MAFFS over Tucson
Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve units converged on Tucson, Ariz., in May to take part in MAFFS certification and training 2009. The Modular Airborne Firefighting System is an important and effective tool used to fight wildfires nationwide and is placed onboard the C-130 Hercules aircraft. Four units across the country continue the MAFFS legacy which began in the early 1970s; the 153rd Airlift Wing, Cheyenne, Wyo., ANG, the 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, N.C., ANG, the 146th Airlift Wing, Channel Islands, Calif., ANG, and the 302nd Airlift Wing, Air Force Reserve, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Alex Koenig)

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Photo by: Tech. Sgt. Alex Koenig  |  VIRIN: 090505-F-6278K-092.JPG