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MSAS conducts training 571st MSAS trains El Salvador air force for peacekeeping mission
The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron sent a 15 member mobility training team to the Republic of El Salvador to conduct training for two weeks.
0 12/06
2017
Default Air Force Logo Guard, Reserve units complete annual firefighting training with U.S. Forest Service
121 sorties. 124 flight hours. 373,900 gallons of water dropped. Impressive statistics for firefighting aircrew members and personnel from four different C-130 Hercules military units participating in a five-day Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System annual training sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service in Boise, Idaho. The training included Air National Guard units from California, Nevada and Wyoming and one from the Air Force Reserve in Colorado. In all, 400 people from multiple agencies worked the training and certification operation.
0 4/24
2017
Loadmasters with the 439th Airlift Wing, load a 1982 Mack fire truck onto a C-5B Galaxy at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst New Jersey, on Aug. 12, 2016. The truck will be flown to Managua, Nicaragua. Master Sgt. Jorge A. Narvaez, a New Jersey Air National Guardsman with the 108th Security Forces Squadron, was instrumental in getting the truck donated to a group of volunteer firefighters in Managua. The 439th AW is located at Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass. Airmen load, airlift fire truck 3,700 miles to Nicaragua
A New Jersey fire truck was recently transported 3,700 miles aboard a 449th Airlift Wing C-5B Galexy as a donation to volunteer firefighters in Managua, Nicaragua.
0 8/16
2016
Default Air Force Logo AF awards replacement firefighting foam contract
The Air Force has awarded a $6.2 million contract to replace firefighting foam used in fire vehicles with an environmentally responsible foam to reduce the risk of possible contamination of soil and groundwater.
0 8/15
2016
Default Air Force Logo Reservists assist aerial firefighting efforts
An Air Force Reserve C-130 Hercules equipped with a U.S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System departed Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 3 to support ongoing aerial firefighting efforts in the West.
0 8/04
2016
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: Aug. 2
On this look around the Air Force, the F-35A Lightning II becomes combat ready; Airmen at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, revamp a C-130H Hercules for fighting wildfires; and the Air Force selects the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.
0 8/02
2016
Two firefighters from the Songtan fire station followed by Staff Sgt. Michael White, 51st Civil Engineer Squadron crew chief, enter a training aircraft to perform a fire extinguishing exercise Aug 26, 2015, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Firefighters from the 51st CES recently hosted a fire-training event and invited the local firefighters as well as firefighters from the Republic of Korea air force to participate. (U. S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Sutton) US, South Korea firefighter training strengthens partnerships
Firefighters from the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron recently hosted a fire training event Aug. 26 at Osan Air Base, South Korea, for members of the South Korean air force and Songtan fire stations.
1 9/02
2015
Default Air Force Logo Airmen support firefighting efforts in California
Two 146th Airlift Wing C-130 Hercules equipped with U.S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems, or MAFFS, will be assisting with wildfire suppression efforts in California and the Northwest at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho, U.S. Northern Command officials said in a news release issued Sept. 22.
0 9/23
2014
Default Air Force Logo DOD continues aid to combat western wildfires
Two Department of Defense C-130Hercules equipped with U.S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems and under the command and control of U.S. Northern Command are assisting with wildfire suppression efforts in the Northwest, Great Basin, and elsewhere in the West at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho.
0 8/18
2014
Default Air Force Logo DOD continues aid to combat wildfires in Northwest
Two Defense Department C-130 Hercules equipped with U.S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems, or MAFFS, and under the command and control of U.S. Northern Command are assisting with wildfire suppression efforts in the Northwest, Great Basin, and elsewhere in the West at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center, or NIFC, in Boise, Idaho.
0 8/13
2014
Default Air Force Logo NORTHCOM officials provide update on wildfire efforts
U.S. Northern Command officials today provided an update on support that Defense Department aircraft have provided to the battle against wildfires in the Northwest.
0 8/07
2014
Roger Mead leads the race during the victim rescue obstacle during the first Mosel Firefighter Combat Challenge July 5, 2014, in Ediger-Eller, Germany. The victim rescue is the last obstacle of five requiring a firefighter to carry a 175-pound mannequin 30 meters to the finish line. Mead is a 423rd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter at Royal Air Force Alconbury, England. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano) Airmen participate in German firefighter combat challenge
Spangdahlem Air Base firefighters hosted and participated in the first Mosel Firefighter Combat Challenge July 5-6, in Ediger-Eller, Germany.
0 7/09
2014
Master Sgt. Jeffery Hackworth addresses graduates of the first Afghan Fire Instructor Course during a ceremony Oct. 31, 2013 at Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan. The five-day class was developed by NATC-A advisors and graduated 13 Afghan Air Force and Afghan National Army firefighters as certified instructors. The graduates can now certify additional firefighters at their home fire stations. Hackworth is the NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan fire adviser.
Afghan air force graduates first fire instructors
Firefighters from both the Afghan Air Force and the Afghan National Army completed and graduated from the first-ever Fire Instructor Course offered in Afghanistan during a ceremony Oct. 31 at Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan.
1 11/05
2013
The new Sept. 11 Memorial is shown shortly after the dedication at the Air Mobility Command Museum at Dover Air Force Base, Del., Sept. 11, 2013. The memorial incorporating two pieces of steel from World Trade Center tower one, a rock from the United Airlines Flight 93 crash site and a block from the damaged portion of the Pentagon, was unveiled at the ceremony. Dover AFB firefighters unveil 9/11 memorial
The Eagle Firefighters' Association unveiled Delaware's first public 9/11 memorial on the 12th anniversary of the attacks at the Air Mobility Command museum at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Sept. 11.
0 9/11
2013
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