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  • Nevada Air Guard Helps Battle Western Wildfires

    NEVADA AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Nev. - The Nevada Air National Guard will support wildland firefighting operations in several western states at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center.The NIFC asked the Nevada Air Guard to provide one C-130 aircraft equipped with Modular Airborne Fire

  • Oregon National Guard Supports Wildland Firefighting

    JOSEPH, Ore. - Oregon National Guard members assisted firefighters battling the Double Creek Fire by staffing road closure points around the fire’s perimeter.The fire in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in northeast Oregon was started by a lightning strike and has burned 157,000 acres. It is

  • Nebraska National Guard battles wildfire by air and ground

    ARAPAHOE, Neb. - The Nebraska National Guard activated 38 Airmen and Soldiers to help battle wildfires from the air and ground in Gosper and Furnas counties April 8-12.Two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crews, a 25-person wildland fire crew and support vehicles deployed to fight fires that had burned

  • 152nd Airlift Wing 'High Rollers' extended on MAFFS duty

    RENO, Nev. – The Nevada Air National Guard's participation in the wildland firefighting mission in the West has been extended to Aug. 26 at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC).Two additional C-130 aircraft and aircrew were added to the mission – one from the Wyoming Air