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July, 2012

July 5, 2012

Federal Partners Continue to Support Response Efforts Combating Western Wildfires

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Forest Service, Department of the Interior, Department of Defense and FEMA continue to support efforts to protect life, public safety and aid in community recovery from wildfires

July 4, 2012

Rarely used military asset proves extremely valuable for wildfire response

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Unifying the command of both National Guard and Active Duty military forces provides a unity of effort and a streamlined reach-back capability for incident commanders in need of

July 4, 2012

USNORTHCOM resumes support to wildfire suppression efforts - July 4

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Six Department of Defense C-130 aircraft equipped with U.S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems (MAFFS) and under the command and control of U.S.

July 4, 2012

Federal Partners Continue to Support Response Efforts Combating Western Wildfires

WASHINGTON --The U.S. Forest Service, Department of the Interior, Department of Defense and FEMA continue to support efforts to protect life, public safety and aid in community recovery from

July 3, 2012

C-130 MAFFS Operations Resume Today

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The Commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command announced that the C-130 Modular Airborne Fire-Fighting System fleet will

July 3, 2012

N.C. Air National Guard Announces C-130 Crash Victims

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Four Airmen died and two others were seriously injured when a Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) equipped C-130 belonging to the 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air

July 2, 2012

Crashed Fire Fighting C-130 is from Charlotte Air National Guard Unit

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North Carolina Air National Guard - and indeed the National Guard across all of North Carolina and the country - is grieving today.The military C-130 equipped with

July 2, 2012

MAFFS operations suspended today

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The military C-130 aircraft activated to assist with the Rocky Mountain region’s firefighting efforts will not operate today.The fleet will spend the day to get the

July 1, 2012

USNORTHCOM continues support to wildfire suppression efforts - July 1

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Eight Department of Defense C-130 aircraft equipped with U.S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems (MAFFS) and under the command and control of U.S.

July 1, 2012

Four MAFFS-equipped C-130s change staging location Monday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - At the request of the U.S. Forest Service, four of the eight military C-130 aircraft, each equipped with that agency’s Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) will begin