Air Force C130s, Navy Equipment to Support Oil Slick Response

WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has authorized two Air Force Reserve C-130H aircraft to support the response to a massive oil slick that threatens wetlands and beaches along the Gulf Coast, Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell confirmed today.

Coast Guard provides maintenance support to 302nd AEG

by Staff Sgt. Luke Johnson 302nd Air Expeditionary Group Public Affairs SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AFPN) — Coast Guardsmen from Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento opened their hangar doors for maintainers from the 302nd Air Expeditionary Group, making it easier for them to work on the modular airborne fire fighting system-equipped C-130 Hercules aircraft that are assisting with fighting wildfires in...