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Col. Todd Moore, 21st Space Wing commander, shovels dirt onto a newly planted tree with children from the R.P. Lee Youth Center at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, June 15, 2018. 101 trees were planted on Peterson AFB in 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Justin Beebe) Peterson receives Tree City USA Annual Growth Award
Airmen across Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado observed Arbor Day, June 15, 2018. To celebrate, Col. Todd Moore, 21st Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jacob Simmons, 21 SW command chief received the Tree City USA Annual Growth Award, at the wing headquarters building.
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2018
The 302nd Airlift Wing’s first Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System activation is documented in the Reserve wing’s print publication, the Front Range Flyer dated October 1993. . 1993: The 302nd Airlift Wing takes on the MAFFS mission
 It was 1993 when the 302nd Airlift Wing received the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System mission from the Air Force Reserve’s 943rd Airlift Group, March Air Force Base, California. The MAFFS mission provided aerial firefighting support to largescale, wildland fires by laying down lines of fire retardant to aid in the suppression of fires –
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CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. -- To stay safe while grilling, the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station Fire Prevention office recommends following general grilling guidelines provided by the National Fire Protection Association. These guidlines include tips such only using propane and charcoal barbecue grills outdoor and keeping children and pets away from the grill area. (Courtesy graphic) Tips to prevent fires, stay safe while grilling
Warm weather is finally here in southern Colorado and that means an increase in outdoor activities to include barbequing. Sizzling burgers and hot dogs over a fire on the grill for a family cookout is always a favorite, but if you’re not careful this year’s summer time kick-off barbeque might be remembered for all the wrong reasons! To keep you and your family safe while grilling, the CMAFS Fire Prevention office recommends following these general guidelines provided by the National Fire Protection Association.
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2018
(Courtesy Graphic) June enlisted promotions
The names of enlisted 302nd Airlift Wing, Air Force reservists who earned a promotion in rank during the month of March can now be seen on the wing's website promotions page. Click here to see who was promoted this month. 
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2018
Lt. Gen. Gina M. Grosso, Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services, waves the Department of Defense Warrior Games flag June 2, 2018, during the opening ceremony at the U.S. Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium. First held in Colorado 
Springs in 2010, the Warrior Games were established as a way to expose service members who were wounded, ill or injured to adaptive sports. The Air Force is the host service for this year's Games. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.) CSAF Goldfein: ‘Family, friends, caregivers – we’re on your wing for life’
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein spoke about teamwork and resiliency during the opening ceremony of the Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 2, 2018.
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Col. Darren Buck, 310th Space Wing vice commander, gives a mission briefing to community leaders participating in the 302nd Airlift Wing’s Partners in Leadership Program during the group’s second educational event, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, May 18, 2018. Participants of the program learned about the Global Positioning System and the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program while touring the only Reserve space wing in the Air Force. The 302nd AW’s Partners in Leadership program is designed to educate local community leaders on Air Force Reserve mission sets and Reserve partnerships with active duty organizations in the local area throughout 2018. (U.S. Air Force photos/Staff Sgt. Laura Turner) 302nd AW Partners in Leadership visit America’s only Reserve space wing
Col. Darren Buck, 310th Space Wing vice commander, gives a mission briefing to community leaders participating in the 302nd Airlift Wing’s Partners in Leadership Program during the group’s second educational event, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, May 18, 2018. Participants of the program learned about the Global Positioning System and the
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2018
ACE description (AF graphic) Reservists bring Wingman Day to homeless vets
Reservists with the 302nd Logistics Readiness Squadron spent their Wingman Day volunteering with local homeless veterans after being released from the Unit Training Assembly, May 6. Once a year, Air Force Reserve and active duty Airmen across the nation set a day aside focusing on building resiliency and unit cohesion. Normally, activities run in
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2018
Master Sgt. Thomas Freeman, an Air Force Reserve Command loadmaster assigned to the 302nd Operations Group, explains how a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System works to U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, June 1, 2018. Lamborn came to the wing on an official visit to discuss the MAFFS mission with Col. James DeVere, the 302nd Airlift Wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Frank Casciotta) Reserve wing recognized by Congress for MAFFS milestone
Master Sgt. Thomas Freeman, an Air Force Reserve Command loadmaster assigned to the 302nd Operations Group, explains how a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System works to U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, June 1, 2018. Lamborn came to the wing on an official visit to discuss
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2018
Master Sgt. Jeanette Rummel, a 731st Airlift Squadron evaluator flight engineer, poses for a photo with U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Randy George, the 4th Infantry Division commander, left, and Mark Seglem, the regional vice president of Colorado Campuses, right, during the 2018 Armed Forces Luncheon, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, May 17, 2018. Reservist recognized by Colorado Springs chamber
Master Sgt. Jeanette Rummel, a 731st Airlift Squadron evaluator flight engineer, poses for a photo with U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Randy George, the 4th Infantry Division commander, left, and Mark Seglem, the regional vice president of Colorado Campuses, right, during the 2018 Armed Forces Luncheon, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, May 17, 2018. Rummel was
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Lt. Col. Maura George, Maj. Derik George and their children pose with The Chew host cutouts prior to joining the hosts on camera as program special guests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Andy Davis, SAF/PAON, NYC) Reserve Citizen Airmen chat & chew with TV celebs
Two Reserve Citizen Airmen and their children were recently featured guests on ABC’s The Chew during an episode designed to honor military members and veterans, and to kick off the annual U.S. Navy’s Fleet Week in New York City. Recommended for the program by the Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs’ New York office, the family traveled from
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