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[Wildfires] Pauma, CA, November 10, 2007 -- La Jolla Indian Reservation, Bill Peters, CalFire, Baer Public Information Officer speaks at a joint FEMA/BAER (Burned Area Emergency Response) press conference on the the actions being taken by the Multi Agency Support Group (MASG) to prevent and mitigate further damage and erosion by the winter rains to the areas ravaged by the Southern California wildfires .  Susie Shapira/FEMA

[Wildfires] Pauma, CA, November 10, 2007 -- La Jolla Indian Reservatio...

Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

[Wildfires] Pauma, CA, November 10, 2007 -- La Jolla Indian Reservation, Lee Rosenberg, MASG Lead speaks as Bill Peters, CalFire, Baer Public Information Officer looks on, at a joint FEMA/BAER (Burned Area Emergency Response) press conference on the the actions being taken by the Multi Agency Support Group (MASG) to prevent and mitigate further damage and erosion by the winter rains to the areas ravaged by the Southern California wildfires .  Susie Shapira/FEMA

[Wildfires] Pauma, CA, November 10, 2007 -- La Jolla Indian Reservatio...

Photographs Relating to Disasters and Emergency Management Programs, Activities, and Officials

Staff Sgt. Tom A. Gifford, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter

Staff Sgt. Tom A. Gifford, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter

Staff Sgt. Tom A. Gifford, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter repairer of Charlie Company 1st Squadron 168th General Support Aviation Battalion, California Army National Guard searches for the medical evacuation sit... More

The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing partnered with the California

The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing partnered with the California

The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing partnered with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to conduct aerial firefighting against wildfires ablaze in eastern San Diego County Aug. 15.

California Wildfires support

California Wildfires support

EASTERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY (Aug. 16, 2012) Naval Aircrewman 1st Class Patrick Blaise, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron THREE (HSC-3), conducts a water drop during a wildfire. HSC-3 and HSC-21 are assist... More

California Wildfires

California Wildfires

EASTERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY (Aug. 16, 2012) Naval Aircrewman 1st Class Patrick Blaise, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron THREE (HSC-3), makes a water pickup during an aerial firefighting mission. HSC-3 an... More

California Wildfires

California Wildfires

EASTERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY (Aug. 16, 2012) Naval Aircrewmen 1st Class Patrick Blaise, right, and Patrick Baumia, both assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3, scan the horizon for wildfires during an a... More

California Wildfires

California Wildfires

EASTERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY (Aug. 16, 2012) MH-60S helicopters from Navy Helicopter Sea Combat squadrons THREE (HSC-3) and TWO-ONE (HSC-21) prepare to take off to combat a wildfire. HSC-3 and HSC-21 are assisting ... More

MH-60S helicopters from Navy Helicopter Sea Combat

MH-60S helicopters from Navy Helicopter Sea Combat

MH-60S helicopters from Navy Helicopter Sea Combat squadrons THREE (HSC-3) and TWO-ONE (HSC-21) prepare to take off to combat a wildfire. HSC-3 and HSC-21 are assisting CALFIRE by providing aircrews flying spec... More

California Wildfires 2012

California Wildfires 2012

U.S. Navy MH-60S Seahawk helicopters with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3 and HSC-21 fly over San Diego after conducting an aerial firefighting mission Aug. 17, 2012. HSC-3 and HSC-21 assisted the Califo... More

California Army and Air National Guard firefighting

California Army and Air National Guard firefighting

California Army and Air National Guard firefighting aircraft and their crews from the 129th Rescue Wing, out of Moffett Field, and the 3-140th Aviation Battalion, out of Los Alamitos, work out of a wildfire sta... More

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of various U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and CAL Fire aircraft provide aerial support to extinguish the Las Pulgas Wildfire within the area of Marine Corps Airst... More

Jeremy Salizzoni of the California Department of Forestry

Jeremy Salizzoni of the California Department of Forestry

Jeremy Salizzoni of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), left, works with U.S. Air Force Col. Dana Hessheimer, then-commander of the 163d Reconnaissance Wing, California Air Nat... More

U.S. Marines and fire crew on Marine Corps Base Camp

U.S. Marines and fire crew on Marine Corps Base Camp

U.S. Marines and fire crew on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., respond to wildfires ablaze in southern California May 14, 2014. The Tomahawk fire, in the northeast section of Camp Pendleton has burned ... More

Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH)

Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH)

Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462 drop water on a wildfire aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 14. The bucket, also known as a Bambi Bucket, can hold up to 900 gallons of water.

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3 prepares to land in Camp Pendleton, Calif. HSC-3 is assisting California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection by providing ... More

A U.S. Sailor with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC)

A U.S. Sailor with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC)

A U.S. Sailor with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3 prepares to signal the pilots of an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter in preparation for takeoff May 14, 2014, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. Calif... More

A U.S. Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter, Marine

A U.S. Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter, Marine

A U.S. Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter, Marine Medium Helicopter Training Squadron (HMMT) 164, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) collects water in a bambi bucket during aerial f... More

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of various U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and CAL Fire aircraft provide aerial support to extinguish the Tomahawk Fire on Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook and Camp... More

Aircraft with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assist CALFIRE

Aircraft with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assist CALFIRE

Aircraft with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assist CALFIRE 2014 and local firefighting agencies with Cocos wildfires in San Marcos, Calif., May 15.

3rd MAW aircraft participate in firefighting efforts with CALFIRE agencies

3rd MAW aircraft participate in firefighting efforts with CALFIRE agen...

Marine CH-53E Super Stallions return to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., after assisting in firefighting efforts of wildfires in San Diego county.

Camp Pendleton Fire Department is working with Cal

Camp Pendleton Fire Department is working with Cal

Camp Pendleton Fire Department is working with Cal Fire, North County Fire, Orange County Fire, U.S. Forest Service and Oceanside Fire to contain the Tomahawk fire on Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook. The firefi... More

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting U.S.

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting U.S.

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and CAL Fire personnel provide ground support to extinguish the Las Pulgas Wildfire within the area of Marine Corps Airstation Camp... More

Aircraft with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assist Cal Fire

Aircraft with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assist Cal Fire

Aircraft with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assist Cal Fire and local firefighting agencies with Cocos wildfires in San Marcos, Calif., May 15.

U.S. Marines and fire crew on Marine Corps Base Camp

U.S. Marines and fire crew on Marine Corps Base Camp

U.S. Marines and fire crew on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., respond to wildfires ablaze in southern California May 14, 2014. The Tomahawk fire, in the northeast section of Camp Pendleton has burned ... More

Aircraft with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assist CALFIRE

Aircraft with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assist CALFIRE

Aircraft with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assist CALFIRE and local firefighting agencies with Camp Pendleton wildfires, May 15, 2014.

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Derik R. Holley with

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Derik R. Holley with

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Derik R. Holley with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 465, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) connects a bambi bucket to a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E S... More

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), prepare a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter for flight at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Cal... More

California Wildfires

California Wildfires

140514-N-DX364-641 CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (May 15, 2014) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3 prepares to land in Camp Pendleton, Calif. HSC-3 is assisting California... More

Aircraft with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assist Cal Fire

Aircraft with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assist Cal Fire

Aircraft with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assist Cal Fire 2014 and local firefighting agencies with Cocos wildfires in San Marcos, Calif. May 15.

The Tomahawk fire destroys homes and personal property

The Tomahawk fire destroys homes and personal property

The Tomahawk fire destroys homes and personal property on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 15, 2014. 3rd MAW partnered with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to conduct aeri... More

Fire fighters from the Calif. Department of Forestry

Fire fighters from the Calif. Department of Forestry

Fire fighters from the Calif. Department of Forestry and Fire Protection assist in the efforts of containing the Cocos Fire in San Marcos, Calif., May 15, 2014. 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing partnered with the Calif... More

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing from Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, assist California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and local firef... More

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) from Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton, assist in the efforts of containing the Tomah... More

An aircraft releases a special fire-fighting compound

An aircraft releases a special fire-fighting compound

An aircraft releases a special fire-fighting compound over one of the wildfires aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 16. Marines, Sailors and California firefighters battled together against mul... More

California Wildfires 2014

California Wildfires 2014

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Training Squadron (HMMT) 164, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) from Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton assist in the efforts to combat the ... More

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of various U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and CAL Fire aircraft provide aerial support to extinguish the Las Pulgas Wildfire within the area of Marine Corps Airst... More

U. S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport

U. S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport

U. S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 put up equipment aboard Camp Pendleton, San Diego, Calif., May 16, 2014. U. S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 set up ... More

U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Carmen Zangari, flight line

U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Carmen Zangari, flight line

U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Carmen Zangari, flight line crew chief with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) from Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleto... More

U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) dissasemble a bambi bucket following efforts of aerial firefighting in San Diego, Calif., M... More

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing from Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, assist California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and local firef... More

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) from Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton, assist in the efforts of containing the Tomah... More

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), prepare a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter for flight at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Cal... More

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of various U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and CAL Fire aircrafts provide aerial support to extinguish the Las Pulgas Wildfire within the area of Marine Corps Airs... More

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Carmen Zangari, flight line

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Carmen Zangari, flight line

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Carmen Zangari, flight line crew chief with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) from Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendlet... More

San Diegans

San Diegans

Residents of San Diego thanked Marine Corps and Navy pilots by writing "thank you" in the sand outside of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 16. Marines from 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assisted firefig... More

The Mateo Fire burns on Camp Pendleton, May 16. (U.S.

The Mateo Fire burns on Camp Pendleton, May 16. (U.S.

The Mateo Fire burns on Camp Pendleton, May 16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Orrin Farmer/Released)

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of various U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and CAL Fire aircrafts provide aerial support to extinguish the Las Pulgas Wildfire within the area of Marine Corps Airs... More

Fire can be seen at U.S. Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp

Fire can be seen at U.S. Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp

Fire can be seen at U.S. Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 16, 2014. Marines with Marine Air Support Squadron (MASS) 3 were ordered to evacuate, and gates and roads were closed to all but emer... More

California Wildfires 2014

California Wildfires 2014

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364 and Marine Medium Helicopter Training Squadron (HMMT) 164, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) from Marine Corps Base (MCB) Cam... More

Marines and aircraft from 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing

Marines and aircraft from 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing

Marines and aircraft from 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing continue to assist in firefighting efforts as wildfires spread through Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. This was the third consecutive day that 3rd MAW assets... More

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), land at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 16, 2014. 3rd MAW partnered with th... More

California Wildfires 2014

California Wildfires 2014

A U.S. Navy MH-60S Seahawk helicopter with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3 assists in the efforts of containing the Tomahawk fires on MCB Camp Pendleton, Calif., May 16, 2014. 3rd MAW partnered with the ... More

A U.S. Marine with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron

A U.S. Marine with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron

A U.S. Marine with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) prepares a CH-53E Super Stallion to assist in the aerial firefighting of Cocos wildfires i... More

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of various U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and CAL Fire aircrafts provide aerial support to extinguish the Las Pulgas Wildfire within the area of Marine Corps Airs... More

MCAS Miramar Fire Department and several other local

MCAS Miramar Fire Department and several other local

MCAS Miramar Fire Department and several other local fire departments respond to a 30-acre fire on the eastern edge of East Miramar 17 May. This fire is one of many that have broken out throughout San Diego County.

The 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps General James

The 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps General James

The 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps General James F. Amos, the 17th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Micheal P. Barrett visit Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton to speak with Marines who participa... More

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Steven Calaway with the 146th

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Steven Calaway with the 146th

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Steven Calaway with the 146th Airlift Wing in Port Hueneme, Calif., prepares for a Modular Airborne FireFighting drop with the MAFFS 6 C130-J over Siskiyou County, July Complex on Aug.... More

A MAFFS maintenance crew and aircrew with the 146th

A MAFFS maintenance crew and aircrew with the 146th

A MAFFS maintenance crew and aircrew with the 146th Airlift Wing in Port Hueneme, Calif., and CalFire personnel flush the MAFFS unit at McClellan Airfield on Aug. 8, 2014. (U.S. Air National Guard photos by Air... More

U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers working on Hand Crew

U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers working on Hand Crew

U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers working on Hand Crew 9 for the Lodge Fire in Yreka, Calif., take a water break on Aug. 14, 2014. (U.S. Air National Guard photos by Airman 1st Class Madeleine Richards/Released)

California National Guard Soldiers from the 578th Brigade

California National Guard Soldiers from the 578th Brigade

California National Guard Soldiers from the 578th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, from Manhattan Beach, Calif., and the 1st Squadron, 18th Cavalry, 79th IBCT, from Azusa, Calif., ... More

California Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Alexander

California Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Alexander

California Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez, Crew Chief from the 1106 Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group, operates on a UH-60 Black Hawk over the Fork Complex in Shasta and Trinity ... More

U. S. Marines Corps Lance Cpl. Caleb D. Bastille (left)

U. S. Marines Corps Lance Cpl. Caleb D. Bastille (left)

U. S. Marines Corps Lance Cpl. Caleb D. Bastille (left) and Lance Cpl. Matthew G. Streit (right), with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 267, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3d Marine Aircraft Wing... More

California State emergency representatives from multiple

California State emergency representatives from multiple

California State emergency representatives from multiple agencies to include the Department of Water Resources, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, California National Guard, and the Californ... More

California State emergency representatives from multiple

California State emergency representatives from multiple

California State emergency representatives from multiple agencies to include the Department of Water Resources, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, California National Guard, and the Californ... More

A Bambi Bucket attached to a U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y

A Bambi Bucket attached to a U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y

A Bambi Bucket attached to a U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom (not shown) is being filled during flight with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 369, Marine Air Group 16, 3d Marine Aircraft Wing, on Mar... More

U.S. Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron

U.S. Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 369, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 16, 3d Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), stow away a Bambi Bucket after a wild fire training exercise at Marine Corps ... More

A U.S. Air National Guard C130J aircraft equipped with

A U.S. Air National Guard C130J aircraft equipped with

A U.S. Air National Guard C130J aircraft equipped with the MAFFS (Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System) departs the 146th Airlift Wing Port Hueneme California to assist with the containment of the Garza Wildfi... More

Wildfires

Wildfires

A U.S. Air Force Pilot, 144th Fighter Squadron, prepares an F-15C Eagle to take off for a training mission while National Guard UH-60 helicopters deploy to the help combat California wild fires at Fresno Air Te... More

U.S. Air National Guardsmen Maj. Danny Ariza (left)

U.S. Air National Guardsmen Maj. Danny Ariza (left)

U.S. Air National Guardsmen Maj. Danny Ariza (left) Capt. Nate Southwick (right) and loadmaster Staff Sgt. Garret Gillette (center) follow a U.S. Forrest Service lead plane under a large column of smoke prepari... More

Cory Iverson Wildland Firefighting Exercise

Cory Iverson Wildland Firefighting Exercise

180503-N-VR594-0019 CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (May 3, 2018) An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter from the "Merlins" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 3 prepares for flight during the Cory Iverson Wildland Firefighting Exe... More

Crew chiefs with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM)

Crew chiefs with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM)

Crew chiefs with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, survey the surrounding environment during the Corey Iverson Wildland Firefighting Exercise at Mar... More

180503-N-VR594-0033
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (May 3,

180503-N-VR594-0033 CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (May 3,

180503-N-VR594-0033 CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (May 3, 2018) Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Berk Tarleton, from Antioch, Calif., participates in the Cory Iverson Wildland Firefighting Exercise aboard an M... More

U.S. Army engineers Sgt. Ellie Ogsbury, Spc. Bryce

U.S. Army engineers Sgt. Ellie Ogsbury, Spc. Bryce

U.S. Army engineers Sgt. Ellie Ogsbury, Spc. Bryce F. Jones and Spc. Aaron W. Parker of the California Army National Guard’s 132nd Multirole Bridge Company, 579th Engineer Battalion, 49th Military Police Brigad... More

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Matthew LeMaire and Staff

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Matthew LeMaire and Staff

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Matthew LeMaire and Staff Sgt. Marlon Ramos of the California Air National Guard’s 195th Air Base Wing provide intelligence information July 28 to the California Department of Forestry ... More

California Army National Guardsmen from Bravo Company,

California Army National Guardsmen from Bravo Company,

California Army National Guardsmen from Bravo Company, 126th Aviation Battalion, work with Warren Giacomni of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) to secure a 2,000-gallon water ... More

Military police from the California Army National Guard

Military police from the California Army National Guard

Military police from the California Army National Guard supported law enforcement late July in Redding, California, after the Carr Fire erupted and destroyed 700 structures and torched nearly 110,000 acres in j... More

U.S. Army Sgts. Nicole Coyle and Rudy Aguilar of the

U.S. Army Sgts. Nicole Coyle and Rudy Aguilar of the

U.S. Army Sgts. Nicole Coyle and Rudy Aguilar of the 649th Engineer Company, 579th Engineer Battalion, 49th Military Police Brigade, California Army National Guard, use a staging map to coordinate troop movemen... More

MAFFS 4, a modular airborne firefighting system equipped

MAFFS 4, a modular airborne firefighting system equipped

MAFFS 4, a modular airborne firefighting system equipped C-130J Hercules aircraft from the 146th Airlift Wing, California Air National Guard, arrives at the U.S. Forest Service San Bernardino Airtanker Base, in... More

MAFFS 9, a modular airborne firefighting system-equipped

MAFFS 9, a modular airborne firefighting system-equipped

MAFFS 9, a modular airborne firefighting system-equipped C-130 from the 152nd Airlift Wing, Nevada Air National Guard, taxis to pick up another load of fire retardant, Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the U.S. For... More

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ge Xiong of the California Army

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ge Xiong of the California Army

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ge Xiong of the California Army National Guard’s Alpha Company, 1106th Theatre Aviation Support Maintenance Group (TASMG) and crew chief aboard a UH-60 Black Hawk, checks his 600-gallon wat... More

Battling the Mendocino Complex Fires

Battling the Mendocino Complex Fires

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ge Xiong of the California Army National Guard’s Alpha Company, 1106th Theatre Aviation Support Maintenance Group (TASMG) and crew chief aboard a UH-60 Black Hawk, reaches underneath his he... More

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NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY-POINT

181112-N-DS741-0030 NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY-POINT

181112-N-DS741-0030 NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY-POINT MUGU, Calif. (Nov 12, 2018) Capt. Jeff Chism, commanding officer of Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC), welcomes residents and military personnel assigned to NB... More

U.S. Army Sgt. Anthony Orduno, a UH-60M Black Hawk

U.S. Army Sgt. Anthony Orduno, a UH-60M Black Hawk

U.S. Army Sgt. Anthony Orduno, a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter crew chief with Bravo Company, 1st Assault Helicopter Battalion, 140th Aviation Regiment, California Army National Guard, watches as the helicopter'... More

Thank you notes hang outside the Incident Command Post

Thank you notes hang outside the Incident Command Post

Thank you notes hang outside the Incident Command Post check in at Chico, California, Nov. 18, 2018. Local school children wrote hundreds of letters to offer support and gratitude to the firefighters and state ... More

U.S. Army Lt. Col. John T. Preston, outgoing commander

U.S. Army Lt. Col. John T. Preston, outgoing commander

U.S. Army Lt. Col. John T. Preston, outgoing commander of the 340th Brigade Support Battalion, 115th Regional Support Group, California Army National Guard, passes the unit guidon to Col. Jesse L. Miller, 115th... More

California National Guard members train for fire air operations

California National Guard members train for fire air operations

A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk rescue helicopter from the 129th Rescue Wing hoists its filled water bucket from the Pardee Reservoir during annual joint aerial fire fighting training near Ione California, Apr... More

A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk medium utility helicopter

A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk medium utility helicopter

A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk medium utility helicopter from the 1-140th Aviation Regiment dips its water bucket bucket in the Pardee Reservoir during annual joint aerial fire fighting training near Ione Califor... More

Firefighters from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

Firefighters from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

Firefighters from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and local fire departments worked together to conduct a series of controlled burns on East Miramar, Calif., June 20. The controlled burns were conducted to mit... More

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Joshua Thompson

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Joshua Thompson

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Joshua Thompson and Senior Airman Eric Gutierrez from the 146th Airlift Wing Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Aerial Port Flight disconnect move a hose that filled a C-130... More

Standing in front of a C-130 Hercules air tanker, Maj.

Standing in front of a C-130 Hercules air tanker, Maj.

Standing in front of a C-130 Hercules air tanker, Maj. Gen. David Baldwin, adjutant general, California Military Department, informs a crowd of the California National Guard’s availability and readiness to supp... More

A CALFIRE personnel meters the fire retardant being

A CALFIRE personnel meters the fire retardant being

A CALFIRE personnel meters the fire retardant being loaded onto a a U.S. Air National Guard C-130H Hercules from the 153rd Airlift wing out of Wyoming, used in airborne fire fighting operations, at McClellan Ai... More

The Las Pulgas Fire burns near the 32 Area at Camp

The Las Pulgas Fire burns near the 32 Area at Camp

The Las Pulgas Fire burns near the 32 Area at Camp Pendleton, Calif., 15 May, 2014. The Las Pulgas Wildfire on Camp Pendleton has burned more than 15,000 acres and is the largest fire in San Diego County histor... More

Sgt. Patrick K. Modesitt, left, a health care specialist

Sgt. Patrick K. Modesitt, left, a health care specialist

Sgt. Patrick K. Modesitt, left, a health care specialist from Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment, California Army National Guard and Staff Sgt. Tom A. Gifford, right, a UH-60 Black Hawk repaire... More

The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing partnered with the California

The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing partnered with the California

The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing partnered with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to conduct aerial firefighting against wildfires ablaze in eastern San Diego County Aug. 15.

Two MH-60S helicopters from Navy Helicopter Sea Combat

Two MH-60S helicopters from Navy Helicopter Sea Combat

Two MH-60S helicopters from Navy Helicopter Sea Combat squadrons THREE (HSC-3) and TWO-ONE (HSC-21) prepare to conduct a water drop to combat a wildfire. HSC-3 and HSC-21 are assisting CALFIRE by providing airc... More

California Army and Air National Guard firefighting

California Army and Air National Guard firefighting

California Army and Air National Guard firefighting aircraft and their crews from the 129th Rescue Wing, out of Moffett Field, and the 3-140th Aviation Battalion, out of Los Alamitos, work out of a wildfire sta... More

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of

Combined military and civilian efforts consisting of U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and CAL Fire personnel provide ground support to extinguish the Las Pulgas Wildfire within the area of Marine Corps Airstation C... More

Jeremy Salizzoni of the California Department of Forestry

Jeremy Salizzoni of the California Department of Forestry

Jeremy Salizzoni of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), left, works with U.S. Air Force Col. Dana Hessheimer, right, then-commander of the 163d Reconnaissance Wing, California ... More

U.S. Marines and fire crew on Marine Corps Base Camp

U.S. Marines and fire crew on Marine Corps Base Camp

U.S. Marines and fire crew on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., respond to wildfires ablaze in southern California May 14, 2014. The Tomahawk fire, in the northeast section of Camp Pendleton has burned ... More