U.S. Air Force MAJ. John Braun, Pilot, F-15D Eagle (left), with Air Force Academy Cadet Second Class Jessica Palomba in the back seat, is flying over Langley Air Force Base, Va., as part of Operation Air Force, a program that gives Air Force Academy Cadets a chance to be immersed in the"real"Air Force, Jun. 24, 2005. During their three-week stay, the Cadets shadow various officers and enlised personnel from a wide variety of career fields. 1ST LT. Matt Bruckner is flying the Eagle in the wingman position. (U.S. Air Force photo by TECH SGT. Ben Bloker) (Released)