C-130 dropping potable water on mountain ridge

302nd Airlift Wing Photos

MAFFS guest speaker

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AFRC) -- Maj. General Martin Mazick, 22nd Air Force commander, delivers remarks on April 30 during a briefing on the first day of Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training at the U.S. Forest Service air tanker base in Albuquerque, N.M. Established by Congress in the early 1970s as a wildland fire protection program, MAFFS is a joint program with the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, and the U.S. Forest Service. The system was developed for installation in a Lockheed C-130 Hercules. Currently there are eight MAFFS units with two systems each at 153rd Airlift Wing at Cheyenne, Wyo., Air National Guard; 146th AW, Port Hueneme, Calif., ANG; 145th AW, Charlotte, N.C., ANG; and this year's training host, the 302nd AW, Peterson AFB, Colorado Springs, Colo., Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Rick Sforza, 4th Combat Camera Squadron)

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