Noble Eagle Sorties

Posted 8 June 2013
Photo by A1C Chase Cannon

Two F-22 Raptor pilots from the 7th Fighter Squadron prepare to take off at Holloman AFB, New Mexico, on 8 June 2013 on a mission in support of Operation Noble Eagle. Noble Eagle is the name given to the United States and Canadian military operations related to homeland security and support to federal, state, and local agencies. The ongoing operation began 14 September 2001, in response to the 11 September terrorist attacks.

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