A 302nd Airlift Wing Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System equipped-C-130 Hercules aircraft performs a system test at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, July 22, 2019

FACT SHEETS

  • 302nd Airlift Wing

    The 302nd Airlift Wing, one of several Air Force Reserve C-130 wings with an airdrop and airlift mission located throughout the nation, is a tenant organization at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado. More than 1,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen are assigned, of which roughly 200 are full-time, dual

  • 302 Airlift Wing History

    The Air Force Reserve Command’s 302nd Airlift Wing is located at Peterson Space Force Base, Colo. Approximately 1,300 Reserve Airmen are assigned, of which roughly 200 are full-time dual-status Air Reserve Technician employees.The mission of the 302nd AW is to train, equip and employ mission ready

  • Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS)

    In the 1970s, Congress established the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) Program to aid the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service. Typically, when all other civilian air tankers are activated but further assistance is needed, the U.S. Forest Service, through the National