Additional MAFFS support arrives in Colorado Springs, Colo.

By NORAD and USNORTHCOM Public Affairs

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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - A MAFFS-equipped C-130 from the 146th Airlift Wing of the California Air National Guard arrives at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 30, to support wildland fire fighting operations in the western United States.

Four MAFFS units arrived June 30, joining four already operating out of Peterson AFB. The four units supporting the firefighting effort are the 302nd Airlift Wing from Peterson AFB, the 146th Airlift Wing from Channel Islands, Calif., the 153rd Airlift Wing from Cheyenne, Wyo., and the 145th Airlift Wing from Charlotte, N.C.

Content, including the most recent video, news and images in regards to the 2012 wild fires can be found at the following link on the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS) site.

http://www.dvidshub.net/feature/coloradofires2012#.T-tCaxdtaSo#ixzz1z1YLW4mg

For more information, contact USNORTHCOM Public Affairs at 719-554-6889 or 719-304-6097.

 

For more information, contact USNORTHCOM Public Affairs at 719-554-6889 or 719-304-6097.

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