Video by Staff Sgt. Nicole Wright
2024 MAFFS Training
146 Airlift Wing, California Air National Guard
April 25, 2024 | 5:08
The U.S. Forest Service and its partners held its annual recertification and training event for their aerial firefighting program known as MAFFS (Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System) with Department of Defense aircrews and aircraft at Channel Islands Air National Guard Station, Port Hueneme, California April 25, 2024. Air National Guard aircrew from the California Air National Guard's, 146th Airlift Wing and the U.S. Air Force Reserve's 302nd Airlift Wing, train together to accomplish their aerial firefighting certification alongside the U.S. Forest Service and other wildfire prevention agencies. The recertification training includes classroom sessions, flying and ground operations for Air Force aircrews, civilian lead plane pilots, and support personnel from the Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and other federal and state agencies. (U.S. Air National Guard video by Tech. Sgt. Nicole Wright)



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