Isabella Morales at the medical readiness training exercise in La Blanca, Guatemala, May 28, 2016, during exercise Beyond the Horizon 2016. Carlsen ensured that Morales did not have any visible damage to her eyes before performing an eye examination. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Dillon Davis)

Maj. Robert Carlsen, right, the 22nd Aerospace Medical Squadron optometry flight commander, examines the eyes of Isabella Morales at the medical readiness training exercise in La Blanca, Guatemala, May 28, 2016, during exercise Beyond the Horizon 2016. Carlsen ensured that Morales did not have any visible damage to her eyes before performing an eye examination. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Dillon Davis)

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform an aerial demonstration during the Cannon Air Show on May 28, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The air show highlights the unique capabilities and qualities of Cannon’s air commandos and also celebrates the long-standing relationship between the 27th Special Operations Wing and the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez)

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform an aerial demonstration during the Cannon Air Show on May 28, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The air show highlights the unique capabilities and qualities of Cannon’s air commandos and also celebrates the long-standing relationship between the 27th Special Operations Wing and the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez)

James Jones, 2, hugs his father's tombstone during a visit to Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 30, 2016. James and his mother, Sarah Jones, participated in events with the nonprofit Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors during the Memorial Day weekend. (Courtesy photo/Sarah Jones)

James Jones, 2, hugs his father's tombstone during a visit to Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 30, 2016. James and his mother, Sarah Jones, participated in events with the nonprofit Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors during the Memorial Day weekend. (Courtesy photo/Sarah Jones)

An F-15E Strike Eagle soars above Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., May 20, 2016. Multiple Air Combat Command aircraft conducted joint aerial training, showcasing the aircraft’s tactical air and ground maneuvers, as well as their weapons capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Daniel Snider)

An F-15E Strike Eagle soars above Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., May 20, 2016. Multiple Air Combat Command aircraft conducted joint aerial training, showcasing the aircraft’s tactical air and ground maneuvers, as well as their weapons capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Daniel Snider)

Airman 1st Class Billy Crocket, a 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace maintenance journeyman, performs preflight inspections on landing gear on a C-17 Globemaster III during Crescent Reach 16 at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., May 24, 2016. Crescent Reach is an annual exercise designed to test and evaluate Joint Base Charleston's ability to mobilize and launch a large aircraft formation in addition to training, processing and deploying Airmen and cargo in response to a simulated crisis abroad. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Logan Carlson)
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Airman 1st Class Billy Crocket, a 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace maintenance journeyman, performs preflight inspections on landing gear on a C-17 Globemaster III during Crescent Reach 16 at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., May 24, 2016. Crescent Reach is an annual exercise designed to test and evaluate Joint Base Charleston's ability to mobilize and launch a large aircraft formation in addition to training, processing and deploying Airmen and cargo in response to a simulated crisis abroad. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Logan Carlson)

An MQ-9 Reaper performs a low pass during an air show demonstration May 29, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The air show highlights the unique capabilities and qualities of Cannon's air commandos and also celebrates the long-standing relationship between the 27th Special Operations Wing and the local community.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr.)
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An MQ-9 Reaper performs a low pass during an air show demonstration May 29, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The air show highlights the unique capabilities and qualities of Cannon's air commandos and also celebrates the long-standing relationship between the 27th Special Operations Wing and the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr.)

Members of the 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron participate in a capabilities demonstration during the Cannon Air Show on May 29, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The 2016 Cannon Air Show highlights the unique capabilities and qualities of Cannon's air commandos and also celebrates the long-standing relationship between the 27th Special Operations Wing and the local community.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr.)
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Members of the 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron participate in a capabilities demonstration during the Cannon Air Show on May 29, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The 2016 Cannon Air Show highlights the unique capabilities and qualities of Cannon's air commandos and also celebrates the long-standing relationship between the 27th Special Operations Wing and the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr.)

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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