07/01/05 - An F-15 Eagle patrols the skies over Washington D.C. on July 1, 2005. The combat air patrol mission, flown by pilots from the 94th Fighter Squadron at Langley Air Force Base, Va., is in support of Operation Noble Eagle, part of the overall plan to protect North America from airborne attack. DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. Ben Bloker, U.S. Air Force.