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  • Addressing the old note

    The 910th AW maintains the Department of Defense’s only large area, fixed-wing aerial spray capability to eliminate disease-carrying insects and pest insects. From May 28 – June 7, 2024, Reserve Citizen Airmen from Youngstown ARS and a 910th AW aerial spray modified C-130H Hercules aircraft equipped

  • Proof to pass the torch

    As the 910th Airlift Wing prepares to upgrade its aging C-130H Hercules fleet to the newer C-130J-30 Super Hercules model, testing was needed to determine if and how the new airframe could perform the Department of Defense’s only large-area fixed-wing aerial spray capability to control

  • Unique capability improves Utah training range safety

    A C-130H Hercules aircraft from Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, applies herbicide to the Utah Test and Training Range, Hill Air Force Base, to create fire breaks for wildfire prevention and safe unexploded ordnance removal, Oct. 31, 2023. The 910th Airlift Wing employs its unique aerial spray

  • Video: Joint Base Charleston pesticide mission

    The 910th Airlift Wing conducted an aerial spray pesticide mission to eliminate mosquitos in and around Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, May 16, 2023. Based at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, the 910th Airlift Wing maintains the Department of Defense’s only large area, fixed-wing aerial

  • Blue Tigers hunt at dusk

    The 757th Airlift Squadron preyed upon the salt marsh mosquitoes of Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, on May 16, 2023.

  • The dawn of YARS’s electronic aerial spray

    The 910th Airlift Wing’s aerial spray team returned to Hill Air Force Base, March 6-17, 2023, for its annual aerial spray mission at the Utah Test and Training Range to create fire breaks for wildfire prevention and safe unexploded ordnance removal. But this year’s product sprayed just a bit faster

  • Prototype system enters test phase for unique mission

    The prototype system looks to replace the unit's decades old modular aerial spray system. The 910th Airlift Wing operates the Department of Defense's only large-area, fixed-wing aerial spray capability to eliminate pest and disease-carrying insects, remove invasive and wildfire-causing vegetation

  • 910th helms DoD aerial spray certification course in St. Augustine

    A team of Airmen from the 910th Airlift Wing traveled to St. Augustine, Florida, with an aerial spray-equipped C-130H Hercules aircraft to teach the DoD's aerial spray certification course at the Florida Mosquito Control Association's annual fly-in, Jan 11-13, 2022.

  • An inside view: DoD aerial spray certification course

    Every three years, members of the 910th Airlift Wing travel to St. Augustine, Florida, to conduct the Department of Defense aerial spray certification course in conjunction with the Florida Mosquito Control Association's fly-in. Here is an inside look at how the course unfolds.

  • 910th entomologists conduct Aerial Spray Application Course

    A team of medical entomologists assigned to the 910th Airlift Wing’s 757th Airlift Squadron hosted a group of more than 20 pest management specialists from across the Department of Defense at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio for the Aerial Spray Application Course, May 3-6, 2021.