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MAFFS aircrew prepare for annual certification

Lt. Col. Jeff Phillips, a Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-qualified C-130 pilot with the 731st Airlift Squadron, speaks to a television news reporter during the 302nd Airlift Wing’s MAFFS discharge test at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., April 18. Members of the news media were invited here to witness the Air Force Reservist’s preparations for the upcoming annual U.S. Forest Service MAFFS certification and recertification training event in Boise, Idaho. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Frank Casciotta)

Lt. Col. Jeff Phillips, a Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-qualified C-130 pilot with the 731st Airlift Squadron, speaks to a television news reporter during the 302nd Airlift Wing’s MAFFS discharge test at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., April 18. Members of the news media were invited here to witness the Air Force Reservist’s preparations for the upcoming annual U.S. Forest Service MAFFS certification and recertification training event in Boise, Idaho. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Frank Casciotta)

Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey Flight, 731st Airlift Squadron loadmaster superintendent, meets with members of the news media during the 302nd Airlift Wing’s Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System discharge test at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., April 18. Members of the news media were invited here to witness the Air Force Reservist’s preparations for the upcoming annual U.S. Forest Service MAFFS certification and recertification training event in Boise, Idaho. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Frank Casciotta)

Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey Flight, 731st Airlift Squadron loadmaster superintendent, meets with members of the news media during the 302nd Airlift Wing’s Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System discharge test at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., April 18. Members of the news media were invited here to witness the Air Force Reservist’s preparations for the upcoming annual U.S. Forest Service MAFFS certification and recertification training event in Boise, Idaho. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Frank Casciotta)

Members of the news media capture video footage as a U.S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System discharges water during the 302nd Airlift Wing’s MAFFS wet-fire test at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., April 18. Members of the news media were invited here to witness the Air Force Reservist’s preparations for the upcoming annual U.S. Forest Service MAFFS certification and recertification training event in Boise, Idaho. (U.S. Air Force photo/Daniel Butterfield)

Members of the news media capture video footage as a U.S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System discharges water during the 302nd Airlift Wing’s MAFFS wet-fire test at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., April 18. Members of the news media were invited here to witness the Air Force Reservist’s preparations for the upcoming annual U.S. Forest Service MAFFS certification and recertification training event in Boise, Idaho. (U.S. Air Force photo/Daniel Butterfield)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Members of the news media capture video footage as a U.S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System discharges water during the 302nd Airlift Wing’s MAFFS wet-fire test at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., April 18. Members of the news media were invited here to witness the Air Force Reservist’s preparations for the upcoming annual U.S. Forest Service MAFFS certification and recertification training event in Boise, Idaho. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dan Butterfield)

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