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  • 302nd Airlift Wing C-130 provides MAFFS support for California fires

    A C-130H from the 302nd Airlift Wing, equipped with the Modular Airborne Firefighting System, flies over fires near Sacramento after dropping retardant Aug. 3, 2020. On July 22, the USDA Forest Service activated two military C-130 aircraft from California Air National Guard’s 146th Airlift Wing to assist with increased fire activity in several
  • Joint exercise promotes readiness amidst worldwide pandemic

    Multiple wings from around the U.S. met at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson for the Predictable Iron exercise July 12-25, 2020, despite an ongoing worldwide pandemic.
  • Colorado Springs reservists grant a wish during pandemic

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- 5-year-old Wilder Umbarger and his family visited the 302nd Airlift Wing to tour a C-130 Hercules aircraft July 30, 2020. After seeing the Blue Angels perform in Michigan, Wilder fell in love with airplanes and wanted to see a real plane and meet a pilot. As Wilder struggles with a terminal illness, X-Linked
  • 48 hours: 302nd Airlift Wing reservists deployed in support of COVID-19

    Part of being a service member means being able to deploy in a moment’s notice. A moment could mean months, weeks or even days. Eight reservists with the 302nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron received their call to deploy in support of COVID-19 just days before departure.
  • 302nd Operations Group welcomes new commander

    The 302nd Operations Group welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony, July 11, here. Lt. Col. Bradley Ross, 302nd Operations Group chief of aerial firefighting, assumed command of the 302 OG from Col. Gregory Berry as of June 6.
  • Air Force awards contract for improved Female Body Armor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) – The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Female Fitment Program Office has awarded a contract to begin production and development for body armor designed to better protect female Airmen during combat and contingency operations.Finding uniform items and gear optimized for female Airmen is an Air Force Chief of
  • Maintainers continue operations despite COVID-19 challenges

    Technicians with the 302nd Maintenance Squadron here pressed on with close-to-normal operations during the June Unit Training Assembly, staying on task despite guidelines put in place to mitigate the threat of COVID-19.“The 302 MXS has been tasked with operating at reduced manning each week in response to the pandemic while maintaining a 100%
  • Diversity is Our Strength

    Heroes of the Air Force Reserve,This is a somber time in our country. Many of us witnessed the protests erupting across the nation, sparked by the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd. The deaths of these Americans reflect the inequalities and disparities within our society. You may have asked, ‘how are we still dealing with
  • Team Pete mourns unexpected death of wing commander

    Colonel Thomas G. Falzarano, 21st Space Wing commander, was pronounced dead at his on-base home May 12, 2020.
  • Team Pete thanks our nurses during National Nurses Week

    National Nurses Week is a time when all nurses are celebrated for their dedication to the health and well-being of humanity.