302nd Airlift Wing
  • 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.
  • MAFFS ACTIVATION: Reserve C-130s support Colorado firefighting efforts

    The Air Force Reserve Command's 302nd Airlift Wing flew multiple Modular Airborne Fire Fighting missions today dropping fire retardant to draw lines of containment supporting the suppression efforts of the Spring Creek fire in Colorado.
  • 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 –
  • 39th APS hails new commander

    The 39th Aerial Port Squadron held their change of command ceremony signifying Maj. Royce Johnson relinquishing command of the 39th APS to Maj. Emily Barry, May 5, here.
  • Colorado Reserve wings host local civic, military leaders

    Col. James DeVere, the 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.
  • Reserve aerial porters help Denton program deliver again

    For the second year in a row, Air Force reservists with the 39th Aerial Port Squadron have partnered with the 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron to help deliver winter weather clothes to Afghanistan via the Denton Program.Similar to last year, there was more than 13,000 pounds of donated winter weather clothes to be prepared and transported from
  • Transporting injured Airmen to safety

    The 21st Medical Group, along with the 302nd Airlift Wing, Air Force Reserve, conducted joint training with Airmen from the U.S. Air Force Academy and Schriever Air Force Base to show proper loading and unloading procedures for casualties on a C-130 Hercules aircraft, July 14, 2017 at Peterson AFB, Colorado.
  • Air Force trainees get up close with C-130

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Brandt, C-130 Hercules loadmaster assigned to the 731st Airlift Squadron, briefs trainees about C-130 Hercules aircraft capabilities Apr. 2, 2017, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. The trainees are in the 302nd Airlift Wing and 310th Space Wing Development and Training Flight. The purpose of D&TF
  • AF Reserve, ANG Airmen prepare for 2016 wildland fire season

    Airmen from four ANG wings, together with the AF Reserve’s 302nd Airlift Wing, took part in classroom-based briefings and training as well as C-130 flying operations. Military flight instructors trained alongside U.S. Forest Service aircrew flying in mountainous terrain over simulated fire lines, while ground crew members honed their skills servicing the aircraft and reloading the MAFFS units at the tanker base located at Channel Islands Air National Guard Station in Port Hueneme, California.