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2013 MAFFS training

U.S. Air Force Col. Steve Rader, commander of the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, welcomes members from the 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air National Guard and representatives from 302nd Airlift Wing and 146th Airlift Wing at the beginning of the annual Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training for certification held at the Cheyenne Regional Airport, Cheyenne, Wyo., May 6, 2013. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Patricia Findley/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Steve Rader, commander of the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, welcomes members from the 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air National Guard and representatives from 302nd Airlift Wing and 146th Airlift Wing at the beginning of the annual Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training for certification held at the Cheyenne Regional Airport, Cheyenne, Wyo., May 6, 2013. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Patricia Findley/Released)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Chris Valine, pilot for the 30th Airlift Squadron, Wyoming Air National Guard runs the scheduling board for flight operations during the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System annual training for certification. The 145th Airlift Wing North Carolina Air National Guard and 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard trained together at the Cheyenne Regional Airport, Cheyenne, Wyo., May 7, 2013. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Patricia Findley/Released)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Chris Valine, pilot for the 30th Airlift Squadron, Wyoming Air National Guard runs the scheduling board for flight operations during the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System annual training for certification. The 145th Airlift Wing North Carolina Air National Guard and 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard trained together at the Cheyenne Regional Airport, Cheyenne, Wyo., May 7, 2013. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Patricia Findley/Released)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Andy Huneycutt, loadmaster for the 156th Airlift Squadron, North Carolina Air National Guard, meets Lt. Gen. William A. Etter, 1st Air Force commander and Col. Dennis Grunstad, assistant adjutant general-Air, Wyoming Air National Guard, during the annual Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training for certification. Chief Huneycutt is one of two survivors of MAFFS 7, the 145th Airlift Wing C-130 Hercules aircraft that crashed while fighting forest fires in South Dakota, July 1, 2012. The 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, hosts the 2013 MAFFS training at the Cheyenne Regional Airport, Cheyenne, Wyo., May 7, 2013. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Patricia Findley/Released)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Andy Huneycutt, loadmaster for the 156th Airlift Squadron, North Carolina Air National Guard, meets Lt. Gen. William A. Etter, 1st Air Force commander and Col. Dennis Grunstad, assistant adjutant general-Air, Wyoming Air National Guard, during the annual Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training for certification. Chief Huneycutt is one of two survivors of MAFFS 7, the 145th Airlift Wing C-130 Hercules aircraft that crashed while fighting forest fires in South Dakota, July 1, 2012. The 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, hosts the 2013 MAFFS training at the Cheyenne Regional Airport, Cheyenne, Wyo., May 7, 2013. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Patricia Findley/Released)

Two C-130 Hercules aircraft from the 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air National Guard and 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard loaded with a Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System taxi out for the first mission of MAFFS training for certification. This year the annual training is hosted by the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, at the Cheyenne Regional Airport, Cheyenne, Wyo., May 7, 2013. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Patricia Findley/Released)

Two C-130 Hercules aircraft from the 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air National Guard and 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard loaded with a Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System taxi out for the first mission of MAFFS training for certification. This year the annual training is hosted by the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, at the Cheyenne Regional Airport, Cheyenne, Wyo., May 7, 2013. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Patricia Findley/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Steve Rader, commander of the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, welcomes members from the 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air National Guard and representatives from 302nd Airlift Wing and 146th Airlift Wing at the beginning of the annual Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training for certification held at the Cheyenne Regional Airport, Cheyenne, Wyo., May 6, 2013. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Patricia Findley/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Steve Rader, commander of the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, welcomes members from the 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air National Guard and representatives from 302nd Airlift Wing and 146th Airlift Wing at the beginning of the annual Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training for certification held at the Cheyenne Regional Airport, Cheyenne, Wyo., May 6, 2013. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Patricia Findley/Released)