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An Air Force Reserve Command C-130H assigned to the 302nd Airlift Wing drops a load of water during Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System certification near Hackett Mountain in Colorado May 18, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Daniel Butterfield)
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Posted: 5/21/2014

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Lead plane 2014

An Air Force Reserve Command C-130H assigned to the 302nd Airlift Wing follows a U.S. Forest Service lead plane during annual Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training May 16-20, 2014 near Hackett Mountain, Colo. During wildland fires the lead plane directs the MAFFS-equipped C-130 where to discharge retardant. The system is filled with water during training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Daniel Butterfield)
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Posted: 5/21/2014

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Ramirez and Hanson

Master Sgt. Rocky Ramirez is “coined” by Maj. Gen. Scott Hanson after the general took a ride on a Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training flight. “He just wanted to say thank you for the job that we do and wanted to say thanks for keeping the plane in such good shape and looking so nice. He said it was a great mission that we have. He was very impressed,” said Ramirez, a dedicated crew chief with the 302nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. Hanson, Air Mobility Command Director of Operations, visited the Air Force Reserve Command’s 302nd Airlift Wing May 17 to get a first-hand look at MAFFS certification. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Daniel Butterfield)
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Posted: 5/21/2014

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MAFFS interagency

Several agencies took part in the annual Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training May 16-20, 2014 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Besides Reserve and Active duty Airmen, there are various support personnel. These included personnel from the Pueblo tanker base, the Pueblo Interagency dispatch, CalFire, U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Daniel Butterfield)
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Posted: 5/21/2014

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Tech. Sgt. Matt Lafever, C-130H loadmaster, goes through a checklist before the inaugural sortie of 2014 Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training May 17 at Peterson Air Force Base. Lafever is a member of the 52nd Airlift Squadron, the active associate squadron of the Air Force Reserve Command’s 302nd Airlift Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Daniel Butterfield)
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Posted: 5/21/2014

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Stephens and Dubie

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Master Sgt. Sean Stephens, a Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System certified loadmaster assigned to the 52nd Airlift Squadron explains the functionality of the portion of the MAFFS II system controlled by the C-130 loadmasters to Lt Gen Michael Dubie, Deputy Commander of U.S. Northern Command. The combatant command’s general visited the Air Force Reserve’s 302nd Airlift Wing on April 17, 2014 here to receive a MAFFS mission overview. The wing’s aerial fire fighting mission highlights interagency cooperation with the 302nd AW being a federal force belonging to the Department of Defense, yet working in concert with the National Interagency Fire Center and the U.S. Forest Service. NIFC determines fire fighting needs and strategies. Then, when it is determined MAFFS will be utilized, NIFC through U.S. Northern Command requests the DOD, U.S. Air Force resources. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ann Skarban)
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Posted: 5/2/2014

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MAFFS 2 returns to Colo.

With remnants of Phos-Chek retardant beneath its tail section, MAFFS 2 from the Air Force Reserve Command's 302nd Airlift Wing returned to home station at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Aug. 30, 2013 after providing aerial fire fighting support in the western U.S. MAFFS equipped C-130s, to include the 302nd AW's MAFFS 2 and MAFFS 5 have flown a total of 576 sorties making 541 drops using 1,387,881 gallons of retardant on fires in eight states from June 11 through Sep. 5.
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Posted: 9/6/2013

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MAFFS 2013 California

A view of the Rim fire is visible from a MAFFS-equipped U.S. Air Force Reserve C-130 Hercules from the 302nd Airlift Wing, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Aug. 26, 2013. Five DOD MAFFS aircraft were activated by the U.S. Forest Service during the month of August to help fight fires in the western U.S. including the massive Rim Fire in California's Sierra Nevada. (U.S. Air Force photo / Lt. Col. Jason Terry)
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Posted: 9/6/2013

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MAFFS August 2013 - California

A U.S. Air Force Reserve C-130 Hercules from the 302nd Airlift Wing, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., takes off from McClellan Field near Sacramento Aug 29, 2013 to help fight the massive Rim Fire in California's Sierra Nevada. The aircraft is carrying the self-contained Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System owned by the Forest Service. C-130 aircraft with MAFFS modules loaded into their cargo bays follow Forest Service lead planes, and military aircrews can discharge 3,000 gallons of water or fire retardant along the leading edge of a wild land fire in less than five seconds, covering an area a quarter of a mile long by 100 feet wide. Once the load is discharged, ground crews at a MAFFS tanker base can refill the modules in less than 12 minutes. An interagency Defense Department and Forest Service program, MAFFS provides aerial firefighting resources when commercial and private air tankers are no longer able to meet the Forest Service's needs. (U.S. Air Force photo / Lt. Col. Robert Couse-Baker)
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Posted: 9/6/2013

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Posted: 7/22/2013

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MAFFS to Phoenix

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- A C-130J from the California Air National Guard, Channel Islands Air National Guard Station, Port Hueneme, Calif. prepares to leave here July 3 for the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Ariz. The aircraft, equipped with the U.S. Forest Service’s Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System moved locations at the USFS's request. Three more MAFFS-equipped Aircraft, another from the California ANG and two from the Air Force Reserve Command’s 302nd Airlift Wing, based at Peterson, are expected to follow. An interagency DoD and USFS program, MAFFS provides aerial firefighting resources when commercial and private air tankers are no longer able to meet the needs of the Forest Service.
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Posted: 7/3/2013

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SECDEF visits with 302nd Airlift Wing members

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel talks with Air Force Reserve Tech. Sgt. Jimmy Felts June 28 on the Peterson Air Force Base flightline during the secretary's visit to Colorado Springs, Colo. Hagel recognized members of the 302nd Airlift Wing who were involved with Rocky Mountain aerial firefighting efforts using the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System. Felts is a Aerospace Maintenance Technician with the 302nd Maintenance Group. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Daniel Butterfield)
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Posted: 6/29/2013

    

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