C-130 Fire Fighting

09/18/2017
09/18/2017: A U.S. Air National Guard C-130J Aircraft from the 146th Airlift Wing, equipped with the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) follow a U.S. Forrest Service lead plane under a large column of smoke preparing to drop retardant on the Pier Fire southeast of Fresno California, August 30, 2017. Air…

B-2s Practice Hot-Pit Refueling

08/14/2015
08/14/2015: B-2 Spirits land June 8, 2015 at Royal Air Force Fairford, England. Both active duty and Air National Guard airmen from the 509th and 131st Bomb Wings participating in hot-pit refueling and an engine-running crew change. These skills tests validate the vital importance RAF Fairford plays in projecting the…

B-2s in the UK

06/08/2015
06/08/2015:B-2 Spirits land June 7, 2015 at Royal Air Force Fairford, England, with both active duty and Air National Guard Airmen from the 509th and 131st Bomb Wings participating in hot-pit refueling and an engine-running crew change.   These skills tests validate the vital importance RAF Fairford plays in projecting the…

774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron in Afghanistan

12/21/2011
12/21/2011: In the first photo, Pallets of food and supplies are dropped from a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules from the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Nov. 23, 2011. The supplies are being delivered to soldiers at a remote base near Kandahar, Afghanistan. [slidepress gallery='774th-expeditionary-airlift-squadron-in-afghanistan'] Credit: U.S.…

Hawaii Air National Guard Breaks Ground on State-of-the-Art F-22 Facility

09/17/2011
09/15/2011: The video shows the ground breaking ceremony for the new F-22 Maintenance/Squadron Operations and aircraft maintenance unit facility. Among those in attendance were: Governor Neil Abercrombie; Maj. Gen. Darryll D.M. Wong, State Adjutant General; Maj. Gen. Brooks Bash, Vice Commander, Pacific Air Forces; Col. Braden “Mongo” Sakai 154th Wing…