Language Barrier:

It’s not flying with different aircraft that presents the biggest challenge, it’s figuring out the other service’s lingo—a familiar refrain for many air and maintenance crews. Still, the 33rd Fighter Wing at Eglin AFB, Fla., sent more than 200 airmen and several of its F-15s to fly dissimilar air combat training with Navy fighters at NAS Key West, Fla., reports Eglin journalist Jenna McMullin. The DACT exercise ends today. Eglin F-15s flew against F-5s from Key West and F-18Es and F/A-18s from NAS Lemoore, Calif.