Jim covered Congress and The White House during the George W. Bush administration for The Washington Times, and worked as a reporter, editorial writer and columnist for newspapers in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California. He has appeared on the Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, C-Span, and many local and national talk radio shows to talk politics and policy.
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Atlantic Ocean (Oct. 17, 2002) — An F-14 ÒTomcatÓ heads back to Key West Naval Air Station (NAS) after intense Òdog fightÓ training over the Atlantic Ocean during exercise Cope Snapper 2002. Cope Snapper is a multi-aircraft exercise that engages dissimilar air combat training with on fighter data link and joint operations with the Navy. The members involved in Cope Snapper consist of the 159th Fighter Wing from Louisiana, the 169th AGS McEntire Air National Guard from South Carolina, and the Navy’s F/A-18 ÒHornetÓ and F-14 ÒTomcatÓ fighter jets. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo. (RELEASED)