Source: American Forces Press Service
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo., June 14, 2013 – Personnel and equipment from Colorado-based military installations are assisting local, state and federal authorities in battling the ongoing Black Forest Fire in the southern part of the state.
The support is provided through several authorities, U.S. Northern Command officials said, including mission assignments, immediate response authority and mutual aid agreements.
Support from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs includes five trucks, 16 firefighters and support to the incident management team.
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