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

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  • 302 AW Airmen embody Agile Combat Employment via aerial firefighting

    In January 2022, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., signed the service’s first doctrine publication on Agile Combat Employment, presenting expeditionary and multi-capable Airmen who can accomplish tasks in a contested and combat environment. At the 302nd Airlift Wing, Airmen have been

  • MAFFS Loadmaster: 15 years, two systems, still going

    It can feel intense using the MAFFS when flying 150 feet off the ground near a wildfire stretching over thousands of acres. When the co-pilot presses the button to release the 3,000 gallons of retardant Jason is sitting next to, it’s his job to make sure it goes off without a hitch. Thankfully, he

  • 302nd Airlift Wing hosting annual aerial firefighting training

    About 300 people from the Air National Guard, U.S. Forest Service and other firefighting agencies are scheduled Monday to begin a weeklong aerial wildland firefighting training and certification hosted by the Air Force Reserve’s 302nd Airlift Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, here.