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2008

July 9, 2008

Military aircraft provide surge capability for wildland fire response

A continuing heat wave and an ongoing need for aircraft to support ground firefighters will likely keep Department of Defense aircraft very busy for the foreseeable future in support of the national

July 8, 2008

Preparation pays off for DOD in support of wildland firefighting efforts

As the wildland fire season continues in the western United States, the Defense Coordinating Officer to the National Interagency Fire Center is seeing the results of his team’s preseason planning

July 8, 2008

302nd AEG maintainers keep C-130's flying

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As the fires in California continue to threaten lives and property, maintainers from the 302nd Air Expeditionary Group ensure that the modular airborne fire fighting

July 7, 2008

302nd AEG Day 3 of Reload Operations for Southern California Wildfire Support

CHANNEL ISLANDS AIR NATIONAL GUARD STATION, Calif. – Aircraft from the 302nd Air Expeditionary Group continue fire retardant reload operations here for C-130 aircraft equipped with modular airborne

July 7, 2008

302nd AEG twelfth day of California wild fire support

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Aircraft of the 302nd Air Expeditionary Group began their twelfth day of aerial firefighting support missions July 7 in a coordinated effort to control wildfires in

July 6, 2008

302nd AEG eleventh day of California wild fire support

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Aircraft of the 302nd Air Expeditionary Group began their eleventh day of aerial firefighting support missions July 6 in a coordinated effort to control wildfires in

July 6, 2008

Additional DoD, U.S. Northern Command air assets, personnel join forces to help contain California fires

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo – U.S. Northern Command, in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, the U.S. Marine Corps and the Navy Reserve, provides additional capabilities

July 5, 2008

Teamwork helps MAFFS break record

SACRAMENTO, Ca.—The 302nd Air Expeditionary Group set a record July 5 for the number of modular airborne fire fighting system sorties flown in a day to support fire fighting efforts in California. 

July 5, 2008

302nd AEG Day 3 of Reload Operations for Southern California Wildfire Support

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Aircraft of the 302nd Air Expeditionary Group began their tenth day of aerial firefighting support missions July 5 in a coordinated effort to control wildfires in California.

July 4, 2008

302nd AEG launches California fire support mission on 4th of July

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Aircraft of the 302nd Air Expeditionary Group launched their ninth day of support missions July 4 in a coordinated effort to control wildfires in California. The C-130 air crews