On days like Veterans Day, the country comes together to remember those who gave their all for our nation and our freedom, but for people who have loved ones missing in action, the main thing they want is peace. We now bring you the unique story of one soldier's journey... more »
You've probably seen the C-130's flying over the fire or maybe even in Pueblo. We were there for their arrival and departure and have more on how they will help fight the fire.
The big message they want to send about the C-130's is the fact that there are only... more »
Two Department of Defense C-130s equipped with U.S. Forest Service Modular Airbome Fire Fighting Systems (MAFFS) head to fight fires in Texas.
The MAFFSA are special tanks that hold 3000 gallons of fire retardant or water and can discharge the entire load in less than five seconds over an area... more »
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) - The United States has sent two specially equipped military cargo planes to help battle wildfires in northern Mexico.
The U.S. Northern Command says the C-130 planes were requested by the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department. They left their home base... more »
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Approximately 30 Air Force Reservists and two Modular Airborne Firefighting System equipped C-130 Hercules from Colorado's 302nd Airlift Wing will leave Saturday, April 16 to begin travel to support wildland fires in Northern Mexico, approximately 60 miles south of the Texas border. The MAFFS... more »
Peterson Air Force Base is hosting a first-of-its-kind conference this week, bringing together crews from three different types of massive C-130 cargo planes which are called on by civilian authorities to respond to natural disasters.
The C-130 Spercial Missions Conference is being hosted Wednesday and Thursday by the 302nd... more »
The remains of an Air Force officer from Colorado who had been missing in action in southeast Asia since 1968 have been recovered and buried.
Maj. Thomas B. Mitchell was among nine U.S. airman aboard a C-130 cargo plane over Laos on May 22, 1968, during the Vietnam war.... more »