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On 12 June a 302nd AW C-130 performs numerous fire retardant drops on the Black Forest fire.


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This work, MAFFS Surrey Drop Over Black Forest Fire 1, by TSgt Jeff Fitzmorris, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.12.2013

Date Posted:06.18.2013 6:10PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:293924

VIRIN:130612-F-JQ507-001

Filename:DOD_100841921

Length:00:00:12

Location:CO, US

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Wyoming Air National Guard, usingmountain ranges around southeast Wyoming for 
practice drops. The C-130s follow Forest Service aircraft, which identify release points 
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for the two wings from the Wyoming Air National Guard Base, at the Cheyenne, Wyo., 
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missions. The others incude the 302nd Airlift Wing, U.S. Air Force Reserve, in Colorado
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