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910th Aerial Spray mission provides fire prevention, valuable training and more in skies over Idaho

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho – Mr. Carl Rudeen, the natural resource manager assigned to the 366th Civil Engineer Office at Mountain Home AFB, and Air Force Reserve Maj. Jen Remmers, an entomologist assigned to the 910th Airlift Wing’s 757th Airlift Squadron, check and record the ground wind speed on the Saylor Creek Range here, Sept. 17, 2014. The wind speed check is to ensure conditions are within acceptable parameters for an aerial spray sortie to be conducted by the aircrew of a C-130H Hercules assigned to the 910th Airlift Wing. The wing, based at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, is home to the Department of Defense’s only large-area, fixed-wing aerial spray capability, conducted a mission to spray herbicide on invasive cheat grass as a means of fire prevention here, Sept. 15-26, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Bob Barko Jr.

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Bob Barko Jr.
VIRIN: 140917-F-SN450-001.JPG
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