Air Force Returns to Attack Texas Wildfires

Yahoo!: Air Force and Air National Guard aircraft continue to assist local, state and federal firefighters in Texas. The 302nd Air Expeditionary Group is operating out of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas. Flying C-130 aircraft equipped with MAFFS 2 fire retardant dispersal systems, the airmen are filling gaps caused by the lack of civilian assets. The U.S. Forest Service canceled a contract in late July that provided six airtankers for firefighting, leaving only 13 large civilian aircraft......

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