C-130 dropping potable water on mountain ridge

302nd Airlift Wing Photos

Southern Colorado community leaders see AF Reserve special missions up close

Capt. Christopher Dyke briefs community leaders from the Colorado Springs, Colo., area May 14 on the technical aspects of "hurricane hunting, " or weather reconnaissance at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. A total of 26 community leaders were escorted to "The Magnolia State" by the 302nd Airlift Wing to learn more about Air Force Reserve special missions, including aerial firefighting and weather reconnaissance. Captain Dyke is a weather reconnaissance officer assigned to the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, an Air Force Reserve C-130 Hercules unit. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Collier)

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