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Air Frame: An F-16 of the District of Columbia Air National Guard's 121st Fighter Squadron maneuvers to intercept a Civil Air Patrol Cessna 172 during air defense exercise Fertile Keynote near Patuxent, Md., Aug. 28, 2012. F-16s on alert at JB Andrews, Md., home of the squadron, have scrambled more than 3,700 times for potential air threats to Washington, D.C., since 9/11, according to Air Guard officials. Training against CAP aircraft simulates the "low and slow" aircraft that most commonly stray into the restricted airspace of the nation's capital. (Staff photo by Arie Church) (Click on image above to reach wallpaper version.)