Tag: 302nd Airlift Wing
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen showcase at one of the nation’s biggest air shows

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 302nd Airlift Wing arrived at one of the nation’s biggest air shows today to showcase the wing’s special aerial firefighting mission.
  • 302nd Airlift Wing hosting annual aerial firefighting training

    About 300 people from the Air National Guard, U.S. Forest Service and other firefighting agencies are scheduled Monday to begin a weeklong aerial wildland firefighting training and certification hosted by the Air Force Reserve’s 302nd Airlift Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, here.
  • New medical process gives reservists more time for training

    Instead of spending hours completing their annual Periodic Health Assessments, reservists here were in and out in as little as 15 minutes during the December unit training assembly.
  • Peterson Reserve unit holds first speed mentoring session

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 302nd Maintenance Group picked the brains of various senior leaders during a speed mentoring session here Nov. 4.
  • Stitching pride into the mission

    Though their chief responsibility is ensuring aircrew safety, the Reserve Citizen Airmen at the 302nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment shop go beyond that scope by using a skill set some might not associate with a military organization – sewing.
  • 1993: The 302nd Airlift Wing takes on the MAFFS mission

      It was 1993 when the 302nd Airlift Wing received the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System mission from the Air Force Reserve’s 943rd Airlift Group, March Air Force Base, California. The MAFFS mission provided aerial firefighting support to largescale, wildland fires by laying down lines of fire retardant to aid in the suppression of fires –
  • IG Inspections, process managers ensure mission readiness

    The Special Operations Command Para-Commandos dazzle air show attendees around the country, but without airlift, their performance can't "get off the ground." The weekend at the Wings Over Myrtle Beach Air Show, a C-130 and crew from the 934th Airlift Wing left their home in chilly Minneapolis, Minn., to enjoy the sand and surf of the Grand Strand, as well as give the special ops parachute team a ride to work each day.
  • Gearing up for fire season

    Staff Sgt. Michael Allen, a 731st Airlift Squadron C-130 Hercules aircraft loadmaster, makes adjustments to a USDA Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System aircraft loading trailer while Senior Master Sgt. Nattessa Gilbert, a 731st AS loadmaster and MAFFS instructor, offers guidance at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, April 19, 2018.
  • Colorado Reserve wings host local civic, military leaders

    Col. James DeVere, 302nd Airlift Wing commander, explains the Reserve wing’s aerial port mission to members of the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC’s Military Affairs Council, Area Chiefs of Staff forum during a meeting hosted by 302nd AW and 310th Space Wing commanders at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, March 21, 2018. The ACOS, an organization composed of key local military and civilian leaders meets regularly to discuss current affairs affecting the military and local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Frank Casciotta)
  • Reserve Aerial Port named Air Transport Activity of the Year

    The 302nd Airlift Wing’s 39th Aerial Port Squadron has been awarded the Air Reserve Component Air Transportation Activity of the Year in 2017 for outstanding contributions to the success of Air Force and Department of Defense missions.