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Cleanup on USS Bonhomme Richard Continues as Ship’s Fate Remains Unclear

NAVAL BASE SAN DIEGO, Calif. – USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) hasn’t moved from the pier-side spot where it caught fire on July 12 and burned for...

Battle against Oregon wildfires fought with limited air support after 6 Chinooks sent to Afghanistan

The apocalyptic scenes created by the massive wildfires in Oregon are just the beginning, officials have warned, as they continue to battle the crippling infernos that have killed...

Queensland Receives New Fire Bomber with Conair Q400 Arrival in Bundaberg

The 2019/2020 fire season in Australia forced many state governments to take a good hard look at their level of firefighting preparedness, Queensland is...

Overhaul ‘ad-hoc’ aerial firefighting system: pilots

The government is facing increasing pressure to upgrade national aerial firefighting capabilities before summer, with pilots calling for a new taskforce and an overhaul...

Garcia hosts wildfire roundtable with fire, government leaders

Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, led a roundtable Wednesday with local and federal leaders to discuss fire management amid the 3.1 million acres thus...

Aviators, fire department douse blazes on Fort Hood

In a joint operation between the Fort Hood Fire Department, the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade and the National Guard’s 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade,...

U.S Forest Service Releases Firefighting Use and Effectiveness Report

The Aerial Firefighting Use and Effectiveness study started in 2013 with the expectation to develop a aircraft modernization strategy for wildland fire.  The Government Accountability...

Four MAFFS-equipped C-130 aircraft providing valuable support on wildfires

Boise, Idaho, August 20, 2020 – Four military C-130 aircraft equipped with Modular Airborne Firefighting Systems (MAFFS) continue to provide valuable aerial firefighting support to...

Night SEAT proficiency flight planned Friday night

A one-hour proficiency flight for Oregon Department of Forestry’s single-engine air tanker will occur Friday night at the Grant County Regional Airport in John...

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