C-130 dropping potable water on mountain ridge

302nd Airlift Wing Photos

Military C-130s launch day four of firefighting operations

An Air Force Reserve Command C-130H deployed from the 302nd Airlift Wing, Peterson AFB, Colo., taxis toward the runway as another C-130 launches for a firefighting mission June 29 at McClellan Airfield in Sacramento, Calif. The aircraft are assigned to the 302nd Air Expeditionary Group that is fighting the Corral and Piute fires, each about 200 miles north and south of the California capital. As of 2:30 p.m. June 29, aircrews launched eight missions against the fires, dropping 24,000 gallons of fire retardant. The 302nd AEG includes the 302nd AW, and two Air National Guard units from the 153rd AW, Cheyenne, Wyo., and the 145th AW, Charlotte, N.C. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Stephen Collier)

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