Northern Edge 2005
A U.S. Air Force C-21 and two F-15 Strike Eagles perform a mission near Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, August 15, 2005, during Northern Edge 2005. Alaska Shield/Northern Edge 2005 is the largest homeland defense/homeland security exercise ever conducted in Alaska--the first opportunity within the state to exercise an integrated local, state and federal government response to a series of simulated emergencies including natural disasters, terrorist attacks and mass casualty scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Heiser) Released

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Shane Heiser Released |  VIRIN: 050815-F-8296H-002.JPG