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Answering the call

Aerial porters assigned to the Air Force Reserve Command’s 302nd Airlift Wing load a U. S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System onto a C-130 Hercules at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., July 29, 2017. The Reserve wing is responding to a request for assistance from the National Interagency Fire Center for one MAFFS-equipped C-130 from the 302nd AW to support fire suppression efforts in the Western U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ann Skarban)

Aerial porters assigned to the Air Force Reserve Command’s 302nd Airlift Wing load a U. S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System onto a C-130 Hercules at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., July 29, 2017. The Reserve wing is responding to a request for assistance from the National Interagency Fire Center for one MAFFS-equipped C-130 from the 302nd AW to support fire suppression efforts in the Western U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ann Skarban)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

Aerial porters assigned to the Air Force Reserve Command’s 302nd Airlift Wing load a U. S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System onto a C-130 Hercules here, July 29, 2017. The Reserve wing is responding to a request for assistance from the National Interagency Fire Center for one MAFFS-equipped C-130 from the 302nd AW to support fire suppression efforts in the Western U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ann Skarban)

Peterson SFB Schriever SFBCheyenne Mountain SFSThule AB New Boston SFS Kaena Point SFS Maui