Army soldiers line up to board a C-130 aircraft.

NEWS

  • 302 AW Airmen Tour New KC-46 Pegasus

    Tech. Sgt. Eric Diaz, 133rd Air Refueling Squadron boom operator at Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire, briefs Airmen from the 302nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron and the 34th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron about the capabilities of the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft October 2, 2020 at Peterson

  • Peterson fire department hosts 2020 Fire Prevention Week events

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.—Sparky the Fire Dog, the National Fire Protection Association mascot, greets personnel entering the gate at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Oct. 7, 2020. As part of Fire Prevention Week, the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department planned multiple events to

  • 302nd Airlift Wing Airmen meet with the Chief of Staff of the Air Force

    Lt. Col. Richard Pantusa, 302nd Airlift Wing chief of aerial firefighting, speaks to Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. about the wing’s aerial firefighting mission, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 24, 2020. The 302 AW is the only Air Force Reserve component of the MAFFS

  • 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

  • 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

  • NPC completes first operational patient movement

    Less than 100 days from an idea on a napkin to its first real-world, aeromedical evacuation, the Negatively Pressurized Conex completed its first operational mission July 1, moving 12 patients from the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to receive higher level

  • Parents: Where are your children?

    To ensure Colorado laws are being complied with, Peterson Air Force Base has developed the requirements and minimum ages for children to be left unattended. It's important to remember, however, that parents and guardians must consider the physical, emotional and psychological maturity of their

  • 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

  • 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