1 MILLION MILES: A look into Vice President Biden's trips in Air Force Two

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Late last year Vice President Joe Biden crossed the million-mile mark in his official plane, the Air Force Two. Whether it's flying home to his own backyard in to Wilmington, Delaware or to Kosovo, the official Vice Presidential Photographer David Lienemann is there to capture most of Biden's journeys.

Lienemann recently created a round up of his favorite images on Medium, celebrating the best images he's captured of Biden traveling across the globe. "Along the way, I've had the opportunity to capture every aspect of a given trip — from meetings on the plane to motorcades on the ground; from official bilateral meetings to behind-the-scenes local visits. Let's just say the pace is never slow," he wrote on Medium.

Ahead, 28 selects from Biden's travels over the past seven years.

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Walking down the stairs of Air Force Two at New Castle County Airport in Wilmington, Delaware on Aug. 23, 2013.

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"Foreign visits are usually scripted affairs...In this...visit to Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel walked...Biden onto the balcony outside her office. The two of them overlooked the Berlin skyline and talked alone for a few minutes without interpreters or staff before joining the rest of their delegations before the regular meeting began," wrote Lienemann on Medium.

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Visiting troops in the 4–2 Stryker Brigade at Camp Victory, Iraq, on January 23, 2010.

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Here, Biden pins a Bronze Star on Staff Sergeant Workman at Forward Operating Base Airborne in Wardak Province, Afghanistan on January 11, 2011.

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Lienemann explained that on some trips, Biden will switch from Air Force Two to a C-17 cargo plane. The Air Force pulls a modified Airstream trailer into the plane for the Vice President while most of the staff sit on seats along the side of the plane. Here, he and his staff are on their way to Iraq, July 2, 2009.

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Saluting as he approaches Marine Two after landing at Joint Base Andrews aboard Air Force Two on June 6, 2012.

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Prepping before a speech in Grinnell Iowa, on September 18, 2012.

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Lienemann captured this image from an unusual view while Biden spoke at an event at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire on September 21, 2012.

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Ice cream time at a Dairy Queen in Danville, Virginia on August 13, 2012.

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Biden gives Lienemann a big thumps up at the Southwest Florida International Airport on September 28, 2012.

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On March 3, 2013, Biden marched arm in arm with Congresswoman Terri Sewell and Civil rights legend and Congressman John Lewis during the 48th annual Bridge Crossing Ceremony in Selma, Alabama.

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Biden making a public appearance after a speech in Ocala, Florida on October 31, 2012.

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Biden says a quick hello to a group of nuns after attending the Inauguration Mass for Pope Francis in Vatican City on March 19, 2013.

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Here, Biden and Dr. Jill Biden wave as they arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport, in New Delhi, India on July 22, 2013.

(Photo via Official Vice Presidential Photographer David Lienemann)

In Singapore, Biden toured the U.S.S. Freedom at the Changi Navy Base, Singapore on July 27, 2013.

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Biden and Dr. Jill Biden attended a USO/Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) Good Grief Camp Out for children who had lost parents in the military at Camp Pendleton, California on June 14, 2013.

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Biden sits with speechwriter Dylan inside his own small cabin inside Air Force Two on the way to New York, on September 26, 2013.

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Biden walks under the Gateway Arch with St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (left), and Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell on May 13, 2014.

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Biden spoke at the port of Savannah, Georgia on September 16, 2013.

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Biden talks with his staffer aboard Air Force Two on January 24, 2015.

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Biden and his granddaughter take a tour at the Dachau Concentration camp with Max Mannheimer, a 95-year-old Holocaust survivor, in Dachau, Germany on February 8, 2015.

(Photo via Official Vice Presidential Photographer David Lienemann)

Biden delivers remarks on ending campus sexual assault during an “It’s On Us” Event at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus in Urbana, Illinois on April 23, 2015.

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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter and Biden shake hands before eating lunch at the Old Ferry Landing in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Sept. 3, 2014.

(Photo via Official Vice Presidential Photographer David Lienemann)

"After speaking at a given event, ...Biden often likes to work a ropeline to shake hands and greet attendees at events," wrote Lienemann.

(Photo via Official Vice Presidential Photographer David Lienemann)

Here, he tours the Decani Monastery with Serbian Orthodox Monk Father Sava in Decani, Kosovo, on May 21, 2009.

(Photo via Official Vice Presidential Photographer David Lienemann)

Vice President Joe Biden jogs up the stairs to Air Force Two at Lambert St. Louis International Airport, in St. Louis, Missouri, August 20, 2010.

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