MAFFS II training conducted at the Wyoming Air Guard
A U.S. Forest Service lead plane directs two C-130s from the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, during Modular Airborne Firefighting System (MAFFS) training April 16, 2012, over Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center, Wyo. Lead planes assess fire damage and guide crews to drop coordinates for effective dispersal of water or retardant. Annual training is conducted to maintain currency and upgrade qualifications for pilots, aircrew and ground crews in preparation for the fire season. (Photo by Mr. Dewey Baars)

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Photo by: Mr. Dewey Baars |  VIRIN: 120416-F-WY153-056.JPG