28 Jun '12, 2am

The Vandenberg AFB “Hot Shots" arrived in #Colorado to support firefighting efforts @AFSpace has more! @AF_Academy

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFNS) -- Vandenberg Air Force Base officials deployed the only Defense Department wildland fire-fighting asset at 2 p.m. June 27 in support of the wildland fire- fighting efforts in Colorado Springs, Colo. The 18-member Vandenberg Air Force Base Hot Shot crew, along with two hot shots crew carrier vehicles, one superintendent support vehicle and one all-terrain vehicle, loaded into the belly of a C-17 Globemaster III from March Air Reserve Base, Calif., at approximately 1 p.m. June 27. "This is national support at its finest," said Mark Farias, the Vandenberg AFB Fire Department chief. "Vandenberg Hot Shots, being the only DOD hot shots, bring a critical skill set to the fight. These guys will be on the front lines of this wildfire using their training regarding wildfires and urban interface to save lives and structures in the state of Co...

Full article: http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123307782

Tweets

Homes destroyed in Colorado fire - News Of The Day: Hundreds of homes in Colorado Springs have been ... #realestate

Homes destroyed in Colorado fire - News Of The ...

sfluxe.com 29 Jun '12, 4am

28 June 2012 Last updated at 12:17 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Gov John Hickenlooper:...

When the going gets hot, smart girls get hot pa...

frmheadtotoe.com 02 Jul '12, 7pm

I've been following you for awhile now, but this is the first time I commented (of course I would be here in the middle of...

Latest updates on Colorado #wildfire near US #AirForce Academy & National Guard effort there

Latest updates on Colorado #wildfire near US #A...

stripes.com 30 Jun '12, 11pm

View Gallery (4 images) President Barack Obama talks with firefighters in Mountain Shadow as he toured decimation from The...

Air Force teams work to tame Colorado wildfires

Air Force teams work to tame Colorado wildfires

af.mil 26 Jun '12, 11pm

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AFNS) -- An Air Force team from the active duty, Air National Guard, the Air Reserve and the Air ...

Did climate change ’cause’ the Colorado wildfires?

Did climate change ’cause’ the Colorado wildfires?

grist.org 29 Jun '12, 5pm

The wildfires raging through Colorado and the West are unbelievable. As of yesterday there were 242 fires burning, accordi...

hugger orange

hugger orange

singaporedailyphoto.com 28 Jun '12, 6am

About Zannnie Zannnie founded the SingaporeDailyPhoto.com and this site has been around for five years. Glad you are here ...

Golf Tips and instuction - Belen Mozo on Troubl...

golf.com 27 Jun '12, 11pm

Not all shots end up where you intended them to go. In the latest installment of her series on Golf.com, LPGA star Belen M...