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  • MAFFS crews wrap up second-busiest fire season in 49-year history

    With a mix of favorable weather conditions in the western U.S. reducing wildfire activity and the increased availability of commercial airtankers, the USDA Forest Service released the final four U.S Air Force C-130 Modular Aircraft Firefighting System-equipped C-130 aircraft Sept. 29 marking the end of a 96-day support effort.
  • 1AF’s 64th Air Expeditionary Group Airmen support COVID-19 response across FEMA Regions 5-10

    Airmen managed by First Air Force (Air Forces Northern)’s 64th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG) are supporting Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) vaccination operations across FEMA Regions 5-10 that includes 30 states, four territories and the Republic of Marshall Islands. “To date, Airmen from the 64th AEG distributed almost 748,000 vaccinations, and I couldn’t be more pleased with their tenacious efforts supporting the whole-of-government effort,” said Lt. Gen. Kirk Pierce, commander, 1AF (AFNORTH).