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  • 152nd Airlift Wing “High Rollers” extended on MAFFS duty as fires continue burning across western states

    The Nevada Air National Guard’s participation in the MAFFS mission this year has been extended to Aug. 26 at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC). There will also be two additional C-130 aircraft and aircrew added to the mission for a total of five military C-130 aircraft activated. The additional aircraft--one from the Wyoming Air National Guard and the other from the Air Force Reserve in Colorado--will arrive July 20.
  • COMMUNITY: Nevada Air Guard activated for firefighting effort as fires rage across western states

    The National Interagency Fire Center has requested one C-130 aircraft and aircrew from the 152nd Airlift Wing, Nevada Air National Guard, to aid firefighting efforts around the western U.S.
  • Nevada, California Air Guard team for firefighting spring training

    In the apropos heat of the high desert, the California and Nevada Air National Guard, U.S. Forest Service, CAL FIRE and several other firefighting agencies from across the country recently completed the their annual certification training for their upcoming missions using the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System.
  • NOTAM: 2021 Flight Plan

    Col. Hammons addresses the Airmen of the 152nd Airlift Wing for his January 2021 Notice to Airmen.
  • Air Force recognizes High Rollers with Outstanding Unit Award

    The 152nd Airlift Wing, also known as the High Rollers, received the Outstanding Unit Award for its historic deployment cycle overseas and assistance to federal firefighters in the western U.S. during 2018 and 2019, the U.S. Air Force announced Friday. “This recognition highlights the great work High Rollers accomplish on a daily basis here at the Reno Air National Guard Base,” Col. Jacob Hammons, 152nd Airlift Wing commander, said. “I’m extremely proud of the airmen that make up our premier tactical airlift wing. I want to thank the Air Force for recognizing them with this prestigious award.” 
  • Largest-ever firefighting activation for Nevada Air National Guard continues; unit conducts DoD mission

    Over one million gallons of fire retardant have been dropped this fire season by military aerial firefighting units such as the “High Rollers” of the Nevada Air National Guard and the support continues.
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