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  • High Rollers’ MAFFS teams on course to surpass last year’s fire year totals at the half-way point through the fire year

    The Nevada Air National Guard is only half-way through the fire year and already has amassed 434 drops with 1.2M gallons of retardant as of August 5, 2021. The totals from the entire last year’s fire year were 489 drops and 1.3M gallons of retardant. Earlier last month, the High Rollers’ participation in the MAFFS mission this year was extended to Aug. 26 at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC).
  • More USAF aircraft added to fight west coast fires

    Two additional U.S. Air Force C-130 aircraft are scheduled to join the Department of Defense’s effort for wildland fire fighting in western states today as requested by the USDA Forest Service, bringing the number to five C-130 military aircraft activated.
  • 152nd Airlift Wing “High Rollers” extended on MAFFS duty as fires continue burning across western states

    The Nevada Air National Guard’s participation in the MAFFS mission this year has been extended to Aug. 26 at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC). There will also be two additional C-130 aircraft and aircrew added to the mission for a total of five military C-130 aircraft activated. The additional aircraft--one from the Wyoming Air National Guard and the other from the Air Force Reserve in Colorado--will arrive July 20.
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