NC Air National Guard Officer Leads National Forest Fire Fighting Mission

U.S. Air Force Col. Charles D. Davis III, 145th Airlift Wing, Operations Group commander, talks with Kate Gaier, a reporter from Time Warner Cable News, during an interview at the North Carolina Air National Guard base, Charlotte Intl. airport, January 14, 2014. Davis, who assumed command of the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) national military mission, will be responsible for leading three Air National Guard and one U.S. Air Force Reserve Command units which fly military C-130 aircraft equipped to carry MAFFS. The C-130 aircraft serve as aerial tankers to extinguish forest fires in support of the U.S. Forest Service. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Patricia F. Moran, 145th Airlift Wing Public Affairs/Released)

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