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4 years 3 weeks ago

Colorado reservists deploying to Iraq

About 50 Air Force reservists and three C-130 cargo planes from Peterson Air Force Base are headed for Iraq. Air crews and maintenance teams from the 302nd Airlift Wing will depart Wednesday from the base in Colorado Springs. It's the third deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan for Peterson...

4 years 5 months ago

Getting ready for fire season

Crews with the 302nd Airlift Wing on Peterson Air Force Base could be you're saving grace when wildfires break out. Several crews at Peterson make up one of four units of the Modular Airborne Firefighting System, or MAFFS for short. They help contain wild land fires that get too big...

4 years 6 months ago

Beginnings on base

It's a career fair, of sorts, at Peterson Air Force Base on Wednesday.  However, most of the attendees already know what they want to do. "Most of us in this corps want to go to the Air Force," says Emanuel Akers, a senior at Harrison High School.  "I get...

4 years 8 months ago

Local AF reservists heading to Haiti

Air Force reservists from the Pikes Peak region are mobilizing to deliver humanitarian aid to earthquake-devastated Haiti. Approximately 50 reservists and two C-130 Hercules from the 302nd Airlift Wing at Peterson AFB will leave here Friday. They'll fly humanitarian missions in support of Haitian relief efforts. They're expected to...

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